Claudio Monteverdi

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Monteverdi, a key figure in the transition between the Renaissance and Baroque eras, was largely a vocal composer.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, dramatic cantata (from Book 8), SV 153 1638 20:19 Opera Vocal Music
La favola d'Orfeo, opera, SV 318 1607 01:48:26 Opera
L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308 1642 03:07:32 Opera
Ballo delle ingrate, semi-dramatic ballet (from Book 8), SV 167 1638 34:44 Ballet Vocal Music
Vespro della Beata Vergine, for chorus & instruments, SV 206 1610 33:34 Choral
Madrigals, Book 5, for 5 voices, SV 94-106 1605 01:03:59 Choral Vocal Music
Madrigals, Book 6, for 5 voices, SV 107-116 1614 01:04:31 Choral Vocal Music
Madrigals, Book 7, for 1,2,3,4 & 6 voices, SV 117-145 1619 02:17:42 Choral Vocal Music
Madrigals, Book 8 (Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi), for 1,2,3,4 & 6 voices, SV 146-167 1638 02:23:57 Choral
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, opera in 3 acts, SV 325 1640 03:07:28 Opera
Beatus Vir (I), motet for 6 voices, 2 violins, 3 violas/trombones and continuo (from Seva morale e spirituale), SV 268 1630 08:21 Choral
Lamento d'Arianna, madrigal in 4 sections for 5 voices (from Book 6), SV 107 1614 14:14 Choral Vocal Music
Madrigals, Book 2, for 5 voices, SV 40-59 1590 01:02:03 Choral
Madrigals, Book 4, for 5 voices, SV 75-93 1603 59:45 Choral Vocal Music
Altri canti di Marte, madrigal for 6 voices and 2 violins (from Book 8), SV 155 1638 07:34 Choral Vocal Music
Cantate Domino canticum novum, motet, version for 6 voices, SV 293 1615 02:27 Choral
Mass de Cappella for 6 voices on Gomberti's motet "In Illo Tempore" (from Vespers), SV 205 1610 28:52 Choral
Zefiro Torna, madrigal for 2 tenors and continuo (from Book 9 & Scherzi musicali), SV 251 1632 05:57 Vocal Music
Ego flos campi et lilium convallium, motet for alto, SV 301 1624 03:38 Choral
Se i languidi miei sguardi (Lettera amorosa), madrigal for soprano (from Book 7), SV 141 1619 07:44 Vocal Music
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