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MONTEVERDI: VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE, under the direction of NADIA BOULANGER; front cover depicts a man standing in a room in Elizabethan dress; at each side are balconies with people looking down at the man; at bottom right are trees; at top is ceiling with a square design; in the center in a white square with yellow ray-like line emiting from it and a gray sqaure encircling it, is the title.

Details

Maker
Decca Records, Inc.
Date
1940-1970
Inscriptions
(center and lower left) "MONTEVERDI/ Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble/ under the direction of NADIA BOULANGER/ O Mirtillo/ Era l'anima mia/ Damigella tutta bella/ O, come vaghi/ Sfogava conle stelle/ Dolcissimo uscignolo/ Interrotte Sperame/ A un giro sol de/ bell'occhi lucenti/ Quel squardo sdegnosetto/ Su so pastorelli vezzosi/ Qui rise Tirsi"; (bottom center) "ERIK NITSCHE"; (top right corner) "DECCA/ GOLD LABEL SERIES/ 33 1/3 RPM/ LONG PLAY/ RECORDS" (printed)
[information repeated from front]; "CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI . . ." [summary of the composer's life -- born on May 15th 1567 in Cremona; buried November 1643 in the Bascilica of the Frari in Venice, etc.]; [Nadio Boulanger directed the vocal and instrumental ensember and also performed on the harpsichord (Pleyel)]; (center and right side) "SIDE ONE:/ 1. 'O Mirtillo, Mirtill'anima mia . . .'/ 2. 'Era l'anima mia . . .'/ 3. 'Damigella tutta bella . . . '/ 4. 'O, come vaghi . . .'/ 5. 'Sfagava com le stelle . . . '/ SIDE TWO: / 1. 'Dolcissimo uscignolo . . .'/ 2. 'Interrotte speranze . . .'/ 3. 'Aun giro sol de bell' occhi l ucenti . . .'/ 4. 'Qyel sguardo sdegnosetto . . .'/ 5. 'Su su pastorelli vezzosi . . . / 6. 'Qui rise Tirsi . . .' " (printed)
[informtaion repeated from cover]
Associated Building
Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
vinyl
Object type
Sound Communication T&E
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
cardboard
music
Music
musical performances
paper (fiber product)
phonograph records
Record, Phonograph
vinyl
People and organizations
Claudio Monteverdi (composer)
Monteverdi Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble (performers)
Nadia Boulanger (music director and harpsichord)
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 12 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.74
Credit Line
Gift of Ati Gropius Johansen
GUSN
258243

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