Concierto Barroco (Fiction&/Cuba) [Alejo Carpentier, Asa Zatz] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A wealthy Mexican traveler journeys to. Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written in by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudov, scored for violin and orchestra. Composition. Concierto Barroco is a musical mystery, an interpretation of the famous homonymous novel by the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier. MC CALLISTER, Rick. Dialectic and Counterpoint in Alejo Carpentier’s Concierto barroco. ., 67, pp ISSN Concerto Barroco, like many of.
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Jorge Ruiz Esparza rated it really liked it Nov 10, It’s hard to find this book in English translation, but if you do, read it you may find it translated but nevertheless under its Spanish title “Concierto Barroco,” as I did. This is not a review just yet. It was a delicious reading, especially since it took me two years to find the book. Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of the twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was a novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period.
It’s a difficult book. Refresh and try again. Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of the twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was a novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period.
Carpentier delivers the story with humor irony and sarcasm making this novella a fun book to read and re-read. Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier. Virginia F rated it really liked it Dec 04, Return to Book Page.
After the premier performance of the composition barroc EstorilPortugal inArnaoudov added for its first recording in a specially written cadenzas for the virtuoso violinist Mario Hossen and the Orpheus Academy Orchestra of New Bulgarian University.
Carlos rated it really liked it Sep 16, 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.
We should remember that for Carpentier, the marvelously real is not just a stylistic gimmick, it is the essential characteristic of America. Cassiragi rated it really liked it Apr 02, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. He died in Paris in and was buried in Havana. This novella is a bizarre and compelling fantasy, a labyrinth-like journey laced with layers of allusions, insights and humor through the transculturation between the Old World and New. Trivia About Concierto barroco.
Jan 08, Regina Andreassen rated it liked it. 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. Guess it’s one of the things that makes kids load reading or school, maybe.
I must thank Ruxandra Concidrto for this recommendation; she’s madly in love with the book and she’s mentioned it several times on her blog. This isn’t to say that the alwjo descriptions aren’t beautifully rendered–they are–but rather one would expect much more from a writer of Carpentier’s caliber.
M-a cam enervat nuvela asta. Feb 17, J. I know that makes no sense.
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Open Preview See a Problem? This peculiar acoustic space is a play of interweaving ornaments, details, gestures, images and voices, floating somewhere between the waters of Tenochtitlanthe silver glimmerings of Taxco and the boundless expanses of the Venetian channels, halls, galleries, graveyards and tiny streets, populated with the never failing wealth of colours, aromas, shadows and rhymes, silhouettes and clamour, forming a complex, ever-changing sound fabric, games of instrumental passages, variations and quasi quotations of unnamed manuscripts from Spanish monasteries, old late-gothic or renaissance masters, the way that I heard and translated them in the meaning of one infinite sound palimpsest.
There is no conflict, characters are flat and the conversations are pedantary for the music snob, but without the wit it takes no great intellect or real knowledge to declare Vivaldi one of the greats. Alejo Carpentier tem um estilo bastante peculiar e bem trabalhado.
Churrigueresque in styl I rate this book a 3. Alejo Carpentier tem um estilo bastante peculiar e bem trabalhado. Aug 10, Mihai added it. G rated it it was amazing Apr 10, I liked it, though don’t think is recommended for very young people and it was assigned to my high school son so.
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Preview — Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier. To view it, click here. Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life.
The writing of Carpentier sometimes to somebody that do not read hardly is heavy Boris Goussinsky rated it really liked it Oct 03, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A pesar que el lenguaje es algo complejo o la narrativase lee bastante aleko y es muy divertido. Heberquijano rated it really liked it May 20, Want to Read saving….
At the time Carpentier wrote this book, he know about the opera from historical accounts but could not have heard it. To ask other readers questions about Concierto barrocoplease sign up. Gonzalo Celorio Prologue by. View all 3 comments.
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Deivid DelPueblo rated it really liked it Sep 05, No imagino que un concierto barroco pueda ser de otra forma.