• Yo que soy contrabandista

    Manuel García

    Ernesto Palacios


    THE SONGS OF MANUEL GARCIA Manuel del Pópulo Vicente García can only be considered a legend in his own time. A nineteenth century legend in the widest sense of the word. A century and a half ago, the stars of the Italian bel canto (both composers and singers), the German symphonic and Polish and Bohemian piano schools were highly revered and it was in Paris that they consummated their international acclaim. However in the Paris of the 1830's, Spanish music was also revered, and, in general, all that originated in Spain's period of fiery Romanticism. Paris was also where the Sev...+ info

  • La Música de Al-Andalus

    La Nuba Garnatí de Tlemecen (Argelia)

    Ensemble Awtar-Tilimsem


    There is a very significant fragment of the poem written by Ismá'il b. Bard when he asked 'Abd al-Hamid b. Basil for a lute, and was given an old instrument:   You were very generous to send me a lute that belonged to the family of al-Waid. Generation after generation mended it with their hands. It is Co me like a lute of mosaic. The spiders wove over it for they thought it a vestige of a building in ruins. This lute is like effaced lines, like the remains of the ink of beautiful calligraphy.   (AI-Kattáni (1029): Kitab al-tasbihiát mi...+ 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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of such illustrious Andalusians as Manuel de Falla and Joaquín Turina.

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