8 Madrigals - Score
8 Madrigals - Score composed by Jacques (Jacob) Arcadelt. For various instruments (ATTB). Recorder Quartets. The Italian Madrigal. Score. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMMA01).
Arcadelt's first book of madrigals, from which most of these pieces are taken, was probably the most widely-known madrigal collection of the period.
About The Italian Madrigal
From 1520 until the end of the 16th century, the madrigal was the focus of all that was new and exciting in Italian music. The new style and techniques developed then were imitated in many countries. De Lassus, da Rore, Ruffo & others are included in this series.