Cantations features the historically accurate performance of leading Monteverdi scholar and harpsichordist John O’Donnell and the singers of Accademia Arcadia. The program features works from Monteverdi’s 7th and 8th book of Madrigals, as well as his contemporaries Giovanni Picchi and Girolamo Frescobaldi. All three died in 1643.
Featuring John O’Donnell (harpsichord), Jerzy Kozlowski (bass), Dan Walker (tenor), Michelle Clark (soprano) and Christopher Roache (tenor and counter tenor).
MONTEVERDI / Ninfa che scalza il piede from the 8th Book of Madrigals
MONTEVERDI / Con che soavita from the 7th Book of Madrigals
MONTEVERDI / Pur ti miro, pur ti godo from L’Incoronazione di Poppea
PICCHI / Toccata
MONTEVERDI / Mentre vaga Angioletta from the 8th Book of Madrigals
MONTEVERDI /Gira el nemico from the 8th Book of Madrigals
FRESCOBALDI / Cento partite sopra passacagli
MONTEVERDI / Amor: Lamento della Ninfa from 8th Book of Madrigals