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Episode 5

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 25 March 2011

Deeply unhappy, Monteverdi looks for a way out of his service to the Dukes of Mantua but the decision is eventually taken out of his hands. Presented by Donald Macleod.

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi Sestina - Lagrime d'Amante al Sepolcro dell'Amata

    Performer: Cantus Cölln, directed by Konrad Junghänel

    Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 05472772822,

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi Vespro Della Beata Vergine (Nisi Domius, Audi coelum, Lauda Jerusalem)

    Performer: Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Matthew Long (tenor), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Choir of the Enlightenment, directed by Robert Howarth

    Signum SIGCD237,

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi Io mi son giovinetta

    Performer: Monteverdi: Rutilante in nocte Performer: The Consort of Musicke, directed by Anthony Rooley

    Musica Oscura 070995,

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi L'Orfeo, Act V

    Performer: Ian Bostridge (Orfeo, tenor); Paul Agnew (Echo, tenor), Christopher Maltman (Apollo, baritone), European Voices, Les Sacqueboutiers, Le Concert d'Astrée, conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm

    Virgin Classics 5456422,

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