¡A la Xácara!
In the 16th and 17th century works in various Indian languages were composed and recorded in Latin America. This extraordinary repertoire has been rediscovered in the churches and cathedrals of Mexico, Guatemala, Bolivia and Peru in modern times.
Ensemble Villancico is unique among ensembles in Scandinavia in its devotion to this original, exciting and colourful musical world. This was the first CD with this repertoire to be produced in a Nordic country.
Ensemble Villancico was formed in 1995 for the purpose of performing and spreading the renaissance music collection “Cancionero de Upsala”. Since then, their program has expanded to include other 16th century collections with historic connections to the Nordic countries. Today, the ensemble performs mostly music from the Latin American baroque period, and is the only Scandinavian ensemble to do so. The ensemble has performed more than 100 concerts in 20 countries, including the Nordic countries, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Baltic States, and in South America. They have appeared both on radio and television, and have two previous CDs: “Cancionero de Upsala 1556″and “Music from a Pack of Cards”. Their founder and leader is Peter Pontvik.
Stream and digital sale:
- 1.Los conflades de la estleya Music: Juan de Araújo4'09
- 2.Hanacpachap cussisuinium Music: Anonymous4'23
- 3.Tleycantimo choquiliya Music: Gaspar Fernandez1'47
- 4.Serenissima una noche Music: Fray Gerónimo Gonzáles2'41
- 5.Vachonloj ibankinal Music: Anonymous2'02
- 6.Las estreyas se ríen Music: Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla5'56
- 7.St. Maria in Ilhuicac Music: Hernando Franco2'03
- 8.Tarantela por primer tono Music: Lucas Ruiz de Ribayas3'12
- 9.Al dichoso nacer de mi niño Music: Juan Hidalgo2'40
- 10.Xicochi Music: Gaspar Fernandes1'28
- 11.Instrumental piece Music: Francisco de Peñalosa2'41
- 12.Dues in adiutorium meum intende Music: Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla2'09
- 13.Xácara por primer tono Music: Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz3'11
- 14.Turulu neglo Music: Anonymous1'42
- 15.Gloria Patri Music: Gutierre Fernández Hidalgo1'02
- 16.A la xácara xacarilla Music: Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla4'25
- 17.Hijos d'Eva, tributarios Music: Tomás de Herrera2'04
- 18.Salga el torillo Music: Juan de Araújo3'21
- 19.Si el amor se quedare dormido Music: Juan de Araújo2'29
- 20.Oy es dia de placer Music: Tomás Pascual2'23
- Total playtime 55'48