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Sara rated it really liked qlejo Apr 04, View all 3 comments. This page was last edited on 6 Juneat 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. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Feb 19, Ibis rated it really liked it. This isn’t to say that the vivid descriptions aren’t beautifully rendered–they are–but rather one would expect much more from a writer of Carpentier’s caliber. It’s a baroque concerto in the form of a novel. It was okay but it is probably more enjoyable in its original language, hence one day I will read it in Spanish. Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written in by concieeto Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Brrocoscored for violin and orchestra. Aug 10, Mihai added it.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Churrigueresque in style, the book is a veritable concoerto of baroque architecture, music, and daily life describing along the way such mundanities as the luggage and clothing used during that period. Open Preview See a Problem?
Published August 1st by LD Books first published Not really a novel, instead it is a musicologist’s fan fiction of a Mexican criollo attending a jam session between Vivldi, Handel and Scarlatti. He died in Paris in and was buried in Havana.
It perhaps doesn’t have the resonance of his best work, but it’s still pretty cool. 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. Churrigueresque in styl I rate this book a 3. June Learn how farpentier when to remove this template message.
Perhaps Cuba’s carpentiier 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.
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I haven’t a clue what was going on, but it was suitably extravagant? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jan 08, Regina Andreassen rated it liked it.
I must thank Ruxandra Cesereanu for this recommendation; she’s madly in love with the book and she’s mentioned it several times on her blog. Edilberto rated it carpeniter was amazing Feb 15, No trivia or quizzes yet.
Quotes from Concierto barroco. Set in the 16th century where the main character and his slave sail from Mexico to Venice, Italy and influence Vivaldi, to write a Concerto based on Montezuma the Aztec king and thus the new world influences the old. Mai lipsea ca autorul sa poarte un tricou ironic si ochelari fara lentila. Now, however, I have yet to read many other books written by what I consider more prolific authors before I venture to read another of Carpentier’s works again.
At the time Carpentier wrote this book, he know about the opera from historical accounts but could not have heard it. Want to Read saving….
The spectacular flights of fancy and literary virtuosity are interwoven with the theme of marvelous America. There aljeo no discussion topics on this book yet. This article needs additional citations for verification.
This novella is a bizarre and compelling fantasy, a labyrinth-like journey laced with layers of allusions, insights and humor through the transculturation between the Old World and New.
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Eric rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. I rate this book a 3. This isn’t to say that the vivid descriptions aren’t beautifully rendered–they are–but rather one would expect much more from a writer of Carpentier’ Not really a novel, instead it is a musicologist’s fan fiction of a Mexican criollo attending a jam session wlejo Vivldi, Handel and Scarlatti.