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The Procession: Albéniz’s Corpus Christi en Sevilla
In 1905, the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909) published the first book of his piano suite Iberia, subtitled 12 Nouvelles impressions en quatre cahiers (12 New Impressions in Four Books). He dedicated the work to the widow of the composer
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Singing the Songs of Spain – Albéniz’ Cantos de España
Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909) joined with Enrique Granados and Manuel de Falla to bring Spain back into the international musical spotlight. The Spanish style they created came to define Spanish music – even being imitated by more than one French composer
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A Tour of Spain: Albéniz’ Suite Española
In 1887, Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz brought together a number of works for solo piano that he’d written the previous year and created his Suite Española No. 1, Op. 47. The works take the entire country for their inspiration, with
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The Creative Power of Love!
Isaac Albéniz and Rosina Jordana
In April 1883, Rosina Jordana Lagarriga — daughter of the industrious businessman S. Simon Jordana, who lived and operated in the Catalonian capital of Barcelona — went to a local music store to look for sheet music by the sensational
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Albéniz: Transcriptions for Oboe and Piano
Evocation, from Ibéria, Book 1 David Walter, oboe Jean-Marc Bonn, piano From Albéniz: Transcriptions for Oboe and Piano (2011) Released by Saphir Productions Albéniz: Evocation, from Ibéria, Book 1 Oboist David Walter transcribed Albéniz’ masterpiece for piano, Iberia into a
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