Musica Antica

Jessica Eucker soprano
Camilla Seale mezzo-soprano

Tristram Cooke countertenor

Oliver Doyle tenor & harpsichord

Joachim Sabbat bass

Flora Fontanelli baroque violin

Harry Buckoke viola da gamba

Jonatan Bougt baroque guitar

Peter Martin theorbo

Christmas in the New World II

Staged live at Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, SE16 5HF. 

Musica Antica Rotherhithe present a programme of 16th and 17th Century songs, carols, motets and dances written in the Americas, from some of the first indigenous songs transcribed by Europeans, to sacred music and dances written by composers of Mexica and Incan heritage in Nahuahtl and Quechua. The centrepiece of the evening is Mexican composer
Francisco López Capillas' as-yet unrecorded Hexachord Mass.

Programme

 

Cachua: Al Nacimiento de Christo Nuestro Señor

Mateo Flecha: San Sabeya Gugurumbe

Francisco López Capillas: Missa super scalam Aretinam

Hernando Franco: Sancta Maria, E

Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco: Desvelado Dueno Mio

Mateo Flecha: El Jubilate

Hernando Franco: Lumen ad revelationem
Juan Pérez Bocanegra: Hanacpachap Cusicuinin

Cachua: La Serranita (instrumental)

Mateo Flecha: Riu, riu, chiu

Hernando Franco: Dios itlaçonantzinei

Anon, Bolivian: Dulce Jesus Mio

Anon, Peruvian: Cachua La Serranita