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Carlo Gesualdo: Responsoria 1611

Gesualdo / La Compagnia Del Madrigale
Release Date: 03/25/2014 
Label:  Glossa   Catalog #: 922803   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Carlo GesualdoLuzzasco LuzzaschiLuca MarenzioGiovanni de Macque,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The 'Responsoria' by Carlo Gesualdo, published in 1611, represent a remarkable emotional outpouring in sacred repertory from a composer who was living out his final years amidst melancholy thoughts and an increasingly precarious state of health. It was also significant that these pieces for Holy Week should appear in the same year as the complex Sixth Book of Madrigals: an association which La Compagnia del Madrigale are keen to emphasise in this striking new recording for Glossa. Having already wowed the critics with the madrigals, La Compagnia, which includes singers of the calibre and experience of Giuseppe Maletto, Daniele Carnovich and Rossana Bertini, turns its attention to subject matter covering torment, suffering, blood and death. Read more Over 3 CDs Gesualdo’s creative musical response to the Passion of Christ is interspersed with spiritual madrigals from some of his best-known contemporaries: Luzzaschi, Marenzio, de Macque and Vinci, whose religious texts further underline the madrigalesque nature of the Responsoria. Also included are two comparative rarities from Gesualdo’s sacred output, 'In te Domine speravi' and 'Ne reminiscaris, Domine'. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Responsories (9), Sabbato Sancto by Carlo Gesualdo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1611 
2. Responsories (9), Feria 6 by Carlo Gesualdo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1611; Italy 
3. Responsories (9), Feria 5 by Carlo Gesualdo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1611; Italy 
4. In te, Domine, speravi by Carlo Gesualdo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
5. Ne reminiscaris, Domine by Carlo Gesualdo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale
6. Madrigal(s) by Luzzasco Luzzaschi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale
7. Madrgal(s) by Luca Marenzio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale
8. Madrigal(s) by Giovanni de Macque
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale
9. Madrigal(s) by Pietro Vinci
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Compagnia del Madrigale

Sound Samples

Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday: Responsory - 1st Nocturne: In monte Oliveti
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday: Responsory - 1st Nocturne: Tristis est anima mea
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday: Responsory - 1st Nocturne: Ecce vidimus eum
I' vo piangendo I miei passati tempi
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday: Responsory - 2nd Nocturne: Amicus meus osculi
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday: Responsory - 2nd Nocturne: Judas mercator pessimus
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday: Responsory - 2nd Nocturne: Unus ex discipulis meis
S'omai d'ogni su' errore
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday: Responsory - 3rd Nocturne: Eram quasi agnus innocens
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday: Responsory - 3rd Nocturne: Una hora non potuistis
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday: Responsory - 3rd Nocturne: Seniores populi consilium
In te, Domine, speravi
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Responsory - 1st Nocturne: Omnes amici mei
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Responsory - 1st Nocturne: Velum templi scissum est
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Responsory - 1st Nocturne: Vinea mea electa, ego te plantavi
Quivi sospiri, pianti e alti guai
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Responsory - 2nd Nocturne: Tanquam ad latronem
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Responsory - 2nd Nocturne: Tenebrae factae sunt
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Responsory - 2nd Nocturne: Animam meam dilectam
E questo il legno che del sacro sangue
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Responsory - 3rd Nocturne: Tradiderunt me
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Responsory - 3rd Nocturne: Iesum tradidit impius
Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantia: Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Responsory - 3rd Nocturne: Caligaverunt oculi mei
Benedictus Dominus Deus Israel

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