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Title Mission San Francisco Xavier [sound recording] : [opéra et messe des indiens pour la fête de Saint François-Xavier = ópera y misa de los indios para la fiesta de San Francisco Xavier / reconstruction et transcription, Piotr Nawrot]
Published [France] : K617, [2001]
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 Music & Media - CD Cabinet  M1999 .M577 2001    IN LIBRARY
 Music & Media - CD Cabinet  M1999 .M577 2001    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Eighteenth century music for the feast of St. Francis Xavier, from the Jesuit missions to the Chiquito Indians of Bolivia.
For solo voices, chorus, and period instrument ensemble.
Subtitle from program notes.
All works except the final one (Tota pulchra es) are anonymous compositions edited from ms. in the Archivo Musical de Chiquitos, Santa Ana y San Rafael de Chiquitos, Bolivia.
Compact disc.
Contents L'appel à la fête = The call to celebrate. Cánite, pláudite, exsultáte omnes ; Caïma, Iyaî Jesus -- Opéra San Francisco Xavier : dialogue sacré -- Chants avant la messe = Songs before Mass. Yyaî Jesuchristo -- L'appel à la messe = The call to Mass [church bells] -- Messe San Francisco Xavier -- Musique du jour de la fête = Music for the celebration day. Ychepé flauta -- Clôture du jour de fête = End of the celebration day. Tota pulchra es / Blas Tardío de Guzmán.
Performer Silvina Sadoly, soprano ; Alicia Borges, mezzo-soprano ; Fabian Schofrin, countertenor ; Pablo Pollitzer, Gustavo Báez, tenors ; Luciano Garay, baritone ; Ensemble Elyma ; Coro de Ni̋nos Cantores de Córdoba ; Gabriel Garrido, conductor.
Note Recorded at Saint François-Xavier Church in the Chiquitos region of Bolivia, during the 3rd "Misiones de Chiquitos" music festival in Aug. 2000.
Language Sung in Chiquito or Latin.
Program notes by Piotr Nawrot and notes on the performers in English, French, German, and Spanish, and texts in Chiquito or Latin with English, French, and Spanish translations (60 p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container.
Subject Jesuits -- Missions -- Bolivia -- Chiquitos (Province) -- Music.
Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Chiquitos (Province) -- Music.
Sacred vocal music -- Bolivia -- Chiquitos (Province) -- 18th century.
Chiquito Indians.
Chiquito Indians -- Music -- 18th century.
Related Names Francis Xavier, Saint, 1506-1552.
Sadoly, Silvina. Performer.
Borges, Alicia. Performer.
Schofrin, Fabian. Performer.
Pollitzer, Pablo. Performer.
Báez, Gustavo. Performer.
Garay, Luciano. Performer.
Nawrot, Piotr. Arranger. Editor.
Garrido, Gabriel, 1950- Conductor.
Tardio y Guzmán, Blas, active 17th century-18th century. Tota pulchra es.
Ensemble Elyma. Performer.
Coro de Niños Cantores de Córdoba. Performer.
Festival Internacional de Música Renacentista y Barroca Americana "Misiones di Chiquitos" (3rd : 2000)
Alternate Title Opéra et messe des indiens pour la fête de Saint François-Xavier
Ópera y misa de los indios para la fiesta de San Francisco Xavier
Publisher # K.617111 K617
OCLC number 48644551