• Obras para Piano (1949-1992)

    Manuel Castillo

    Ana Guijarro


    MANUEL CASTILLO He was born in Sevilla in 1930. He was a student to A. Pantión and N. Almandoz, to A. Lucas Moreno y Conrado dei Campo in Madrid; to Lazare Levy and Nadia Boulanger in Paris. From 1995 he has worked as Professor of Piano and later on of Composition in the Conservatory "Manuel Castillo" of Sevilla, of which he was the headmaster from 1964 to 1978. Among the Prizes he has been awarded the most outstanding ones are the following: "Joaquín Turina", "Nacional de Música" 1959; "Manuel de Falla" (1975) and other granted for his choral works. In 1976 he was giv...+ 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

  • Poder á Santa María

    Andalucía en las Cantigas de Santa María

    Sinfonye

    Conductor: Stevie Wishart


    THE MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE OF THE CANTIGAS The melodies of Alfonso's Cantigas tend to be more predictable and forward moving in comparison to the cansos of the Troubadours. They are more reminiscent of the provençal dansas with easily memorable, short-ranging phrases which suggest strong metrical feels even short though the rhythm is often ambiguously notated in the Cantigas manuscripts. The musical form of the Cantigas a is remarkably consistent, usually with the second half of the stanza sharing the same melody as the refrain, as in the French virelai. In contrast to this lengthy m...+ 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.

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