• Rodrigo de Ceballos (ca. 1533-1581)

    Motetes

    Ensemble Gilles Binchois

    Conductor: Dominique Vellard, director


    RODRIGO DE CEBALLOS   Rodrigo de Ceballos came from a musical family which had been very active in Burgos Cathedral throughout the 16th century. His father, Juan de Ceballos, entered the cathedral as a singer in 1532; and his elder brother, Francisco, was chapel master. Juan left Burgos around 1533, apparently bound for America. In 1536, he was in Venezuela, where he was a chapel master, though few further details of his career have come to light. The route to America passed through Andalusia. But little is known for certain about his journey through this region either (in 1524, a si...+ info

  • La Música de Al-Andalus

    Las Puertas de Oriente

    Ensemble Al-Ruzafa

    Conductor: Hames Bitar


    Aleppo: custody of the musical tradition from the Orient.   Aleppo is an important trading city and communication cross-point where the most pure traditions of Arabic chant have been preserved. The most characteristic expression of this chant is the vocal improvisations or layali, through which the complete doctrine of maqam was developed into a form of choral music, the qad (alqudud in plural), related to the muaxaha genre, very well-known in Al-Andalus.   From the eighteenth century onwards, the muaxaha expanded through the Mid-Orient, particularly in Aleppo, where it is known ...+ info

  • Zayin

    Francisco Guerrero

    Arditti String Quartet


    ZAYIN BY FRANCISCO GUERRERO   Born in Jaén on the 7th of July 1951, Francisco Guerrero began his musical studies self-taught at the age of six, with the help and advice of his father, who was an excellent teacher. He became a pupil of Juan Alfonso García in Granada and soon showed a precocious talent which led to his receiving the Manuel de Falla Prize in 1970 for his composition Facturas. From his earliest works he shows a particular inclination to investigate the nature of sound to its farthest limits (his interest in electroacoustic technology had begun in the early ...+ info



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




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