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Donald Macleod concludes his exploration of the little-known music of 17th and 18th-century Spain.

As the 18th century progressed, the gradual insinuation of Italian styles into Spanish music became a tidal wave. The new Bourbon monarchy looked towards Europe and Spain and, at last, embraced opera.

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Fri 8 Jan 2010 22:00

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  • Antonio de Literes

    Los Elementos (extracts)

    Performer: Isabel Monar (soprano) Performer: Patricia Llorens (soprano) Performer: Estrella Estevez (soprano) Performer: Olga Pitarch (soprano) Performer: Capella de Ministrers Performer: Carles Magraner (dir)

    • Licanus CDM0617.
  • Jose Torres

    Miserere: Miserere mei Deus

    Performer: Marta Almajano (soprano) Performer: Carlos Mena (countertenor) Performer: Pedro Ormazábal (tenor) Performer: Jordi Ricard (baritone) Performer: Al Ayre Español Performer: Eduardo López Banzo (dir)

    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, DHM 05472 773762.
    • 1.
  • Santiago de Murcia

    Passacalles, Grave, Allegro

    Performer: Armoniosi Concerti

    • Harmonia Mundi HMI 987030.
  • José de Nebra

    Viento Es La Dicha De Amor

    Performer: Maite Arruabarrena (Zefiro, soprano), Marta Almajano (Liriope, soprano), Raquel Pierotti (Amor, soprano), Pilar Jurado (Delfa, soprano), Coro Capilla Peñaflorida, Ensemble Baroque de Limoges, directed by Christophe Coin Performer: Marta Almajano (Liriope, soprano) Performer: Raquel Pierotti (Amor, soprano) Performer: Pilar Jurado (Delfa, soprano) Performer: Coro Capilla Peñaflorida Performer: Ensemble Baroque de Limoges Performer: Christophe Coin (dir)

    • Valois, V4752B.
  • Santiago de Murcia

    Fandango

    Performer: Armoniosi Concerti

    • Harmonia Mundi HMI 987030.
    • 3.

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