• 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

  • Juan Manuel de la Puente

    Cantatas y Villancicos

    Al Ayre español

    Conductor: Eduardo López Banzo


    JUAN MANUEL DE LA PUENTE (1692-1753) CANTATAS Y VILLANCICOS   Two factors point to Juan Manuel de la Puente as one of the great choirmasters of Jaén Cathedral: his extensive musical work, largely preserved in the Cathedral itself and the interest shown him by musicologists such as Robert Stevenson who said of him "...a credit to the church of Jaén, may his memory live on to be elevated to the place of preference it deserves..." De la Puente was born in Tomelloso (Guadalajara) in 1692 and died in Jaén itself, in 1753. His early years were spent at his birthplace...+ info

  • Fernando de las Infantas

    Motetes

    Ensemble Plus Ultra

    Conductor: Michael Noone


      Fernando de las Infantas (1534—c. 1610)—Composer and theologian     Atypical among Renaissance composers, Fernando de las Infantas was a wealthy independent nobleman whose published theological treatises were banned by the Inquisition. At the behest of Philip II, he became embroiled with the monarch’s objections to Pope Gregory XIII’s controversial authorization of a revision of the Gregorian chant—the so-called Medicean edition. Yet despite being eulogised by scholars, even to this day only a handful of Infantas’s compositions are avail...+ 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.

Edited
Junta de Andalucía. Consejería de Cultura
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Centro de Documentación Musical de Andalucía
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