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On This Day
23 November: Manuel de Falla Is Born
Manuel María de los Dolores Falla y Matheu was born on 23 November 1876 in Cádiz, a city and port in the autonomous community of Andalusia. His father José María Falla came from a family of merchants from Valencia, a
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Capturing the Wild Spirit of the Violin: Paul Huang
We regard the violin as the captive of the orchestra: the source of the brilliant melodies, the bright sparkle in the air, and the leader of the rest. Yet, as a solo instrument, in the hands of the right player,
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Composers and their Poets: Falla
Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) set relatively little vocal music and the most well-known of his vocal setting is of a set of 7 anonymous popular songs from different regions of Spain: Murcia, Aragon, the north of Spain, the Moorish south,
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Minors of the Majors
Manuel de Falla: Allegro de Concierto
“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!
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Manuel de Falla
Nights in the Gardens of Spain The marriage of Napoleon III to Eugenie de Montijo in 1853 heralded a French artistic fascination with the Iberian peninsular. Some of the best Spanish music of the late 19th century, particularly in the
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Federico García Lorca – Manuel de Falla – The Andalusian Heritage in Poetry, Music and Art
Canción de Jinete Córdoba Lejana y sola. Jaca negra, luna grande, Y aceitunas en mi alforja. Aunque sepa los caminos yo nunca llegaré a Córdoba Por el llano, por el viento Jaca negra, luna roja. La muerte me está mirando
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Manuel de Falla (1876-1946): Nights in the Gardens of Spain, Works for Solo Piano
Nocturno (1896) Andante molto Javier Perianes, piano BBC Symphony Orchestra Josep Pons From Manuel de Falla (1876-1946): Nights in the Gardens of Spain, Works for Solo Piano (2011) Released by Harmonia Mundi Manuel de Falla: Nocturno – Andante molto This
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