Christmas in New Spain: Early Music of Mexico and Peru (2013)

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Folger Consort performed Christmas in New Spain: Early Music of Mexico and Peru from December 13 to December 22, 2013. Exuberant music by 16th- and 17th-century Latin American and Spanish composers for the Christmas season and lively rhythms of early baroque dances were performed with vocal ensemble, guitar, harp, violin, viol, and bassoon.

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Artists

Folger Consort

Artistic Director

  • Robert Eisenstein: viol, violin

Guest artists

  • Risa Browder: violin
  • Paula Fagerberg: Spanish double harp
  • Anna Marsh: bassoon
  • Mary Springfels: viol
  • Charles Weaver: guitar
  • Tom Zajac: flutes, bagpipes, percussion, trombone
  • Cathedra: vocalists

Other media

Video

Watch this sneak preview of the Folger Consort's 2013 recording of Christmas in New Spain.