4.2 La guitarra espanola: musica popular y clasica

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  • 4.2 La guitarra espanola: musica popular y clasica
    • Flamenco
      • Paco de Lucia
        • Guitarrist
        • Most innovative and influential Flamenco artist of his generation
        • cancelled his performanes for almost a year when Camaron died
          • Died at 42
      • Camaron de la Isla
        • A cante jondo singer (Flamenco Vocal style
        • Partnered together
          • Paco de Lucia
            • Guitarrist
            • Most innovative and influential Flamenco artist of his generation
            • cancelled his performanes for almost a year when Camaron died
              • Died at 42
          • Both modernised Flamenco without losing its authenticity
        • Considered the best Cantaor (cante jondo singer) ever
        • Smoked and did drugs excessively
        • Transformed the Cante Jondo (deep song) when it was going through a serious crisis
    • Fernando Sor
      • Classical Guitarist and Composer
      • Considered best guitarist in the world and Mozart of Spain
      • 1778 - 1839
      • Challenged the then popular notion that the guitar can only accompany classical music
      • Despite the expectation by his parents to folloe a military career, he became fixated with music and the guitar.
        • At age 11, he had began composing music.
          • When Napoleon reigned, he wrote very patirtiotic music.
    • El Concierto de Aranjuez
      • Guitar concerto by composer Joaquin Rodrigo
      • Written in three parts.
      • Inspired by EL Palacio Real de Aranjuez and its gardens.
      • Part 2, (the most popular), is an evocation of the happy days of his honeymoon and a response to the devastation of his wife's miscarriage.

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