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Sacred music by Monteverdi

Simon Heighes introduces selected works from Monteverdi's seminal collection of sacred music 'Selva morale e spirituale' and excerpts from his 1610 Vespers, performed in Nuremberg.

The Lautten Compagney and amarcordplus conducted by Wolfgang Katschner perform excerpts from the 1610 Vespers and selected works from "Selva Morale e Spirituale", Monteverdi's large collection of spiritual madrigals and sacred music for Mass and Vespers, published in the 1640s and written whilst the composer was working as choirmaster at St Mark's in Venice. The concert was recorded at the 2018 International Organ Week in Nuremberg.

Introduced by Simon Heighes.

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