Donald Macleod discovers how Victoria's early life in Avila: 'City of Song and Saints' set the course of his destiny to become one of the greatest and most pious composers of his age.
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O lux et decus Hispaniae
Performer: Monteverdi Choir.
Conductor: John Eliot GARDINER
Performer: Stile Antico
Missa Dum complerentur (Kyrie, Gloria & Credo)
Performer: Christ Church Cathedral Oxford Choir
Conductor: Stephen DARLINGTON
Domine, non sum dignus (solo de vihuela)
Performer: Carlos MENA - Singer
Performer: Juan Carlos RIVERA - Vihuela
Missa Dum complerentur (Sanctus, Benedictus & Agnus Dei)
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