Tomás Luis De Victoria

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... read moreTomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611) was the most significant composer of Spanish music in the 16th century. After studying in Rome, presumably under Palestrina, Victoria became a choirmaster and priest, serving the church until his return to Spain in 1585. He then entered the court of Holy Roman...

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Ne Timeas Maria
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O Magnum Mysterium
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Victimae Pascali Laudes
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Pasión Según San Mateo Según San Juan: Pasión Según San Mateo
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Ave Maria
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Country Of origin: Spain

Victoria is one of the greatest Spanish composers of sacred vocal music. After studying in Spain, he went to Rome in 1565, where he may have studied with Palestrina. In any case, he spent most of his life at the Papal chapel in Rome, and eventually became the successor to Palestrina. He subsequently published several sets of masses and motets. Victoria is known for his exaltation of Spanish mysticism and his deep religious beliefs, both of which contribute to the ecstatic quality of his music. ~ All Music Guide~ Rovi

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