Carlo Gesualdo (composer)

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Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (between 8 March 1566 and 30 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.

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1987Leçons de Tenebres: Feria quintaCarlo Gesualdo; Deller Consort, Alfred Deller1
1987Tenebrae Responsories for Holy SaturdayCarlo Gesualdo; The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips1
1988Madrigaux à 5 voixCarlo Gesualdo; Les Arts Florissants, William Christie43
1990Madrigali a cinque voci, Libro ICarlo Gesualdo; Quintetto Vocale Italiano1
1990Madrigali a cinque voci, Libro IICarlo Gesualdo; Quintetto Vocale Italiano1
1990Madrigali a cinque voci, Libro IVCarlo Gesualdo; Quintetto Vocale Italiano1
1990Madrigali a cinque voci, Libro IIICarlo Gesualdo; Quintetto Vocale Italiano1
1990Madrigali a cinque voci - Libro VCarlo Gesualdo; Quintetto Vocale Italiano1
1990Madrigali a cinque voci, Libro VICarlo Gesualdo; Quintetto Vocale Italiano1
1990Sabbato SanctoGesualdo; Ensemble vocal européen de la Chapelle royale, Philippe Herreweghe3
1991Quinto libro dei madrigaliCarlo Gesualdo; The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley1
1991TenebraeCarlo Gesualdo; The Hilliard Ensemble51
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
1997In Monte Oliveti - Responsoria Et Moteti, Vol. 1Carlo Gesualdo; Die Weimarer Hofsänger1
1998Madrigaux: Livre VICarlo Gesualdo; Métamorphoses, Maurice Bourbon1
2000Il Quarto Libro di Madrigali, 1596Gesualdo da Venosa; La Venexiana2
2000O dolorosa gioiaGesualdo; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini1
2001Italian Renaissance Dances Vol. 1Giovanni Maria Trabaci, Giovanni Leonardo Dell'Arpa, Claudio Monteverdi, Jacopo Peri, Carlo Farina, Filippo Vitali, Gasparo Zanetti, Giovanni Maria Sabino, Giovanni Rovetta, Dario Castello, Carlo Gesualdo; The King's Noyse, David Douglass1
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 Venexiana2
2006Lamentationes sacrae et profanae ad responsaria JesualdiKlaus Huber; Carlo Gesualdo; Les Jeunes Solistes, Rachid Safir1
2007Tenebrae Responsories / Benedictus / MiserereCarlo Gesualdo; A Sei Voci1
2008Fourth Book of Madrigals for Five VoicesCarlo Gesualdo; Ensemble Arte Musica, Francesco Cera1
2009LamentationsVictoria, Gesualdo, Palestrina, White; Nordic Voices1
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
2012Madrigals, Book 4Carlo Gesualdo; Delitiæ Musicæ, Marco Longhini1
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
2013Gesualdo & Maione: Tribulationem (Mottetti, madrigali e capricci)Carlo Gesualdo;Ascanio Mayone;Mara Galassi;Concerto Soave;Jean-Marc Aymes1
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
2016Sacrae CantionesGesualdo; The Marian Consort, Rory McCleery1
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
2019Madrigali: Libri primo & secondoGesualdo; Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew2
2019Secondo Libro Di Madrigali A Cinque Voci (1594)Gesualdo; La Compagnia Del Madrigale1
2020Leçons de Ténèbres; Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy ThursdayFrançois Couperin, Carlo Gesualdo; Tenebrae, Nigel Short1
2020TenebraeGesualdo; Graindelavoix, Björn Schmelzer1
2021Madrigali: Libri terzo & quartoGesualdo; Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew2
2023Madrigali: Libri quinto & sestoGesualdo; Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew2
2023Tenebræ Responsoria, Feria QuintaGesualdo; Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew2
2023Gesualdo: Sacræ CantionesGesualdo; Il Pomo d’Oro, Giuseppe Maletto1
2023What RemainsRoukens, Reich, Messiaen, Pérotin, Machaut, Gesualdo; Dudok Quartet Amsterdam1
ResponsoriaCarlo Gesualdo; Centro Musica Antica di Padova, Livio Picotti41

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1996BBC Music: Sacred Choral MusicGuillaume Dufay, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Orlande de Lassus, Carlo Gesualdo, Heinrich Schütz; Various Artists1

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