Search Options

Get Download Manager Now
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter


ClassicsOnline Home » MONTEVERDI, C.: Madrigals, Book 6 (Il Sesto Libro de Madrigali, 1614) (Delitiae Musicae, Longhini)

MONTEVERDI, C.: Madrigals, Book 6 (Il Sesto Libro de Madrigali, 1614) (Delitiae Musicae, Longhini)

Composer(s)Monteverdi, Claudio
Period(s) Baroque (1600-1750)
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - SecularVocal • Vocal Ensemble
Catalogue 8.555312-13
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available
Download and Stream

Monteverdi’s Sixth Book of Madrigals, which appeared nine years after his previous volume, was conceived as his final, though highly significant contribution to the stile antico. This was on the point of being consigned to history by the solo vocal style of the new musical form of opera and by the equally innovative concertato madrigal. Two masterpieces within Book Six show that the traditional five-part madrigal was still a force to be reckoned: the Sestina, Monteverdi’s heartrending tribute to his wife, who had died in 1607, and the Lamento d’Arianna, a polyphonic transcription of his best-known solo operatic piece. The 1623 solo version of the Lamento can also be heard on this CD, as well as twelve rarely performed madrigals published between


  Add to wishlist

Work/Track Title Time
MONTEVERDI, C.: Madrigals, Book 6 (Il Sesto Libro de Madrigali, 1614) (Delitiae Musicae, Longhini) 2:25:19   
  Lamento d'Arianna (a 5) (Ariadne's Lament)          
      1a parte - Lasciatemi morire (Let me die) 3:07       
      2a parte - O Teseo, o Teseo mio (O Theseus, o my Theseus) 7:11       
      3a parte - Dove, dove e la fede (Where, where is the fidelity) 4:11       
      4a parte - Ahi, che non pur risponde (Alas, he answers me not) 4:27       
  Zefiro torna e 'l bel tempo rimena (Zephyr returns and with him fair weather) 4:19       
  Una donna fra l'altre onesta e bella (From all the chorus of beauty fair) 4:03       
  A Dio, Florida bella, il cor piagato (Farewell, fair Florida, I leave you) 5:30       
  Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata (A Lover's Tears at the Tomb of His Beloved)          
      1a parte - Incenerite spoglie (Remains turned to ashes) 2:54       
      2a parte - Ditelo, o fiumi (Say it, o rivers) 2:37       
      3a parte - Dara la notte (By night) 3:14       
      4a parte - Ma te raccoglie, o ninfa (Yet heaven gathers you, o Nymph) 3:54       
      5a parte - O chiome d'or (O golden tresses) 3:21       
      6a parte - Dunque, amate reliquie (Therefore, beloved remains) 5:43       
  Ohime il bel viso, ohime il soave sguardo (Alas, that lovely face, alas, that gentle look) 5:59       
  Qui rise, o Tirsi, e qui ver me rivolse (Here laughed, o Thyrsis, and here gazed) 8:19       
  Misero Alceo, del caro albergo fore (Wretched Alceus, now must you away) 6:58       
  Batto, qui pianse Ergasto (Defeated, here wept Ergastus) 4:59       
  Presso a un fiume tranquillo (a 7) (On the bank of a quiet-flowing river) 7:07       
  Miscellaneous Madrigals published in anthologies (1593-1634)          
      Io ardo si, ma'l fuoco e di tal sorte (I burn, yes, but the fire is such) 4:03       
      Occhi miei, se mirar piu non debb'io (My eyes, if I must see no more) 4:36       
      Quante son stelle in ciel e in mar arene (As the stars in the sky and the sands of the ocean) 1:54       
      Se non mi date aita (If you will not help me) 2:11       
      Prima vedro ch'in questi prati nascano (I shall see the herds in these meadows) 2:56       
      O come vaghi, o come (O how lovely, o how dear) 3:44       
      Taci, Armelin, deh taci (Be quiet, Armellin, ah be quiet) 3:42       
      La mia turca (My Turkish girl) 3:16       
      Ohime ch'io cado, ohime (Alas, I am falling, alas) 4:34       
      Si dolce e'l tormento (So sweet is the torment) 5:28       
      Perche, se m'odiavi (Why if you hated me) 3:18       
      Piu lieto il guardo (No longer do you look) 5:51       
  Lamento d'Arianna          
      1a parte - Lasciatemi morire 1:49       
      2a parte - O Teseo, o Teseo mio 3:31       
      3a parte - Dove, dove e la fede 2:03       
      4a parte - Ahi, che non pur risponde 2:05       
      5a parte - Misera, ancor do loco 2:25       
Total Selected Album Items ( 0 )        Sub-Total Amount ( 0 )


Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2015 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved. – Your Classical Music Download Source
3:26:05 AM Thursday, May 28, 2015  -211-
This site is now closed, but it has been replaced with our exciting new service ClassicsOnline HD•LL.   x
Continue to buy your downloads at our new store, which now offers all content in lossless CD quality  
formats, in addition to MP3, and thousands of high-definition titles. To learn more, click here.  
Note that previously registered customers may still login to view their accounts until further notice.