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Composer of the Week: Monteverdi

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3/5. After 20 years in Mantua, Monteverdi found himself without a job when his employer, Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga , died. Though he became director of music at St Mark's in Venice, he continued writing music for the Mantuan court. Presented by Donald Macleod.
TirsieClori Les Arts Florissants/William Christie Con Che Soavita, Labbra Odorate ; Ohime, Dove il Mia Ben Emma Kirkby and Judith Nelson
(sopranos), Consort of Musicke/Anthony Rooley Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Catherine Bott (soprano), Andrew King (tenor), John Mark Ainsley (narrator),
New London Consort, director Philip Pickett Volgendo il Ciel John Potter (tenor),
Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman

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Unknown: Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Labbra Odorate
Sopranos: Judith Nelson

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Composer of the Week: Monteverdi

BBC Radio 3, 7 March 2007 12.00






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