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Iberian and Latin American Choral Music

Aled Jones talks to conductor Carlos Fernandez Aransay about Iberian and Latin American choral music from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Plus the Sing Hallelujah project.

Aled Jones talks to conductor Carlos Fernandez Aransay about Iberian and Latin American choral music from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Together with the choir he founded, Coro Cervantes, he has introduced many Baroque and contemporary Iberian and Latin American composers to British audiences, along with treasures from the Spanish Golden Age.

Also, ahead of the Sing Hallelujah events, conductor David Hill gives some tips on learning the Hallelujah Chorus.

Playlist:
Juan Garcia de Zépedes
Guaracha: Ay Que Me Abraso (extract)
La Capella Real di Catalunya and Hespèrion Xxi, conducted by Jordi Savall
Alia Vox AV9834, track 15

Vicente Goicoechea
Christus Factus est
Coro Cervantes, conducted by Carlos Fernández Aransay
Guild GMCD 7243, track 4

George Frideric Handel
Messiah - Lift up your heads
Dunedin Consort and Players, directed by John Butt
Linn CKD 285, CD2 track 7

César Cano
Speculum in aenigmatem
Coro Cervantes, conducted by Carlos Fernández Aransay
Guild GMCD 7266, track 19

Isaac Albéniz
Salmo VI del Oficio de difuntos
Coro Cervantes, conducted by Carlos Fernández Aransay
Guild GMCD 7243, track 1

segue

Enrique Granados
Salve Regina
Coro Cervantes, conducted by Carlos Fernández Aransay, with Tansy Castledine on organ
Guild GMCD 7243, track 2

Fernando Moruja
O bone Jesu (Sacred pieces)
Coro Cervantes, conducted by Carlos Fernández Aransay
Signum Classics SIG CD 166, track 28

Heitor Villa-Lobos
Bendita Sabedoria for six voices (1958)
Sapientia foris praedicat
Vas pretiosum labia scientiae
Principium sapientiae
Vir sapiens
Beatus homo
Dexteram tuam
Corydon Singers, directed by Matthew Best
Hyperion CDA 66638, tracks 7 to 12

Antón Garcia Abril
Excerpt from 3 Polifonias Turolenses
London Symphony Orchestra strings and Coro Cervantes, conducted by Carlos Fernández Aransay
Autor SA01087, track 3

Marlos Nobre
Yanomami, Op.47
tenor soloist Julian Stocker, guitar Fabio Zanon, Coro Cervantes, conducted by Carlos Fernández Aransay.
Signum Classics SIG CD166, track 31

Diego José de Salazar
Salgo el torillo hosquillo!
Ex Cathedra Consort & Baroque Ensemble, conducted by Jeffrey Skidmore
Hyperion CDA 67600, track 11

Javier Busto
Agnus Dei
Coro Cervantes, conducted by Carlos Fernández Aransay
Guild GMCD 7266, track 7

George Frideric Handel
Messiah - The Hallelujah Chorus
The Bach Choir, The English concert, conducted by David Hill
BIS SACD 1736, track 15

Dr. Alban
Sing Hallelujah!
Arista 7432 11 36202, track 1

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