Garrido Monteverdi

Monteverdi - Selva Morale E Spirituale - Cantus Colln, Concerto Palatino, Konrad Junghanel (2001) {3CD Set Harmonia Mundi}

Monteverdi - Selva Morale E Spirituale - Cantus Cölln, Concerto Palatino, Konrad Junghänel (2001) {3CD Set Harmonia Mundi HMC 901718.20}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 981 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 543 Mb
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© 2001 Harmonia Mundi | HMC 901718.20
Classical / Baroque / Choral / Madrigal / Sacred

From the early 1630s onwards, Monteverdi had little by little become detached from his secular occupations – perhaps preparing to take his leave of earthly existence. But when he was already over 70 he set to work once more, publishing his eighth book of madrigals before offering the public a bulky collection of sacred works in the shape of the Selva morale e spirituale. Infinitely more ambitious than the comparable anthologies of his contemporaries, the work is here presented complete, enabling the listener to discover the whole range of Monteverdi’s output of sacred music, from madrigals and virtuoso solo motets to the most elaborate polyphony. In his preface evoking the multifarious “creatures” sheltered by this vast “moral and spiritual forest”, the father of Baroque music was merely emphasising the wonderful diversity of styles so characteristic of his wide-ranging genius.
Luca Dordolo, Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli, Cantar Lontano & Marco Mencoboni - Monteverdi: Clorinda e Tancredi (2018)

Luca Dordolo, Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli, Cantar Lontano & Marco Mencoboni - Monteverdi: Clorinda e Tancredi (2018)
Classical, Opera | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 332 MB
Label: Glossa | Tracks: 12 | Time: 69:48 min

In Clorinda e Tancredi, a programme built around the vocal talents of soprano Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli and tenor Luca Dordolo, Marco Mencoboni and Cantar Lontano provide a powerful display of how, in his later secular works, Claudio Monteverdi made the music serve the word at its most intense. A sequence of madrigals – in the broadest sense of the definition of the form – is spearheaded by a dramatic interpretation of the Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (with Luca Dordolo as Testo).
The Sixteen & Harry Christophers - Monteverdi: Messa a quattro voci et salmi of 1650, Vol. I (2016) [24/96]

The Sixteen & Harry Christophers - Monteverdi: Messa a quattro voci et salmi of 1650, Vol. I (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 71:27 minutes | 1.25 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

Monteverdi’s sacred vocal compositions introduced the expression of powerful and personal emotions to the world of church music. Whilst it took him a number of years to find fulfilment in his work, Monteverdi was a revered composer within his lifetime and his music is regarded as revolutionary, marking the change from the Renaissance style to that of the Baroque. This album comprises some of the finest works from Monteverdi’s years as director of music at St Mark’s in Venice, published posthumously in 1650 as the Messa a quattro voci et salmi.

Lautten Compagney - Monteverdi: La dolce vita (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 21, 2017
Lautten Compagney - Monteverdi: La dolce vita (2017)

Lautten Compagney - Monteverdi: La dolce vita (2017)
Classical, Opera | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 398 MB
Label: deutsche harmonia mundi | Tracks: 22 | Time: 78:30 min

When the good people of Venice saw St Mark’s elderly maestro di cappella, Claudio Monteverdi, striding purposefully past the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo in 1640, they knew where he was heading: to the theatre of the same name on the Calle della Testa, where his new opera, Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, was performed at that year’s Carnival. Tickets for the ten performances sold like hot cakes: going to the opera was a wholly new form of entertainment for members of a paying public in La Serenissima.
John Eliot Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir - Handel: Jephtha (2008)

John Eliot Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir - Handel: Jephtha (2008)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 732 Mb | Total time: 158:14 | Scans included
Classical | Label: DECCA | # 478 0398 | Recorded: 1988

John Eliot Gardiner’s recording was made live at the Göttingen Festival in 1988 … the exhilaration and intensity of the performance come over vividly, with superb singing from both chorus and an almost ideal line-up of soloists … as for the Monteverdi Choir, their clarity, incisiveness and beauty are a constant delight.
(Penguin Guide)
Maria Cristina Kiehr - Monteverdi: Pianto della Madonna (1999) (Repost)

Maria Cristina Kiehr - Monteverdi: Pianto della Madonna (1999)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 62:47 | 263 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: 901680

Monteverdi's larger choral pieces are so masterly that they tend to overshadow his chamber scale sacred music the solo works in particular. Occasionally one or two of these exquisite motets will appear on a collection such as Paul McCreesh's Venetian Vespers, but rarely do they become the focus of an entire recording as they are here. The much-admired early-music diva Maria Cristina Kiehr has a slightly constricted quality to her voice that won't appeal to everyone, but her very narrow vibrato colors her sound without affecting her accuracy of pitch, spotless coloratura, or blend with period instruments (played beautifully here by Concerto Soave).
Pablo Heras-Casado - Monteverdi: Selva morale e spirituale (2017)

Pablo Heras-Casado - Monteverdi: Selva morale e spirituale
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 70:41 min | 360 MB
Label: harmonia mundi | Tracks: 15 | Rls.date: 2017

A musical manifesto? Pablo Heras-Casado, leading the musicians of the Balthasar Neumann Ensemble into the heart of Monteverdi’s “Moral and Spiritual Forest”, captures the magic of its madrigals, psalm settings, Marian hymns, motets and mass settings collected in the monumental 1640 publication which forms a summation of the composer’s life’s work. His intensive activity as “maestro di cappella” at St Mark’s Basilica in Venice – a veritable haven for the musical avant-garde of his day – is typified by this selection of the choicest gems chosen from the imposing anthology.
Pablo Heras-Casado - Monteverdi: Selva morale e spirituale (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Balthasar-Neumann-Chor, Pablo Heras-Casado, Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble - Monteverdi: Selva morale e spirituale (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 70:41 minutes | 1.27 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

A musical manifesto? Pablo Heras-Casado, leading the musicians of the Balthasar Neumann Ensemble into the heart of Monteverdi’s “Moral and Spiritual Forest”, captures the magic of its madrigals, psalm settings, Marian hymns, motets and mass settings collected in the monumental 1640 publication which forms a summation of the composer’s life’s work. His intensive activity as “maestro di cappella” at St Mark’s Basilica in Venice – a veritable haven for the musical avant-garde of his day – is typified by this selection of the choicest gems chosen from the imposing anthology.
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner - Bach: Magnificat in E-Flat Major & Missa in F Major (2017)

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner - Bach: Magnificat in E-Flat Major & Missa in F Major (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:13:55 | 169 Mb
Classical, Vocal | Label: Soli Deo Gloria

A new live recording of Bach’s Lutheran Mass in F Major (BWV223), Cantata "Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt (BWV 151) and Magnificat in E flat (BWV243a), recorded in London at the end of a European tour in December 2016.

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Gabriel Garrido, Ensemble Elyma)  Music

Posted by Sowulo at March 21, 2016
Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Gabriel Garrido, Ensemble Elyma)

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Gabriel Garrido, Ensemble Elyma) [2005]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers
K617066/2 | 2cd, 501.87 MB

This is a great set. The main competition to this production comes from Gardiner, with Anthony Rolfe Johnson as Orfeo. His is a superbly attractive voice, and he remains the best Orfeo I've heard. But Victor Torres is excellent too and his performance is very distinctive and rich in character. What's more, he is better recorded, as is the whole of Garrido's interpretation…”