A blend of history, myth and legend . . .
While Lucretia is notorious for her expertise in poisons, little is known about her taste in music. We do know that her husband, Alfonso d’Este, assembled a group comprising six vihuelas (an early form of viola) for their wedding celebrations, which are reflected in this compilation by Capella de Ministrers.
Translation into English of the sleeve notes and lyrics by Kathryn Phillips-Miles and Simon Deefholts.
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