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Gesualdo: Madrigals
Les Arts Florissants;William Christie
Gesualdo: Madrigals
Genre: Classical
 
Love, desire and death - these are the three themes that pervade the musical poetry of Don Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa. This reissue featuring William Christie and Les Arts Florissants presents a selection of the comp...  more »

      
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All Artists: Les Arts Florissants;William Christie
Title: Gesualdo: Madrigals
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Label: Harmonia Mundi
Release Date: 8/3/2018
Genre: Classical
Style: Chamber Music
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1

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Love, desire and death - these are the three themes that pervade the musical poetry of Don Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa. This reissue featuring William Christie and Les Arts Florissants presents a selection of the composer's madrigals. These works offer the clearest depiction in his output of the torments of the soul, offering a faithful musical image of the 'sweet poison' that eats into lovers' hearts.