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Donald Macleod follows Monteverdi on the road to stardom at the court of Mantua and uncovers, in this first programme, a musical obsession with sex and violence.

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Mon 18 Jun 2012 18:30

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  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Toccata from L'Orfeo

    Performer: Le Concert d'Astrée, Les Sacqueboutiers, European Voices, conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm

    • Virgin Classics 5456422,.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    La giovinetta pianta

    Performer: The Consort of Musicke, directed by Anthony Rooley

    • Musica Oscura 070995,.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Si ch'io vorrei morire

    Performer: The Consort of Musicke, directed by Anthony Rooley

    • Virgin Classics 7592832,.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Vivrò fra i miei tormenti

    Performer: The Consort of Musicke, directed by Anthony Rooley

    • Virgin Classics 7592832,.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda

    Performer: Catherine Bott (Clorinda, soprano), Andrew King (Tancredi, tenor), John Mark Ainsley (Testo, tenor), New London Consort, conducted by . Philip Picket

    • L'Oiseau-Lyre 440 637-2,.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    L'Orfeo, (extract from Act 1)

    Performer: Ian Bostridge, (Orfeo, tenor), Patrizia Ciofi (Euridice, soprano), Carolyn Sampson (Ninfa, soprano), European Voices, Le Concert d'Astrée, Les Sacqueboutiers, conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm

    • Virgin Classics 5456422,.

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