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GESUALDO, C.: Madrigali libro sesto (Le Compagnia del Madrigale)

Composer(s):Gesualdo, Carlo
Artist(s) Compagnia del Madrigale, La, Ensemble
Period(s) Renaissance (1400-1600)
Genre Classical Music
Category Vocal Ensemble
Catalogue GCD922801
Label Glossa
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 9.99
 

 

   




Review By Johan van Veen,MusicWeb International,May 2013

This is music which requires technical perfection, from individual singers as well as from the ensemble. Not long ago I reviewed the first disc of La Compagnia del Madrigale…which I designated Recording of the Month. This disc deserves the same distinction, as this is an example of superb madrigal singing. The individual voices produce a beautiful sound, and their qualities can be admired in the many short episodes for reduced forces. Their voices also perfectly blend and intonation is impeccable. These are absolute prerequisites in madrigals in which harmony is such a crucial element. Another important feature of these performances is the differentiated treatment of dynamics which is balanced and never exaggerated. Gesualdo probably wanted to prove that the text can

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