• 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

  • Esparzas, Susurros y Sueños

    Cuarteto Play Four

    Cuarteto Play Four


    The group “Play Four” started in 2010 with the opportunity to perform music composed for them by several women composers who attended the Cadiz Festival of Spanish Music. Their amazing skill made it possible for them to consolidate their position as a stable ensemble capable of performing any piece of music from the Standard Classical, Contemporary Classical and of course, Spanish repertories either written for this group or pre-existing. History has often ignored women. In the field of music, they are recognized as performers, teachers and it is women who impart folk and oral t...+ info

  • La Música de Al-Andalus

    La Nuba Garnatí de Tlemecen (Argelia)

    Ensemble Awtar-Tilimsem


    There is a very significant fragment of the poem written by Ismá'il b. Bard when he asked 'Abd al-Hamid b. Basil for a lute, and was given an old instrument:   You were very generous to send me a lute that belonged to the family of al-Waid. Generation after generation mended it with their hands. It is Co me like a lute of mosaic. The spiders wove over it for they thought it a vestige of a building in ruins. This lute is like effaced lines, like the remains of the ink of beautiful calligraphy.   (AI-Kattáni (1029): Kitab al-tasbihiát mi...+ info



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




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Centro de Documentación Musical de Andalucía
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