Francisco de Peñalosa

Biography

Born: 1470   Died: 1528   Country: Spain  
Francisco de Peñalosa was the most highly regarded composer among the first generation to bring the Franco-Flemish polyphonic style to Spain and the Iberian peninsula. He was associated with the royal court in Aragon, as well as the Cathedral of Seville; he also had an extended stay in Rome as one of the Pope's most desired musicians. A large number of his works survive in Spanish sources. Peñalosa's style is primarily based on that of Josquin, Read more however, one finds much tighter formal structures and highly polished gestures leading to an increased emotional expressivity. In this last sense, he represents an important beginning to the Spanish choral style to be exemplified a century later by Victoria. His compositions are entirely sacred in designation, though the wide range of emotionality lends many a character that would later be considered more properly secular in nature. Read less
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  • 1.
    Hanacpachap: Latin-american Music At The Time Of The Conquistadores
    Label: Pan Classics   Catalog: 10230 Release Date: 07/26/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Diego José de Salazar,  Anonymous,  Diego Fernandez,  Juan de Araujo  ... 
    Performer:  Maria Cristina [Soprano Vocal] Kiehr,  Roberto Balconi,  Adriana Fernández,  Josep Cabré  ... 
    Conductor:  Gabriel Garrido
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elyma Ensemble
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    Francisco De Penalosa: Missa Ave Maria; Sacris Solemniis; Missa Nunc Fue Pena Mayor
    Label: Helios   Catalog: 55326 Release Date: 07/12/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francisco de Peñalosa
    Conductor:  James O'Donnell
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
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    Label: Glossa   Catalog: 922305 Release Date: 06/28/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francisco de Peñalosa,  Luis Venegas de Henestros
    Conductor:  Dominique Vellard
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Sacqueboutiers
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    Grand Tour / His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts
    Label: Helios   Catalog: 55344 Release Date: 05/11/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Giovanni Buonamente,  Biagio Marini,  Giovanni de Macque,  Giovanni Bassano  ... 
    Performer:  David Staff,  Timothy Roberts,  Jeremy West
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
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    The Complete Motets Of Francisco De Penalosa
    Label: Helios   Catalog: 55357 Release Date: 06/09/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francisco de Peñalosa,  Giaches de Wert
    Conductor:  Bruno Turner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pro Cantione Antiqua
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    The Voice In The Garden / Christopher Page, Gothic Voices
    Label: Helios   Catalog: 55298 Release Date: 01/13/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Luis de Milan,  Francis Fernández-Palero,  Francisco de Peñalosa,  Gabriel Mena  ... 
    Performer:  Andrew Lawrence-King,  Christopher Wilson
    Conductor:  Christopher Page
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothic Voices
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    Label: Glossa   Catalog: 31905 Release Date: 10/28/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Petrus de Grudziadz,  Jean Mouton,  Anonymous,  Francisco de Peñalosa  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantica Symphonia
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  • 8.
    Label: La Ma De Guido   Catalog: 194 Release Date: 06/17/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francisco de Peñalosa,  Gabriel Mena
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  • 9.
    Don Quijote De La Mancha / Savall, Figueras , Et Al
    Label: Alia Vox   Catalog: 9843 Release Date: 01/10/2006   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Alonso de Mudarra,  Antonio de Ribera,  Anonymous,  Enríquez de Valderrábano  ... 
    Performer:  Andrew Lawrence-King,  Arianna Savall,  Montserrat Figueras,  Xavier Díaz-Latorre  ... 
    Conductor:  Jordi Savall
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hespèrion XXI,  La Capella Reial de Catalunya
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    Missa In Granada C. 1520 / Vellard, Et Al
    Label: Christophorus   Catalog: 77263 Release Date: 05/25/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francisco de Peñalosa
    Conductor:  Dominique Vellard
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantus Chamber Formation
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    Sacred & Secular Music From 6 Centuries / Hilliard Ensemble
    Label: Helios   Catalog: 55148 Release Date: 02/10/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Clément Janequin,  Mateo Flecha,  Francisco de Peñalosa,  Anonymous  ... 
    Performer:  Rogers Covey-Crump,  John Potter,  David James,  Paul Hillier  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
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