The Hilliard Ensemble
The "Mille Regretz" Mass by Morales There are three printed sources of this Mass. The oldest is dated 1544 and comes from Rome; the second, printed in 1545, from Lyon and finally, that of 1568 is from Wittenberg. There is also a manuscript of the work in the Sistine Chapel in Rome which appears to coincide with the Wittenberg edition. Here, the "Mille Regretz" mass is attributed to the composer Thomas Crecquillon. In Spain there are five ancient copies of this Mass. They can be found in Barcelona (Cataluña and Orfeón Catalán Libraries), Madrid (Medinaceli Libra...+ info
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
Orquesta Ciudad de Granada
Conductor: Andrea Marcon
MANUEL GARCÍA - TONADILLAS Manuel del Pópolo Garcia was the most international figure in the Spanish musical scene of the nineteenth century. As a singer, teacher and composer, he was a central figure in the history of early Romantic European theatre music, and yet he always remained proud of his Andalusian Spanish origins. One could summarize the man as composer, distinguished tenor, singing teacher and theoretician, and impresario. He was the eldest of a family of singers, which included the famous María Malibrán, Paulina Viardot and Manuel Patri...+ info
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