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Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda

Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (1624) & Madrigals/Hungaroton HCD12952
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Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (1624), Altri canti d'amor, Il ballo dell'ingrate & Volgendi il ael (Ballo "Movete")/Hyperion CDA66475
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Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (1624)/Harmonia Mundi Musique d'Abord HMA190986
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La Favola d' Orfeo (1607)/Teldec Das Alte Werk 2292-42494-2
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Mass "In illo tempore", Mass for 4 Voices, and Motets "Cantate Domine" & "Domine, ne in Furore"/Hyperion CDA66214
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EMI Great Recordings of the Century 212685-2
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Andrew Parrott/Taverner Consort, Choir & Players
Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610 Vespers)/Harmonia Mundi HMC901247-48
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