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Wind Band Music - OLTRA, M. / GARRETA, J. / MORALEDA, J.L. (Catalan Wind Music, Vol. 1) (Barcelona Symphonic Band, Brotons)

    
      

 

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Wind Band Music - OLTRA, M. / GARRETA, J. / MORALEDA, J.L. (Catalan Wind Music, Vol. 1) (Barcelona Symphonic Band, Brotons)

The three colourful works on this world première recording are a representative sample of 20th-century Catalan music, all of them including popular cobla band instruments such as the tible and the tenora with their bright, piercing reeds, and the flabiol flute with its high tones. Manuel Oltra’s music is deeply rooted in Catalan tradition, and L’Alimara is a symphonic poem with medieval echoes. Both Juli Garreta’s Suite empordanesa and Joan Lluís Moraleda’s epic Tirant lo Blanc are considered milestones in Catalonian symphonic music, the latter transporting us to the fights, feasts and chivalric romance of its eponymous hero.


Oltra, Manuel
León, Jordi, arranger(s)

  L'Alimara (The Bonfire) (arr. J. León for symphonic band)
1.   Play with flash player L'Alimara (The Bonfire) (arr. J. León for symphonic band) 00:08:57

Garreta, Julio
Lamote de Grignon, Ricard, arranger(s)

  Suite Empordanesa (arr. R. Lamote de Grignon for symphonic band)
2.   Play with flash player I. Introduction 00:13:56
3.   Play with flash player II. Sardana 00:04:51
4.   Play with flash player III. Scherzo 00:07:17
5.   Play with flash player IV. Final 00:09:27

Moraleda, Joan Lluís

  Tirant lo Blanc (version for symphonic band)
6.   Play with flash player I. Casament del rei d'Anglaterra (The King of England's Wedding) 00:02:43
7.   Play with flash player II. Desfeta i mort del gran turc (Defeat and Death of the Great Turk) 00:03:44
8.   Play with flash player III. Prometage d'en Tirant i na Carmensina (The Betrothal of Tirant and Carmesina) 00:04:09
9.   Play with flash player IV. Balls i festes de la gran victoria (Dances and Celebrations of the Great Victory) 00:05:49

Total Playing Time: 01:00:53






Composer(s):
Garreta, Julio; Moraleda, Joan Lluís; Oltra, Manuel

Arranger(s):
Lamote de Grignon, Ricard; León, Jordi

Conductor(s):
Brotons, Salvador

Orchestra(s):
Barcelona Symphonic Band

Label: Naxos

Series: Wind Band Classics

Genre: Wind Ensemble/Band Music

Period: 20th Century; Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.573547

Barcode: 747313354771

Release Date: 01/2017

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