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Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine



Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine
UNITED STATES
NEW YORK  •  Park Avenue Christian Church  •  Ongoing
 
 
The Clarion Music Society marks the 400th anniversary of Claudio Monteverdiís Vespro della Beata Vergine.  Written in Mantua for Pope Paul V, the Vespers was constructed as a musical portfolio to demonstrate Monteverdiís mastery of myriad styles of church music, from antique polyphony to more modern techniques of word painting that were developed in his earlier madrigals. The setting of sensual texts from the Song of Solomon shows Monteverdiís brilliance as a composer of monody.

The Clarion Music Society Website


Please click here for a Culturekiosque book review of Mark Ringer's "Operaís First Master: The Musical Dramas of Claudio Monteverdi."


Detailed schedule information:
8:00 pm

Contact: Park Avenue Christian Church
1010 Park Avenue (85th Street)
New York, NY
Tel: (1) 212 580 57 00

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