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Monteverdi - Piazzolla / Leonardo Garcia Alarcon, Capella Mediterranea


Release Date: 12/11/2012 
Label:  Ambronay   Catalog #: 034  
Composer:  Astor PiazzollaClaudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Mediterranea
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This innovative programme, created at Ambronay Festival in 2009 by the Argentine Leonardo García Alarcón chief sees musicians alternate between baroque and modern instruments to interpret the most beautiful pages of Piazzolla (Milonga del Angel, Ballada para un loco) and Monteverdi (Lamento della ninfa, Orfeo). During the extensive live tour of this project in 2009, members of the audience pointed out that in the end they didn’t know where Monteverdi stopped and Piazzolla began. This is what the principal musicians had to say: "When I meet up with my musician friends, Argentinians of Europe like myself, we often start improvising and I discover we have a musical colour in common: the tango is never far away... This innovative programme, created at Ambronay Festival in 2009 by the Argentine Leonardo García Alarcón chief sees musicians alternate between baroque and modern instruments to interpret the most beautiful pages of Piazzolla (Milonga del Angel, Ballada para un loco) and Monteverdi (Lamento della ninfa, Orfeo). During the extensive live tour of this project in 2009, members of the audience pointed out that in the end they didn’t know where Monteverdi stopped and Piazzolla began. This is what the principal musicians had to say: "When I meet up with my musician friends, Argentinians of Europe like myself, we often start improvising and I discover we have a musical colour in common: the tango is never far away... Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Milonga del Angel by Astor Piazzolla
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Mediterranea
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; Argentina 
2.
Balada para un loco by Astor Piazzolla
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Mediterranea
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
3.
Madrigals, Book 8: Non havea Febo "Lamento della ninfa" by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Mediterranea
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1638; Italy 
4.
L'Orfeo: Excerpt(s) by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Mediterranea
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1607; Mantua, Italy 

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