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Composer: Zéspedes, Juan Garcia de (1619-1678)

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Year of birth1619
Year of death1678
NationalityMexico
PeriodEarly
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Latin American song and dance from Ensemble Villancico

A Latin-American take on Baroque music by Ensemble Villancico at the Valletta International Baroque Festival. 
***11
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Rejoicing with Ex Cathedra Consort in Birmingham

Ex Cathedra Consort  ©  Paul Arthur
I was in two minds whether to opt for this concert, as I’d have another one to review the following day, but from the first note it was clearly the right decision.
****1
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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.
***11
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