14 Jul 2017

[Vocal Saturday]

More Gesualdo! Here is another fine example of his mind-blowing harmonic language. 'Moro, lasso, al mio duolo' from his 6th book of madrigals. Look no further than the first two bars: C# major -> A minor...!

'I die, alas, in my suffering,

And she who coul...

10 Jul 2017


[Vocal Tuesday]

Carlo Gesualdo (c. 1561 - 1613) was a late Renaissance / early Baroque composer. The music in his sixth book of madrigals (1611) employed 'abrupt changes in texture' and chromaticism that 'is extensively unusual, and the harmonic language is so beyond t...

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