• Maestros Andaluces en Nueva España

    Obras de Antonio de Salazar, Matías Ruiz, Miguel de Riva, Diego José de Salazar, Francisco Sanz y

    Cappella Mediterranea


    Music and Andalusian musicians in New Spain   The musical links between New Spain and Andalusia have existed since the earliest days of the discovery and the conquest. Surely that "maese Pedro, he of the harp ", mentioned by Bernal Diaz del Castillo upon arriving on American soil with Hernán Cortés’ troops, was a member of the first group of Andalusians who came to settle in the newly-conquered America. But the passing of time, particularly after the foundation of new cities and the construction of their cathedrals, brought closer the links with the music of Andalusi...+ info

  • Julian Arcas

    Fantasía 'El Paño'

    María Esther Guzmán, guitarra


    AN EVENTFUL LIFE Julián Gabino Arcas Lacal was bo.rn in María (Almería) on 25th October 1832. His father, Pedro Arcas, was a good amateur guitarist who followed the work of Dionisio Aguado and his school. At an early age he was to start teaching his sons Julian and Manuel, both of whom immediately showed a natural affinity for the instrument. When Julián is 12, the Arcas family moves to a Malaga, perhaps attracted by the economic boom the city was then experiencing. Here, he is taught by José Asencio, Dionisio Aguado's favourite guitarrist, who was capitali...+ info

  • Ave Maris Stella

    Música de la Catedral de Sevilla dedicada a la Virgen María (ca 1470-1550)

    Orchestra of the Renaissance

    Conductor: Richard Cheetham


    "Ave Maris Stella" Music to the blessed Virgin from Seville Cathedral (ca. 1470-1550)   Seville —recovered from the Moors in November 1248 by forces led by Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon— reached the summit of its commercial, literary, and artistic glories during the 16th and 1 7th centuries. The most populous city in the peninsula, it enjoyed a monopoly on trade with the Americas and served as the exclusive embarkation point for passengers to the Spanish-American colonies. The unsurpassed cathedral of Seville, a fitting rival for Sr. Peter's at Rome, not only provid...+ info



Nuevo Disco: OBRAS PARA VIOLONCELLO Y PIANO. TRÍOS 1 Y 2. MANUEL CASTILLO




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