Lucrezia Borgia's Daughter
Princess, Nun and Musician: Motets from a 16th century convent
Musica Secreta & Celestial Sirens
Obsidian Records CD717
This album represents all that is trailblazing about early music: creative research and thrilling performances uniting sopranos and altos from different generations of leading British vocal ensembles. This passionate and, frankly, sensual vocal polyphony from the convent of Corpus Domini in Ferrara, home of Lucrezia Borgia’s daughter (1515–1575) is a revelation.
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