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     La Capella Reial De Catalunya
 
 

Born: 1987 in Barcelona, Spain
Genre: Choral Music, Vocal Music
Country: Spain

La Capella Reial de Catalunya (Royal Capella of Catalonia) is a vocal and instrumental group that was founded by Jordi Savall in an attempt to recreate the typical court chapel musical organization of a royal court of the Iberian peninsula in the Renaissance era and into the Baroque.

In 1974, Savall, a viola da gamba soloist, had co-founded the instrumental group Hesperion XX (later Hesperion XXI). Originally a quartet, Hesperion often added other instruments as required by its repertory, which covers the Renaissance and Baroque eras in Europe. By comparison, the Capella Reial was a larger vocal and instrumental group from the beginning, specializing in Iberian music. It was designed to be expansible, and has numbered from eight to sixty players and singers on occasion, drawing from a pool of the finest vocal soloists and instrumental players in the original instruments movement. Its instrumentation varies depending on the era being addressed in a particular performance. When playing Iberian music of the sixteenth century, for instance, it might include violas da gamba and other viols, sackbuts, and vihuelas. Seventeenth-century music could find cornets, harp, and theorbo and other lyres in the group, and eighteenth-century music would be based on the violin family rather than the viol family and could include trumpet, transverse flute, and oboe.

La Capella Reial de Catalunya has traveled widely in Europe, Canada, the United States, Mexico, New Zealand, the Philippines, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The group has played acclaimed presentations of some of the major vocal/instrumental works of the Renaissance and Baroque eras, including the Missa Bruxellensis of Biber, Victoria's Cantica Beatae Virginis, Alfonso X's Cantigas de Santa Maria, Morales' Requiem, and Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers.

One of its landmark performances was the opera Orfeo by Monteverdi in the 1992 - 1993 season of the Gran Teatro del Liceo of Barcelona, a production stage directed by Gilbert Deflo. It also played on the soundtrack of Jeanne la Pucelle, a film directed by Jacques Rivette. It has recorded on various labels and has received the Grand Prizes of the French Academie du Disque and the Charles Cros Academie, the Diapason d'or of the Year, FNAC, and the Nouvelle Academie du Disque, the Orphee d'or, and the Giorgio Gini Foundation Prize of Venice.

In 1989 Savall founded Le Concert des Nations, according to plan, enlarging on the instrumental forces of La Capella Reial de Catalunya. It is named after a composition by Francois Couperin. Its purpose is to serve as a period instrument group to perform music from 1600 to 1850; that is, the Baroque, the Classical, and the early Romantic era. It serves as the orchestra of La Capella Reial de Catalunya when that group is performing Baroque music. It premiered on disc in Canticum ad Beatam Virginem Mariam by Marc-Antoine Charpentier with the Capella and was the orchestra for the Capella's landmark performance of Orfeo in Barcelona in 1993. In 1990, the Generalitat de Catalunya became an official patron of the Capella and the Le Concert des Nations.

-Joseph Stevenson (All Music Guide)


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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 La Capella Reial De Catalunya - 'Offertorium' - 1997, Astree, Auvidis
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Alfonso X 'El Sabio' - 'Cantigas De Santa Maria (Strela Do Dia)' - 1993, Astree
 Johann Sebastian Bach - 'Les Six Concerts Brandebourgeois' - 1991, Astree
 Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber - 'Missa Bruxellensis' - 1999, AliaVox
 Joan Cererols - 'Missa Pro Defunctis. Missa De Batalla' - 1988, Astree, Auvidis, Naive
 Tomas Luis De Victoria - 'Cantica Beatae Virginis' - 1992, Astree, Auvidis
 Montserrat Figueras - 'El Cant De La Sibil-la I - Catalunia' - 1988, Astree
 Claudio Monteverdi - 'Vespro Della Beata Vergine, 1610' - 1999, Astree
 Jordi Savall - 'Christophorus Columbus. Paraisos Perdidos' - 2006, AliaVox
 Jordi Savall - 'Jeanne La Pucelle: Dufay, Savall, Anonymes Du XVeme Siecle' - 1999, Astree, Naive
 Jordi Savall - 'Jerusalem, La Ville Des Deux Paix, La Paix Celeste Et La Paix Terrestre' - 2008, AliaVox
 Jordi Savall - 'Villancicos y Danzas Criollas' - 2003, AliaVox
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 Juan Crisostomo De Arriaga - 'Orchestral Works' - 1995, Astree, Auvidis
 Montserrat Figueras - 'El Cant De La Sibil-la II - Galicia, Castilla' - 1996, Astree
 Vicente Martin y Soler - 'Una Cosa Rara Ossia Belleza Ed Onesta' - 1991, Astree, Auvidis
 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - 'Requiem. Maurerische Trauermusik' - 2000, Astree, Auvidis
 Jordi Savall - 'Carlos V: Mille Regretz, La Cancion Del Emperador' - 2000, AliaVox
 Jordi Savall - 'El Canconer Del Duc De Calabria' - 1996, Astree, Auvidis
 Jordi Savall - 'Harmonie Universelle' - 2001, AliaVox
 Jordi Savall - 'Miguel De Cervantes, Don Quijote De La Mancha: Romances y Musicas' - 2005, AliaVox
 


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