Monteverdi

Music Review
12:00 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Music Review: L'Arpeggiata preforms Montiverdi's Vespers of the Blessed Virgin

L'Arpeggiata is a baroque music ensemble founded in 2000 and directed by Christina Pluhar.
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  • Vespers of the Blessed Virgin, Psalm 126 Nisi Dominus; preformed by L'arpeggiata on Monteverdi Vespers of the Blessed Virgin, Virgin Classics.

Nothing is more triumphant than the opening phrase of the Vespers of the Blessed Virgin, in the first piece Domine Ad Adiuvandum.  Monteverdi surpasses Bach and Handel with his very first church piece, Vespers of the Blessed Virgin is a marvel of Baroque composition.

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