Sacred songs from Protestant Germany of the late 16th and early 17thcentury
In Lutheran music the viol became particularly associated with the affect oflamento. This finds its roots in the string accompaniments to Italian operatic laments—a genre which had become much in vogue after Monteverdi’s second opera Arianna.
On this disc of music from Protestant Germany Charivari Agréable is joined by the distinguished tenor, Rodrigo del Pozo.
A fascinating, emotionally satisfying and rewarding release – BBC Music Magazine
Decidedly out of the ordinary – Gramophone