Albéniz, Cantos de España, Op. 232

Albéniz, Cantos de España, Op. 232

By Isaac Albéniz / ed. Olga Llano Kuehl-White Piano Book Level: Advanced Item: 00-46280
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Cantos de España, Op. 232, is a suite of five piano pieces by Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz. The work was inspired by Spain itself, particularly its Asturian folklore and its idiomatic musical traditions. These traditions include castanet-like rhythms derived from spirited dances (ritmo de danza); passionate, declarative melodies in slow, song-like sections (coplas); and exotic harmonies taken from Gypsy modalities. Dr. Olga Llano Kuehl-White studied, performed, and researched the repertoire with legendary Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha at the Academia Marshall in Barcelona and privately over a period of 30 years. The current edition includes fingering, redistributions, and other valuable insights provided by Larrocha. Front matter includes a short biography of the composer, editorial and performance considerations, an analysis of each piece, and a glossary of Spanish terms. Titles: Prélude * Orientale * Sous le palmier (Danse Espagnole) * Córdoba * Seguidillas.


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Contents

Title
About the Composer
About the Music
About This Edition
CANTOS DE ESPAÑA, OP. 232
Editorial and Performance Considerations
FOREWORD
Glossary of Spanish Terms
No. 1, Prélude
No. 2, Orientale
No. 3, Sous le palmier (Danse Espagnole)
No. 4, Córdoba
No. 5, Seguidillas

Additional Information

Series: Alfred Masterwork Edition
Composed by: Isaac Albéniz
Instrument: Piano
Format: Book
Page Count: 44
Item Number: 00-46280
ISBN 10: 1-4706-3955-6
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-3955-6
UPC: 038081533865

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