• Alqibla

    José Mª Sánchez Verdú

    Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla

    Conductor: Juan Luís Pérez


    MUSIC PROPOSALS FOR THE NEW MILLENIUM ... And Music, ever new, out the most trembling of stones, builds in unusable space its deified house. (R. M. Rilke, Sonnetts to Orpheus).   The ambition, depth and international prestige of José María Sánchez-Verdú (*1968) have developed consistently during the years between the composition of his first chamber music works, such as AST-TRIVIUM (1992) and Libro para un quinteto (‘Book for a quintet’, 1994) and his most recent première, Elogio del aire (2007) for violin and orchestra. Since then, the co...+ info

  • En la Alhambra

    Alhambrismo Musical

    Orquesta Ciudad de Granada


    MUSICAL `ALHAMBRISMO' IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY SPAIN More than a fully-developed style entity, Alhambrismo in nineteenth-century music was a fashion, a type of "sound" which can be linked with a tendency towards the picturesque and the recreation of the mood of Spanish music of the first half of the nineteenth century. The Picturesque had opened its doors on two trends in European orchestral music: northern idealism asseen in Fingal's cave by Mendelssohn, and the Orientalism of The Desert by David, which was followed later in works by Massenet and Saint-Saëns. Historically, Spain was co...+ info

  • La Música de Al-Andalus

    Las Puertas de Oriente

    Ensemble Al-Ruzafa

    Conductor: Hames Bitar


    Aleppo: custody of the musical tradition from the Orient.   Aleppo is an important trading city and communication cross-point where the most pure traditions of Arabic chant have been preserved. The most characteristic expression of this chant is the vocal improvisations or layali, through which the complete doctrine of maqam was developed into a form of choral music, the qad (alqudud in plural), related to the muaxaha genre, very well-known in Al-Andalus.   From the eighteenth century onwards, the muaxaha expanded through the Mid-Orient, particularly in Aleppo, where it is known ...+ info



Nuevo Disco: OBRAS PARA VIOLONCELLO Y PIANO. TRÍOS 1 Y 2. MANUEL CASTILLO




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