cantos sagrados
 
 

Antología: Quinto Aniversario
2001-2006

Anthological compilation
In celebration of the ensemble's
5th anniversary.
Includes six new tracks.
Edited in 2006 (OSJB 7005)

 

1. Amanecer
Poem: Luis Llorens Torres (1876-1944)
Music: Monsita Ferrer Otero
Choral arrangement: Daniel A. Tapia-Santiago
Recorded in 2006
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2. Luna de miel en Puerto Rico
Author: Bobby Capó
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited en 2002)
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3. Ficus enim non florebit
from Ocho miniaturas sagradas
Guarionex Morales-Matos (b. 1968)
Reverencia (CD editado en 2004)
Recorded at the First Union Church of San Juan
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4. Noël nouvelet
Traditional French carol, 17 th century
Choral arrangement for female voices:
Daniel A. Tapia-Santiago
Soloists: Cenia Margot Mercado-Santana
and Enid M. Mercado-Chapman
Daniel A. Tapia-Santiago
and Rafael Martínez-Ortiz, recorders
Alex Hernández, percussion
Recorded in 2006
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5. Campanitas de cristal
Author: Rafael Hernández
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited in 2002)
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6. Puer natus est nobis
Rafael Zayas-Fernández (b. 1978)
Magdalena Valdés, piano
Reverencia (CD edited in 2004)
Recorded at the First Union Church of San Juan
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7. Ausencia
Author: Rafael Hernández
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Soloist: Fabiana B. Gonzáles-Cobos and
Victor J. Lebrón-Díaz
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited in 2002)
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8. Mulata
Verses: Nicolás Guillén (1902-1989)
Music: Conrado Monier
Rubén J. Amador-Medina, percussion
Recorded in 2003
El Orfeón (CD edited in 2005)
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9. La anunciación
Rubén J. Amador-Medina (b. 1977)
Reverencia (CD edited in 2004)
Recorded at the First Union Church of San Juan
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10. El platanar
Poem: A. Fernández Grillo
Music: Braulio Dueño Colón (1854-1934)
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited in 2002)
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11. So trinken wir alle
Arnold von Bruck (c. 1490-1554)
Recorded in 2003
El Orfeón (CD edited in 2005)
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12. El mangó
Poem: Virgilio Dávila (1869-1943)
Music: Braulio Dueño Colón (1854-1934)
Choral arrangement for male voices:
Guarionex Morales-Matos
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited in 2002)
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13. Dixit Dominus ad Moysen
from Ocho miniaturas sagradas
Guarionex Morales-Matos (b. 1968)
Reverencia (CD edited in 2004)
Recorded at the First Union Church of San Juan
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14. Ther is no rose of swych vertu
Anonymous
Great Britain, 15th century
Soloists: Zayra Vázquez de Echandía and
Omar Ricardo Guzmán-Ralat
Great Atrium, Puerto Rico Museum of Art
Recorded live in concert in 2006
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15. Quant j'ay ouy le tabourin
fromTrois Chansons
Poem: Charles d'Orléans (1394-1465)
Music: Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Soloist: Desirée Deliz-Morales
Recorded in 2003
El Orfeón (CD edited in 2005)
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16. Mi negrita me espera
Author: Rafael Hernández
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Soloist: Wilfred Serrano-Negrón
Rubén J. Amador-Medina and Yabey Marcano, percussion
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited in 2002)
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17. Eia Mater,
Fac, ut ardeat
and
Sancta Mater
from Stabat Mater
Fabio Fresi (b. 1979)
Comissioned by Orfeón San Juan Bautista
Great Atrium, Puerto Rico Museum of Art
Recorded live in concert in 2006
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18. Santa María
Author: Manuel Jiménez
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Soloist: Kelvin Cabrera-Cuevas
Rubén J. Amador-Medina and Yabey Marcano, percussion
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited in 2002)
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19. Nácete aquí mi niño
from Tres cantos caribeños
Poem: Nimia Vicéns (1914-1998)
Music: Ernesto Cordero (b.1946)
Recorded in 2006
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20. Cachita
Author: Rafael Hernández
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Rubén J. Amador-Medina and Yabey Marcano, percussion
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited in 2002)
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21. Los Reyes de Oriente
Verses: Manuel Fernández Juncos (1846-1928)
Vocal arrangement: Daniel A. Tapia-Santiago
Soloists: Wilfred Serrano-Negrón and
Omar Ricardo Guzmán-Ralat
Pura Navidad (CD edited in 2005)
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22. Tota pulchra es
from Quatre motets sur des thèmes grégoriens
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Yale Institute of Sacred Music:
Orfeón San Juan Bautista
Great Hall, Yale Institute of Sacred Music (2002)
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23. Bella es mi tierra
Author: María Cadilla de Martínez (1886-1951)
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited in 2002)
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24. Las Navidades
Poem: María Cabrera Lierta
Music: Jaime Pericás
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Danny Rivera, special guest
Rubén J. Amador-Medina, percussion
Pura Navidad (CD edited in 2005)
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25. De profundis
from Ocho miniaturas sagradas
Guarionex Morales-Matos (b. 1968)
Yale Institute of Sacred Music:
Orfeón San Juan Bautista
Great Hall, Yale Institute of Sacred Music (2002)
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26. El cumbanchero
Author: Rafael Hernández
Choral arrangement: Guarionex Morales-Matos
Rubén J. Amador-Medina and Yabey Marcano, percussion
Puerto Rico a capella (CD edited in 2002)
music sample

 

27. Ipharadisi
Spiritual South African chant
Edited by Anders Nyberg
Soloist: Rafael David Martínez-Ortiz
Sunder Shiwdin-Rivera and
Rafael David Martínez-Ortiz, percussion
Recorded in 2006
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Sold-out edition,
will be re-edited in the near future.