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R. I. P. Montserrat Figueras

Posted at 3:09 PM on November 23, 2011 by Rex Levang (2 Comments)

It was sad to read today of the death of the singer Montserrat Figueras, best known for her many recordings of early music, from the Middle Ages through the Baroque. In recent years, she, along with her husband, Jordi Savall, had also explored links between that music, and other cultures, in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

With a voice that was pure, and never forced, and performances that were always committed, she created an intimate bond with listeners. Recordings like the one below help explain why ("Yo soy la locura" from the luxurious "Don Quijote" set):

Comments (2)

Beautiful piece. Beautiful voice.

Posted by D. L. Johnson | November 25, 2011 11:42 PM

Beautiful voice, the voice from Beats dr dry Solos high performance headphonessound so real.

Posted by Joy | December 5, 2011 1:48 AM