Video Madrigali Monteverdi

Bonus video of Monteverdi’s madrigals


To accompany the release of the CD Monteverdi Madrigali (vol. 2: Mantova), Paul Agnew recorded five bonus videos that bring a better understanding of Les Arts Florissants’ project to play and record all of Monteverdi’s madrigals.

1 - Monteverdi : a life in music

> a general introduction to Monteverdi's eight books of madrigals.

2 - Introduction to the Fourth Book 

3 -  Introduction to the Fifth Book 

4 - Introduction to the Sixth Book 

> three videos each offering an analysis of an emblematic madrigal, with a simultaneous reading of the score against the filmed concert.

5- Monteverdi's madrigals : from the sources to a modern score

> conversation between Paul Agnew and Pascal Duc - the Ensemble’s musical adviser - filmed at the Department of Early Music at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.