• La Música de Al-Andalus

    Las Puertas de Oriente

    Ensemble Al-Ruzafa

    Conductor: Hames Bitar


    Aleppo: custody of the musical tradition from the Orient.   Aleppo is an important trading city and communication cross-point where the most pure traditions of Arabic chant have been preserved. The most characteristic expression of this chant is the vocal improvisations or layali, through which the complete doctrine of maqam was developed into a form of choral music, the qad (alqudud in plural), related to the muaxaha genre, very well-known in Al-Andalus.   From the eighteenth century onwards, the muaxaha expanded through the Mid-Orient, particularly in Aleppo, where it is known ...+ info

  • Rollos de Pianola

    Obras de Albéniz, Granados, Turina, Ocón, Chapí, Alonso y otros


    PIANOLA: PORTRAIT OF A MUSICAL WONDER   Its ancestors For centuries; the ability to enjoy music without the effort of learning the associated necessary techniques has been a chief motivation for many inventors, inspiring them to create different forms of music mechanization. The treatise La Tonotechnie ou l'art de noter les cylinders, written in 1775 by the Augustinian monk Domingo Engranelle, shows evidence of this motivation. His work served as a theoretical fundament for several subsequent inventions, including the mechanical instruments that preceded the pianola. Several of t...+ info

  • Germán A. Beigbeder (1882-1968)

    Obras para Orquesta

    Orquesta de Córdoba

    Conductor: Gloria Isabel Ramos


    GERMÁN Á. BEIGBEDER (1882-1968)   Germán Álvarez-Beigbeder was born in Jerez de la Frontera, in the province of Cadiz, on 15 December 1882, and died in Madrid on 11 September 1968. He came from a wealthy family of French origin that had settled in Jerez in the 18th century. The family worked in the wine trade, and had founded an internationally renowned sherry bodega. Álvarez-Beigbeder belongs to what became known as the Generation of the Maestros, which also included figures such as Conrado del Campo, Julio Gómez, Joaquín Turina and s...+ info



Nuevo Disco: OBRAS PARA VIOLONCELLO Y PIANO. TRÍOS 1 Y 2. MANUEL CASTILLO




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of such illustrious Andalusians as Manuel de Falla and Joaquín Turina.

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Centro de Documentación Musical de Andalucía
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