Carlo Gesualdo
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1566-03-08
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Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (Venosa, 30 March 1566 – Gesualdo, 8 September 1613) was Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza. As a musician he is best known for writing intensely expressive madrigals and sacred music that use a chromatic ...

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Biography

Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (Venosa, 30 March 1566 – Gesualdo, 8 September 1613) was Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza. As a musician he is best known for writing intensely expressive madrigals and sacred music that use a chromatic language not heard again until the late 19th century. The best known fact from his biography is the vicious killing of his first wife and her lover on the spot when catching them in flagrante. The fascination for his extraordinary music and his shocking acts go hand in hand.

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Carlo Gesualdo
In Monte Oliveti
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In Monte Oliveti In Monte Oliveti In Monte Oliveti In Monte Oliveti
Carlo Gesualdo
Tenebrae Responsaries for Good Friday (Omnes amici mei)
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Tenebrae Responsaries for Good Friday (Omnes amici mei) Tenebrae Responsaries for Good Friday (Omnes amici mei) Tenebrae Responsaries for Good Friday (Omnes amici mei) Tenebrae Responsaries for Good Friday (Omnes amici mei)
Carlo Gesualdo
Se tu fuggi, io non resto for 5 voices [1611a]
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Se tu fuggi, io non resto for 5 voices [1611a] Se tu fuggi, io non resto for 5 voices [1611a] Se tu fuggi, io non resto for 5 voices [1611a] Se tu fuggi, io non resto for 5 voices [1611a]
Carlo Gesualdo
Tenebrae responses for Good Friday for 6 voices
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Tenebrae responses for Good Friday for 6 voices Tenebrae responses for Good Friday for 6 voices Tenebrae responses for Good Friday for 6 voices Tenebrae responses for Good Friday for 6 voices
Carlo Gesualdo
Io tacero, ma nel silenzio mio (prima parte) (Libro IV)
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Io tacero, ma nel silenzio mio (prima parte) (Libro IV) Io tacero, ma nel silenzio mio (prima parte) (Libro IV) Io tacero, ma nel silenzio mio (prima parte) (Libro IV) Io tacero, ma nel silenzio mio (prima parte) (Libro IV)
Carlo Gesualdo
Two madrigals - Merce grido piangendo & Luci serene e chiari
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Two madrigals - Merce grido piangendo & Luci serene e chiari Two madrigals - Merce grido piangendo & Luci serene e chiari Two madrigals - Merce grido piangendo & Luci serene e chiari Two madrigals - Merce grido piangendo & Luci serene e chiari
Carlo Gesualdo
Languisce al fin de la vita parte & Merce grido piangendo
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Languisce al fin de la vita parte & Merce grido piangendo Languisce al fin de la vita parte & Merce grido piangendo Languisce al fin de la vita parte & Merce grido piangendo Languisce al fin de la vita parte & Merce grido piangendo
Carlo Gesualdo
O dolorosa gioia for 5 voices [1611a]
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O dolorosa gioia for 5 voices [1611a] O dolorosa gioia for 5 voices [1611a] O dolorosa gioia for 5 voices [1611a] O dolorosa gioia for 5 voices [1611a]
Carlo Gesualdo
Se la mia morte brami - madrigal for 5 voices [1611]
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Se la mia morte brami - madrigal for 5 voices [1611] Se la mia morte brami - madrigal for 5 voices [1611] Se la mia morte brami - madrigal for 5 voices [1611] Se la mia morte brami - madrigal for 5 voices [1611]
Carlo Gesualdo
Occhi del mio cor vita - madrigal for 5 voices [1611]
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Occhi del mio cor vita - madrigal for 5 voices [1611] Occhi del mio cor vita - madrigal for 5 voices [1611] Occhi del mio cor vita - madrigal for 5 voices [1611] Occhi del mio cor vita - madrigal for 5 voices [1611]
Carlo Gesualdo
Tribularer si nescirem
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Tribularer si nescirem Tribularer si nescirem Tribularer si nescirem Tribularer si nescirem
Carlo Gesualdo
Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a]
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Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a] Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a] Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a] Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a]
The Hilliard Ensemble
Merce grido piangendo (5th book of madrigals)
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Merce grido piangendo (5th book of madrigals) Merce grido piangendo (5th book of madrigals) Merce grido piangendo (5th book of madrigals) Merce grido piangendo (5th book of madrigals)
The Hilliard Ensemble
Plange quasi virgo (Tenebrae responsory No.3 from Sabbato Sancto)
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Plange quasi virgo (Tenebrae responsory No.3 from Sabbato Sancto) Plange quasi virgo (Tenebrae responsory No.3 from Sabbato Sancto) Plange quasi virgo (Tenebrae responsory No.3 from Sabbato Sancto) Plange quasi virgo (Tenebrae responsory No.3 from Sabbato Sancto)
Carlo Gesualdo
Tribulationem et dolorem (feat. Jeremy Summerly & Oxford Camerata)
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Tribulationem et dolorem (feat. Jeremy Summerly & Oxford Camerata) Tribulationem et dolorem (feat. Jeremy Summerly & Oxford Camerata) Tribulationem et dolorem (feat. Jeremy Summerly & Oxford Camerata) Tribulationem et dolorem (feat. Jeremy Summerly & Oxford Camerata)
Ensemble Daedalus, Anonymous & Carlo Gesualdo
Merce, grido piangendo - from Madrigali a cinque
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Merce, grido piangendo - from Madrigali a cinque Merce, grido piangendo - from Madrigali a cinque Merce, grido piangendo - from Madrigali a cinque Merce, grido piangendo - from Madrigali a cinque
Peter Phillips, Carlo Gesualdo & The Tallis Scholars
Maria, mater gratiae for 5 voices [1603a]
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Maria, mater gratiae for 5 voices [1603a] Maria, mater gratiae for 5 voices [1603a] Maria, mater gratiae for 5 voices [1603a] Maria, mater gratiae for 5 voices [1603a]
Peter Phillips, Carlo Gesualdo & The Tallis Scholars
Ave, regina coelorum for 5 voices [1603a]
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Ave, regina coelorum for 5 voices [1603a] Ave, regina coelorum for 5 voices [1603a] Ave, regina coelorum for 5 voices [1603a] Ave, regina coelorum for 5 voices [1603a]
Peter Phillips, Carlo Gesualdo & The Tallis Scholars
Ave, dulcissima Maria for 5 voices [1603a]
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Ave, dulcissima Maria for 5 voices [1603a] Ave, dulcissima Maria for 5 voices [1603a] Ave, dulcissima Maria for 5 voices [1603a] Ave, dulcissima Maria for 5 voices [1603a]
Carlo Gesualdo
Responsoria 1611 (Responsories 1-6) (feat. Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent)
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Responsoria 1611 (Responsories 1-6) (feat. Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent) Responsoria 1611 (Responsories 1-6) (feat. Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent) Responsoria 1611 (Responsories 1-6) (feat. Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent) Responsoria 1611 (Responsories 1-6) (feat. Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent)
Carlo Gesualdo
Mille volte il di moro for 5 voices (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini)
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Mille volte il di moro for 5 voices (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini) Mille volte il di moro for 5 voices (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini) Mille volte il di moro for 5 voices (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini) Mille volte il di moro for 5 voices (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini)
Carlo Gesualdo
Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a] (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini)
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Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a] (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini) Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a] (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini) Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a] (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini) Gioite voi col canto for 5 voices [1611a] (feat. Robert Hollingworth & I Fagiolini)
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Biography

Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (Venosa, 30 March 1566 – Gesualdo, 8 September 1613) was Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza. As a musician he is best known for writing intensely expressive madrigals and sacred music that use a chromatic language not heard again until the late 19th century. The best known fact from his biography is the vicious killing of his first wife and her lover on the spot when catching them in flagrante. The fascination for his extraordinary music and his shocking acts go hand in hand.

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