Uniting music and poetry in twentieth-century Spain

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Lexington Books,, Lanham, Maryland, United States, p.1 online resource (xvii, 255 pages) : (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst01030479, (OCoLC)fst01126120, 20th century, 20th century., fast, History, History and criticism., Music and literature, Music and literature., Musical settings, Songs, Songs., Spain, Spanish poetry


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction. An Imperfectly Known Artistic Legacy -- Falla's Four Youthful Experiments in Song -- Glorifying Cordoba : Góngora and Falla -- Joaquín Turina's Musical Sevillanismo in Four Songs -- Frederic Mompou's Art of Dreaming Music in Combat del somni [Dream Combat] -- The Virginal Voice in Eduard Toldrà's Six Songs of Castilian Poetry -- The Absent Dulcinea : Joaquín Rodrigo's Song to Music Itself -- Creative Landscapes of Salamanca in Unamuno and Joaquín Rodrigo -- Montsalvatge's Cinco canciones negras [Five Black Songs] : The Search for Freedom through Music -- Rodolfo Halffter's Canciones sobre Marinero en tierra [Songs on Sailor on Shore] or Nostalgia for a Spain Left Behind -- Conclusions. Silver Age Song Poems in the Era of Recapitulation."In Uniting Music and Poetry in Twentieth-Century Spain, Nelson R. Orringer enriches and deepens interpretations of twentieth-century sung poetry by comparing the original poet's vision to the composer's interpretation. Orringer uses both literary and musical analysis to reveal new understandings and appreciations of poems set to music"--Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 05, 2021).