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FALLA: Amor Brujo (El) / El Sombrero de Tres Picos

Manuel de Falla is generally acknowledged as the leading figure in Spanish music of the twentieth century. Rooted in the colour and passion of Andalusia, the ballets El amor brujo (Love the Magician) and El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat) are two of Falla’s most atmospheric, melodic and rhythmically incisive scores. El amor brujo, the story of Candelas, a gypsy girl haunted by her dead lover, a ghost as jealous in death as he was in life, explores the dark forces which haunt humanity. El sombrero de tres picos, centred on the failed attempt of the Corregidor (wearing his three-cornered hat, the sign of his authority) to seduce the lovely wife of the ugly miller, depicts the follies of everyday life in the Andalusian town of Guadix in the early nineteenth century.

Falla, Manuel de
Martinez Sierra, Gregorio / Martinez Sierra, Maria / Hare, Nicholas / Nommick, Yvan, lyricist(s)

  El amor brujo (Love, the Magician; 1924 version)
1.   Introduccion y escena (Introduction and Scene) 00:00:37
2.   En la cueva: La noche (In the Cave: The Night) 00:02:16
3.   Cancion del amor dolido (Song of the Suffering Love) 00:01:39
4.   El aparecido (The Apparition) 00:00:14
5.   Danza del terror (Dance of Terror) 00:01:59
6.   El circulo magico: Romance del pescador (The Magic Circle: Romance of the Fisherman) 00:02:05
7.   A media noche: Los sortilegios (At Midnight: The Spells) 00:00:23
8.   Danza ritual del fuego (Ritual Fire Dance) 00:04:10
9.   Escena (Scene) 00:01:07
10.   Cancion del fuego fatuo (Song of the Will - o' - the - Wisp) 00:01:39
11.   Pantomima (Pantomime) 00:04:09
12.   Danza del juego de amor (Dance of the Game of Love) 00:02:41
13.   Final: Las campanas del amanecer (Finale: The Bells of Dawn) 00:01:27

Falla, Manuel de
Alarcon, Pedro Antonio de, lyricist(s)

  El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat)
14.   Introduccion (Introduction) 00:01:30
15.   Part I: La tarde (Afternoon) 00:05:41
16.   Part I: Danza de la molinera (Fandango) (Dance of the Miller's Wife) 00:03:34
17.   Part I: Las uvas (The Grapes) 00:04:12
18.   Part II: Danza de los vecinos (Seguidillas) (The Neighbours' Dance) 00:03:29
19.   Part II: Danza del molinera (Farruca) (Miller's Dance) 00:08:06
20.   Part II: Danza del corregidor (Corregidor's Dance) 00:06:59
21.   Part II: Danza final (Jota) (Final Dance) 00:06:23

Falla, Manuel de

  La vida breve, Act II: Danza
22.   La vida breve, Act II: Danza 00:03:40

Total Playing Time: 01:08:00

Falla, Manuel de

Alarcon, Pedro Antonio de; Hare, Nicholas; Martinez Sierra, Gregorio; Martinez Sierra, Maria; Nommick, Yvan

Valdes, Maximiano

Asturias Symphony Orchestra

Martos, Maria Jose; Nafe, Alicia

Label: Naxos

Series: Spanish Classics

Genre: Ballet; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.557800

Barcode: 747313280025

Physical Release: 05/2005

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