• 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

  • Pedro Rabassa (1683-1767)

    Miserere

    Coro Juan Navarro Hispalensis

    Conductor: Josep Cabré


    Barcelona, Valencia and Seville are the three cities that marked the professional career of Pedro Rabassa. He was born in Barcelona in 1683, and grew up there as a choirboy in the cathedral, until he became a singer and harpist. These were the times of Francisco Valls, the author of the controversial Scala Aretina mass, whose influence was felt in Rabassa’s later works as a composer. After a brief period at the cathedral of Vic, where he became chapel-master in 1713, he then spent from 1714 to 1724 in charge of the chapel of Valencia cathedral. His arrival in Seville in July 1724 was to ...+ info

  • Obra para Órgano - Manuel Castillo (1930-2005)

    Manuel Castillo (1930-2005)

    José E. Ayarra, órgano


    Tomás Marco, a great connoisseur of Manuel Castillo’s oeuvre and personality, has defined this Sevillian master as “the Spanish composer of his generation who has served the organ world the most frequently and with the highest quality” (Manuel Castillo, Transvanguardia y Postmodernidad. Málaga 2003: 74). Marco remarks that between a generation of illustrious musicians such as Cristóbal Halffter, Luis de Pablo, Carmelo Bernaola, Antón García Abril and Tomás Marco himself, “it is absolutely certain” that nobody has written o...+ info



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




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