Midday Music Playlist for 04/11/2011

To southern Spain! Composers Albeniz, Granados, Turina, Lecuona, Rodrigo and de Falla take us on a musical tour of Andalusia, from the old Muslim capital of Cordoba to the Seville of bullfights and flamenco and New World trade to the gardens and architecture of the Generalife and Alhambra looking out over Granada.


Artist Title Album Label Help Support GPB
Lecuona, E. Andalucia (Suite Espanola): Cordoba, Andaluza, Alhambra, Gitanierias, Guadalquivir, Malaguena Thomas Tirino BIS 754
Albeniz, I. Cantos de Espana: Cordoba Xuefei Yang EMI 06322
Turina, J. Piano Sextet, "Andalusian Scene" Menuhin Festival Piano Quartet members, Coletti, Busch, Duetschler Claves 50-9403
Granados, E. Spanish Dance No. 5, "Andaluza" Jung Kwak Atlantic 83403
Albeniz, I. Suite Espanola: Seville Empire Brass Telarc 80301
Turina, J. Sinfonia Sevillana Castile & Leon Sym, Bragado Darman Naxos 8.555955
Turina, J. La Oracion del Torrero (The Bullfighter's Prayer) Chamber Music Palm Beach Klavier 11105
Albeniz, I. Iberia, Book 2: Triana Cincinnati Sym, Lopez-Cobos Telarc 80470
Albeniz, I. / Marshall, J. The Alhambra: La Vega Christopher Parkening, London Sym, E. Bernstein EMI Angel 56859
Albeniz, I. Suite Espanola: Granada Martin Jones Nimbus 5595/8
Falla, M.d. Nights in the Gardens of Spain Angela Cheng, Calgary Phil, Graf CBC 5195
Rodrigo, J. Junto al Generalife (Near the Generalife Gardens) Angel Romero BMG RCA 68767
Albeniz, I. Iberia, Book 3: El Albaicin Cincinnati Sym, Lopez-Cobos Telarc 80470