Carlo Gesualdo

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Gesualdo's strength was his ability to combine a variety of unconventional strategies into the service of a deeply felt and psychologically effective whole.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Madrigals, Book 6 1611 Vocal Music
Responsories (9) for Holy Saturday, for 6 voices 1611 Choral Vocal Music
Moro, lasso, al mio duolo, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/74 1611 Vocal Music
O vos omnes, unspecified 1610 Choral
Madrigals for 5 voices, Book 5 1611 Vocal Music
Ave, dulcissima Maria, motet for 5 voices, W. 8/17 1603 Choral
Madrigals for 5 voices, book 4 1596 Vocal Music
Responsories (9) for Maundy Thursday, for 6 voices, Feria 5 1611 Choral Vocal Music
Gagliarda del Principe di Venosa, for keyboard, W. 10/22 Keyboard
Mercè grido piangendo, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 5), W. 5/49 1611 Vocal Music Chamber Music
Peccantem me quotidie, motet for 5 voices, W. 8/36 1603 Choral
Responsories (9) for Good Friday, for 6 voices, Feria 6 1611 Choral Vocal Music
Canzon francese for keyboard, W. 10/16 Keyboard
Beltà, poi che t'assenti, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/16 1611 Vocal Music Choral
Dolcissima mia vita, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 5), W. 5/23 1611 Vocal Music Choral
Io parto, e non più dissi, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/29 1611 Vocal Music Choral
Tribulationem et dolorem inveni, motet for 5 voices, W. 8/57 1603 Choral
Se la mia morte brami, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/13 1611 Vocal Music Choral
Io tacerò, ma nel silenzio mio, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 4), W. 4/21 1596 Vocal Music
Miserere Mei, Deus, motet for 6 voices, W. 7/92 1611 Choral
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