Monteverdi: Teatro d'Amore - Cyril Auvity (tenor); Jan van Elsacker (tenor); Joćo Fernandes (bass); L'Arpeggiata; Lauren Arminshaw (soprano);...

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  1. Work(s): Toccata
  2. Ohim? ch'io cado, ohim? ch'inciampo, madrigal, SV 316
  3. L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308: Pur ti miro
  4. Damigella tutta bella, madrigal for 3 voices (from Scherzi musicali), SV 235
  5. Lamento Della Ninfa, madrigal in 3 sections for 1-4 voices (from Book 8), SV 163: Amor, dicea, il ciel
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  1. Work(s): Toccata
  2. Ohim? ch'io cado, ohim? ch'inciampo, madrigal, SV 316
  3. L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308: Pur ti miro
  4. Damigella tutta bella, madrigal for 3 voices (from Scherzi musicali), SV 235
  5. Lamento Della Ninfa, madrigal in 3 sections for 1-4 voices (from Book 8), SV 163: Amor, dicea, il ciel
  6. Si dolce ?'l tormento, madrigal for solo voice, SV 332
  7. Work(s): Sinfonie & Moresca
  8. Interrotte speranze, madrigal for 2 voices (from Book 7), SV 132
  9. Chiome d'oro, bel thesoro, madrigal for 2 sopranos, 2 violins and lute/harpsichord (from Book 7), SV 143
  10. L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308: Oblivion soave
  11. Hor ch'el ciel e la terra e'l vento tace, madrigal for 6 voices and 2 violins (from Book 8), SV 147
  12. Tempro la cetra, madrigal for tenor & strings (from Book 7), SV 117
  13. Ballo, for guitar, SV A1
  14. Con che soavit?, labbra odorate, madrigal for soprano and instruments (from Book 7), SV 139
  15. Vago augelletto, che cantando vai, madrigal for 7 voices, 2 violins & continuo (from Book 8), SV 156
  16. Zefiro Torna, madrigal for 2 tenors and continuo (from Book 9 & Scherzi musicali), SV 251
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A warning to purists: there's little in the packaging of this CD to indicate the interpretive freedom with which the ensemble, l'Arpeggiata led by Christina Pluhar, treats some of the Monteverdi love songs and madrigals on the album. There's a hint in the opening track, the Toccata from Orfeo, in its wonderfully reckless abandon and prominent use ...

Monteverdi: Teatro d'Amore 2009, Virgin Classics

UPC: 5099923614024

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