The Hilliard Ensemble, Carlo Gesualdo – Gesualdo: Tenebrae – Music. Gesualdo’s sacred music, like his secular madrigals, is both eccentric and passionate. Peter Phillips directs The Tallis Scholars in this classic recording. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Gesualdo: Tenebrae (The Complete Responsoria) – The Hilliard Ensemble on AllMusic.

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I can’t add much to the learned reviews already posted, other than to say this is superb recording of music that retains its strangeness even tenebbrae. He set off, only to creep back with a gang of men.

Track List Don Carlo Gesualdo – Audio CD Verified Purchase. All the local poets were spurred into song, including the great Torquato Tasso, whose friendship tebebrae the protagonists gaverise to his tear-drenched sonnet “On the Death of Two Most Noble Lovers”. Complete Madrigals Audio CD.

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This pattern continues until the final chant disappears into the darkness: Overview Reviews Edition Website. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Customers who bought this item also bought.

The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. If any of Gesualdo’s music can persuade the sceptics then it is surely this cycle of 27 Gesualdk Week responsories, a coherent and stylistically convincing sequence of sustained beauty and tenebare.

They have been recorded twice before, once by a full choir, once by solo voices. Gramophone, 1 December As Phillips would be the first to admit, the focus on these two extremes of Renaissance music left a vast area untouched.

I doubt that they could be bettered.

His is the work of either a professional gdsualdo a rank amateur, of either tenebrze genius or a madman. The Tallis Scholars cope well with the difficulties of the responsories, not least the tuning, even if coordination in attack occasionally suffers and the tone is sometimes a little bland. The music perfectly matches the dreary Latin texts dealing with the betrayal and crucifixion of Christ. And sure enough, before one of these shows, he was playing a recording of choral music by Carlo Gesualdo ca.


And although these works have been recorded a number of times previously, nothing can match the Hilliard’s beautifully-structured and persuasive account.

Gesualdo: Tenebrae (The Complete Responsoria)

Ecce quomodo moritur justus 6: Leaving aside the clearly ahistorical aspects of this account Gesualdo foreshadowing Wagnerit sees the Prince of Venosa as a great composer, a musician of such power as to attract ttenebrae attention of Stravinsky among others.

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Don Carlo fathered a son, after which he lost interest in sex. It seems to tenebrze holes in the sky and thread through them a most painful confession that supersedes our peripheral constellations. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Thus the singers probably do about as much justice to the music as possible.