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 01:17:55 Vocal Music
Moro, lasso, al mio duolo, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/74 1611 03:48 Vocal Music
Responsories (9) for Holy Saturday, for 6 voices 1611 20:46 Choral Vocal Music
O vos omnes, unspecified 1610 03:19 Choral
Mercè grido piangendo, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 5), W. 5/49 1611 04:13 Vocal Music Chamber Music
Dolcissima mia vita, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 5), W. 5/23 1611 02:58 Vocal Music Choral
Tenebrae factae sunt, responsory for Good Friday for 6 voices, W. 7/51 1611 05:20 Choral
Gagliarda del Principe di Venosa, for keyboard, W. 10/22 02:26 Keyboard
Beltà, poi che t'assenti, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/16 1611 03:33 Vocal Music Choral
Se la mia morte brami, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/13 1611 03:37 Vocal Music Choral
Luci serene e chiare, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 4), W. 4/13 1596 03:28 Vocal Music Choral
Io tacerò, ma nel silenzio mio, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 4), W. 4/21 1596 04:07 Vocal Music
O vos omnes, Holy Saturday responsory for 6 voices, W. 7/80 1611 03:55 Choral
Ave, dulcissima Maria, motet for 5 voices, W. 8/17 1603 04:43 Choral
Ecco, morirò dunque, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 4), W. 4/59 1596 03:27 Vocal Music Choral
Canzon francese for keyboard, W. 10/16 05:15 Keyboard
Ardita zanzaretta, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/57 1611 03:11 Vocal Music Choral
Itene, o miei sospiri, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 5), W. 5/19 1611 03:10 Vocal Music
Gioite voi col canto, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 5), W. 5/13 1611 03:38 Vocal Music
O dolce mio tesoro, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/37 1611 03:15 Vocal Music
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