• Agenda Defunctorum

    Juan Vásquez

    Capilla Peñaflorida

    Conductor: Josep Cabré


    THE COMPOSER Juan Vásquez was born in Badajoz around 1510. His first association with music was recorded in 1530 when he gained admission as a chorister at Badajoz Cathedral, where five years later he served as the succentor. Evidence of his musical prowess is that he was engaged as the music master to teach the choirboys in the same year that he was admitted as a chorister. In 1533 he was taken on as the singing instructor to teach not only the choirboys but also the prebendaries. In keeping with the mobility that characterised professional Spanish musicians throughout the Old Regime...+ 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

  • Angel Barrios

    Obras para Piano - Canciones

    Esteban Sánchez
    Fernando Turina
    María José Montiel
    Miguel Laiz


    ANGEL BARRIOS (1882-1964) The music of Angel Barrios Fernández, born in Granada, arrives late to the public, but it comes genteel and fresh. His indolence, sloth and independence made him free from the bonds of profesionalism, being himself a whole musician with great inspiration. Angel Barrios was born at the very heart of the Alhambra. It was in 1882, when some artist of the Generation of the `98 were born. A year later was born Picasso. Some months later, Falla, and the same year Stravinsky. The guitar was long cultivated in his family. His father Antonio Barrios Tamayo, worshipp...+ info



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




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Almaviva aims to highlight the work
of such illustrious Andalusians as Manuel de Falla and Joaquín Turina.

Edited
Junta de Andalucía. Consejería de Cultura
Coordinated
Centro de Documentación Musical de Andalucía
Produced
Agencia Andaluza de Instituciones Culturales


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