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Hi I like baroque suites, and the way the composers organized the dances in some sort of geographical classification: English Suite, French Suite, Italian Suite...... Why not a Spanish Suite? Is it possible. Some dances in those suites came from Spain: Folia, Sarabande, Passacaglia... I needed more dances with the Spanish flavor. Undoubtedly, many of them are touched by the flamenco "sound" or style. In fact, flamenco music developed in the 18th century, ...., no doubt it took its roots from much earlier, from Arabian and Mediterranean scales and from the Dorian mode in the Ancient G
The text is the Spanish language version of the quote that starts Toni Morrison's "Beloved." Since she died this August, I was thinking about her books. Llamaré al que no era mi pueblo, pueblo mío; y a la no amada, amada. I will call the one who was not my people, my people; and the unloved, beloved.
This is a "light" music symphony. It's inspired by the European danceable music. The Scherzo (Danza, Mov. 3) it's made in a folcklore music genre from Puerto Rico (which is where I live) Any opinion and critics are welcomed. I. Andante - Tempo di Valse II. Adagio III. Danza IV. Con brio
I think I'll just leave this right here... Very little is known of Juan Marcolini (b. 1730s, fl. 1760-70), the composer of this little gem - an overture to a zarzuela from around 1760 - and more is the pity for it. Ostensibly he was Spanish, but with a surname like Marcolini, I'd be willing to bet he or one of his ancestors was Italian. The title, "La dicha en la disgracia y la vida campestre," translates roughly "Bliss in disgrace and counry life" - which only whets my appetite for more. I learnt a thing or two listening to this piece, to say nothing of marveling at it