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Sacred passions : the life and music of Manuel de Falla

Author: Carol A Hess
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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This biography offers a fresh understanding of the life and work of Spanish composer Manuel de Falla (1876-1946), recognized as the greatest composer in the Spanish cultural renaissance that extended from the latter part of the 19th century until the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936. The biography incorporates recent research on Falla, draws on untapped sources in the Falla archives, reevaluates Falla's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hess, Carol A.
Sacred passions.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)646117887
Named Person: Manuel de Falla; Manuel de Falla; Manuel de Falla
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol A Hess
ISBN: 0195145615 9780195145618 9780195383584 0195383583
OCLC Number: 54079693
Description: xvi, 349 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Confronting Falla --
The waning of romanticism: a composer begins --
In Paris on the eve of the great war --
In neutral Spain --
International acclaim: modernist folklore and a farewell to the primitive --
The European neoclassicist: finding his voice --
"Far above the workings of politics" --
Falla and the Spanish Civil War --
Seeking the lost continent --
Falla's legacy.
Responsibility: Carol A. Hess.
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This biography offers a fresh understanding of the life and work of Spanish composer Manuel de Falla (1876-1946), recognized as the greatest composer in the Spanish cultural renaissance that extended from the latter part of the 19th century until the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936. The biography incorporates recent research on Falla, draws on untapped sources in the Falla archives, reevaluates Falla's work in terms of current issues in musicology, and considers Falla's accomplishments in their historical and cultural contexts.

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