• Ave Maris Stella

    Música de la Catedral de Sevilla dedicada a la Virgen María (ca 1470-1550)

    Orchestra of the Renaissance

    Conductor: Richard Cheetham


    "Ave Maris Stella" Music to the blessed Virgin from Seville Cathedral (ca. 1470-1550)   Seville —recovered from the Moors in November 1248 by forces led by Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon— reached the summit of its commercial, literary, and artistic glories during the 16th and 1 7th centuries. The most populous city in the peninsula, it enjoyed a monopoly on trade with the Americas and served as the exclusive embarkation point for passengers to the Spanish-American colonies. The unsurpassed cathedral of Seville, a fitting rival for Sr. Peter's at Rome, not only provid...+ 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

  • Poder á Santa María

    Andalucía en las Cantigas de Santa María

    Sinfonye

    Conductor: Stevie Wishart


    THE MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE OF THE CANTIGAS The melodies of Alfonso's Cantigas tend to be more predictable and forward moving in comparison to the cansos of the Troubadours. They are more reminiscent of the provençal dansas with easily memorable, short-ranging phrases which suggest strong metrical feels even short though the rhythm is often ambiguously notated in the Cantigas manuscripts. The musical form of the Cantigas a is remarkably consistent, usually with the second half of the stanza sharing the same melody as the refrain, as in the French virelai. In contrast to this lengthy m...+ info



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