Video: Jordi Savall and the Making of ‘Historia Borja’

11

April
2010

Here’s a new Catalan Television (Channel 3) documentary about Jordi Savall and his recording project on the history of the Borja family (Spanish-Italian nobility from the Renaissance). The production coincides with the 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Francis Borja (1510).

The video is beautifully produced (mostly, in Catalan) and features many of the musicians and production personnel taking part in the recording. If you’ve ever wondered about how Savall puts together so many incredible recordings, the documentary offers a backstage pass.

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