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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Historically there have gesusldo two quite different views about Gesualdo and his music. All the local poets were spurred into song, including the great Torquato Tasso, whose friendship with the protagonists gaverise to his tear-drenched sonnet “On the Death of Two Most Noble Lovers”.
Nigel Short’s superb musical sensitivity to phrasing and texture illuminates everything. I somehow feel it would be a disservice to Gesualdo to single out any particular responsory gesualro the rest, just as it would be impossible to single out any of the tears I imagine were shed in his lifetime. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!
It is the strength and careful articulation of the bass that is the key to the success of the Hilliard’s deliberate and marked approach to the music; it functions as the motor of the style and permits the hesualdo presentation of the inner part-writing that is one of the many fine points of the interpretation.
It is the strength and careful articulation of the bass that is the key to the success of the Hilliard’s deliberate and marked approach to the music; it functions as the motor of the style and permits the thoughtful presentation of the inner part-writing that is one of the many fine points of the interpretation. Ships from and sold by gatefold-records.
As Phillips would be the first to admit, the focus on these two extremes of Renaissance music left a vast area untouched. Particulary important is presence of the more harshly piecing tones of a counter-tenor in place female of sopranos, whose smooth dulcet tones rob the music of its visionary strangeness.
According to some researchers, his second infant son—whose paternity Gesualdo may have doubted—also fell victim to his indignation. Could these be the murdered lovers before which Don Carlo implored forgiveness? These pieces too are heavily over-written.
Gesualdo: Tenebrae (The Complete Responsoria)
If anything, his fantastic ensemble taught me one thing: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Gesualdo’s sacred music, like his secular madrigals, is both eccentric and passionate. There have gesuzldo several fine recordings of these items.
His music certainly becomes filled with an obession with themes of guilt, sin, pity, and death – even the joy of love being mixed with a fascination with pain: Conveying intensity through restraint is what the Tallis Scholars have been doing so wonderfully these past 40 years. My favorite aspect of this recording is the cavernous sound of the church, the reverberation in the hall teebrae a power to the 6-man group that one might expect from a 30 piece choir. The 16 singers of Tenebrae under Nigel Short’s direction shine in the darkness.
Total Playing Time 1: Set beside this composer’s outpourings of passion, contemparary settings of these same texts by Palestrina, Lassus and especially Victoria appears all the more dignified and enduring. The music perfectly matches the dreary Latin texts dealing with the betrayal and crucifixion of Christ.
With these performaces the Gesualdo legend lives on. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
Astiterunt reges terrae 2: In his own way Taverner is every bit as highly flavoured as Gesualdo, but his exoticism is achieved via the different route of an ever-changing weave of voices. I doubt that they could be bettered.
The Telegraph, 15 August Nevertheless, it’s the very condition of being weird that guarantees performances to Gesualdo’s Tenebrae Responsories. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
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I doubt that they could be bettered. Overview Reviews Edition Website.
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