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Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Part One

Monday 30 June 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 30 June 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod is joined by Jeremy Summerly to explore Victoria's life and works.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

1/5. The Crown of the Spanish School

Victoria was a contemporary of Palestrina in Rome, and in this programme, Donald and Jeremy discuss the merit of comparing the two great composers. Jeremy also introduces some of his own performances with the Oxford Camerata of Victoria's music.

Motet: O Quam Gloriosum
Oxford Camerata, Jeremy Summerly (conductor)
Naxos 8.550575,
track 13

Motet: Ascendens Christus in Altum
Choir of Westminster Cathedral, David Hill (Master of the Music)
Hyperion CDA 66190,
track 8

Magnificat Sexti Toni a 12
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers (conductor)
Coro COR16007,
track 12

Motet O Magnum Mysterium
Missa o Magnum Mysterium: Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei
Carlos Mena (counter tenor), Juan Carlos Rivera (vihuela), Francisco Rubio Gallego (cornet)
Harmonia Mundi HMI 987042,
tracks 9 -12

Missa O Quam Gloriosum
Oxford Camerata, Jeremy Summerly (conductor)
Naxos 8.550575,
tracks 8-12




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