Musiche Varie (Album)

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Musiche Varie
Original cover of Musiche Varie
Studio album by
RecordedOctober 2002 (2002-10) and December 2002 (2002-12)
VenueChapelle de Jésus Enfant, Paris
ProducerAlessandra Galleron
Alternative cover
New cover for ther reissue of Musiche Varie, with Erato logo

Muische Varie was recorded in 2002 and first published in 2003. It showcases the Musiche varie a voce sola, Libri I, II & III, various music pieces for solo voice in three volumes, composed by Benedetto Ferrari.

Recording and production

Musiche Varie was recorded at the Chapelle Jésus-Enfant of the Parish Saint Clothilde in Paris.

  • Sound, artistic director, edit and premastering: Alessandra Galleron (MUSICA NUMERIS)
  • 2017: Remastered by Francois Eckert
  • Cover design by "le monde est petit"
  • 2017: Philippe Maillard Productions
  • 2021 La Música -

Musiche Varie was created with the support of the Fondation Orange.

Music and libretti

Musiche Varie shines a light on Early Baroque composer Benedetto Ferrari.

Title and artwork

Musiche Varie is also listed with its full title, "Musiche Varie a Voce Sola Libri I, II & III"


Philippe Jaroussky: countertenor, conductor
Ensemble Artaserse

Ensemble Artaserse


Baroque harp

Viola da gamba


Harpsichord, organ




Release history

List of release dates, showing region, edition(s), format(s), label(s) and reference.

Region Date 1st release Date re-release Format(s) Label(s) and Catalogue Number(s) EAN/UPC etc.
France 2003
  • 2018
  • March 2021

First release:

  • CD


  • CD
  • Streaming
  • Digital download
  • OCLC: 870697650
  • ASIN: B00008RUTU
  • EAN: 3760020170325
Germany 2003
  • 12 January 2018
  • 5 March 2021
Japan 1 September 2005 (import, Tower Records Japan)
  • 2018
  • 24 April 2021
UK 2003
  • 2018
  • March 2021
US 12 August 2003
  • 2018
  • 7 May 2021

*Source missing


Track listing

All music is composed by Benedetto Ferrari.

No.TitleLyricsfrom VolumeLength
1."Amanti, io vi sò dire" (Ciaconna)Benedetto FerrariBook III, 16414:27
2."Occhi miei che vedeste"Giovanni Battista GuariniBook I, 16334:28
3."M'amò tanto costei"Benedetto FerrariBook III, 16412:16
4."Chi non sà come amor"Benedetto FerrariBook I, 16338:56
5."Avverti ò cor"Benedetto FerrariBook III, 16412:09
6."Queste pungenti spine" (Cantata spirituale)Ottavio OrsucciBook II, 163711:14
7."Lingua di Donna"Benedetto FerrariBook II, 16372:16
8."Udite Amanti"Benedetto FerrariBook III, 16416:14
9."Io dissi al cor"Giambattista MarinoBook I, 16333:31
10."Non fia più ver"Benedetto FerrariBook I, 16333:46
11."Cielo sia con tua pace"Gian Francesco BusenelloBook II, 16374:54
12."Degg'io amarvi"Benedetto FerrariBook III, 16413:00
13."Quando prendon riposo"Benedetto FerrariBook II, 16374:49
14."O monumenti"Benedetto FerrariBook III, 16412:07
Total length:64:07

(Total length as indicated on the CD.)


  1. "Discogs (France, UK, DE)". Discogs. Retrieved September 4, 2021.
  2. "Fnac (France)". Fnac. Retrieved September 4, 2021.
  3. "hbdirect, Classics & Jazz (US)". hbdirect. Retrieved September 4, 2021.
  4. "High Res Audio (Germany)". HighResAudio. Retrieved September 4, 2021.
  5. "Presto Music (UK)". Presto Music. Retrieved September 4, 2021.
  6. "WorldCat, central reference for OCLC numbers". WorldCat. Retrieved September 4, 2021.
  7. "Tower Records Japan". Tower Records Japan. Retrieved September 4, 2021.

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