• Fernando de las Infantas

    Motetes

    Ensemble Plus Ultra

    Conductor: Michael Noone


      Fernando de las Infantas (1534—c. 1610)—Composer and theologian     Atypical among Renaissance composers, Fernando de las Infantas was a wealthy independent nobleman whose published theological treatises were banned by the Inquisition. At the behest of Philip II, he became embroiled with the monarch’s objections to Pope Gregory XIII’s controversial authorization of a revision of the Gregorian chant—the so-called Medicean edition. Yet despite being eulogised by scholars, even to this day only a handful of Infantas’s compositions are avail...+ info

  • 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

  • Olallo Morales (1874-1957)

    Obras para Piano

    Javier Perianes


    By the beginning of the 20th century, the Swedish music world had matured ­significantly, as can be seen from the work of composers like Natanel Berg, Oscar Lindberg, Kurt Altteberg and another, whose name had a somewhat exotic sound in a country like Sweden: Olallo Morales. Olallo Juan Magnus Morales Wilksman (1874-1957), to give him his full name, was the son of diplomat, astronomer and ­meteorologist Olallo Morales Lupión (1852-1889) and his Swedish wife, Zelma, who was an accomplished pianist. The Morales-Wilksman marriage also produced other musicians: Zelmica who was a ...+ info



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




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