Antonio de Cabezón was the most important composer of Spain’s Golden Age, the 16th century. He served at the court of Charles V, and was the music teacher of his children with Isabella of Portugal.
This C.D. unveils for us after 340 years of slumber, this magnificent masterpiece by Juan Gutiérrez Padilla, chapel master of Puebla’s cathedral. Written for double choir the grandiose Missa Ego Flos Campi represents the height of Gutiérrez Padilla’s musical productions. This historical performance on period instruments and historical organs is one of many fruits of four decades of musicological research by E. Thomas Standford in the archives of Mexican City and Puebla cathedrals.