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Pedro Ruimonte in Brussels


Release Date: 11/10/2017 
Label:  Lauda Musica   Catalog #: 17  
Composer:  Peter PhilipsPedro Ruimonte
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

At the beginning of the 17th century the Brussels court experienced an extraordinary cultural splendour thanks to the Archdukes Albert and Isabella Clara Eugenia, during a period of peace and prosperity in the Southern Low Countries under Spanish Habsburg rule. The sovereigns, who were great collectors and patronized artists such as Brueghel de Velours and Rubens, maintained a magnificent musical chapel with a substantial number of Spanish, Italian and English musicians. It was in this context that the work of the Zaragoza native Pedro Ruimonte unfolded. Master of chamber music under the Archdukes, his Parnaso español (1614) represents one of the capstones in the history of Spanish music. This album reconstructs the musical Read more landscapes of the Archdukes’ chapel and chamber music, characterized by a variety of styles and genres and an innovative spirit. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Benedicam Dominum by Peter Philips
Period: Renaissance 
2.
Iubilate Deo by Peter Philips

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