Federico Moreno Torroba (Innbundet)

A Musical Life in Three Acts

Serie: Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music 

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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2013
Antall sider: 384
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music
ISBN/EAN: 9780195313703
Kategori: Musikk
Omtale: Federico Moreno Torroba
The last of the Spanish Romantics, composer, conductor, and impresario Federico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982) left his mark on virtually every aspect of Spanish musical culture during a career which spanned six decades, and saw tremendous political and cultural upheavals. After Falla, he was the most important and influential musician: in addition to his creative activities, he was President of the General Society of Authors and Editors and director of the Academy of Fine Arts and Teatro Zarzuela. His enduring contributions as a composer include copious amounts of guitar music composed for Andres Segovia and several highly successful zarzuelas which remain in the repertoire today. Written by two leading experts in the field, Federico Moreno Torroba: A Musical Life in Three Acts explores not only his life and work, but also the relationship of his music to the cultural milieu in which he moved. It sheds particular light on the relationship of Torroba's music and the cultural politics of Francisc

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