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Title
Vespro
Composer
Claudio Monteverdi 1567-1643
Conductor
Simon-Pierre Bestion
Performer
La Tempête
Publisher
Alpha, 2019
2 cd's + boekje
Recording date
2018
Playing time
02:21:43
EAN
3760014195525
CDR
DBX12964
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 9 times in Flemish libraries

About Claudio Monteverdi

Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (baptized 15 May 1567 – 29 November 1643) was an Italian composer, string player, choirmaster, and priest. A composer of both secular and sacred music, and a pioneer in the development of opera, he is considered a crucial transitional figure between the Renaissance and Baroque periods of music history.

Born in Cremona, where he undertook his first musical studies and compositions, Monteverdi developed his career first at the court of Mantua (c. 1590–1613) and then until his death in the Republic of Venice where he was maestro di cappella at the basilica of San Marco. His surviving letters give insight into the life of a professional musician in Italy of the period, including problems of income, patronage and politics.

Much of Monteverdi's output, including many stage works, has been lost. His surviving music includes nine books of madrigals, large-s…Read more on Wikipedia