The Monteverdi Choir

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    "How excellent thy name, O Lord"The Monteverdi Choir
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    3. Sequentia: LacrimosaThe Monteverdi Choir
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    3. Sequentia: Dies iraeThe Monteverdi Choir
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    3. Sequentia: Rex tremendaeThe Monteverdi Choir
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    3. Sequentia: ConfutatisThe Monteverdi Choir

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        The Monteverdi Choir, specializing in Early Music, is one of the most prestigious choirs in the world. The 1950s had seen a sudden growth of interest in Baroque and earlier music. To many, one of the characteristics of this wave of the early music movement was a careful, academic quality to performances, which therefore tended to be dry and ascetic. In March 1964 John Eliot Gardiner, then an undergraduate at Cambridge University, formed the Monteverdi Choir for a performance... Read more

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