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Carlo Gesualdo

Carlo Gesualdo has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 11 episodes and was first played on 23 October 2014.

Carlo Gesualdo, known as Gesualdo da Venosa (?8 March 1560 – 8 September 1613), Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza, was an Italian composer, lutenist, nobleman, and notorious murderer from the late Renaissance. He is famous for his intensely expressive madrigals, which use a chromatic language not heard again until the 19th century; and he is also famous for committing what are possibly the most famous murders in musical history, of his first wife and her lover.

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Sabbato Sancto
Gesualdo, The Hilliard Ensemble
ECM Records, ECM New Series1991
Sabbato Sancto
Gesualdo, The Hilliard EnsembleECM Records, ECM New Series1991
Discogs
6 Madrigals
Luca Marenzio, Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa, Singgemeinschaft Rudolf Lamy, Rudolf Lamy
Archiv Produktion1955
6 Madrigals
Luca Marenzio, Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa, Singgemeinschaft Rudolf Lamy, Rudolf LamyArchiv Produktion1955
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O Dolorosa Gioia
Don Carlo Gesualdo
Columbia Masterworks1962
O Dolorosa Gioia
Don Carlo GesualdoColumbia Masterworks1962
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12 Madrigals From Book II
Gesualdo, Monteverdi, Collegium Vocale Köln
CBS Masterworks1990
12 Madrigals From Book II
Gesualdo, Monteverdi, Collegium Vocale KölnCBS Masterworks1990
Discogs
Feria Sexta : Troisième Nocturne De L'Office Des Ténèbres Du Vendredi Saint
Carlo Gesualdo Da Venosa
Harmonia Mundi, Deller Recordings0
Feria Sexta : Troisième Nocturne De L'Office Des Ténèbres Du Vendredi Saint
Carlo Gesualdo Da VenosaHarmonia Mundi, Deller Recordings0
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Illumina Faciem Tuam
Gesualdo, The Marian Consort, Rory McCleery
Delphian2016
Illumina Faciem Tuam
Gesualdo, The Marian Consort, Rory McCleeryDelphian2016
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O Vos Omnes
Gesualdo, Deller Consort, Alfred Deller
Harmonia Mundi France1971
O Vos Omnes
Gesualdo, Deller Consort, Alfred DellerHarmonia Mundi France1971
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O Maria, Vernans Rosa
Scarlatti, Jacques Clément, Carlo Gesualdo, Francesco Cavalli, Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner
Erato1985
O Maria, Vernans Rosa
Scarlatti, Jacques Clément, Carlo Gesualdo, Francesco Cavalli, Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot GardinerErato1985
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Recessit Pastor
Don Carlo Gesualdo
Columbia Masterworks1962
Recessit Pastor
Don Carlo GesualdoColumbia Masterworks1962
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