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Composer: Capillas, Francisco (1615-1673)

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Year of birth1615
Year of death1673
NationalityMexico
PeriodBaroque
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El Nuevo Mundo: Orlando Chamber Choir perform works from 16th-century Spain and its South American colonies

A 1730 world map by Stoopendaal from the Keur Bible
When we look back to the disease and mistreatment that arrived with the European colonisation of South America, the role of music in the whole affair is not often the first issue that comes to mind.
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