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Sacred Music: God's Composer

Sacred Music: God's Composer



Music by Tomás Luis de Victoria from the Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes, Madrid (Single DVD)

Presented by Simon Russell Beale
Featuring Harry Christophers & The Sixteen

The Sacred Music journey continues with this special celebration marking the 400th anniversary of the death of Spanish composer Tomás Luis de Victoria. One of the greatest choral composers of the Renaissance, Victoria devoted his life to the church and his music is profoundly spiritual. Interwoven with Victoria's music, this documentary follows Simon Russell Beale as he takes us through the life and times of Victoria. Harry Christophers and The Sixteen perform Victoria's music in the glorious setting of the Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes in Madrid, founded in 1606 by Philip III in Victoria's lifetime. 

Including Bonus Features:

Exclusive Interviews - members of The Sixteen discuss Victoria
Sacred Music Series One trailer
Sacred Music An Easter Celebration trailer
Related CD Releases
The Sixteen: Bonus CD Tracks
Artist Biographies 

NTSC Region 0 Format 

'The performances are very successful. Recording in the church of San Antonio de los Alemanes, founded in Madrid by Victoria's royal patron in the composer's lifetime, Harry Christophers and his singers are heard at their not inconsiderable best'  Gramophone 


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