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Ecco. Silvio. Madrigal in five parts for five voices, sung by the BBC Singers : conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Ecco Silvio (Part one)
Ma se con la Pieta (Part two) Dorinda, ah diro (Part three) Ecco piegando (Part four) Ferir que! petto (Part five)
(Edited by Malipiero)
In addition to being a master of the traditional forms and technique of composition. Claudio Monteverdi '(1567-1643) was a great innovator-, for he introduced a new conception of harmony and of instrumentation, chiefly in opera, of which he was the founder of the modern school. ' Ecco Silvio a a madrigal in five parts from Guarini's ' Pastor Fido ', comes from the fifth book of his madrigals, in which he introduces some of his new ideas : the style of the writing is more dramatic-even operatic, for the character of the aria with its recitative is present — -.and for the first time a figured bass for filling in the harmonies on a lute, harpsichord, *or organ is added to the vocal parts.


Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Conductor: Ecco Silvio
Unknown: Claudio Monteverdi

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