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Francisco Guerrero

Duration:
58 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 19 February 2012

Catherine Bott explores the life and music of the Spanish prodigy Francisco Guerrero, who worked in Spain and Portugal, and had a series of eventful trips abroad, including a journey to the Holy Land. He became one of the most renowned composers of the Spanish "Golden Age of Polyphony" alongside Victoria and Morales and his music remained popular for hundreds of years.

Music Played

10 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Francisco Guerrero Ave virgo sanctissima

    Performers: Ensemble Plus Ultra, Michael Noone (director)

    GLOSSA, GCD 922005

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    Francisco Guerrero Prado verde y florido

    Performers: Musica Ficta, Ensemble Fontegara, Raul Mallavibarrena (director)

    ENCHIRIADIS, EN 2014

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    Cristóbal de Morales Simile est regnum coelorum

    Performers: Choir of the Church of the Advent, Boston, Massachusetts, Edith Ho (director)

    ARSIS, CD113

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    Francisco Guerrero Kyrie from Missa Simile est regnum coelorum

    Performers: Choir of the Church of the Advent, Boston, Massachusetts, Edith Ho (director)

    ARSIS, CD113

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    Francisco Guerrero Agnus Dei from Missa Congratulamini mihi (pub. in Liber primus missarum, 1566, Paris)

    Performers: The Cardinall’s Musick, Andrew Carwood (director)

    HYPERION, CDA 67836

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    Francisco Guerrero Liberame Domine from 1582 publication… Guerrero's second setting of the Requiem Mass

    Performers: Musica Ficta, Raul Mallavibarrena (director)

    ENCHIRIADIS, EN 2009

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    Francisco Guerrero Dicebat Iesus

    Performers: Musica Ficta, Raul Mallavibarrena (director)

    ENCHIRIADIS, EN 2009

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    Francisco Guerrero Huyd, huyd, o çiegos amadores / (Flee, Flee) – Wind Band version

    Performers: Piffaro, Joan Kimball and Robert Wiemken (directors)

    ARCHIV, 474 2322

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    Francisco Guerrero Ave Maria

    Performers: Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (director)

    GIMELL, CDGIM040

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    Tomás Luis de Victoria Sanctus from Parody Mass Simile est regnum coelorum (based on Guerrero 1570)

    Performers: Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Stephen Darlington (director)

    Nimbus, NI 5434

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