Canal March

Falla's Fantasía bética

Miguel Ituarte, piano

Fantasía bética, by Manuel de Falla

Manuel de Falla’s Fantasía bética exemplifies the ideal of musical nationalism of the period, which Turina also pursued: music inspired by Spanish folklore cast in a sound compositional technique. The energetic and vigorous touch of this version enhances the brutal dissonances and cascading passages, harmoniously interspersed with excerpts of poetry based on gypsy song.

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