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Beautiful Music NOW - Manuel de Zumaya

Zenith Ensemble with the Monadnock Region Singers

September 16 was Mexican Independence Day, and today's Beautiful Musicfeatures the powerful work of Mexican baroque composer Manuel de Zumaya. LA BELLA INCORRUPTA is a type of composition called a villancico. It was performed in June 2023 by Matthew Leese leading Zenith Ensemble with the Monadnock Region Singers in Keene, NH. Learn more about Manuel de Zumaya's life and music.

You can see all the music featured for Hispanic Heritage Month on the Sunday Baroque website.

Suzanne Bona is the host and executive producer of Sunday Baroque, a nationally syndicated weekly radio show of Baroque and early music which she originated on WSHU in 1987.