Azorean musicologist based at the University of Évora (Portugal). This website includes his research portfolio, news about his work, musical editions of polyphony and ensemble performance.

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    The blog posts of this page are now published in a new website especially dedicated to polyphony, sacred music and early music in general. The Canto Mensurable blog (ISSN 2184-9307) also publishes guest posts.

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    Transcription and edition of Portuguese sacred vocal polyphony and 18th to 19th-century sacred music works. Mostly in digital format available on online stores. Free download editions also available.

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    Performance activity developed mostly as director and singer of Ensemble Eborensis, Ensemble Mensurable, Ensemble da Sé de Angra, and Cappella Angrensis between 2012 and 2016.

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❧ Luís Henriques is a musicologist currently at the University of Évora, collaborator of CESEM, MPMP and ACROARTE. He was a scholarship holder in the project ORFEUS and is a researcher at the project PASEV “Patrimonialization of Évora’s Soundscape (1540-1910)”. He founded Ensemble da Sé de Angra and Ensemble Eborensis, recorded a CD with performances in Portugal, Azores and France. His research interests centre in the 16th and 17th-centuries Portuguese sacred vocal polyphony in Alentejo and music in the Azores archipelago ☙

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Meeting Musical Heritage in Évora Cathedral

Photos from the the visit to the high-choir and music manuscript room of Évora Cathedral in the “Encontros com o Património” series, 19 November 2021,

Visit to 18th-Century Music Manuscripts of Évora Cathedral

Ao Encontro do Património Luís Henriques Os Manuscritos Musicais Setecentistas do Arquivo Musical da Sé de Évora Sé de Évora, 19 de Novembro 2021, 15h00

Edition of Francisco José Perdigão’s motets for Advent

The edition of Portuguese composer Francisco José Perdigão’s motets for Advent has been published. Francisco José Perdigão was born sometime in mid-eighteenth century and died

Grupo Vocal Olisipo Concert in Évora Cathedral

Tomorrow, Saturday, 18h30 Grupo Vocal Olisipo will perform at Évora Cathedral. This concert is part of the cycle “Lent in Évora Cathedral Music School”, promoted

IX Cistercian Residency in Évora

The ninth edition of the Cistercian Residency S. Bento de Cástris will take place next 17-18 September in the Portuguese city of Évora. This year’s

Concert Opera in Portuguese 19th-Century Liturgy

The project PASEV – Patrimonialization of Évora’s Soundscape (1540-1910) is organizing a concert tomorrow 29 May, 18h00 in the magnificent Church of São Francisco, Évora.

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