Chacona: Renaissance Spain in the Age of Empire

Chacona: Renaissance Spain In The Age Of Empire


Although this CD appears to be devoted to the chacona -- a New World dance imported to Spain in the sixteenth century -- the music is much more varied than the title suggests. Chacona: Renaissance Spain in the Age of Empire is a broad survey of song and dance styles prevalent in Spanish realms, reflecting influences from Moorish regions, the Canary Islands, and the Americas. The early music ensemble Ex Umbris provides examples of courtly and popular music under six headings -- Dance I, Love, Exile, Canario, The Ballad of Conde Claros, and Dance II -- a sensible arrangement for such a diverse program. All the performances are true to form and brilliantly executed, revealing deep scholarship and the virtuosic skills of the musicians on a wide array of instruments. Grant Herreid, Paul Shipper, and Tom Zajac are the core of Ex Umbris, and they are joined by guests Tina Chancey, Karen Hansen, Christa Patton, and Nell Snaidas. The expanded group handles the music sensitively and intimately, and only briefly...

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    HPB condition ratings
    • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
    • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
    • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
    • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
    • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
    • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
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  • Format: Compact Disc
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  • Label: Dorian
  • UPC: 053479320728
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Track listings

  • 1. Chacona, For Ensemble (Gran Chacona)
  • 2. Tres Morillas M'enamoran
  • 3. K–Rsi From Nuba Ghrib
  • 4. Una Matica De Ruda
  • 5. Si Te Quitasse Los Hierros
  • 6. O Voy
  • 7. Yo Me Soy La Morenica (I Am The Little Dark Girl), Villancico
  • 8. La Perra Mora (El Cancionero De Medinaceli)
  • 9. Pase Vase El Rey Moro
  • 10. A Tierras Agenas
  • 11. Fantasia Del Quarto Tono, For Lute
  • 12. Israel, Mira Tus Montes
  • 13. Fl‚Rida Para Mi Dulce Y Sabrosa
  • 14. Endechas De Canaria
  • 15. En La Gran Canaria
  • 16. Canario
  • 17. El Romance De Conde Claros: Introduction: Conde Claros In Love
  • 18. Quiero Dormir Y No Puedo
  • 19. El Romance De Conde Claros: Part 1: Conde Claros & Clara Ni¤A
  • 20. No Me Hableys Conde
  • 21. Si Te Vas A Ba¤Ar
  • 22. Mano A Mano Los Dos Amores
  • 23. El Romance De Conde Claros: Part 2: The Tryst
  • 24. Covarde Caballero
  • 25. El Romance De Conde Claros: Part 3: The Discovery & The Sentence
  • 26. Juizio Fuerte Ser  Dado
  • 27. Variations On Conde Carlos
  • 28. El Romance De Conde Claros: Part 4: The Market Square
  • 29. Diferencias On Conde Claros For Guitar
  • 30. Villano
  • 31. O Qu‚ Bien Baila Gil
 
HPB condition ratings
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  • Good (G): Average used book with all pages present. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Fair (FR): Obviously well-worn, but no text pages missing. May be without endpapers or title page. Markings do not interfere with readability. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Poor (P): All text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
  • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
  • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
  • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
  • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: This movie is unopened and brand new.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): Near new. No defects, little sign of use. Plays perfectly. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. No skipping; no fuzzy or snowy frames in VHS.
  • Very Good (VG): Attractive and well cared for but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, but will play almost perfectly. For VHS: barely detectable distortion or very few fuzzy or snowy frames.
  • Good (G): This item is in okay condition and basically works well. There may be some minor distortion on VHS tape; slight scratching or wear on DVD.
  • Fair (FR): Basically plays, but may be obviously well-worn with some scratching or tape distortion.
  • Poor (P): Disc or tape is intact, but may be scratched or stretched. There may be skips or distortion or product defects.
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