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The Spanish Hour in January 2021 features an episode on the music of Manuel de Falla

El AMOR BRUJO by Manuel de Falla (Manhattan School of Music)
El AMOR BRUJO by Manuel de Falla (Manhattan School of Music)

The January 25th broadcast features music by Manuel de Falla for the theater.  We see a scene from his well known, El Amor Brujo (Love, the Magician).

1/4       Classics from Argentina, Chile, and Venezuela - 20th-century South American classics from Argentina’s Carlos Guastavino, Chile’s Juan Antonio Sánchez, and Venezuela’s Evencio Castellanos. 

1/11      Guitar Transcriptions of Piano Classics  A program of well-known Spanish keyboard and orchestral treasures transcribed for guitar and heard anew: Guitarist Jorge Caballero and the Brazilian Guitar Quartet in transcriptions of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Iberian-inspired orchestral work Capriccio Espagnole, Isaac Albéniz piano suite Chants d'Espagne, and more. 

1/18      Guitar Classics from Spain, Argentina, and Puerto Rico  Contemporary works for guitar from Argentina’s Quique Sinesi, Puerto Rico’s Ernesto Cordero, and Spain’s Joaquín Rodrigo, performed by Segovia, Villadangos, and Barbosa-Lima. 

1/25      Falla and the Theater  A sampling of Manuel de Falla’s music for works for the stage: El Amor Brujo (Love, the Magician,) and El Corregidor y la molinera (The Magistrate and the Miller’s Wife,) Falla’s “first draft” of El Sombrero de tres picos (The Three-cornered Hat.)