It wasn’t always easy to find music to play when friends got together in early times, --couldn’t run to the copy machine, but there were part books for singers and often instrumentalists would use these—the words were still important. We’ll hear the Sex Chordae Consort of viols play Monteverdi madrigals, Sunday at 12:06 on In the Mode.
CD title: Monteverdi: Terzo Libro
Performer: La Venexiana
CD label: Glossia 920910
CD title: Claudio Monteverdi: Third Book of Madrigals for viol consort
Performer: Sex Chordae Consort of Viols
CD label: Centaur 2482