Second to last of the De Falla “Siete canciones populares españolas”, Canción is apparently cheerful, but an underlying anger accompanies the whole piece.
Pickwick was a great program from RAI TV. Last December the same RAI TV humiliated the RAI Orchestra in an unprecedented way.
Djamileh, Bizet’s first mature opera, came right before Carmen. Its music is rich, sensual and beautifully orchestrated, totally worth the listening.
An Andalusian lullaby, Nana is gloomy, sad, soothing and cradling, all in two pages of pure beauty as part of De Falla “Siete canciones populares españolas”
The conceptual opera “Audioguide III” ends with the disruption of 66 violins. Does this serve the kantian philosophical underground of the work?
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.
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