Articles tagged 'Monteverdi'
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.
How can both plush and mannered be possible? Times have definitely changed.
Morton Feldman’s 1979 Violin and Orchestra – this being the only major-label performance I know of – engages on a couple of counts.
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.
With broad, sweeping strokes, Alessandrini brushes away years of dust and speculation.
Seismic shifts in major record companies may put many precious CDs in peril. Here are some you may want to grab before they evaporate.
This Telarc’s ur audience dwelt in unself-conscious Gemütlichkeit, pastry, waltz and polka spiced, with, for kicks, Hungarian pizzazz.