Articles tagged 'Monteverdi'

String Theory 11: Cellos Mostly

Monteverdi and Scelsi are well paired. Both could infuse a line, vocal or otherwise, with mysticism or elemental passion and create impetuous and visceral statements.

String Theory 11: Cellos Mostly

Monteverdi and Scelsi are well paired. Both could infuse a line, vocal or otherwise, with mysticism or elemental passion and create impetuous and visceral statements.

Used Bin Troll Tweets C.

How can both plush and mannered be possible? Times have definitely changed.

Used Bin Troll Tweets C.

How can both plush and mannered be possible? Times have definitely changed.

Scardanelli’s Motley

Morton Feldman’s 1979 Violin and Orchestra – this being the only major-label performance I know of – engages on a couple of counts.

Scardanelli’s Motley

Morton Feldman’s 1979 Violin and Orchestra – this being the only major-label performance I know of – engages on a couple of counts.

Six Curious Pair Bonds

Christina Pluhar makes her Virgin début with this offering — arrangements of some of Monteverdi’s “greatest hits,” alongside lesser-known but no less endearing pieces, largely from the middle or late madrigal books.

Six Curious Pair Bonds

Christina Pluhar makes her Virgin début with this offering — arrangements of some of Monteverdi’s “greatest hits,” alongside lesser-known but no less endearing pieces, largely from the middle or late madrigal books.

Armchair Operas 2.

With broad, sweeping strokes, Alessandrini brushes away years of dust and speculation.

Armchair Operas 2.

With broad, sweeping strokes, Alessandrini brushes away years of dust and speculation.

Words Fail Me 4.

Two on Ambronay

Words Fail Me 4.

Two on Ambronay

Italian Vacation 4. (con Claudio)

Monteverdi recordings exist for every taste.

Italian Vacation 4. (con Claudio)

Monteverdi recordings exist for every taste.

Before it melts

Seismic shifts in major record companies may put many precious CDs in peril. Here are some you may want to grab before they evaporate.

Before it melts

Seismic shifts in major record companies may put many precious CDs in peril. Here are some you may want to grab before they evaporate.

Scardanelli’s Classical Motley

This Telarc’s ur audience dwelt in unself-conscious Gemütlichkeit, pastry, waltz and polka spiced, with, for kicks, Hungarian pizzazz.

Scardanelli’s Classical Motley

This Telarc’s ur audience dwelt in unself-conscious Gemütlichkeit, pastry, waltz and polka spiced, with, for kicks, Hungarian pizzazz.