With the new album “Madrigals of Madness” the Calmus Ensemble presents a musical journey to sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe with madrigals from Gibbons, Flecha, Monteverdi, Gesualdo, Desprez. In the coming years Calmus will present several madrigal compilations about different emotions pictured in the music. The first CD “Madrigals of Madness” is about the madness found in love, war, loneliness and lovesickness. The liner notes contain an interview with a psychiatrist about madness from a medical point of view. With the release of “Madrigals of Madness,” Calmus has added another impressive CD to its discography.