The Mirror of Claudio Monteverdi - Huelgas Ensemble; Paul van Nevel (conductor)
Track Listing
  1. Mass de Cappella for 6 voices on Gomberti's motet "In Illo Tempore" (from Vespers), SV 205
  2. L'aura che'l verde Lauro
  3. Amor, l'ho molti e molt' anni pianto
  4. Mia benigna fortuna, madrigal
  5. Solo e pensoso i pił deserti campi, madrigal for 5 voices (Il nono libro de madrigali a 5 voci)

For this 2016 release on Sony Music, Paul van Nevel and the Huelgas Ensemble explore the cross-currents of styles that marked the transition between the Renaissance and the Baroque eras. Claudio Monteverdi was the most innovative composer of the early 17th century, though his Missa in illo tempore of 1610 is a throwback to the older prima pratica of 16th century counterpoint in its pure harmonies, flowing lines, and placid expression. Yet four Renaissance composers who worked only a few decades earlier than Monteverdi -- ...

The Mirror of Claudio Monteverdi 2016, Sony Classical

UPC: 888751434820

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