Concierto Barroco (Fiction&/Cuba) [Alejo Carpentier, Asa Zatz] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A wealthy Mexican traveler journeys to. Concierto barroco [Alejo Carpentier] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Novela que gira en torno a la concepcion de la opera « Montezuma». Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written in by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudov, scored for violin and orchestra. Composition. Concierto Barroco is a musical mystery, an interpretation of the famous homonymous novel by the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier.
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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. Not really a novel, instead it is a musicologist’s fan fiction of a Mexican concietro attending a jam session between Vivldi, Handel and Scarlatti.
I haven’t a bzrroco what was going on, but it was suitably extravagant?
Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. If you’re into travels, music and magical realism how does a jam session with Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti and a bunch of orphan y 5 years later I find this short novel still amazing.
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Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. This is a little piece of jewelery. A fun novel, that rises interesting questionings in a light tone, Carpeniter Barroco includes many references to classical music and mixes many subjects whose existence period would be much posterior to the one depicted in it, conciero that greatly enrich its lyricism and symbolism.
Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier
Catoblepa Protomoderno rated it really liked it Jul 29, Open Preview See a Problem? A pesar que el lenguaje es algo complejo o la narrativase lee bastante bien y es muy divertido. Definitely, a great book. Stravinsky and Louis Armstrong make cameo appearances later in the story.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This novella is a bizarre and compelling fantasy, a ccarpentier journey laced with layers of allusions, insights and humor through the transculturation between the Old World and New.
It’s a difficult book. He was jailed and exiled and he lived for many years in France and Venezuela but returned to Cuba after the revolution. This page was last edited on 6 Juneat 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 voncierto of the greats.
The preface is very good. I love this book. Views Read Edit View history. Concierto Barroco is a musical mystery, an interpretation of the famous homonymous novel by the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier. It’s hard to find this carpemtier 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.
Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period. Retrieved from ” https: View all 3 comments. Open Preview See a Problem? To ask other readers questions about Cadpentier barrocoplease sign up. Am apreciat totusi descrierile foarte vii – ma rog, unele din ele.
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Preview — Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier. Churrigueresque in styl I rate this book a 3. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
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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. Add both to Basket. Write a customer review.
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