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Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine / Jurgens


Release Date: 02/27/1998 
Label:  Teldec Das Alte Werk Catalog #: 92175   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Nigel RogersRotraud HansmannIrmgard JacobeitBert Van t'Hoff,   ... 
Conductor:  Jürgen Jürgens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus MusicusMunich Capella AntiquaHamburg Monteverdi Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

...for me, this composer deserves singing and playing to match his own level of daring, of passion and of originality, and I find that on the recording by the Monteverdi Choir and the Concentus Musicus, directed by Jürgen Jürgens with Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Teldec 4509921752) - just listen to Nigel Rogers in "Nigra sum": not just breathtaking in terms of virtuosity but fascinating in interpretation of language, and full of the kind of living, breathing joy in the score...

-- Melanie Eskenazi, MusicWeb International
...for me, this composer deserves singing and playing to match his own level of daring, of passion and of originality, and I find that on the recording by the Monteverdi Choir and the Concentus Musicus, directed by Jürgen Jürgens with Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Teldec 4509921752) - just listen to Nigel Rogers in "Nigra sum": not just breathtaking in terms of virtuosity but fascinating in interpretation of language, and full of the kind of living, breathing joy in the score...

-- Melanie Eskenazi, MusicWeb International Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Vespro della Beata Vergine by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Nigel Rogers (Tenor), Rotraud Hansmann (Soprano), Irmgard Jacobeit (Soprano),
Bert Van t'Hoff (Tenor), Max van Egmond (Bass), Jacques Villisech (Bass)
Conductor:  Jürgen Jürgens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Munich Capella Antiqua,  Hamburg Monteverdi Choir  ... 
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1610; Mantua, Italy 
Length: 97 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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