Monteverdi: Vespers

This disc represents a new orchestra partnership for Signum Records with The Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment, one of London and the world’s leading period-instrument ensembles. Led by Robert Howarth, the recording of Claudio Monteverdi's work (Vespers of the Blessed Virgin, 1610) was made at Kings Place following the orchestra's successful 2010 tour of the work.

SIGCD237  97 minutes 2 seconds (2 discs)
'The OAE perform the work consistently around a semitone higher than modern pitch which, in the slightly dry acoustic, produces a clear, bright but somewhat empty sound … the instrumentalists are ...
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