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La España imaginada

1CM0254

B-12835-2010

One of the goals of Albéniz was "to make Spanish music with a universal accent", like the ones on this album.

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When Albéniz and Pedrell met the latest revealed Albéniz the importance of Spanish popular music and its possibilities. From that moment on Albéniz “objective was to make Spanish music with a universal accent”. This CD gathers the rewards which came between 1886 and 1887, the Suite española and Recuerdos de viaje, the first two masterpieces in which the foundations for best of his art are laid. The titles of the various movements already clearly point to an Iberian orientation, with references to peninsular cities or regions in the case of the first work (Granada, Sevilla, Cádiz, etc.) and typical Spanish postcard imagery in the second (En el mar, En la Alhambra, Rumores de La Caleta, etc.).

Tracklist

-01-08 Suite Española núm. 1 op. 47 (1886) 0:00

01 Granada (Serenata) 4:06

02 Sevilla (Sevillanas) 4:29

03 Cádiz (Saeta) 4:25

04 Asturias (Leyenda) 5:48

05 Aragón (Fantasía) 4:29

06 Cataluña (Corranda) 4:26

07 Castilla (Seguidillas) 2:57

08 Cuba (Nocturno) 5:24

-09-07 Recuerdos de viaje, op. 71 (1886-1887) 0:00

09 En el mar 4:50

10 Leyenda. Barcarola 4:27

11 Alborada 4:02

12 En la Alhambra 4:08

13 Puerta de tierra 3:31

14 Rumores de la caleta 3:31

15 En la playa 4:08

Artists

Piano: Katia Michel

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La España imaginada

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One of the goals of Albéniz was "to make Spanish music with a universal accent", like the ones on this album.