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Traducción al inglés de una selección de escritos de Joaquín Rodrigo sobre sus propias obras y las de otros compositores.
Raymond Calcraft y Elizabeth Matthews recogen en este libro los principales artículos y conferencias de Joaquín Rodrigo sobre grandes compositores y sus obras, músicos destacados de su tiempo, las artes en general y su propia vida y música. CMC, 2016. 256 páginas. L28
'It is wonderful to think that the Spanish will long be reminded of their character, their qualities of thought, of feeling, and of being, through the music of Joaquín Rodrigo' (Sir Yehudi Menuhin KBE, OM.
'Joaquín Rodrigo was the outstanding Spanish composer of the second half of the 20th century. Blind from the age of three, he created one of the best-loved of all pieces of classical music, the Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar and orchestra. In addition to his extraordinary output of some 170 compositions, Rodrigo worked for many years for Radio Nacional and for the Spanish National Organization for the Blind. He was also for thirty years Professor of Music at the University of Madrid. His writings on music, covering some fifty years of literary activity, include articles, lectures and newspaper reviews on topics ranging from the uniqueness of Mozart to the contemporary music scene in Chile, and from the history of the Spanish guitar to the music of Stravinsky and Dallapiccola. Rodrigo's wide-ranging knowledge of both his own country's music and culture and the great composers of European classical music is revealed here in styles ranging from the huorous to the poetic, the analytical to the profound. Joaquín Rodrigo Voice and Vision contains traslations by Raymond Calcraft and Elizabeth Matthews of many of the composer's most important writings on music, which appear here in English for the first time'.