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Dangerous Graces: Music by Cipriano de Rore and pupils

Dangerous Graces: Music by Cipriano de Rore and pupils

Dangerous Graces: Music by Cipriano de Rore and pupils
Label(s)
Genre(s)
Classical
Code
CKD 169
  • Questi odorati fiori
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert
    Artist(s) Mark Levy

    Questi odorati fiori

    02:42
    $1.70
  • Dolci spoglie
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert

    Dolci spoglie

    03:48
    $1.70
  • Vener, ch'un giorno avea
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert
    Artist(s) Emily van Evera

    Vener, ch'un giorno avea

    03:22
    $1.70
  • Hor che ’l ciel e la terra e ’l vento tace
    Composer(s) Cipriano de Rore

    Hor che ’l ciel e la terra e ’l vento tace

    06:52
    $3.40
  • Dolci sospiri ardenti
    Composer(s) Luzzasco Luzzaschi
    Artist(s) Emily van Evera

    Dolci sospiri ardenti

    02:53
    $1.70
  • Amor se così dolce
    Composer(s) Cipriano de Rore
    Artist(s) Richard Wistreich Emily van Evera

    Amor se così dolce

    04:42
    $1.70
  • Bramo veder un dì per mia vendetta
    Composer(s) Marcantonio Ingegneri
    Artist(s) Mark Levy

    Bramo veder un dì per mia vendetta

    04:46
    $1.70
  • Vezzosi augelli
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert
    Artist(s) Emily van Evera

    Vezzosi augelli

    02:33
    $1.70
  • Forsennata gridava
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert
    Artist(s) Mark Levy

    Forsennata gridava

    01:36
    $1.70
  • Qual musico gentil
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert
    Artist(s) Mark Levy Emily van Evera

    Qual musico gentil

    10:16
    $5.10
  • Deh non cantar, Donna gentil, ch’io sento
    Composer(s) Luzzasco Luzzaschi

    Deh non cantar, Donna gentil, ch’io sento

    02:03
    $1.70
  • Se ben il duol
    Composer(s) Cipriano de Rore

    Se ben il duol

    03:47
    $1.70
  • Il dolce sonno
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert

    Il dolce sonno

    02:13
    $1.70
  • Non è sì denso velo
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert
    Artist(s) Emily van Evera

    Non è sì denso velo

    02:22
    $1.70
  • O sonno, o della queta humida ombrosa
    Composer(s) Cipriano de Rore
    Artist(s) Mark Levy

    O sonno, o della queta humida ombrosa

    05:24
    $3.40
  • Dolci sospiri ardenti
    Composer(s) Luzzasco Luzzaschi
    Artist(s) Mark Levy Emily van Evera

    Dolci sospiri ardenti

    02:39
    $1.70
  • Gratie ch’a pochi il ciel largo destina
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert
    Artist(s) Mark Levy Emily van Evera

    Gratie ch’a pochi il ciel largo destina

    04:50
    $1.70
  • Tirsi morir volea
    Composer(s) Giaches de Wert
    Artist(s) Mark Levy Emily van Evera

    Tirsi morir volea

    03:37
    $1.70

Total running time: 70 minutes.

Album information

Highly recommended Diapason Découverte winning recording from the acclaimed Musica Secreta.

This CD will appeal to choral music lovers, particularly to fans of The Tallis Scholars and the Taverner Consort

This recording contains 16th century Italian madrigals by Cipriano de Rore and his pupils Giaches de Wert, Luzzasco Luzzaschi and Marcantonio Ingegneri. The madrigal was the most important genre of Italian secular music in the sixteenth century. Through it Italy became the centre of European music for the first time in its history.

Cipriano de Rore was an important innovator who set the trends that the madrigal was to follow in the second part of the century. Giaches de Wert further developed the madrigal to include bold leaps, recitative-like declamation and extravagant contrasts, all which had a marked influence on Monteverdi.

The madrigal at this time was a piece of vocal chamber music intended for performance with one singer to a part, however instrumental doubling or substitution was very common. The text was very important and emotional:hope, despair, rage, adoration, repugnance, pride, shame. This was reflected in the music through a combination of melodic, rhythmic and harmonic invention.

This CD forms part of the project "Female musicians at the court of Ferrara and Parma, 1565 - 1589". At this time Duke Alfonso d'Este assembled at his court a group of virtuoso women musicians and singers, a musica secreta to feed his fascination for the female voice...