Spanish and Portuguese organs are celebrated for their excellent trumpets (en chamade), but their splendid flutes, prestants, cornets and reeds are less widely known. Their characteristic tone-colors, so different from that of the North German organ, is as inspirational as it is necessary for performing the Iberian repertoire. This is particularly true with regard to the batalha genre. From the second half of the 17th century, organists in Spain and Portugal delighted in recreating the sounds of the battlefield on their instruments.       Challenge Classics on sale


Disc No:CC 72320
Price: Sek. 65
Name: Batalha
 Iberian Organ Music

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ComposerMusicPerformer
Braga, Antonio Correa Batalha de 6e tom
       
Ton Koopman, organ at Church of Saint Lambert in Woluwť-Saint-Lambert (Belgium)
Bruna, Pablo Tiento sobre la letania de la virgen
       
Carreira, Antonio Cancao a quatro glosada
       
Cabanilles, Joan Teinto lleno 2e tono
       
Cabanilles, Joan Corrente Italiana
       
Anon Batalha famoza
       
Coelho, Manuel Rodrigues Susanas: no.1, or tentos upon Suzanne un jour
       
Cabanilles, Joan Obra de 8e tom de dous tiples
       
Seixas, Carlos Sonata do maior
       
Anon Ligaduras de 3e tono - para la elevación
       
Arauxo, Francisco Correa de Todo el mundo en general
       
Araujo, Pedro de Conson‚ncias de 1e tom
       
Coutinho, Luis Obra de 1e tom
       
Araujo, Pedro de Batalha famosa
       

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