Sacred Works

Monteverdi, Claudio (1567–1643)

Academy of Ancient Music

Emma Kirkby soprano

Judith Nelson soprano

Nigel Rogers tenor

Christopher Hogwood director

Also features:

George Malcolm & the Choir of the Carmelite Priory, London

John Eliot Gardiner & the Monteverdi Choir

Bernard Rose & the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford

George Guest & the Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge

Year: 1998
Catalogue: Decca 458 829 2

About this album

This selection of sacred works by Monteverdi reveals the riches and infinite variety to be found in the elaborate music of seventeenth-century Italy.


On this CD

  • Messa da capella (1650)

  • "Laudate pueri Dominum"

  • "Ut queant laxis"

  • Messa da capella (1640)

  • Laudate Dominum (III)

  • Sancta Maria

  • Salve Regina

  • "Salve, o Regina"

  • "Exulta filia Sion" 

  • Magnificat (6vv, 1610) 

  • Cantate Domino 

  • "Domine, me in furore tuo" 

  • "Adoramos te, Christe" 

  • "Exultent caeli"