Juan de Araujo

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Juan de Araujo (1646–1712) was a musician and composer of the Early to Mid Baroque.

Araujo was born in Villafranca, Spain. By 1670 he was nominated maestro di capella of Lima Cathedral, Peru. In the following years he travelled to Panama and most probably to Guatemala. On his return to Peru, he was hired as maestro de capilla of Cuzco Cathedral, and in 1680 of Sucre Cathedral (then the Cathedral of La Plata) in Upper Peru (now in Bolivia), where he stayed until his death, and where he trained up to four notable música criolla composers including Blas Tardío de Guzmán.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 Classic CD, Volume 33 Various Artists 1
2002 HY HY HY HY HY HY: The New Jungle Book of the Baroque Ensemble Villancico 1
2003 New World Symphonies: Baroque Music from Latin America Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore 3 2
2004 Danzas, sones y nanas del barroco americano Pro Musica Antiqua Rosario, Cristián Hernández Larguía 1
2005 Moon, Sun & All Things: Baroque Music from Latin America 2 Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore 4 2
2008 Fire Burning in Snow: Baroque Music from Latin America 3 Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore 2
Fiesta Criolla Various Artists 1
Sor Juana Inès de la Cruz - Le Phénix du Mexique Ensemble Elyma, Cor Vivaldi - Els petits Cantor de Catalunya, Gabriel Garrido 1

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