Monteverdi Savall

Jordi Savall - Llibre Vermell de Montserrat (2016)  Music

Posted by tomashass at Dec. 2, 2016
Jordi Savall - Llibre Vermell de Montserrat (2016)

Jordi Savall - Llibre Vermell de Montserrat (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:11:44 | 166 MB
Genre: Classical, Medieval Era, Sacred | Label: Alia Vox

Jordi Savall is among the leading instrumentalists and conductors of the European early music scene, specializing in Renaissance and medieval music. He began studying music when he was six, learning cello and pursuing that instrument at the Barcelona Conservatory. He took an interest in early music, and began learning the viola da gamba. That instrument possesses approximately the same range and similar playing technique as the cello, but instead of being a member of the violin family is part of the related, older family of stringed instruments, the viol family, visually most easily distinguished from their cousins by their sloping shoulder lines.
Jordi Savall & Hesperion XXI - William Lawes - Consort Sets in Five & Six Parts (2002) {2CD Alia Vox AV9823 A+B}

Jordi Savall & Hesperion XXI - William Lawes - Consort Sets in Five & Six Parts (2002) {2CD Alia Vox AV9823 A+B}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 605 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 273 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 414 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2002 Alia Vox | AV9823 A+B
Classical / Baroque / Chamber Music / Viola da Gamba

Lawes's "sets" are actually suites for five or six viols with an organ playing "underneath" them. Each shortish set is broken into even shorter parts: Fantazy, Aire, Paven, etc.–and while the formula remains essentially the same, the textures and harmonies are constantly changing, with dissonances and conversations between and among the various strings giving the works great variety. On these two beautiful CDs (the first devoted to Five parts, the second to Six), Jordi Savall and Hesperion XXI play on a pair of violins, four viols, and organ, offering great contrast and flavor and making us aware of just how energetic and fascinating counterpoint can be. The colors the six (or seven) musicians get from their instruments and the interplay among them is fantastic; the playing is superb. Fans of any type of chamber music will want to hear what this underrecorded composer who died too young (43) added to the genre. It's as if he created a new language, one that seems to have been waiting to be heard. A lovely, thoughtful couple of hours of music-making.
Jordi Savall & Montserrat Figueras - Tarquinio Merula - Su La Cetra Amorosa, Arie E Capricci (2008) {Alia Vox}

Jordi Savall & Montserrat Figueras - Tarquinio Merula - Su La Cetra Amorosa, Arie E Capricci (2008) {Alia Vox}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 283 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 133 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 88 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2008 Alia Vox | AVSA 9862
Classical / Baroque / Chamber Music / Vocal Music

This album, originally recorded in 1992, was remastered in 2008 and issued as part of the Heritage series of Jordi Savall's Alia Vox label in a nifty combination of reissue and improvement. The album certainly qualifies as one of the greatest hits of Savall (whose role here is as gambist, with a small ensemble of northern European players ) and his wife, soprano Montserrat Figueras, who is the star of the show. Figueras' vocals are as usual a central attraction, with their incredible combination of suppleness, accuracy over a wide range, expression, and Iberian gutsiness. But the program here, though somewhat removed from the Iberian core of the Figueras/Savall repertory, is equally compelling.
Montserrat Figueras & Jordi Savall - La Voix de L'Emotion (The Voice of Emotion) [2CD] (2012) {Alia Vox} [re-up]

Montserrat Figueras & Jordi Savall - La Voix de L'Emotion (The Voice of Emotion) [2CD] (2012) {Alia Vox}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 762 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 393 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 202 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2012 Alia Vox | AVSA9889A+B
Classical / Vocal / Chamber Music / Medieval / Renaissance

This album gathers highlights from Montserrat Figueras career for the Astrée, DHM, EMI and Alia Vox labels. 5 of the 35 tracks have already been reissued in a portrait album released in the 1990s by Astrée, La 'Voix de l Emotion'. Jordi Savall wanted to keep the same title for this much more comprehensive double album, in tribute to the late Montserrat Figueras, his wife and collaborator of 43 years. 35 year-career: 35 tracks a dazzlingly clear soprano voice, a line of the purest silk, as strong as it was delicate.

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Jordi Savall) (2002)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Oct. 10, 2015
Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Jordi Savall) (2002)

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Jordi Savall) (2002)
PAL 16:9 (720x576) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.27 Gb (DVD9) | 140 min
Classical | Opus Arte | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol

Jordi Savall directs Le Concert des Nations, La Capella Reial de Catalunya and the leading soloists of early opera in a beautiful period production of Monteverdi's favola in musica staged at Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu in 2002. Gilbert Deflo's stage direction reflects the sublime art and imagery found in Mantua's Palazzo Ducale, with its famous Hall of Mirrors, where the opera was first performed in 1607.

Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (10 different versions)  Music

Posted by Bibixy at June 26, 2013
Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (10 different versions)

Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (10 different versions)
10 files | Various Editors | RAR 1.76 GB | covers
MP3 192 Kbps | Lame encoded | Tracks | Year inside

L'Orfeo (SV 318), sometimes called L'Orfeo, favola in musica, is a late Renaissance/early Baroque opera by Claudio Monteverdi, with a libretto by Alessandro Striggio. It is based on the Greek legend of Orpheus, and tells the story of his descent to Hades and his fruitless attempt to bring his dead bride Eurydice back to the living world. Written in 1607 for a court performance during the annual Carnival at Mantua, L'Orfeo is one of the earliest music dramas still regularly performed. I put together my 10 versions of this masterpiece.

Monteverdi - Lamento della Ninfa - 9 Versions (RePost)  Music

Posted by casaz at Sept. 4, 2010
Monteverdi - Lamento della Ninfa - 9 Versions (RePost)

Monteverdi - Lamento della Ninfa - 9 Versions
Classical | EAC, APE, CUE, LOG | 1 CD | Covers | TT: 67:15 min | 322 MB
Date: 2001
Jordi Savall - The Routes of Slavery 1444-1888 (2017) {Alia Vox Official Digital Download AVSA9920}

Jordi Savall - The Routes of Slavery 1444-1888 (2017) {Alia Vox Official Digital Download AVSA9920}
FLAC (tracks) - 16bit/44kHz - Official Digital Download (qobuz.com) -> 691 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 304 Mb | Artwork | 5% repair rar
© 2017 Alia Vox | AVSA9920
Classical / World Music / Traditional / Vocal Music / Reneissance / Baroque

A homage to the memory of victims of the slave trade. This new multicultural project from Jordi Savall and his musicians on The Routes of Slavery (1444-1888) marks a world first in the history of music and of the three continents involved in the trade in African slaves and their exploitation in the New World, which are brought together through the early music of the colonial period, the musical traditions of Mali and the oral traditions of the descendants of slaves in Madagascar, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. This 'Musical Memoir' is accompanied with historical texts on slavery, beginning with the early chronicles of 1444 and concluding with texts written by the Nobel Peace Prize-winner Martin Luther King shortly before his assassination in 1968.
The Heritage Of Monteverdi - La Fenice, Jean Tubéry (2017) {Ricercar Official Digital Download RIC 374}

The Heritage Of Monteverdi - La Fenice, Jean Tubéry (2017) {Ricercar Official Digital Download RIC 374}
FLAC (tracks) - 16bit/44kHz - Official Digital Download (qobuz.com) -> 1.79 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 0.98 Gb
Full Artwork (pdf+jpg) -> 85 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2017 Ricercar / Outhere Music | RIC 374
Classical / Baroque

These seven discs recorded between 1995 and 2000 make up a fabulous anthology of early seventeenth-century Italian music. A large number of composers are gathered round the central figure of Claudio Monteverdi; while some of them, like Salomone Rossi, Biagio Marini and Dario Castello, are among the musicians with whom he worked in Mantua or Venice, others illustrate the extraordinary musical creativity of the period, whether it be Sigismondo d’India, Tarquinio Merula, Francesco Cavalli, Alessandro Grandi, or so many other lesser-known personalities, each of whom helped to build the rapidly growing edifice of Italian Baroque music.
Cappella Mediterranea, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon - Monteverdi-Piazzolla: Una Utopia Argentina (2012) [24/96]

Cappella Mediterranea, Leonardo Garcia Alarcón - Monteverdi-Piazzólla: Una Utopia Argentina (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 71:41 minutes | 1,44 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This innovative programme, created at Ambronay Festival in 2009 by the Argentine Leonardo García Alarcón chief sees musicians alternate between baroque and modern instruments to interpret the most beautiful pages of Astor Piazzólla (Milonga del Angel, Ballada para un loco) and Claudio Monteverdi (Lamento della ninfa, Orfeo). During the extensive live tour of this project in 2009, members of the audience pointed out that in the end they didn't know where Monteverdi stopped and Piazzolla began.