Gesualdo: Madrigals

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COMPOSERS: Gesualdo
LABELS: Harmonia Mundi
WORKS: Madrigals
PERFORMER: Les Arts Florissants/William Christie
CATALOGUE NO: HMG 501268; Reissue (1998)

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Gesualdo’s unnerving music produces some tuning problems and Christie’s insertion of instruments is odd. But his telling interpretations make this a welcome, compelling reissue. Anthony Pryer