Vox Satanae – Episode #545 15th-20th Centuries In this episode we hear works by Jean Mouton, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Giovanni Rigatti, Cristofaro Caresana, Johann Adolf Scheibe, Andreas Romberg, Édouard Lalo, Carlos Chávez, and Eric Whitacre. 165 Minutes – Weeks of 2022 May 16 and 23 Stream Vox Satanae Episode 545. Download Vox Satanae Episode 545.
Cinco de Mayo is thought of as a day to celebrate Mexican-American culture. To that end I offer a fine piece of music by Mexican composer Carlos Chávez, his Symphony No. 2, Sinfonía India, written in 1935-6. This work is a symphony with three movements played without a break, and the composer employed melodies and instruments that originated with indigenous tribes of northern Mexico. At about 12 minutes in length, it is quite a succinct and evocative work that I think will delight you. Please follow the links within my text to learn more about the composer and his excellent music. […]