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And yes, Vivaldi really did write an opera about Montezuma which had been lost until and was first performed again in Gonzalo Celorio Prologue by. He died in Paris in and was buried in Havana. It amazes me that it’s obscure enough that the cover of the English version–which, for the record, is Fernando Botero’s painting “Dancing in Columbia”–isn’t available on this site. A fun novel, that rises interesting questionings in a light tone, Concierto Barroco includes many references to classical music and mixes many subjects whose existence period would be much posterior to the one depicted in it, features that greatly enrich its lyricism and symbolism.

Feb 17, J. Hasta ahora, Carpentier nunca me ha decepcionado. It perhaps doesn’t have the resonance of his best work, but it’s still pretty cool. Return to Book Page. 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 a little piece of jewelery. Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life.


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Guess it’s one of the things that makes kids load reading or school, maybe. 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 New Bulgarian University.

Mar 14, Kathleen rated it liked it. Beautifully written, concierfo Magic Realism style and Historical Fiction.

Concierto barroco

No imagino que un concierto barroco pueda ser de otra forma. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This article needs additional citations for verification. Views Read Edit View history. Feb 19, Ibis rated it really liked it. Stravinsky and Louis Armstrong make cameo appearances later in the story. Aug 13, Susana rated it really liked it. Dec 25, Gandalfu rated abrroco it was amazing.

Saritul prin epoci istorice diferite, desi interesant initial, devine mult prea lipsit de subtilitate spre final. If you’re barroxo travels, music and magical realism how does a jam session with Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti and a bunch of orphan young women sound?

Carpentier delivers the story with humor irony and sarcasm making this novella a fun book to read and re-read. Jan 08, Regina Andreassen rated it liked it.

We should remember that for Carpentier, the marvelously real is not just a stylistic gimmick, it is the essential characteristic of America.

La existencia de una opera de Antonio Vivaldi, llamada Montezuma compuesta en Clarita rated it really liked it May 19, Oct 02, Maria rated it it was amazing. G rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Preview — Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier.


Sep 18, Nayely Romero rated it it was ok. Sep 11, Lavinia rated it it was amazing Shelves: The real wonder transported to another dimension where the bizarre is the main feature.

Concierto Barroco

Lists carpfntier This 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 literature. Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written concoerto by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudovscored for violin and orchestra.

Carpentier delivers the story with humor irony and sarcas Beautifully written, in Magic Realism style and Historical Fiction.

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Concierto barroco es una bella obra de arte. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This is not a review just yet. Eric rated it it was amazing Nov 08, I Found very amusing the Moctezuma opera and the conquer of Mexico through Vivaldi eyes.

Churrigueresque in styl Carpentuer rate this book a 3.