A walk in the score
…digging a bit deeper
Wrapped in the upbeat rhythm of one of the most popular dances of Spain, in De Falla’s hands Jota is a tale of secret love and melancholic farewell.
A tree, weeping through the notes of the piano, becomes pure poetry in De Falla’s third of “Siete canciones populares españolas”, the Asturiana.
Second one of the “Siete canciones populares españolas”, with Seguidilla murciana De Falla keeps intact the original character of the song. With a twist.
First song in the cycle Siete canciones populares españolas, with El paño moruno De Falla throws the listener right into the Spanish folksong tradition.
Written just a few years before his death, Schumann’s 3rd symphony is one of his most popular works.
Here’s a walk through this masterpiece with musical analysis and audio excerpts.
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