A collection of twenty-three songs by Spanish composers born in the nineteenth century explores Spanish vocal music and offers word-for-word and idiomatic translations, composer biographies, and a pronunciation guide.
Although the music of Spain is diverse, profound, colorful and deserving of recognition, a collection of nineteenth century Spanish songs has never been available to singers in the United States. Until now, Spain has been neglected in the study of music history. Collections of zarzuela arias have been published, but art song composed prior to
Volume 3 of Canciones de España: Songs of Nineteenth-Century Spain makes available thirty-one songs by eighteen composers and completes the three-volume anthology series. The series is comprised of eighty-three songs by fifty nineteenth-century Spanish composers. This final volume includes appendixes that arrange all the songs by level of difficulty and by gender.
Available here for the first time are the songs of 20 nineteenth century Spanish composers from Arrieta through Ledesma. Each song includes international phonetic alphabet transcriptions and brief introductory information identifying the composer, and the songs poetic intent.
This second volume of Canciones de España makes available for the first time songs by 20 Nineteenth Century Spanish Composers from Arrieta through Ledesma.