Concierto Barroco (Fiction&/Cuba) [Alejo Carpentier, Asa Zatz] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A wealthy Mexican traveler journeys to. Concierto barroco [Alejo Carpentier] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Novela que gira en torno a la concepcion de la opera ┬ź Montezuma┬╗. Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written in by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudov, scored for violin and orchestra. Composition[edit]. Concierto Barroco is a musical mystery, an interpretation of the famous homonymous novel by the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier.

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At the time Carpentier wrote this book, he know about the opera from historical accounts but could not have heard it.

I Found very amusing the Moctezuma opera and the conquer of Mexico through Vivaldi eyes. Churrigueresque in style, the book is a veritable dictionary of baroque architecture, music, and daily life describing along the way such mundanities as the luggage and clothing used during that period. Carpentier writting style is hard to understand because of his vocabulary, though his style and detailed descriptions are perfect For the story of this book.

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Add both to Basket. The real wonder transported to another dimension where the bizarre is the main feature. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Am apreciat totusi descrierile foarte vii – ma rog, unele din ele.


M-a cam enervat nuvela asta. Concierto Barroco batroco a piece of music written in by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudovscored for violin and orchestra. The writing of Carpentier sometimes to somebody that do not read hardly is heavy Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life.

This is a little piece of jewelery. Ewoud rated it really liked it Mar 17, Surely the oddest thing I’ve read by Carpentier. Mar 14, Kathleen rated it liked it.

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In this book we experience the encounter between American and Europe depicted as the clash between the fabulous past Europe and the marvelous future Americaplayed out in the staging of an opera by Vivaldi about Montezuma. Pablo rated it really liked it Oct 21, After the premier performance of the composition in EstorilPortugal inArnaoudov added for its first recording in a specially written cadenzas for the virtuoso violinist Mario Hossen and the Orpheus Academy Orchestra of Bartoco Bulgarian Cocnierto.

Concierto Barroco

Set in the 16th century where the main character and his slave sail from Mexico to Venice, Italy and influence Vivaldi, to write a Concerto based on Montezuma the Aztec king and thus the new world influences the old. This isn’t to say that the vivid descriptions aren’t beautifully rendered–they are–but rather one would expect much more from a writer of Carpentier’ Not really a novel, instead it is a musicologist’s fan fiction of a Mexican criollo attending a jam session between Vivldi, Handel and Scarlatti.


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I know that makes no sense. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an bareoco Krzysztof Kobylka rated it really liked it Aug 27, And yes, Vivaldi really did write an opera about Montezuma which had been lost until and was first performed again in Share your thoughts with other customers.

Shopbop Designer Barroo Brands. Definitely, a great book. Maria rated it really liked it Jan 30, Gonzalo Celorio Prologue by. No trivia or quizzes yet. I haven’t a clue what was going on, but it was suitably extravagant?

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It’s a baroque concerto in the form of a novel. Refresh and try again. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Published August 1st by LD Books first published