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The Secret Music of Luzzasco Luzzaschi - Madrigali a uno, due e tre soprani (1601) for the Ladies of Ferrara - Musica Secreta

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Luzzaschi: Occhi del pianto mio; Aura soave; T'amo, mia vita from Madrigali, 1601; O primavera; I’ mi son giovinetta; O dolcezz’amarissime d’Amore; Ch’io non t’ami cor mio; Toccata No. 12; Non sa che sia dolore; Deh vieni ormai cor mio; Stral pungente d’Amore; Canzon à 4; Ricercare; Cor mio; Troppo ben può

Some of the most florid and virtuosic music for voices ever written commissioned by Alfonso II, Duke of Ferrara in 1601 for his private trio of the most eminent sopranos of the day to perform to a select few in the inner sanctum of the ducal palace. Renowned early music singers Musica Secreta now reveal the beauties of this music and give masterly performances of this exciting secret music of the 'Ladies of Ferrara'.

“Captures the bitter-sweet contradictions of love and is also a sheer delight to the listener's senses” --American Record Guide