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The Sixteen - Monteverdi Sacred Music

From the Temple Church, London, Martin Handley presents a concert in which The Sixteen perform sacred music from Claudio Monteverdi's Selva morale e Spirituale of 1641.

The Sixteen perform sacred music from Claudio Monteverdi's Selva morale e Spirituale of 1641.
Harry Christophers conducts his Sixteen and Sixteen Orchestra in a concert broadcast live from the Temple Church, London.
Martin Handley presents this concert of music by the greatest of Italian Renaissance composers. He is credited with revolutionising the music of the theatre and the church by his dramatic and imaginative use of instruments and voices, and by his daring harmonies. This programme contains some of Monteverdi's most significant sacred polyphonic writing. Demanding and virtuosic and musically thrilling, this concert is an extraordinary showcase for the world-renowned choir and orchestra and their founder, Harry Christophers and all broadcast live from a church as famed for its generous acoustics as for its haunting tombs of the Knights Templar.

Monteverdi: Kyrie and Gloria from Messa a 4; Credidi, propter quod locutus sum; Pianto della Madonna; Credo from Messa a 4; Beatus vir (Secondo).

c. 8.15pm Interval: instrumental music by some of Monteverdi's Italian forebears and contemporaries including Frescobaldi and a chance to hear music by Gian Francesco Malipiero, the composer and musicologist who put Monteverdi's music back onto the musical map in the early part of the twentieth century.

c. 8.35:
Monteverdi: Memento Domine David; Magnificat (Secondo); Laudate Dominum; Sanctus and Agnus Dei from Messa a 4, Crucifixus; Laudate pueri (Secondo).
Grace Davidson (soprano), Joseph Corwell (tenor), The Sixteen, Orchestra of the Sixteen, Harry Christophers (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • The Sixteen

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Messa da cappella for 4 voices and organ [1650]

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Credidi propter quod locutus sum for 8 voices

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Iam moriar, mi Fili (Pianto della Madonna sopra il lamento) for voice and continuo

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Messa da cappella for 4 voices and organ [1650]

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

  • Music Interval

    • Gian Francesco Malipiero

      Impressioni dal vero I

      Conductor: Francesco LA VECCHIA Performer: Rome Symphony Orchestra

    • Anon.

      Ballo di Mantova 4 variations

      Performer: Liuwe TAMMINGA - Organ

      • Accent.
      • ACC24225.
    • Ottavio BARGNANI

      Canzon a 4 no. 1 (La Gonzaga)

      Performer: Liuwe TAMMINGA - Organ

      • Accent.
      • ACC24225.
    • Gian Francesco Malipiero

      Madrigali - interpretazioni sinfoniche [after Monteverdi]

      Conductor: Mario Conti Performer: City of Prato Camerata Strumentale

  • The Sixteen

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Memento [Domine, David] et omnis mansuetudinis for 8 voices

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Magnificat for 4 voices [1640]

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Laudate Dominum in sanctis eius for voice and continuo [1640]

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Messa da cappella for 4 voices and organ [1650]

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Crucifixus... Et resurrexit... Et iterum venturus est for voices and instruments [sep mass

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Laudate pueri for 5 voices [1640]

      Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

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