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Composer: Sanz, Gaspar (1640-1710)

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Year of birth1640
Year of death1710
NationalityUnknown
PeriodBaroque
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Quixotic resplendence in Mexico

Raquel Andueza and La Galanía © Cortesísia Festival Internacional Cervantino
From Strauss's tone poem to Telemann's instrumental suite, Don Quixote's winning fantasy has captured the imagination of composers through the ages. 
****1
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Old Spain meets the New World

Folias Antiguas y Criollas © Andrés Londoño
Jordi Savall, Hespèrion XXI and Tembembe Ensamble Continuo create an evening of magic in the Cartagenan hills.
****1
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Rolf Lislevand takes the Salzburg Whitsun Festival by storm

© Salzburger Festspiele / Wolfgang Lienbacher
The Rolf Lislevand Ensemble in a dynamic and invigorating performance of 16th and 17th century music at the Salzburg Whitsun Festival.
*****
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Savall in Madrid

Jordi Savall
It seems unfair to describe this as a Jordi Savall concert, when in fact Xavier Díaz-Latorre, introduced as his collaborator, played at least as fundamental a role and provided some of the most memorable moments of the evening.
***11
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Jordi Savall and Rolf Lislevand at the 51st Stresa Festival

Jordi Savall in Fnac, Paris; photo by Georges Seguin
Jordi Savall is well known to early music lovers, championing the revival of the viola da gamba with a wealth of previously unknown material and appearing regularly in the UK both as player and leader of his three ensembles.
****1
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