Monteverdi Book Iv

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EMS20100829

Robert Hollingworth explores Monteverdi's powerful fourth book of madrigals.

Robert Hollingworth presents a programme exploring Monteverdi's powerful 4th book of madrigals from 1603.

Robert looks at, among other striking features, some of Monteverdi's extraordinary setting of the texts and their emotional impact, and he plays recordings of a selection of these madrigals by Concerto Italiano, the Consort of Musicke, I Fagiolini and La Venexiana.