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EL PIANO EN ESPAÑA
By Ana Benavides

The main objective of this book is to establish a unifying link between the 18th century and the great nationalists, with an overview of subjects such as the first Spanish piano makers, musical spaces, maestros and predecessors, musical press, etc. Most of the material included has been published for the very first time. This book is an essential tool for understanding the piano in Spain. A new release about the piano in Spain with 147 pages and more than 200 full color images.

ISBN: 8437009967072
Foreword: Andrés Ruiz Tarazona.

GERARDO DIEGO Y LA MÚSICA

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GERARDO DIEGO Y LA MÚSICA
By Ana Benavides

Gerardo Diego, major figure of Spanish poetry of the twentieth century was influenced in his poetry for many extra-literary matters, but the music is the one that appears in his writings. Active character in the musical life of Madrid, was one of the pioneers in Spain in playing the complete piano by Manuel de Falla, premiering some of his works and in collaboration with Joaquín Rodrigo and Federico Sopena wrote Diez años de música en España. Friend of the most important musicians of the time, was inspiring and the recipient of many musical works. From his role as a musician was involved in radio and television, and as music critic and columnist his collaborations are around the 900 in El Imparcial, La libertad, La Tarde, Noticiero Universal, El Escorial, Y, Proel, ABC, etc.
This work seeks to recover the musical personality of the great poet music profile, musical essays, or musical romanticism in Gerardo Diego are some of the aspects included in this study, completed with appendices devoted to musical works dedicated to him, relationship all musical written thematically organized, photographs of the poet at the piano, etc.

Foreword: Jorge Urrutia

Published by: University of Cantabria.

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