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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), recognised as the greatest composer in the Spanish cultural renaissance that extended from the latter part of the nineteenth century until the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936. The biography incorporates recent research of Falla while drawing on untapped sources in the Falla archives,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hess, Carol A.
Sacred passions.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004041472
(OCoLC)54079693
Named Person: Manuel de Falla; Manuel de Falla; Manuel de Falla; Manuel de Falla; Manuel de Falla
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol A Hess
ISBN: 9780195349221 0195349229 1423761480 9781423761488 9780195383584 0195383583
OCLC Number: 65192833
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 349 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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Offers an understanding of the life and work of Spanish composer Manuel de Falla (1876 - 1946), recognised as the greatest composer in the Spanish cultural renaissance. This biography re-evaluates  Read more...

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Hess asks important questions and paves the way for further research... we can already enjoy Sacred Passions, a biography of Falla written from a truly critical viewpoint. Enrique Sacau, Il Read more...

 
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