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Falla: Noches En Los Jardines De Espana / Javier Perianes

Falla / Perianes / Bbc Sym Orch / Pons
Release Date: 09/13/2011 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 902099   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Javier Perianes
Conductor:  Josep Pons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

‘I never thought of becoming a virtuoso. Virtuosity, with its concert tours, has always repelled me', Manuel de Falla told a journalist in 1915, by which time he had virtually turned his back on composition for solo piano. He did occasionally return to the genre, but it is a fact that his corpus can be contained on a single CD, along with the famous Nights in the Gardens of Spain with orchestra. The titles proclaim their indebtedness to other composers, yet the music is highly personal! In order to carry out this exciting project, Javier Perianes and Josep Pons went back to the sources, the manuscripts held in the Archivo Manuel de Falla in Granada. ‘I never thought of becoming a virtuoso. Virtuosity, with its concert tours, has always repelled me', Manuel de Falla told a journalist in 1915, by which time he had virtually turned his back on composition for solo piano. He did occasionally return to the genre, but it is a fact that his corpus can be contained on a single CD, along with the famous Nights in the Gardens of Spain with orchestra. The titles proclaim their indebtedness to other composers, yet the music is highly personal! In order to carry out this exciting project, Javier Perianes and Josep Pons went back to the sources, the manuscripts held in the Archivo Manuel de Falla in Granada. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Serenata andaluza for Piano by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Javier Perianes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; Spain 
2.
Pour le tombeau de Paul Dukas by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Javier Perianes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Spain 
3.
Piezas Españolas (4) for Piano by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Javier Perianes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902-1908; Spain 
4.
Obras Desconocidas (3) for Piano: no 1, Canción by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Javier Perianes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1900; Spain 
5.
Nights in the gardens of Spain by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Javier Perianes (Piano)
Conductor:  Josep Pons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1915; Spain 
6.
Mazurka for Piano in C minor by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Javier Perianes (Piano)
7.
Homenaje "Le tombeau de Claude Debussy" by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Javier Perianes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Spain 
8.
Fantasía bética for Piano by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Javier Perianes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Spain 

Customer Reviews

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 Died and gone to Heaven June 22, 2012 By Carolyn Kunin (Pasadena, CA) See All My Reviews "Thought I knew de Falla - aber ich habe keine Ahnung gehabt - but I had no idea, not an inkling! Zauberhaft!" Report Abuse
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