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Lux Feminæ

Seven portraits of woman from ancient Hesperia

Montserrat Figueras (canto), Tina Aagaard, Arianna Savall (sopranos), Laurence Bonnal (contralto), Begoña Olavide (mezzo, psalterium), Andrew Lawrence-King (arpa cruzada), Jordi Savall (lira, rebab, violas da gamba), Frederike Heumann, Fahmi Alqhai (bass viols), Pierre Hamon (flutes), Driss El Maloumi...

Figueras is in her element. She can be dramatic or passionate, facetious or sorrowful; a young girl who wants her freedom and is only restrained with difficulty; and a saintly soul in a mystical... More…
  • BBC Music Magazine
    Choral & Song Choice
  • Gramophone Magazine
    October 2006
    Editor's Choice

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Contents

O Lux: Prosa - Flavit Auster (Codex De Las Huelgas, S. XIII)

Work length3:21
$1.00
$1.40
  • Montserrat Figueras

I. Femina Antiqua: Sibila Latina - Judicii Signum (Anonimus Córdoba, S. X)

Work length10:14
$1.50
$2.10
  • Montserrat Figueras

II. Femina Nova

Work length11:30
$2.00
$2.80
  • Montserrat Figueras

Jarcha - Gar Kom Lebare (Al-Andalus, S. XII)

Track length6:18
$1.00
$1.40

Cançó - Estat Ai En Greu Cossirier (Beatriz De Dia, S. XII / Raimon Miraval)

Track length5:12
$1.00
$1.40

III. Femina Ludica

Work length7:29
$3.00
$4.20
  • Montserrat Figueras

Villancet - Soleta So Jo Aci (Bartomeu Cárceres)

Track length2:28
$1.00
$1.40

Villancico - Niña Y Viña (Anonimus, CMP)

Track length2:54
$1.00
$1.40

Villancico - Yo Me Soy La Morenica (Anonimus, CM Calabria)

Track length2:07
$1.00
$1.40

IV. Femina Mistica: Alma, Buscarte Has En Mi (Sta. Teresa De Jesús / Moxica, CMP)

Work length7:57
$1.50
$2.10
  • Montserrat Figueras

V. Femina Amans

Work length9:44
$2.00
$2.80
  • Montserrat Figueras

Hal Sabil Likhalwa (Um Al Kiram, Al-Andalus S. XI)

Track length5:25
$1.00
$1.40

Cantiga D'Amigo - Ondas Do Mar (Martin Codax, S. XIII)

Track length4:19
$1.00
$1.40

VI. Femina Mater

Work length5:57
$2.00
$2.80
  • Montserrat Figueras

Villancet - Soleta I Verge Estich (Bartomeu Cárceres)

Track length3:31
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$1.40

Nana - Aurtxo Txikia Negarres (Anonimus, País Vasco)

Track length2:26
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$1.40

VII. Femina Gemens

Work length11:13
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$2.80
  • Montserrat Figueras

Plany D'Estelina (Manuel Forcano / Anonimus Sefardi)

Track length5:49
$1.00
$1.40

Saeta Antigua (Anonimus, Andalucía)

Track length5:24
$1.00
$1.40

O Lux: Prosa - Flavit Auster (Codex De Las Huelgas, S. XIII)

Work length3:26
$1.00
$1.40
  • Montserrat Figueras