God, History, Fantasy And Reason

Writer Colm Toibin takes a journey through Spanish history and music

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200610151/4. Writer Colm Toibin takes a journey through Spanish history and music, starting in the ancient pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela
20061022Writer Colm Toibin takes a journey through Spanish history and music. 2/4. He visits the Basque city of Bilbao.
20061029Writer Colm Toibin takes a journey through Spanish history and music. 3/4. He visits the Catalan capital Barcelona.
200611054/4. Writer Colm Toibin takes a journey through Spanish history and music. He visits the city of Granada.
012006043020061015starting in the ancient pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela.

1/4. God, History, Fantasy and Reason: The writer Colm Tóibín takes a journey through Spanish history and music, starting in the ancient pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela.

1/4. God, History, Fantasy and Reason: The writer Colm Tóibín takes a journey through Spanish history and music, starting in the ancient pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela.

022006050720061022He visits the Basque city of Bilbao, and focuses on Frank Gehry's extraordinary design for the Guggenheim Museum.

Includes music by Arriaga, Guridi, Sarasate, Ravel, Luis de Pablo and Basque folk-songs.

Writer Colm Tóibín continues his journey through Spanish history and music.

2/4. He visits the Basque city of Bilbao, and focuses on Frank Gehry's extraordinary design for the Guggenheim Museum. Includes music by Arriaga, Guridi, Sarasate, Ravel, Luis de Pablo and Basque folk-songs.

032006051420061029The Catalan capital, Barcelona.

3/4. In his journey through Spanish history and music, the novelist Colm Tóibín reaches the Catalan capital, Barcelona.

3/4. In his journey through Spanish history and music, the novelist Colm Tóibín reaches the Catalan capital, Barcelona.

04 LAST2006052120061105He completes his journey through Spanish history and music in the city of Granada.

Juan de Enzina: Levanta Pascual villancico

Hisperion XXI/ Jordi Savall

Narváez: Ballad of the Moorísh King who Lost the Alhambra

Montserrat Figueras

Juan de Encina: Una sanosa porfia

The Waverly Consort/ Michael Jafee

Tarrega: Recuerdos de la Alambra (opening)

Segovia (guitar)

Trad: Soleá

La Niña de los Preines (singer)

Niño Ricardo (guitar)

Falla: Song of the Will of the Wisp (El amor brujo)

Teresa Berganza

LSO/ Garcia Navarro

Bretón: En la Alambra

Orquesta Ciudad de Granada/ Juan de Udaeta

Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain - En el Generalife

Alicia de Larrocha (piano)

LPO/ Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos

Falla: Homenaje a Debussy

Cincinnati SO/ Jesús López Cobos

Falla: The Dinner

Orquesta de cambra Teatre Lliure/ Joseph Pons

Falla: Fandango and final (El Corregidor y el molinera)

Lorca: Zorongo gitano, Trad.

arr Lorca

Lorca (piano) with L'Argentina (vocals and castanets)

Albeniz: El Albaicin (extract)

Flamenco: Era cosa de juguete

Terremoto (singer)

Manuel Marao (guitar)

El-Andalus: Cancion en ritmo Quddan de la Nuba Gribt Al Hussein de Marruecos

Begoña Olavide (mezzo-soprano)

Driss El Maloumi (oud)

Pedro Estevan (percussion)

Escobar: Requiem aeternam

La Capella Reial de Catalunya.

Falla: Fandango & final (El Corregidor y el molinera)

4/4. Colm Tóibín completes his journey through Spanish history and music in the city of Granada.

Lorca: Zorongo gitano, Trad. arr Lorca

Trad. El-Andalus: Cancion en ritmo Quddan de la Nuba Gribt Al Hussein de Marruecos

4/4. Colm Tóibín completes his journey through Spanish history and music in the city of Granada.

Lorca: Zorongo gitano, Trad. arr Lorca

Trad. El-Andalus: Cancion en ritmo Quddan de la Nuba Gribt Al Hussein de Marruecos

La Capella Reial de Catalunya