Ave dulcissima Maria   

Composer: don Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (1560-1630), 1603
 aka don Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa


This music is assumed to be public domain in the USA. BEWARE: the modern-day recordings of that music are not!



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Lyrics: not available at this time (to be updated)  
Recordings: MIDI:


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A motet by Carlo Gesualdo(1560-1613)
Philippe Herreweghe + Ensamble Vocal Européen

posted by: Ramatganski


A biographical dictionary of musicians (ed. Theodore Baker)
G. Schirmer, 1905 - Biography & Autobiography - 695 pages
Gesualdo, Don Carlo Prince of Venosa
born toward the middle of the 16th century d 1614
Living at the epoch when the new music the homophonic style made its appearance he was one of the most enlightened musicians of the time and indeed far in advance of his age Like Rore Banchieri and Vicentino he was a so called Chromaticist in his works the counterpoint is enriched by ingenious expedients the melody led with greater skill and the music better adapted to the words Publ 6 vol s of madrigals a 5 Genoa 1585 each part separately an edition in score was publ in 1613

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