Siete canciones populares españolas

Siete canciones populares españolas

Siete canciones populares españolas Siete canciones populares españolas (“Seven Spanish Folksongs”) is a cycle of traditional Spanish songs. Filtered and re-arranged for soprano and piano by Manuel de Falla in 1914, it quickly became one of the most...
Polo – meaning, lyrics and musical analysis

Polo – meaning, lyrics and musical analysis

Polo Last song of the cycle, Polo has its roots in Andalusia: its brisk and lively accompaniment in repeated notes are a direct reminder of the zapateado, a Spanish dance rich in Flamenco rhythms and foot stomping. A passionate song, the continuous repetition of...
Canción

Canción

Canción “Canción” literally means ‘song’. Of the “Siete canciones populares españolas” this is the only one that does not come from a particular region of Spain, but is based on a melody largely known throughout the State. It’s, once again, about love, lost and...
Jota

Jota

Jota A very popular dance from the north east of Spain, specifically from the province of Aragon, the Jota is one of the most renowned triple meter forms and probably the most famous of De Falla’s Spanish songs. Traditionally, this folklorist dance is sung and danced...

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