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Amor, Io Sento L'alma : from Madrigali: Six Fire Songs on Italian Renaissance Poems (SATB a cappella) : Lauridsen : SATB a cappella : # 61651-121
Amor, Io Sento L'alma : from Madrigali: Six Fire Songs on Italian Renaissance Poems (SATB a cappella) : Lauridsen : SATB a cappella : # 61651-121


 
Amor, Io Sento L'alma : from Madrigali: Six Fire Songs on Italian Renaissance Poems (SATB a cappella) : Lauridsen : SATB a cappella : # 61651-121

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Amor; Io Sento L'alma : from Madrigali: Six Fire Songs on Italian Renaissance Poems (SATB a cappella) : Lauridsen, : Morten Lauridsen : Peermusic Classical Series : Softcover : SATB a cappella : Published by Peermusic Classical : # 61651-121
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Amor; Io Sento L'alma by : Morten Lauridsen


Madrigals by the Renaissance composer Monteverdi provided the inspiration for my own Madrigali. Symbolic images of flames; burning and fire recur often in Italian love poems from this era and my cycle on texts employing this fire motive blends stylistic musical features of the period (word painting; modality; bold harmonic shifts; intricate counterpoint; augenmusik; etc.) within a contemporary compositional idiom. The music emanates from a single; primal sonority (the “Fire-Chord”) which opens the piece and is found extensively throughout all six movements in myriad forms and manipulations; providing motivic unity to complement the poetic. This cycle of madrigals has been designated an American Choral Masterpiece by the National Endowment for the Arts.

--Morten Lauridsen

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Amor; Io Sento L'alma (Performance Excerpt)

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PublisherPeermusic Classical
Media Softcover
Format SATB a cappella
Pages6
Length x Width x Height10.5 x 7 x 0.02   inches
Shipping Weight0.05 pounds
East Coast Music Product Code ZHL228643
UPC Code680160429196
Voicing DescriptionSATB a cappella
Code61651-121
1st Publication Date05/2010