I have recently publish an article on the Brazilian journal Revista Maracanan (written in Portuguese) about the context of historical soundscape surrounding the hermitage of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios in Angra do Heroísmo, during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Month: February 2019
This psalm-motet by Tomás Luis de Victoria has a powerful and strinking effect. His polychoral music began to appear around the same time as that of Palestrina and Super flumina Babylonis is a polychoral work, although the bassus parts are not always treated in …
Manuel de Tavares was an early-seventeenth century composer, who was born in Portalegre. He held the post of maestro di capillain several Spanish cathedrals like Baeza, Murcia, Las Palmas and Cuenca (there is an brief text in Portuguese about this composer here).