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Re: Tenebrae

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I think Gesualdo did a complete set too. If the key quality you look for in Renaissance polyphony is weirdness, his settings are definitely the ones to go for.

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mcb wrote:I think Gesualdo did a complete set too. If the key quality you look for in Renaissance polyphony is weirdness, his settings are definitely the ones to go for.


Yes, he did. And, like much of his music, they are very weird.

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