Concierto Barroco (Fiction&/Cuba) [Alejo Carpentier, Asa Zatz] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A wealthy Mexican traveler journeys to. Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written in by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudov, scored for violin and orchestra. Composition[edit]. Concierto Barroco is a musical mystery, an interpretation of the famous homonymous novel by the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier. MC CALLISTER, Rick. Dialectic and Counterpoint in Alejo Carpentier’s Concierto barroco. []., 67, pp ISSN Concerto Barroco, like many of.

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Feb 20, Elisa rated it it was amazing. This is not a review just yet. Miguel Mata rated it really liked it Jul 04, Concierto barroco es una bella obra de arte. This peculiar acoustic space is a play of interweaving ornaments, details, gestures, images and voices, floating somewhere between the waters of Tenochtitlanthe silver glimmerings of Taxco and the boundless expanses of the Venetian channels, halls, galleries, graveyards and tiny streets, populated with the never failing wealth of colours, aromas, shadows and rhymes, silhouettes and clamour, forming a complex, ever-changing sound fabric, games of instrumental passages, variations and quasi quotations of unnamed manuscripts from Spanish monasteries, old late-gothic or renaissance masters, the way that I heard and translated them in the meaning of one infinite sound palimpsest.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Lists with This Book. I haven’t a clue what was going on, but it was suitably extravagant? Carpentier writting style is hard to understand because of his vocabulary, though his style and detailed descriptions are perfect For the story of this book. Beautifully written, in Magic Realism style and Historical Fiction.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Carlos rated it really liked it Sep 16, It’s a difficult book. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Books by Alejo Carpentier. This novella is a bizarre and compelling fantasy, a labyrinth-like journey laced with layers of allusions, insights and humor aoejo the transculturation between the Old World and New.

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I rate this book a 3. This article needs additional citations for verification. Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier. And yes, Vivaldi really did write an opera about Montezuma which had been lost until and was first performed carpentire in Pyszna, magiczna, dowcipna i przebogata proza.

Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life. Mar 14, Kathleen rated it liked it. Boris Goussinsky rated it really liked it Oct 03, Dec 25, Gandalfu rated it it was amazing. I rate barrroco book a 3. Sep 23, German Patarroyo rated it liked it. I liked it, though don’t think is recommended aleho very young people and it was assigned to my high school son so.

Heberquijano rated it really liked it May 20, Barroco, a great 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.

Guess it’s one of the things that makes kids load reading or school, maybe. No trivia or quizzes yet. Bxrroco from Concierto barroco. Return to Book Page.

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G rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Feb 19, Ibis rated it really liked it. There is no conflict, characters are flat and the conversations are pedantary for the music snob, but without the wit it takes no great intellect or real knowledge to declare Vivaldi one of the greats. carpengier


Return to Book Page. Refresh and try again. In this book we experience the encounter between American and Europe depicted as the clash between the fabulous past Europe and the marvelous future Americaplayed out in the staging of an opera by Vivaldi about Montezuma.

June Learn how and when to remove this template message. A pesar que el lenguaje es algo complejo o la narrativase lee bastante bien y es muy divertido.

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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.

He died in Paris in and was buried in Havana. Yago Mesa rated it really liked it Feb 10, Krzysztof Kobylka rated it really liked it Aug 27, Me siento muy agradecida con el viejo Carpentier. La existencia de una opera de Antonio Vivaldi, llamada Montezuma compuesta en Aug 10, Mihai added it. 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.

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