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New Concepts in Music and Art – Flamenco – Picasso – Gaudí – Dalí
With the nationalist revival in the 19th century, the different regions of Spain saw a diverse musical development, from the Basque-language choirs in the north, to the melting pot in Castile, León and Aragon, where Roman, Visigoths, French, Italian and
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Goya’s Genius and Spanish Art and Music in the 19th Century
Enrique Granados : Goyescas Book I Miguel Llobet : Romanza Francisco Tárrega : Capricho Arabe Felipe Pedrell : Courante Isaac Albéniz : Piano Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 78, “Concierto fantastico” Spain, at the time of Goya’s birth
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The Golden Age of Spain in Music, Arts and Literature
Tomas Luis de Victoria O magnum mysterium (1572) Domine ad adjuvandum me festina Cristóbal de Morales Puer natus est nobis (1543) Missa Benedicta es caelorum regina (excerpts) (1544) Antonio de Cabezon (Click here for our related “In love” article) Pavana
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Music and Arts in Medieval Spain
Sephardic Romances: Traditional Jewish Music from Spain – Avrix mi galanica (Let Me in, My Love) Ya viene el cativo (Now Comes the Prisoner) With the invasion of the Moors in the 8th century, medieval Spain saw a blossoming of
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The Royal Instrument from the Classical Age to Present
Liszt : Prélude and Fugue on the Name of B.A.C.H Schumann : Six Fugues B-A-C-H, op. 60 During the Classical period of the 18th century, organ music was seldom written, since most composers started to write for the newly invented
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The Baroque Era – The Golden Age of the Organ
The Reformation and Counterreformation of the 16th and 17th centuries had a decisive impact not only on the architecture of the time, moving from the harmony and balance of the Renaissance to the painted heavens, extreme ornamentation and disturbance captured
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The Royal Instrument through the Ages – from Antiquity to the Renaissance Era
On my recent European lecture tour, I was fortunate to hear several concerts in magnificent Baroque churches on Baroque organs, including one in the church of the former Cistercian monastery of St. Urban, Switzerland and one in the St. Francis
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Jeux d’Eau – Musical, Literary and Artistic Remembrances
Liszt : Les Jeux d’eau a la Villa d’Este (1882) Ravel : Jeux d’Eau (1901) Tan Dun : Memories in Watercolor (2003) Debussy : Preludes (1910-1913) – Des pas sur la neige Debussy : Preludes (1910-1913) – Brouillards Debussy :
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