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Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610

ALC 2011 - Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610
ALC 2011 - Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610

Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610

Mark Brown / Pro Cantione Antiqua

Catalogue Number: ALC 2011
Number of Discs: 2CD
Released: November 2010

Masterpieces of Renaissance polyphony sung by one of the world’s greatest vocal ensembles



Founded in 1968, Pro Cantione Antiqua has for over four decades been one of the most popular and acclaimed early music vocal ensembles. Their recording of Monteverdi’s Vespers, first released on the Ars Musici label in the 1980s, returns to the catalogue with selections by Allegri, Schütz, and Palestrina — at an exceptional value price.

Disc 1

  • Grigorio Allegri: Miserere Mei 11:56

Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine (Marienvesper)

  • 1. Intonatio: Deus in adiutorium – Domine ad adiuvandum 0:09
  • 2. Psalm 109 (Dixit Dominus) 8:43
  • 3. Concerto: Nigra sum 3:46
  • 4. Psalm 112 (Laudate pueri) 6:42
  • 5. Concerto: Pulchra es 3:30
  • 6. Psalm 121 (Laetatus sum) 7:53
  • 7. Concerto: Duo Seraphim 6:04
  • 8. Psalm 126 (Nisi Dominus) 4:50
  • 9. Concerto: Audi coelum 8:13
  • 10. Psalm 147 (Lauda Jerusalem) 4:49

Disc 2
Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine (Marienvesper) [continued]

  • 11. Sonata sopra (Sancta Maria, ora pro nobis) 7:13
  • 12. Hymn (Ave maris stella) 8:57
  • 13. Magnificat – Magnificat anima mea 0:58
  • 14. Magnificat – Et exultavit 1:31
  • 15. Magnificat – Quia respexit 1:42
  • 16. Magnificat – Quia fecit mihi magna 1:18
  • 17. Magnificat – Et misericordia 2:04
  • 18. Magnificat – Fecit potentiam 1:08
  • 19. Magnificat – Deposuit potentes de sede 2:18
  • 20. Magnificat – Esurientes implevit bonis 1:13
  • 21. Magnificat – Suscepit lsrael 1:19
  • 22. Magnificat – Sicut locutus est 1:10
  • 23. Magnificat – Gloria Patri 2:39
  • 24. Magnificat – Sicut erat in principio 2:02
  • Claudio Monteverdi: Salve, O Regina 7:00
  • Heinrich Schütz: Fili mi Absalon 7:45
  • Heinrich Schütz: Heu mihi Domine 4:40
  • Heinrich Schütz: O Quam tu pulchra es 4:38
  • Giovanni da Palestrina: Stabat Mater 11:38