Monteverdi Book Iv

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EMS20100829Robert 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.