Songs in this series. 1. ¿Con qué la lavaré? 2. Vos me matásteis; 3. ¿De dónde venís, amore? 4. De los álamos vengo, madre. Composer; Performances. [translations by John Glenn Paton]. Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios () [ anonymous]. Joaquin Rodrigo. ¿Con qué la lavaré? (–). Vos me matásteis. Cuatro madrigales amatorios (). Compose date: Duration: 8′. Editor: Chester. Orchestration: soprano 2 (1) 1 0 1 1 0 0 Str. Versions: Original for voice.

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The final exhortation is accompanied by light music box-like tinkling patterns in the high piano registers at a pianissimo dynamic, which leaves an aura of unreality hanging in the air at the conclusion of the whole set. There is an ecstatic joy and a kind of teasing to the repetition of the text which continually inquires as amatoroos the direction a beloved one is going: Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates.

Songs and Madrigals for Soprano and Orchestra. From where have you come beloved? In “Vos me matasteis” left madritales, the soloist performs a song of love which comes straight out of Spanish peasant culture, expressing heartbreak which the elite were likely not overly familiar with.

These four wonderfully lyrical and peculiar love songs have both a neo-classical flavor in the style of their music and a surrealistic flavor in the handling and content of the texts.

There is a steadily increasing Spanish-style melisma and skips of a madrigale fourth in those passages that refer to the swaying of the trees in the wind. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Madrigales (4) amatorios, for voice & piano (or soprano & orchestra)

Introspection Late Night Partying. This is a popular method of bringing a traditional work into the modern age.


The simple contrapuntal style is a perfect musical match for a text concerning someone enchanted with a young virgin girl on the banks of a river who has remarkable hair in which he feels tied up — “you have killed me,” he says.

The above performance showcases the tragic nature of the music. Rodrigo himself madrgiales heavily influenced by the Spanish Civil War, a pivotal aspect of which was the struggle of the lower and middle class against the burguesia, or the elite.

The Maiden and the Nightingale: Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. The fourth madrigal, De donde venis, amore? Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Works were no longer solely written for court use; in the 16th century there can be found a wealth of folk music very much oriented towards the Spanish peasant.

This endorsement proved a great boon to the popularity of the villancico, which rose to prominence at this time as a polyphonic form which we hear today in many great amqtorios.

Streams Videos All Posts. Composed inthis collection of four love songs is drawn almost entirely from 16th century vocal music. Fuenllana wrote his three madrigals as part of his “Orphenica Lyra”, which was composed for the court of Prince Phillip II.

These underscore the text, which urges a mother to go to a stand of poplar trees. The text repeats and gradually adds more lines, eventually unfolding a complete image in which the mother is urged to go to see the popular trees in Seville, where the singer’s beautiful girlfriend lives. Homenaje a Joaquin Rodrigo. All three of these were originally written by Miguel de Fuenllana.

Sur Les Ailes du Chant. Shall it be “timidly It’s understandable that Rodrigo would strive to honor these works. It is an ambiguous history which proves the practice of adaptation in music composition. Songs from the Soul.


Genre Vocal Music Classical. This led to a fascination with, and romanticization of, “peasant” music in the royal court. It is through the tributes of composers like Rodrigo that the music of this extraordinary era lives on through the 21st century.

Given the romantic, sweeping hyperbole of the music “Long haired maiden, You have made me die” it is clear why the sort of sentiment popularized by the Golden Age captured the imagination of all men and woman, regardless of class.

Joaquín Rodrigo – Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios – Music Sales Classical

This may seem to be at odds with the “popular” focus of art in the Golden Age – however, during this time it was a philosophy embraced as much by the upper class as much as it was by the Spanish citizens. The melody itself has a lively Latin madrifales flavor accompanied by “wrong-note” tone clusters and tinkling motoric patterns.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Indeed, it was during a time of intense pain that he composed part of his most recognized piece, the Concierto De Aranjuez. This renewed focus on mdarigales citizenry, rather than the aristocracy, had a profound influence on the music being composed at the time. Fuenllana modernized these songs by rewriting them for vihuela, while Rodrigo casts them in a more contemporary light by orchestrating them for an ensemble befitting the 20th century, with a full orchestra sound complete with strings marrigales winds.

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