Carlo Gesualdo (composer)

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Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (c. 8 March 1566 – 8 September 1613) was Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza. As a composer he is known for writing madrigals and pieces of sacred music that use a chromatic language not heard again until the late 19th century. He is also known for killing his first wife and her aristocratic lover upon finding them in flagrante delicto. The responses to this and to his music have often gone hand in hand.

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Discography

Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1992Stabat MaterScarlatti, Jacques Clement, Carlo Gesualdo, Francesco Cavalli; Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner2

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1987Leçons de Tenebres: Feria quintaCarlo Gesualdo; Deller Consort, Alfred Deller1
1987Tenebrae Responsories for Holy SaturdayCarlo Gesualdo; The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips1
1991Quinto libro dei madrigaliCarlo Gesualdo; The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley1
1991TenebraeCarlo Gesualdo; The Hilliard Ensemble1
1993Complete Sacred Music for Five VoicesCarlo Gesualdo; Oxford Camerata, Jeremy Summerly2
1995Libro VI delli Madrigali a 5 Voci, 1613Carlo Gesualdo; Il Complesso Barocco, Alan Curtis1
1996Sabbato SanctoGesualdo; Ensemble Vocal Européen, Philippe Herreweghe2
1996BBC Music: Sacred Choral MusicGuillaume Dufay, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Orlande de Lassus, Carlo Gesualdo, Heinrich Schütz1
1998Madrigaux: Livre VICarlo Gesualdo; Métamorphoses, Maurice Bourbon1
1999Madrigaux à 5 voix (Les Arts Florissants)Carlo Gesualdo; Les Arts Florissants, William Christie43
2000Il Quarto Libro di Madrigali, 1596Gesualdo da Venosa; La Venexiana2
2000O dolorosa gioiaGesualdo; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini1
2003ResponsoriaCarlo Gesualdo; Vienna Vocal Consort, Vijay Upadhyaya1
2004BBC Music, Volume 12, Number 8: Sacred Music for EasterGesualdo; BBC Singers, Bo Holten1
2004Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy ThursdayGesualdo; The King’s Singers1
2005Madrigali, Libro IGesualdo; Concerto delle Dame di Ferrara, Sergio Vartolo1
2005Madrigali, Libri I-IIICarlo Gesualdo: Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam, Harry van der Kamp1
2005Quinto Libro di MadrigaliGesualdo; La Venexiana1
2007Tenebrae Responsories / Benedictus / MiserereCarlo Gesualdo; A Sei Voci1
2008Fourth Book of Madrigals for Five VoicesCarlo Gesualdo; Ensemble Arte Musica, Francesco Cera1
2010Madrigals, Book 1Carlo Gesualdo; Delitiæ Musicæ, Marco Longhini1
2010Madrigals, Book 2Carlo Gesualdo; Delitiæ Musicæ, Marco Longhini1
2011Madrigals, Book 3Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa; Delitiæ Musicæ, Marco Longhini1
2012Quinto Libro di MadrigaliCarlo Gesualdo; The Hilliard Ensemble1
2012Madrigali a 5 vociGesualdo; Quintetto Vocale Italiano1
2013Sesto Libro di MadrigaliCarlo Gesualdo; La Compagnia del Madrigale2
2013Sacrae Cantiones Liber SecundusCarlo Gesualdo; Vocalconsort Berlin, James Wood1
2013Responsories and Lamentations for Holy SaturdayGesualdo, Victoria; Tenebrae, Nigel Short2
2013Madrigals, Books 5 and 6Carlo Gesualdo de Venosa; Delitiæ Musicæ, Marco Longhini1
2013Responsoria 1611Carlo Gesualdo; Philippe Herreweghe, Collegium Vocale Gent1
2013The Complete MadrigalsCarlo Gesualdo1
2014Responsoria et alia ad Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae spectantiaCarlo Gesualdo; La Compagnia del Madrigale2
2014Sacrarum Cantionum Quinque VocibusCarlo Gesualdo1
2015GesualdoErkki-Sven Tüür, Brett Dean, Gesualdo; Tõnu Kaljuste, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra1
2015Gesualdo: Sacrae Cantiones / Marçot: MaCarlo Gesualdo, Caroline Marçot; La Main Harmonique, Frédéric Bétous1
2016Terzo libro di madrigali a cinque voci, 1595Gesualdo; La Compagnia del Madrigale1
2016O dolce mio tesoroCarlo Gesualdo; Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe1
2018SolitudeMendelssohn, Weinberg, Shostakovich, Josquin des Prez, Carlo Gesualdo; Dudok Kwartet Amsterdam2
2020Leçons de Ténèbres; Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy ThursdayFrançois Couperin, Carlo Gesualdo; Tenebrae, Nigel Short1
2020TenebraeGesualdo; Graindelavoix, Björn Schmelzer1
2021Madrigali, Libri Terzo & QuartoCarlo Gesualdo; Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew1
ResponsoriaCarlo Gesualdo; Centro Musica Antica di Padova, Livio Picotti41

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