Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643)

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'Pur ti miro' artwork

'Pur ti miro' Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643 : Italy) Conductor: Michael Stern Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Soloists: Joshua Bell; Stephen Orton (cello) Record label: SONY Catalogue ID: SK 87894

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