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The Guerra Manuscript Vol 1 - 17th Century Secular Spanish Vocal Music


Release Date: 01/25/2011 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8570135  
Composer:  AnonymousJuan HidalgoJosé Marin
Performer:  Manuel VilasIsabel Monar
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 51 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The recently discovered Guerra Manuscript is an anthology of the finest pieces heard in Madrid during the second half of the 17th Century and was probably prepared for a high-ranking noble or member of the Spanish royal family. It contains a hundred vocal pieces by leading composers including Juan Hidalgo, José Marín, Juan de Navas, Cristóbal Galán, Juan Del Vado and Matías Ruiz, as well as others whose authors remain anonymous. Isabel Monar has been acclaimed worldwide for her concert and operatic performances. Manuel Vilas has collaborated with numerous groups, including Les Musiciens du Louvre, Al Ayre Español and Musica Ficta. The recently discovered Guerra Manuscript is an anthology of the finest pieces heard in Madrid during the second half of the 17th Century and was probably prepared for a high-ranking noble or member of the Spanish royal family. It contains a hundred vocal pieces by leading composers including Juan Hidalgo, José Marín, Juan de Navas, Cristóbal Galán, Juan Del Vado and Matías Ruiz, as well as others whose authors remain anonymous. Isabel Monar has been acclaimed worldwide for her concert and operatic performances. Manuel Vilas has collaborated with numerous groups, including Les Musiciens du Louvre, Al Ayre Español and Musica Ficta. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Introduction by Anonymous
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp)
2. Oyeme, escuchame by Anonymous
Performer:  Isabel Monar (Soprano), Manuel Vilas (Harp)
3. Quién es amor? by Juan Hidalgo
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Spain 
4. Mayor es mi dolor by Anonymous
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
5. Que corriendo y volando by Anonymous
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
6. Que obstinarse en las sombras by José Marin
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Spain 
7. No parezca rigor el desden by Anonymous
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
8. Cansada imaginacion by Anonymous
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
9. Cuidado, descuido by Anonymous
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
10. Peces, fieras, aves by Juan Hidalgo
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
11. Si la gloria de adorar by Anonymous
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
12. Quien son aquellos by Juan Hidalgo
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
13. Rompe amor las flechas by Juan Hidalgo
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
14. Credito es de mi decoro by Juan Hidalgo
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)
15. Que pues muero y me matas by José Marin
Performer:  Manuel Vilas (Harp), Isabel Monar (Soprano)

Sound Samples

Guerra Manuscript: Introduction (arr. M. Vilas): Introduction (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for Spanish baroque harp)
Oyeme, escuchame (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Quien es Amor? (Guerra manuscript) (arr. M. Vilas): Quien es Amor? (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Mayor es mi dolor (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Que corriendo y volando (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Que obstinarse en las sombras (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
No parezca rigor el desden (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Cansada imaginacion (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Cuidado, descuido (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Peces, fieras, aves (Guerra manuscript) (arr. M. Vilas): Peces, fieras, aves (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Si la gloria de adorar (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Quien son aquellos? (Guerra manuscript) (arr. M. Vilas): Quien son aquellos? (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Rompe amor las flechas (Guerra manuscript) (arr. M. Vilas): Rompe amor las flechas (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Credito es de mi decoro (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)
Que pues muero y me matas (Guerra manuscript) (trans. M. Vilas for soprano and Spanish baroque harp)

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