The recording presented here aims to do justice to the multifaceted phenomenon of Francesco da
Milano through a balanced selection of pieces, bringing lesser-known works in particular to the fore.
Among the great masters of the Renaissance, he is undoubtedly one of the greatest. He was the only
composer of his century to be placed above Orpheus and Apollo in importance, earning the epithet IL
DIVINO. Walter Abt plays on a 7-course Renaissance lute by Hermann Hauser anno 1921