Monteverdi and Stephan MacLeod

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Program: #06-48, Air Date: 11/20/06

Born in Geneva, Stephan MacLeod studied in Lausanne--in a recent recording he joined the brilliant Maria Cristina Kiehr and Concerto Soave in some of the delightful little musical "Scherzi musicali" of Claudio Monteverdi.

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Born in Geneva, Stephan MacLeod studied in Lausanne--in a recent recording he joined the brilliant Maria Cristina Kiehr and Concerto Soave conducted by Jean-Marc Aymes in some of the delightful little "Scherzi musicali" of Claudio Monteverdi. They were published in two collections, in 1607 and 1632 (some selections from the 1584 Canzonette a tre voci collection are also featured).

The recording is on the Harmonia Mundi label and is CD #HMC 901855. For more information, you may contact them at:

www.harmoniamundi.com

All works are by CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI (1567-1643) unless otherwise noted:

--Fugge 'l verno de' dolori ("The winter of grief flies hence").

--Come faro cuor mio quando mi parto ("What shall I do, my heart, when I depart?").

--Lidia spina del mio core ("Lydia, thorn in my heart").

--Damigella tutta bella ("Damsel so lovely").

--Quel sguardo sdegnosetto ("That scornful look").

--Piu lieto il guardo ("On me you no longer turn your happy glance").

--Et e pur dunque vero ("Then it is true indeed").

--Si dolce e 'l tormento ("So sweet is the torment").

--Clori amorosa ("Amorous Chloris").

--Ecco di dolci raggi ("See, armed with gentle rays").

--Io charmato sin hor ("I, who protected hitherto by intense cold").

--Eri gia tutta mia ("Once you were all mine").

--Maldetto sia l'aspetto ("Cursed be the features that set me ablaze").

--GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI: Aria detto Balletto.

--Quando sperai ("When I hoped for a reward").

--Quando l'alba in Oriente ("When dawn in the east").

--Anon. (Chigi MS, Biblioteca Vaticana): Toccata arpeggiata.

--Se i languidi miei sguardi ("If my languorous glances").

--Ohime ch'io cado ("Alas, I fall, I stumble again").

--De la bellezza le dovute lodi ("The homage due to beauty").

Composer Info

CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI (1567-1643)

CD Info

CD #HMC 901855,