• Obras para Violoncello y Piano. Tríos 1 & 2

    Manuel Castillo

    Oscar Martín, Piano, Trino Zurita, Violoncello, Miguel Romero, Violín


    Manuel castillo Navarro-Aguilera was born in Sevilla in 1930. He displayed musical talent at an early age both as a pianist and as a composer. He studied in Sevilla with Norberto Almandoz (Chapel Master at the Cathedral) and in Madrid with A. Lucas Moreno (piano) and Conrado del Campo (composition). He was awarded the Joaquin Turina Prize when he was only 19, and at 21 he debuted as a pianist with the Bética Chamber Orchestra. He continued his studies in Paris with Lazare Levy (piano) and Nadia Boulanger (composition) and, after his return to Spain, he got a professorship at the Seville...+ info

  • Alahor in Granata

    Opera de Gaetano Donizetti

    Juan Diego Florez

    Orquesta Ciudad de Granada

    Conductor: Josep Pons


    REDISCOVERING A MASTERPIECE   A year after the two hundredth anniversary of Gaetano Donizetti's birth (1797) and 150 years after his death (1848), the Teatro de la Maestranza de Sevilla chose to open its 1998-9 operatic season with four per­formances of Alahor in Granata, an almost for­gotten opera by the composer. This is an event al a huge historical importance since it marks the first time that the opera has been performed in the XXth century. Alahor in Granata was first performed in the Teatro Carolino in Palermo on the 7th of January 1826 but, alt­hough the opera was a...+ 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



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




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