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Espana - A Choral Postcard From Spain / Coro Cervantes

Espana: Choral Postcard From Spain / Various
Release Date: 05/25/2010 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 196   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Joaquin RodrigoAlbert AlcarazGabriel OlaizolaFernando J. Obradors,   ... 
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Discover a world of Spanish music beyond the typical image of 'sun, sand and sangria' with this rich collection of choral works and arrangements that explores every corner of this charming and diverse country's regions and languages.

Coro Cervantes is the only U.K. choir dedicated to the classical music of the Iberan Peninsula and Latin America. It was founded in 1995 by Carlos Aransay, under the auspices of the Instituto Cervantes in London. Its repertoire spans a wide variety of music from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the 21st Century, with a special emphasis on Romantic Music. Coro Cervantes often performs with distinguished solists and instrumentalists and contributes to the international propagation of Hispanic
Read more choral music through its performances, recordings and research. Its repertoire includes works sung in Latin, Spainsh (Castilian). Quechua (language of the Incas), Nahuatl (language of the Aztecs), Mediaeval Galician, Catalan, Basque and even in English.

"What a contrast: the spiritual mysticism of Castelnuovo-Tedesco's Romancero Gitano to the drama of Carlos Surinach's Andalusian-spiced Via Crucis and then the climax - Marias Nobre's Yanomami, a vivid depiction of Brazilian indigenous ritual, with fine tenor solos from Julian Stocker. The choir performs with a fluidity that boasts expertise in Iberian style." - SIGCD166 - Classical Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1.
En Aranjuez con amor (after the second movement of the Concierto de Aranjuez) by Joaquin Rodrigo
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
2.
Xivarri by Albert Alcaraz
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
3.
Haurtxoa sehaskan by Gabriel Olaizola
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Written: Spain 
4.
Canciones Clásicas Españolas: El vito by Fernando J. Obradors
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
5.
Al paño fino by Traditional
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
6.
Volar by Traditional
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
7.
Negra sombra by Xoan Montes
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
8.
Jo tinc un burro by Joaquin Rodrigo
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933 
9.
¿Ondi jueron? by Rubén García Martín
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
10.
Ton pare non té nas by Traditional
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
11.
El cant dels ocells by Traditional
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Written: Catalonia, Spain 
12.
Suari Kanta by David Azurza
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
13.
Riverana by Hilario Goyenechea
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
14.
Esta tierra by Javier Busto
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
15.
Nana by Valentin Ruiz Azner
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
16.
Soy de Mieres by Jesus Guridi
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
17.
Pero Grullo by Matias Durango
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: Baroque 
18.
El gavilán by Alejandro Yagüe
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
19.
Arrorró by Traditional
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Written: Spain 
20.
La tarara riojana by Traditional
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
21.
Los emigrantes: Adiós Granada, Granada mia "Granadinas" by Tomás Barrera
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
22.
Epitafio de Don Quijote by Rodolfo Halffter
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
23.
Epitafio de Dulcinea by Rodolfo Halffter
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
24.
Epitafio de Sancho Panza by Rodolfo Halffter
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
25.
Balada de Mallorca by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Carlos Fernandez Aransay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Coro Cervantes
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933 

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