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Francisco Guerrero

Catherine Bott explores the life and music of Spanish prodigy Francisco Guerrero, who worked in Spain and Portugal, and had a series of eventful trips abroad.

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.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Francisco Guerrero

    Ave virgo sanctissima

    Performers: Ensemble Plus Ultra, Michael Noone (director)

    • GLOSSA.
    • GCD 922005.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Prado verde y florido

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

    • ENCHIRIADIS.
    • EN 2014.
  • Cristóbal de Morales

    Simile est regnum coelorum

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

    • ARSIS.
    • CD113.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Kyrie from Missa Simile est regnum coelorum

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

    • ARSIS.
    • CD113.
  • 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.
  • Francisco Guerrero

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

    Performers: Musica Ficta, Raul Mallavibarrena (director)

    • ENCHIRIADIS.
    • EN 2009.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Dicebat Iesus

    Performers: Musica Ficta, Raul Mallavibarrena (director)

    • ENCHIRIADIS.
    • EN 2009.
  • Francisco Guerrero

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

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

    • ARCHIV.
    • 474 2322.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Ave Maria

    Performers: Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (director)

    • GIMELL.
    • CDGIM040.
  • 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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