• 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

  • Romanzas de Dúos y Zarzuelas

    Francisco Alonso

    Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga

    Conductor: Juan de Udaeta


    The composer Francisco Alonso, who in his time was known as ‘maestro Alonso’, belongs to the second generation of twentieth century Spanish composers of theatre music. This group of composers, better known as the ‘Generation of the Masters’, includes such eminent figures as José María Usandizaga, José Padilla, Juan Vert, Reveriano Soutullo, Federico Moreno Torroba, Jacinto Guerrero, Pablo Sorozábal, Conrado del Campo and Jesús Guridi, amongst others. They each left a large amount of theatre music, resulting in one of the most productiv...+ 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



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