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Claudio Monteverdi is considered the turning point of the Renaissance period to Baroque.
He has composed nine madrigal books, which fully showcase the experimentalism of vocal parts that would become typical in the following century.

The sixth madrigal book, Sesto Libro de Madrigali contains Lamento d’Arianna, a very popular piece at the time.


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Ephel Duath - Painter’s Palette

Ephel Duath is probably the most interesting progressive / experimental act coming from Italy.
They mix brutal guitars and vocals with jazz interludes and psychedelic behaviour.

There are so many and so different things happening that at the first auditions everything will sound like a big mess.
So I’d say Painter’s Pallete requires attention some attention from the listener.

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