Giaches de Wert is famous for his madrigals and his influence on Claudio Monteverdi is often stated. But Wert also composed a significant body of church music.
Like father, like son—music seemed to run in the family for the Manfredini’s.
Explore music from the city of Ferrara, and hear “new music” from 17th c. Italy performed by the ensemble Quicksilver. Also, we pay tribute to Gustav Leonhardt.