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Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria Les Arts Florissants/William Christie 'This is now the best version of Monteverdi's Return of Ulysses' 

‘This is now the best version of Monteverdi’s Return of Ulysses’ Anthony Pryer 

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Monteverdi: Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria
Kobie van Rensburg, Christine Rice, Cyril Auvity, Joseph Cornwell, Umberto Chiummo, Juan Sancho, Xavier Sabata, Ed Lyon, Hanna Bayodi-Hirt, Robert Burt, Marina Rodriguez-Cusi, Terry Way, Claire Debono, Luigi De Donato, Sonya Yoncheva; Les Arts Florissants/William Christie dir. Pier Liugi Pizzi (Madrid, 2009)

Dynamic 33641 (NTSC system; Dolby Digital; 16:9 picture format) 182 mins

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For a full review, take a look at the July issue of BBC Music Magazine