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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