This two-verse polyphonic setting of the hymn Stabat Mater dolorosa  is attributed to Portuguese composer Estêvão de Brito (c.1575-1641) and is now preserved in a 18th-century copied choirbook in Málaga Cathedral, where Brito was chapel master in the beginning of …

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It’s been four years since the official presentation of the CD “The tridentine reformation and the music in the silence of the cloister: The monastery of São Bento de Cástris, a project of the Ensemble Eborensis I directed, forming a …

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In late July and early August of 2012 I helped organizing the Festival Iberian Music 16th & 17th Centuries in Angra do Heroísmo (Terceira Island, Azores), a five-concert marathon during a week in the churches of the city that have …

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On June 4th, 2014, I made some recordings with Ensemble Eborensis of the repertory we were singing at the time, taking advantage of the generous acoustic of the archaeology wing of the then Évora Regional Museum (now National Museum Fr. …

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In 2014 I had the opportunity of participating in an interdisciplinary research project, ORFEUS – The tridentine reformation and the music in the silence of the cloister: the monastery of S. Bento de Cástris, that involved musicology, architecture, art history, …

Cistercian Plainchant from Évora Read more »