• Agenda Defunctorum

    Juan Vásquez

    Capilla Peñaflorida

    Conductor: Josep Cabré


    THE COMPOSER Juan Vásquez was born in Badajoz around 1510. His first association with music was recorded in 1530 when he gained admission as a chorister at Badajoz Cathedral, where five years later he served as the succentor. Evidence of his musical prowess is that he was engaged as the music master to teach the choirboys in the same year that he was admitted as a chorister. In 1533 he was taken on as the singing instructor to teach not only the choirboys but also the prebendaries. In keeping with the mobility that characterised professional Spanish musicians throughout the Old Regime...+ 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

  • Alqibla

    José Mª Sánchez Verdú

    Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla

    Conductor: Juan Luís Pérez


    MUSIC PROPOSALS FOR THE NEW MILLENIUM ... And Music, ever new, out the most trembling of stones, builds in unusable space its deified house. (R. M. Rilke, Sonnetts to Orpheus).   The ambition, depth and international prestige of José María Sánchez-Verdú (*1968) have developed consistently during the years between the composition of his first chamber music works, such as AST-TRIVIUM (1992) and Libro para un quinteto (‘Book for a quintet’, 1994) and his most recent première, Elogio del aire (2007) for violin and orchestra. Since then, the co...+ info



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




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