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Manuel de Falla (1876-1946)

Part Two

Tuesday 1 April 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 1 April 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod focuses on how Falla's success in Paris with his opera La vida breve opened doors for him in Madrid and how he returned to his homeland having taken on a distinct Parisian influence in his composing.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Trois melodies
Nuccia Focile (soprano)
Ingrid Surgenor (piano)
SAIN SCD2333, Tracks 9-12

El amor brujo (original version 1915, Act 1)
Claire Powell (mezzo-soprano)
Aquarius
Nicholas Cleobury (conductor)
Virgin Classics VC 7 90790-2, Tracks 1-5

Noches en los jardines de Espana
Martha Argerich (piano)
Paris Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim (conductor)
Erato ECD 88255, Tracks 1-3

Homenaje (Le tombeau de Claude Debussy)
John Williams (guitar)
Sony Classical SBK 46 347, Track 21




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