Alhambra, a musical tour

2 CD - harmonia mundi HMX2908554/55
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original title: Resonances- A Visit to the Alhambra
collection: Special editions

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  • From the Arab conquest to the 20th century, Granada was at once the centre and the object of intense musical creation, embodied in the emblematic Alhambra Palace and its gardens, the subjects of musical fantasies of all kinds. It was a fascination shared by those who actually visited those places (Isaac Albéniz, Joaquín Turina) and those who went there in their imagination (Manuel de Falla, Claude Debussy). From the Puerta del Vino to the Albaicín by way of the Generalife, this selection invites you to discover a thousand years of musical magic.

    CD1:
    1-7 Al Andalus - Arab-Andalusian music
    8-12 El Canto espiritual judeoespañol
    13-16 Music for Alfonso the Wise
    17-19 Canciones y Ensaladas
    20 ¡Jácaras!

    CD2:
    1 DEBUSSY: Estampes: La soirée dans Grenade
    2-6 Joaquin TURINA: Danzas gitanas op.55
    Manuel de FALLA
    7 El pan de Ronda que sabe a verdad (María Martínez Sierra)
    8 Tus ojillos negros (Cristóbal de Castro)
    9 Cuatro piezas españolas (1906-09). 4. Andaluza. Vivo
    10 La Vida breve Scene I. Danza
    11 Siete canciones populares españolas. 5. Nana
    12 Nocturno (1896). Andante molto
    13-15 Noches en los jardines de España
    16 DEBUSSY: Préludes, Book 2 La puerta del vino. Mouvement de Habanera /


  • Atrium Musicae de Madrid, Gregorio Paniagua
    Alia Mvsica, Miguel Sánchez
    The Dufay Collective
    Ensemble Clément Janequin, Dominique Visse
    Andrew Lawrence-King, Paul O'Dette
    Albert Guinovart, piano
    Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, Josep Pons
    Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano / Anthony Spiri, piano
    Javier Perianes [piano], BBC Symphony Orchestra, Josep Pons
    Alain Planès, piano Bechstein 1897
  • 2 CD - 2h 7mn 12s
    upc/ean. 3149020855447
    ref. HMX2908554/55
    release date. 2016-11-04