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After Stravaganza d'amore, their superb album of late sixteenth-century Florentine music, Raphaël Pichon and Pygmalion return to Italy, this time to Mantua. Here they offer us their reading of one of the peaks of sacred music from this period: Monteverdi's Vespers. Revealing like no other interpreters the poignant interiority of these pieces, they bring out to the full their inherent sense of theatre.
After Stravaganza d'amore, their superb album of late sixteenth-century Florentine music, Raphaël Pichon and Pygmalion return to Italy, this time to Mantua. Here they offer us their reading of one of the peaks of sacred music from this period: Monteverdi's Vespers. Revealing like no other interpreters the poignant interiority of these pieces, they bring out to the full their inherent sense of theatre.
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Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine
Artist: Raphael Pichon & Pygmalion
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1. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Psalmus "Dixit Dominus"
2. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Concerto "Nigra Sum"
3. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Psalmus "Laudate Pueri"
4. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Concerto "Pulchra Es"
5. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Psalmus "Laetatus Sum"
6. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Concerto "Duo Seraphim"
7. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Psalmus "Nisi Dominus"
8. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Concerto "Audi, Colum"
9. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Psalmus "Lauda Jerusalem"
10. Monteverdi: Sancta Maria, Succurre Miseris, SV 328
11. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Sonata a 8 Sopra Sancta Maria
12. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Hymnus "Ave Maris Stella"
13. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Magnificat Anima Mea Dominum
14. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Et Exultavit
15. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Quia Respexit
16. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Quia Fecit
17. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Et Misericordia
18. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Fecit Potentiam
19. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Deposuit
20. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Esurientes
21. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Suscepit Israel
22. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Sicut Locutus Est
23. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Gloria Patri
24. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Sicut Erat
25. Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206: Conclusio (Versiculum Et Responsorium) "Domine, Exaudi Orationem Meam"

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After Stravaganza d'amore, their superb album of late sixteenth-century Florentine music, Raphaël Pichon and Pygmalion return to Italy, this time to Mantua. Here they offer us their reading of one of the peaks of sacred music from this period: Monteverdi's Vespers. Revealing like no other interpreters the poignant interiority of these pieces, they bring out to the full their inherent sense of theatre.
        
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