Search
Browse by Manufacturer
Browse Categories

Love Letters from Italy

<< Previous in Early Music/Sacred Music Next in Early Music/Sacred Music >>

Price: $14.99
Item Number: LYRCD-8026
Catalog No: LYRCD-8026
Drew Minter and ARTEK/458 Strings

Combine the artistry and brilliant virtuosity of countertenor Drew Minter and ARTEK/458 Strings with a program of vocal and instrumental jewels from 17th century Italy, and you have a recipe for a dynamic recording, bursting with musical fireworks, overflowing with emotion, and splashed with a multitude of colors. This is Drew Minter's debut recording on the Lyrichord Early Music Series and the follow-up of the critically acclaimed first recording by ARTEK, Monteverdi's Orfeo. This is certain to be the countertenor CD of the decade! Drew Minter is considered among the world's premier countertenors, he is also an accomplished stage director. He is especially well-remembered for his portrayal of Tolomeo in Peter Sellars' production of Giulio Cesare, which was also filmed for Decca/London. His more than forty recordings are to be found on the Harmonia Mundi, Hungaroton, Koch, and other labels. This is his first recording for Lyrichord. ARTEK is a musical organization that began in 1986, under the unerring director of Gwendolyn Toth. ARTEK has now grown into one of America's premier early music organizations, and has regularly received high acclaim from critics. Their first compact disc release of Monteverdi's Orfeo on the Lyrichord Early Music Series has garnered rave reviews. The 458 Strings ensemble is made up of the continuo and bass players of ARTEK.


Tracks:
1. Arie musicali Bk.1 No.16, Cosi mi disprezzate, aria di 2. Passacaglia for solo voice - 2:56
2. Toccata - 4:33
3. Odi quel rosignuolo, for voice & continuo in 2 parts (Le musiche, Book 4) - 5:57
4. Io vidi in terra - 2:57
5. Toccata per liuto - 2:20
6. Se i languidi miei sguardi (Lettera amorosa), madrigal for soprano (from Book 7), SV 141 - 8:25
7. Cantata a voce sopra la passacaglia - 6:05
8. Iam moriar, mi Fili, motet for soprano (from Selva morale e spirituale), SV 288 - 9:39
9. La Madalena ricorre alle lagrime - 4:51
10. Grave - 1:35
11. (Allemande) - 2:46
12. Largo - 1:35
13. Presto - 2:25
14. Rimbombava d'intorno (3 versions), cantata for voice & continuo - 12:51

Product Reviews

(0 Ratings, 0 Reviews)
Shopping Cart
Your cart is empty.
Click here to signup for our newsletter - Globetrot

MORE FEATURED TITLES

Bugarrigarra CD
Egyptian Belly Dance CD
Maori: New Zealand CD
Ruído Do Silêncio CD

Ongod CD
Treasures of Algiers Chaabi CD

Zanzibara 7: Sikinde vs Ndekule CD

The Story of Piano Blues from the Country to the City CD

Los Tres Reyes: Romancing the Past CD

Treasures of Algiers Chaabi CD

The Story of Piano Blues from the Country to the City CD

Los Tres Reyes: Romancing the Past CD

Niou Bardophones: Sages Comme des Fous CD

Papa Noel & Viviane A.: Color CD

Otros Aires 4 CD

Trinacria: Tu Comu Stai? Sound of Sicily CD

Air Mail Music: Louisiana Acadian Zydeco CD

Ray Lema: 5 Original Albums 5 CD set

Hawaiian Rainbow CD

Taiwan Jazz & World CD

The Psalms of the Jews of Constantine CD

¡Así Kotama! The Flutes of Otavalo, Ecuador CD

Nico Gomez: Ritual

Carmen Souza: Kachupada CD

The Chinese Musician Series Vol. 2 5 CD set

Putumayo Presents: Women of Brazil CD