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“Sowrest Sharps and Uncouth flats” - I Fagiolini with Robert Hollingworth

"Musical science in the time of Monteverdi"

I Fagiolini with Robert Hollingworth

C. Monteverdi – Sfogava con le stelle
C. Monteverdi – Ch’io t’ami
C. Gesualdo – Mercè grido piangendo
S. D’India – Strana armonia d’amore
C. Monteverdi – Lagrime al sepolchro

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J. Bennet – Weep, O mine eyes
W. Byrd – Come woeful Orpheus
B.Britten – Eight Medieval Lyrics, Sacred and Profane, Op. 91
Cathy Berberian – Stripsody
Flanders & Swann – Pillar to post
Flanders & Swann – The Sloth

An exciting programme headlined by a quote from Bryd’s “Come woeful Orpheus”, renowned vocal group “I Fagiolini” explore music science from the time of Monteverdi, going on to related music by Britten and ending with the wit and wisdom of Cathy Berberian and Flanders & Swann.