Two disinct style are discernible in Monteverdi's monumental output - he called them the prima prattica and the seconda prattica, to distinguish his works in the traditional in the traditional Renaissance style fromthose in the 'modern' style, which founded the new musical aesthetic we now call the 'Baroque'. Even in the inherently conservative domain of church music Monteverdi was a man of the avant-garde. This is amply borne out in the famous motets, duos and trios on this recording.
René Jacobs and Concerto Vocale
- René Jacobs and Concerto Vocale
- Monteverdi: Madrigali guerrieri ed amorosi (Libro VIII)
- Harmonia Mundi
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- July 31, 2007