January 2009#09-05 (01/26/09)
Back to secular music with the successor to Encina as the primary composer of popular songs for the nobility, Juan Vasquez (c.1500-c.1560); performances by La Trulla de Bozes directed by Carlos Sandua.
Composer: Miguel de Fuenllana active 1553-78, Antonio de Cabezón ca.1510-1566, Juan Vásquez ca.1500-ca.1560,
The superb English ensemble Stile Antico performs music for the Virgin Mary by Franco-Flemish composers who worked for the Spanish court (Gombert, Clemens non Papa) as well as the great Iberian creators like Victoria.
Composer: Jacobus Clemens non Papa ca.1510/15-1555/6, Rodrigo de Ceballos ca.1525/30-1581, Francisco Guerrero 1528-1599, Nicolas Gombert ca.1495-ca.1560, Sebastián de Vivanco ca.1551-16, Tomás Luis de Victoria 1548-1611, Jean Lhéritier ca.1480-1551
CD Info: HM CD # HMU 807489
Carles Magraner directs the Capella de Ministrers in popular music from the time of the Catholic monarchs, centering on the songs of Juan del Encina (1468-1529/30).
Composer: Juan del Encina (1468-1530), Juan de León actief 1480-1514, Gabriel Mena ?-1528,
The Ensemble Doulce Memoire recreates some of the festive music Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599) wrote for high feast at the cathedral of Seville.
Composer: Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599)
After we received all the recordings by this excellent ensemble, we decided to showcase their artistry with more of their performances; we also hear more Christmas music with the Norwegian ensemble Grex Vocalis.
Composer: MICHAEL PRAETORIUS (1571-1621), HIERONYMUS PRAETORIUS (1560-1629),TOMAS LUIS de VICTORIA (1540-1611), GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA (1525-1594), PIERRE PASSEREAU (c.1500-1550), WILLIAM CORNYSHE (1468-1523), CLEMENT JANNEQUIN (1472-1558), CLAUDIN de SERMISY (1490-1562), ROLAND de LASSUS (1532-1594), GIUSEPPE CAIMO (1545-1584), JACQUES ARCADELT (1514-1568), THOMAS TOMKINS (1572-1656)
CD Info: CD # 2L26, CD PPC 9052, CD # QCD-9302.
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