• Olallo Morales (1874-1957)

    Obras para Piano

    Javier Perianes


    By the beginning of the 20th century, the Swedish music world had matured ­significantly, as can be seen from the work of composers like Natanel Berg, Oscar Lindberg, Kurt Altteberg and another, whose name had a somewhat exotic sound in a country like Sweden: Olallo Morales. Olallo Juan Magnus Morales Wilksman (1874-1957), to give him his full name, was the son of diplomat, astronomer and ­meteorologist Olallo Morales Lupión (1852-1889) and his Swedish wife, Zelma, who was an accomplished pianist. The Morales-Wilksman marriage also produced other musicians: Zelmica who was a ...+ info

  • I Concurso de

    Granada, 1922

    Varios


    There can be no doubt that the Cante Jondo contest held in Granada during the Corpus celebrations on 13 and 14 June 1922 was an important milestone in the history of flamenco, although some scholars, looking back on it from our current perspective, question the timeliness of its celebration, the organisational model and its restrictive rules. It is true that almost a century later, and having witnessed the course that flamenco has taken over this long journey, some of the premises on which the contest was based could be considered exceedingly alarmist –especially that the purest forms of...+ info

  • Rollos de Pianola

    Obras de Albéniz, Granados, Turina, Ocón, Chapí, Alonso y otros


    PIANOLA: PORTRAIT OF A MUSICAL WONDER   Its ancestors For centuries; the ability to enjoy music without the effort of learning the associated necessary techniques has been a chief motivation for many inventors, inspiring them to create different forms of music mechanization. The treatise La Tonotechnie ou l'art de noter les cylinders, written in 1775 by the Augustinian monk Domingo Engranelle, shows evidence of this motivation. His work served as a theoretical fundament for several subsequent inventions, including the mechanical instruments that preceded the pianola. Several of t...+ info



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




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