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Monteverdi 450: Madrigals

Sara Mohr-Pietsch is joined by Robert Hollingworth to delve into the world of Monteverdi's madrigals. Including a recording of I Fagiolini performing the second Dixit Dominus.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch delves into the world of Claudio Monteverdi. As part of BBC Radio 3's Monteverdi 450 season, The Choir focuses upon the composer's madrigals which make up a large percentage of Monteverdi's output. The madrigals often display Monteverdi's youthful passions and angst whilst he was employed in Mantua, and Robert Hollingworth joins Sara to share his thoughts on how small and larger choirs can perform these works. Also included in the programme is music from I Fagiolini's latest release directed by Robert Hollingworth, performing Monteverdi's second Dixit Dominus with the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Quel Augellin Che Canta (Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603)

    Ensemble: La Venexiana.
    • Glossa GCD920924.
    • Glossa.
    • 14.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Anima mia, perdona (Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603)

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-0730.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 3.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Si ch'io vorrei morire (Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603)

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants. Director: Paul Agnew.
    • LRF AF003.
    • LRF.
    • 2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Si ch'io vorrei morire (Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603)

    Ensemble: La Venexiana.
    • Glossa GCD318547.
    • Glossa.
    • 16.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Si ch'io vorrei morire (Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603)

    Performer: Rinaldo Alessandrini. Ensemble: Concerto Italiano.
    • OPUS OPS3081.
    • OPUS.
    • 16.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Dixit Dominus

    Ensemble: The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • Decca 4831654.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Ardo, avvampo, mi struggo (Il sesto libro de madrigali, 1614)

    Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • OPUS III : OPS-30-187.
    • OPUS III.
    • 17.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Ah dolente partita (Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603)

    Performer: The 24, University Of York.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Lamento d'Arianna (Il sesto libro de madrigali, 1614)

    Choir: I Fagiolini.
    • FACTORY : FACD 316-.
    • FACTORY.
    • 13.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Parlo, miser', o taccio?

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-0730.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 10.

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