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Author Clark, Walter Aaron.

Title Federico Moreno Torroba : a musical life in three acts / Walter Aaron Clark, William Craig Krause
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 356 pages) : illustrations
Series Currents in Latin American & Iberian music
Currents in Latin American & Iberian music.
Contents Introduction: The eternal tradition -- Act 1: 1891-1932: Scene i: 1898, The end -- Scene ii: Madrileño, 1891-1932 -- Scene iii: Major works of the period 1920-32: La virgen de mayo, La marchenera, Luisa Fernanda; Suite castellana, Sonatina, Piezas características (selections) -- Act II: 1932-1960: Scene i: 1936, Anarchy -- Scene ii: Navarro, 1932-1960 -- Scene iii: Major works of the period 1932-56: Azabache, Xuanón, La chulapona, Monte Carmelo, La Caramba; Madroños, Romance de los pinos -- Act III: 1960-1982: Scene i: 1975, The beginning ; Scene ii: Español, 1960-82 ; Scene iii: Major works of period 1960-82: El poeta; Castillos de España (selections), Puertas de Madrid (selections), Diálogos entre guitarra y orquesta, Concierto ibérico -- Finale: The legacy of Torroba
Summary The last of the Spanish Romantics, composer, conductor, and impresario Federico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982) left his mark on virtually every aspect of Spanish musical culture during a career which spanned six decades, and saw tremendous political and cultural upheavals. This book explores not only his life and work, but also the relationship of his music to the cultural milieu in which he moved
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-340) and index
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Subject Moreno Torroba, Federico, 1891-1982 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Moreno Torroba, Federico, 1891-1982.
Moreno Torroba, Federico, 1891-1982.
Composers -- Spain -- Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Composers & Musicians.
MUSIC -- Individual Composer & Musician.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Krause, William, 1953-
ISBN 0199332371