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Medieval and Renaissance Music of Spain
Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 9:00pm
Music of Spain this week on Choral Showcase, with new recordings featuring music from the medieval Cantigas de Santa Maria by King Alfonso X the Wise of Castile, and from the 14th century Codex Las Huelgas. And from the Renaissance, a mass by Sebastian de Vivanco and Tenebrae responsories by Tomas Luis de Victoria. Performances by Stile Antico, Jordi Savall and Hesperion XX, De Profundis, and Ensemble Gilles Binchois.
Alfonso X el Sabio of Castile: Cantigas de Santa Maria (selections)
La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Hesperion XX
Jordi Savall, conductor
Sebastian de Vivanco: Missa Assumpsit Jesus
Robert Hollingworth, conductor
Music from the Codex Las Huelgas (selections)
Ensemble Gilles Binchois
Dominique Vellard, director
Tomas Luis de Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday