Monteverdi's Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda conducted by Malgoire

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Album title:
Monteverdi
Composer(s):
Monteverdi
Works:
Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda; Il ballo delle ingrate
Performer:
Laczo, Poulenard et al; La Grande Ecurie et La Chambre du Roy/Malgoire
Label:
Sony
Catalogue Number:
88985397932 (1988)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Monteverdi's Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda conducted by Malgoire

The raw excitement of this performance, made when Monteverdi was still a novelty, compensates for its flaws. Malgoire rightly makes his singers almost speak, and the band plays with abandon.

Berta Joncus

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