Recercada Tercera de Tenores

Tale XVII: ¿What Is The Appropiate Time?

Recercada Primera sobre el madrigal “O Felici Occhi Miei”

Recercada Settima de Tenores

Tale XLII: An Important Name

Recercada Segunda sobre el canto llano La Spagna

Recercada Tercera sobre La Spagna

Tale XXII: The Toothache

Recercada “Quinta Pars”

Tale LXXII: The Pigeon

Gallarda Milanesa, de Antonio de Cabezón (1510-1566)

Recercada Quarta sobre el madrigal “O Felici Occhi Miei”

Tale LXI: The Epitaphs Writer

Recercada Primera sobre el madrigal “Douce Memoire”

Recercada Segunda sobre el madrigal “Douce Memoire”

Tale LXXIII: The Blind Man’s Savings

Recercada Primera a solo

Recercada Segunda a solo e con ela:

Tale XLIX: The Crane

Recercada Quarta de Tenores

Tale XLIII: The Partridges

Recercada Primera de Tenores

Recercada Quinta de Tenores

Tale LI: Ays

Tale XXXIX: The Call

Recercada Sesta de Tenores

Recercada Ottava de Tenores

Tale LXXII (2ª parte): The Reasoning

Recercada Segunda de Tenores

Sobremesa y Alivio de Caminantes

Charo Pita, story teller

Francisco Luengo, viola da gamba

Juan Manuel Varela, harpsichord

Recercadas by Diego de Ortiz (1510-1570), tales by Joan de Timoneda (1520-1583)

and a “gallarda” by Cabezón

Music and tales from Spanish Renaissance


    The sixteenth century has in Diego de Ortiz and Joan of Timoneda two of its most emble

matic Hispanic artists.

    Diego de Ortiz, composer and viola da gamba player, was renowned for his “Tratado de Glossas”, first printed manual versed in  performance upon viols, teaching how to improvise, including a number of pieces for that instrument, called "Recercadas", some of them based on melodies from other authors.

    Likewise, Joan of Timoneda, born in Valencia,who was a man of marked mutifaceted cgaracter, developing from been a leather beater to bookbinder and from bookbinder to bookseller, and from book seller to publisher and writer. He had an important role in his day as a promotor of his own literary work and as well as works from other writers. Among its original production stands out, besides his dramatic works, his collections of short stories..

    From these two figures linked to the Renaissance and taking as reference the title of

Timoneda's book “Sobremesa y Alivio de Caminantes”, group of stories and tales of oral tradition for the joy and relax of pilgrims for rest and condiment after a good meal, we invite you to enjoy a concert where music and words, "Recercadas" and stories are stringing one after another like pearls on a necklace.

Sobremesa y alivio de Caminantes

Capela Compostelana
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