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Canciones y Danzas vol. 1

Cello Octet Conjunto Ibérico

Joaquin Nin, Manuel de Falla

SKU: 11697

Year of release: 1997

Villancicos 19:38
1. Villancico de Códoba Joaquin Nin 02:34
2. Villancico Aragonés Joaquin Nin 01:57
3. Villancico Asturiano Joaquin Nin 03:58
4. Villancico Gallego Joaquin Nin 01:53
5. Villancico Vasco Joaquin Nin 03:50
6. Jesús de Nazareth Joaquin Nin 03:43
7. Villancico Castellano Joaquin Nin 01:41
Seguida Espanola 12:21
8. Vieja Castilla Joaquin Nin 02:22
9. Murciana Joaquin Nin 01:44
10. Asturiana Joaquin Nin 03:30
11. Saeta Joaquin Nin 02:51
12. Andaluza Joaquin Nin 01:52
13. Psyché Manuel de Falla 06:18
Tres Danzas 10:56
14. Danza del molinero Manuel de Falla 03:02
15. Danza espanola Manuel de Falla 03:51
16. Danza del fuigo Manuel de Falla 04:02
Siete Canciones Populares Espanolas 13:03
17. El pano moruno Manuel de Falla 01:19
18. Seguidilla murciana Manuel de Falla 01:31
19. Asturiana Manuel de Falla 02:30
20. Jota Manuel de Falla 03:18
21. Nana Manuel de Falla 01:45
22. Canción Manuel de Falla 01:06
23. Polo Manuel de Falla 01:31
Total time: 62:19

About this album

JOAQUIN NIN (1879-1949) Born in Havana, Nin studied in Barcelona, Paris (with D’Indy) and Berlin. He was a friend of Manuel de Falla, and lived in Paris until 1939, when he returned to Cuba where he died in 1949. This erudite man, who produced ballets, piano works, orchestral music, and chamber music, succeeded in bringing all the beauty and richness of ancient Spanish melody back to life. His publication of ‘Fourteen songs from the past’ and ‘Forty Spanish Folk Songs’ represents a major accomplishment in the rediscovery of the Spanish musical heritage. MANUEL DE FALLA (1876-1946) Andalusian and cosmopolitan, the greatest Spanish composer of the 20th century, Manuel de Falla was born in Cadiz and studied in Madrid with Pedrell, the founder of the Spanish nationalist school. Before making his reputation in Paris, de Falla’ s life was not easy. He settled in Granada in 1920, departing for Argentina in 1939, where he died in 1946. He was a friend of Dukas and Ravel, one of Debussy’s and Stravinsky’s partisans; he was a self-effacing, delightfully courteous man, dedicated entirely to his art, and a friend of Turina, Nm, and Garcia Lorca with whom he organized the legendary ‘Cante Jondo competition’ in Granada. Together with Lorca he went to listen to the peasants, who brought to his attention dances and songs which had fallen into oblivion; a striking friendship developed between the middle-aged composer, rather hesitant, with a tendency towards mysticism, and the young, extroverted poet, who resolutely proclaimed his progressive ideas and his own homosexuality to a society not yet ready to accept them.

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(...) A delectable collection of works by Nin and de Falla arranged for this extraordinary ensemble (...)

Technical Specifications

Digital To Analog ConverterSony
Mastering EquimentSony digital Editor 3000
Mastering EngineerTom Peeters
Mixing ConsoleRens Heijnis Custom made
MicrophonesBruel & Kjaer, Schoeps
Analog To Digital ConverterdCS900
Recording DateAugust 1995
Recording LocationRaphaelplein Kerk, Amsterdam Holland
EditingTom Peeters
Recording EngineerTom Peeters
ProducerTom Peeters