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Monteverdi Book IV

Robert Hollingworth explores Monteverdi's powerful fourth book of madrigals and plays recordings by Concerto Italiano, the Consort of Musicke, I Fagiolini and La Venexiana.

Robert Hollingworth presents a programme exploring Monteverdi's powerful 4th book of madrigals from 1603. Robert looks at, among other striking features, some of Monteverdi's extraordinary setting of the texts and their emotional impact, and he plays recordings of a selection of these madrigals by Concerto Italiano, the Consort of Musicke, I Fagiolini and La Venexiana.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Ah dolente partita - from DVD 'The Full Monteverdi', a fi

    Performers: I Fagiolini, Robert Hollingworth (director)

    • NAXOS.
    • 2.110224 (DVD).
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Quel augellin, che canta

    Performers: Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini (director)

    • OPUS 111.
    • OPS 30-81.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Volgea l'anima mia

    Performers: The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 414 148-2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Luci serene e chiare

    Performers: The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 414 148-2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Ohime, se tanto amate

    Performers: La Venexiana, Claudio Cavina (director)

    • GLOSSA.
    • GCD 920924.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Sfogava con le stelle

    Performers: Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini (director)

    • OPUS 111.
    • OPS 30-81.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Anima mia perdona

    Performers: I Fagiolini, Robert Hollingworth (director)

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 0730.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Io mi son giovinetta

    Performers: Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini (director)

    • OPUS.
    • 111 OPS 30-81.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): La piaga c'ho nel core

    Performers: The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 414 148-2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): A un giro sol

    Performers: Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 414 148-2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Si ch'io vorrei morire

    Performers: Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini (director)

    • OPUS 111.
    • OPS 30-81.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Longe da te, cor mio

    Performers: I Fagiolini, Robert Hollingworth (director)

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 0730.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603): Piagn'e sospira

    Performers: La Venexiana, Claudio Cavina (director)

    • GLOSSA.
    • GCD 920924.

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