Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) was an Italian composer in early Baroque periods. "Ah, dolente partita" is his famous madrigale singing sorrowful parting. It is full of tense and emotional atmosphere.
Score & part notes
- String Quintet (2 Violins, 2 Violas & Violoncello)
- Wood Quintet (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon)