Tomàs Milans i Godayol (Canet de Mar, 1672 - Girona, 1742) was a Catalan composer. He was the son of Marc Antoni Milans i Macià (Canet de Mar, 1625 - 1708) and Marianna Godayol.He was mestre de capella at Girona Cathedral.
Canet de Mar is a municipality in the comarca of the Maresme in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the coast between Arenys de Mar and Sant Pol de Mar. el Corredor and el Montnegre ranges. It is a tourist centre, but is also known for the cultivation of flowers and strawberries and for having several modernist style buildings. It is served by the main N-II road along the coast, the highway C-32 and by a station on the RENFE railway line. Canet de Mar is in the province of Barcelona (Spain), 43 kilometers from Barcelona.
Girona is a city in Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell and has an official population of 100,266 in 2018. It is the capital of the province of the same name and of the comarca of the Gironès. It is located 99 km (62 mi) northeast of Barcelona. Girona is one of the major Catalan cities.
Girona Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Saint Mary of Girona, is a Roman Catholic church located in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Girona. The cathedral's interior includes the widest Gothic nave in the world, with a width of 22 metres (72 ft), and the second-widest of any church after that of St. Peter's Basilica. Its construction was begun in the 11th century in the Romanesque architectural style, and continued in the 13th century in the Gothic style. Of the original Romanesque edifice only the 12th-century cloister and a bell tower remain. The second bell tower was completed in the 18th century.
The Salve Regina, also known as the Hail Holy Queen, is a Marian hymn and one of four Marian antiphons sung at different seasons within the Christian liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church. The Salve Regina is traditionally sung at Compline in the time from the Saturday before Trinity Sunday until the Friday before the first Sunday of Advent. The Hail Holy Queen is also the final prayer of the Rosary.
The Magnificat is a canticle, also known as the Song of Mary, the Canticle of Mary and, in the Byzantine tradition, the Ode of the Theotokos. It is traditionally incorporated into the liturgical services of the Catholic Church and of the Eastern Orthodox churches. It is one of the eight most ancient Christian hymns and perhaps the earliest Marian hymn. Its name comes from the incipit of the Latin version of the canticle's text.
Reges Tharsis et insulae is a common Latin motet and antiphon title. It is the beginning of the Latin Vulgate translation of Psalm 71:10. The wording was used in European cathedrals as a responsory for The Feast of Epiphany, "The Day of the Three Kings," and with slightly altered text as an antiphon for Epiphany.
Reges Tharsis et insulæ munera offerent; reges Arabum et Saba dona adducent.
The kings of Tharsis and the islands shall offer presents: the kings of the Arabians and of Saba shall bring gifts.
The Palau de la Música Catalana is a concert hall in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Designed in the Catalan modernista style by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, it was built between 1905 and 1908 for the Orfeó Català, a choral society founded in 1891 that was a leading force in the Catalan cultural movement that came to be known as the Renaixença. It was inaugurated February 9, 1908.
Lluís Domènech i Montaner was a Spanish architect who was highly influential on Modernisme català, the Catalan Art Nouveau/Jugendstil movement. He was also a Catalan politician.
Lluís Llach i Grande is a Spanish composer and singer-songwriter. He has been a member of the Catalan Parliament since September, 2015 until January 2018.
Bernat Martorell was the leading painter of Barcelona, in modern-day Spain. He is considered to be the most important artist of the International Gothic style in Catalonia. Martorell painted retable panels and manuscript illuminations, and carved sculptures and also provided designs for embroideries.
Argentona is a municipality in the comarca of the Maresme in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the south-east side of the granite Litoral range, to the north-west of Mataró. The town is both a tourist centre and a notable horticultural centre. A local road links the municipality with Cabrera de Mar and with the main N-II road at Vilassar de Mar.
Avinguda Diagonal is the name of one of Barcelona's broadest and most important avenues. It cuts the city in two, diagonally with respect to the grid pattern of the surrounding streets, hence the name.
Passeig de Lluís Companys is a promenade in the Ciutat Vella and Eixample districts of Barcelona, Spain, and can be seen as an extension of Passeig de Sant Joan. It was named after President Lluís Companys, who was executed in 1940. It starts in Arc de Triomf and ends in Parc de la Ciutadella, on Carrer de Pujades.
PICAP is a Catalan record label headquartered in Castellar del Vallès, Spain. It was founded in 1984.
Capella de Ministrers is an early music group formed in 1987 in Valencia, Spain by Carles Magraner. Valencian music is prominent in its repertoire.
Josep Antoni Coderch i de Sentmenat, Catalan architect recognized as one of the most important post-World War II Spanish architects.
Joan Rossell (1724–1780) was a Catalan composer. He was maestro de capilla at the Cathedral of Toledo, where he was succeeded by another Catalan, Francesc Juncà (1742–1833).
The Premi d'Honor de les Lletres Catalanes is an award instituted by Omnium Cultural since 1969 to recognize a person by their scientific or literary work, written in Catalan language, the importance of their work and his/her significant contribution to cultural life of the Catalan Countries.
The Barcelona Provincial Council Local Museum Network, also known as Catalonia’s Biggest Museum, is a tool for support and collaboration from and for the museums of the province, which makes available to municipalities a series of services and actions aimed at improving, through the provision of direct services and research into viable formulas for supramunicipal cooperation, the management, conservation and dissemination of heritage and the museum facilities of the towns of Barcelona province. It is managed from the Cultural Heritage Office, which in turn depends on the Department of Knowledge and New Technologies of Barcelona Provincial Council.
The Lluís Domènech i Montaner House-Museum, in Canet de Mar, in the region of El Maresme, is a space dedicated to the study of the life and works of architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. The House-Museum includes the Domènech house, a work of the architect in collaboration with his son, Pere Domènech and his son-in-law, Francesc Guàrdia, and the 16th-century Can Rocosa farmhouse, which Domènech i Montaner converted into his workshop-study. The House-Museum is part of the Barcelona Provincial Council Local Museum Network.
Tomàs Buxó i Pujadas was a Catalan composer. He studied at the Escola Municipal de Música of Barcelona with Lluís Millet. Buxó was one of the generation of young composers whose works were stamped with Catalan nationalism in the 1910s. He is particularly noted for his settings of Jacint Verdaguer.
Joan Dotras i Vila was a Catalan composer and pedagogue. He was best known as a zarzuela composer. He taught at the Escuela Municipal de Música and the Liceo in Barcelona.
L'Esquella de la Torratxa was an illustrated satirical weekly magazine, written in Catalan. Published in Barcelona between 1872 and 1939, it was well known for its pro-republican and anti-clerical stance and would become one of the most important Catalan publications of all times.
Pere Macias i Arau, is a Catalan politician, deputy to the Parliament of Catalonia and to the Parliament and senator.