Friday, October 8, 2010

Juan Pérez Bocanegra's Hanacpachap Cussicuinin Sung by Lima Triumphante, Directed by Jose Quezada Macchiavello


Above, "the first poliphony to be composed and published in a native language in the New World, in the book 'Ritual Formulario e Institución de Curas' (Lima: 1631), by the Franciscan priest Juan Pérez Bocanegra, expert in Andean languages, ex singer at the Cathedral in Cusco and priest at Andahuaylillas," who "recommended this hymn in Quechua to be sung to the Virgin during processions as people entered the church."

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Blogger Arkanabar T'verrick Ilarsadin said...

a propos of something you've mentioned elsewhere on your blog, but in no way a propos of this post:

an article in the NY Times regarding Colony Collapse Disorder.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/07/science/07bees.html?_r=1

7:28 AM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

Thanks for the news.

2:56 PM  

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