Baker, Geoffrey

2008 "Latin American Baroque: Performance as a Post-Colonial Act?" Early Music 36, no. 3, pp. 441–48.

Estrada, Julio

1973 Música y músicos de la época virreinal. Mexico: Secretaría de Educación Pública,

Knighten, Tess, and Alvaro Torrente, eds.

2007 Devotional Music in the Iberian World (1450–1800): The Villancico and Related Genres. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Manuel, Peter

2009 Creolizing Contradance in the Caribbean. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Mendoza de Arce, Daniel

2001 Music in Ibero-America to 1850: A Historical Survey. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Metz, Allan

1993 "‘Those of the Hebrew Nation . . .’: The Sephardic Experience in Colonial Latin America." In Sephardim in the Americas: Studies in Culture and History. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press,

Olsen, Dale

2002 Music of El Dorado: The Ethnomusicology of Ancient South American Cultures. Gainesville: University Press of Florida,

Pedelty, Mark

2004 Music Ritual in Mexico City: From the Aztec to NAFTA. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Stevenson, Robert.

1977 Music in Aztec and Inca Territories. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Viceroyalty of New Spain

Estrada, Julio, ed.

1984 La Música de México, v. 12. Mexico City: Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Long, Pamela H.

1999 Sor Juana, Música: How the Décima Musa Composed, Practiced, and Imagined Music. New York: Peter Lang.

Pointer, Richard

2002 "The Sounds of Worship: Nahua Music Making and Colonial Catholicism in Sixteenth-Century Mexico." Fides et Historia: Journal of the Conference on Faith and History 34, no. 2 (Summer–Fall 2002): pp. 25–44.

Russell, Craig H.

1995 "New Jewels in Old Boxes: Retrieving the Lost Musical Heritages of Colonial Mexico." Ars Musica Denver 7, no. 2 (Spring 1995): pp. 13–38.

1995 Santiago de Murcia’s Códice Saldívar No. 4: A Treasury of Guitar Music from Baroque Mexico, vol. 1. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press.

Watkins, Timothy D.

2009 "Performance Issues in Early Colonial Mexican Polyphony: A Critical Examination of Some Colonial Accounts." In Performance Practice: Issues and Approaches. Edited by Timothy Watkins. Ann Arbor: Steglein Publishing, , pp. 45–58.

Viceroyalty of Peru

Baker, Geoffrey.

2008 Imposing Harmony: Music and Society in Colonial Cuzco. Durham, NC: Duke University Press

2008 "Music in the Convents and Monasteries of Colonial Cuzco." Latin American Music Review 24, no. 1 (Spring–Summer 2003): pp. 1–41.

Davidson, Jane W., and Anthony Trippett, eds.

2007 Bringing the First Latin American Opera to Life: Staging La púrpura de la rosa in Sheffield. Durham, UK: Durham University Press.

Dean, Carolyn

1999 Inka Bodies and the Body of Christ: Corpus Christi in Colonial Cuzco, Peru. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Romero, Raúl R.

2001 Debating the Past: Music, Memory, and Identity in the Andes. New York: Oxford University Press.

Stein, Louise K.

2006 "‘La música de dos orbes’: A Context for the First Opera of the Americas." The Opera Quarterly 22, no. 3–4 (Summer-Autumn 2006): pp. 433–58.

Stevenson, Robert Murrell

1960 The Music of Peru: Aboriginal and Viceroyal Epochs. Washington, D.C.: Pan American Union,

Vega, Carlos

1932 "El Siku bipolar en el antiguo Peru." Boletín de Lima 23 (1932): pp. 8–21. "Escalas con semitonos en la música de los antiguos peruanos." In Actas y trabajos científicos del XXV Congreso Internacional de Americanistas, vol.1. La Plata, 1932, pp. 349–81.


Boschi, Caio César

1986 Os leigos e o poder: Irmandades leigas e política colonizadora em Minas Gerais. São Paulo: çtica..

Budasz, Rogério

2006 "Opera and Musical Theater in Eighteenth-Century Brazil: A Survey of Early Studies and New Sources." Studi Musicalii 35, no. 1 (2006): pp. 213–53.

Dottori, Mauricio

1996 "On Baroque Music and Brazil." Revista Eletrônica de Musicologia 1, no. 2 (1996).

Lerna, Dominique-René de

1986 "The Life and Works of Nunes Garcia." The Black Perspective in Music 14, no. 2 (1986): pp. 93–102.

Moehn, Frederick

2005 "Colonial-era Brazilian Music, a Review of Recent Recordings." Notes 62, no. 2 (December 2005): pp. 448–72

Nery, Rui Fernando Vieira, ed.

2000 La música no Brasil colonial. Estudos musicológicos: Ensaios, No. 27. Lisbon: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian,.

Reily, Suzel Ana

2006 "Remembering the Baroque Era: Historical Consciousness, Local Identity, and the Holy Week Celebrations in a Former Mining Town in Brazil." Ethnomusicology Forum 15, no. 1 (June, 2006): pp. 39–62.

Stevenson, Robert Murrell

1968 "Some Portuguese Sources for Early Brazilian Music History." Inter-American Institute for Musical Research 4 (1968): pp. 1–43.

Volpe, Maria Alice

1997 "Irmandades e ritual em Minas Gerais durante o período colonial:

O Triunfo Eucarístico de 1733." Revista música 1, no. 2 (1997): pp. 6–55.

Viceroyalty of Río de la Plata

Roldán, Waldemar Axel

1992 "Los pardos y la música en Buenos Aires a fines del siglo XVIII." Latin American Music Review 13, no. 2 (1992): pp. 226–33.

1988 Música colonial en la Argentina: la enseñanza musical. Buenos Aires: El Ateneo,.

Mission Music

Claro Valdés, Samuel

1969 "La música en las misiones jesuitas de Moxos." Revista Musical Chilena 23, no. 108 (July–September 1969): pp. 7–31.

Kennedy, T. Frank

2001 "Latin American Colonial Music: The Case for Mission Music as a New Genre." Sonus: A Journal of Investigations into Global Musical Possibilities 21, no. 2 (Spring 2001): pp. 27–38.

Koegel, John

1993 "Spanish Mission Music from California: Past, Present, and Future Research." American Music Research Center Journal 3 (1993): pp. 78–111.

Mann, Kristin Dutcher

2010 The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press,

Nawrot, Piotr

2004 "Teaching of Music and the Celebration of Liturgical Events in the Jesuit Reductions." Anthropos 99, no. 1 (2004): pp. 73–91.

Russell, Craig H

1992 "Newly Discovered Treasures from Colonial California: The Masses at the San Fernando Mission." Inter-American Music Review 13, no. 1 (1992): 5–9.

Russell, Craig

2009 From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions. New York: Oxford University Press.

Summers, William John

1977 "Music in the California Missions: An Inventory and Discussion of Selected Printed Music Books used in Hispanic California, 1769–1836." Soundings 9, no. 1 (1977): pp. 13–29.

Colonial Primary Sources (in translation)

Guamán Poma de Ayala, Felipe

2009 The First New Chronicle and Good Government: On the History of the World and the Incas up to 1615. Translated and edited by Roland Hamilton. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Léry, Jean de

1990 History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil, Otherwise Called America. Translation and Introduction by Janet Whatley. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Sahagún, Bernardino de

1950–1982 General History of the Things of New Spain. Florentine Codex. English and Aztec. 13 vols. Santa Fe, NM: School of American Research; Salt Lake City: University of Utah,

1989 Conquest of New Spain. Reproductions of the Boston Public Library Manuscript and Carlos Maria de Bustamante 1840 edition. Translated by Howard F. Cline. Edited with an introduction and notes by S. L. Cline. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press,.

Selected Musical Scores

Andreo, Dante

1992 Hispanoamérica: Música de la época virreinal. Segovia: Federación Coral de Castilla y León.

Claro, Samuel, ed.

1974 Antología de la música colonial en América del Sur. Santiago de Chile: Ediciones de la Universidad de Chile.

Gutiérrez de Padilla, Juan

1992 Seven Motets: For Four, Five, and Six Voices. Edited by Bruno Turner. Lochs, Isle of Lewis, Scotland: Vanderbeek & Imrie.

Murcia, Santiago de

1995 Santiago de Murcia’s Códice Saldívar no. 4: A Treasury of Secular Guitar Music from Baroque Mexico, vol. 2. Edited by Craig H. Russell. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press,.

Nunes Garcia, José Mauricio

1998 O Magnum Misterium. Score for treble choir (or soprano and alto soloists)with string orchestra. Edited by William Bauer. Louisville, KY: Africanus Editions.

1994 Requiem in D. Per soli SATB, coro SATB ed orchestra. Edited by Cleofe Person de Mattos. Stuttgart: Carus-Verlag.

Roldán, Waldemar Axel

1994 Antología de música colonial americana. Buenos Aires: OEA y Consejo Interamericano de Música, 1986.

Torrejón y Velasco, Tomás de, and Juan Hidalgo

1999 La púrpura de la rosa: fiesta cantada, ópera en un acto. Critical edition by Louise K. Stein. Madrid: Instituto Complutense de Ciencias Musicales,.


Ars Longa de la Habana

2006 Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla: Música de la Catedral de Puebla de los çngeles. Almaviva.

Associação de Canto Coral de Rio de Janeiro & Camerata de Rio de Janeiro

2006 The Passion of Brazilian Baroque: Magnificat and Missa de Mossa Senhora do Carmo. Kuarap Discos.

Camerata de Rio de Janeiro

2000 Brazilian Baroque: Sacred Music from Brazil. Jade/BMG.

1997 Carmina Latina: Sacred Chants of Colonial Latin America. Cantoria de la Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Soccoro & Coro Exaudi de Cuba. Jade/BMG.

Capella Rutenberg

1999 Padilla: Music of the Mexican Baroque. Rubedo Canis Musica.

Capilla Virreinal de la Nueva España.

2002 300 Años de Música Colonial Mexicana. Fonarte Latino.


1994 Mexican Baroque. Teldec.

1998 Jerusalem: Matins for the Virgin of Guadalupe, 1764. Teldec.

1998 Matins for the Virgin of Guadalupe. Teldec.

2008 Mexican Baroque Music: Music from New Spain. Warner Classics.

2008 Mission Road. Warner Classics.

Chatham Baroque

1999 Sol y Sombra: Baroque Music of Latin America. Dorian Recordings.

Coro Exaudi de La Habana.

2004 A Latin American Baroque Christmas. Paris: Jade.

2005 Esteban Salas: Un barroco cubano. Jade.

Ensemble Kaspberger with Rolf Lislevand

2005 Santiago de Murcia Codex. Astree.

Estampas de Mexico

2008 Traditional Music from Mexico. ARC Productions International Ltd.

Ex Cathedra

2003 New World Symphonies: From Araujo to Zipoli. Jeffrey Skidmore, conductor. Quintessential Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble. Hyperion.

Ex Cathedra Choir, Ex Cathedra Baroque Ensemble

2005 Moon, Sun, and All Things. Nicolette Moonen, conductor; Jeffrey Skidmore, director. Quintessential Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble. London: Hyperion.

Ex Cathedra Consort and Baroque Ensemble

2008 Fire Burning in Snow. Jeffrey Skidmore, conductor. London: Hyperion.

Fernández, Frank, piano

2001 Todo Cervantes-Todo Saumell, vol. 1. Factoria Autor.


2006 Bolivian Baroque, vol. 2. Channel Classics,.

2010 Bolivian Baroque, vol. 3. Channel Classics,.

Florilegium and Bolivian soloists

2005 Bolivian Baroque. Channel Classics.

The Harp Consort

1999 La púrpura de la rosa, composed by Tomás Torrejón y Velasco. Andrew Lawrence-King, director. BMG International.

2002 Missa Mexicana.Andrew Lawrence-King, conductor. Harmonia Mundi.

O’Dette, Paul, Andrew Lawrence-King, Pedro Estevan, Pat O-Brien, Steve Player.

2008 Jácaras! 18th Century Spanish Baroque Guitar Music of Santiago de Murcia. Harmonia Mundi.

Piotr Nawrot, Symphony of the Shores Chamber Players

1995 Baroque Music from the Bolivian Rainforest. Divine Word Ministries.

San Antonio Vocal Arts Ensemble (SAVAE)

1999 El Milagro de Guadalupe. Iago Records.

University of Texas at Austin Chamber Singers and Orchestra

2009 Sacred Music of Jose Mauricio Nunes-Garcia. Longhorn Music.

Various artists

2005 Norton Anthology of Western Music, vol. 1, Ancient to Baroque, 5th ed. (Score anthology and audio CD) W. W. Norton.

Westminster Cathedral Choir

1993 Masterpieces of Mexican Polyphony. James O’Donnell, conductor. Hyperion.