Joaquín Rodrigo

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... read moreJoaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999) was a major 20th century Spanish composer most celebrated for his Concerto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra. Blind since childhood, Rodrigo was trained in music and taken to Paris, where he studied with Paul Dukas and became friends with Manuel de Falla. The Spanish...

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Joaquín Rodrigo
En Los Trigales
3:35
Joaquín Rodrigo
Concierto De Aranjuez
4:04
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Que No Quede Huella Del Concierto De Aranjuez
6:12
Joaquín Rodrigo
Aranjuez, Ma Pensée
6:16
Joaquín Rodrigo
5 Piezas Del Siglo Xvi: No. 5. Fantasia Que Contrahace La Harpa De Ludovico
1:29

Biography

Active: 1920s-1980s
Country Of origin: Spain

The Spanish romantic-impressionist composer of Concierto de Aranjuez, which is often heard in the setting by Gil Evans for Miles Davis on Sketches of Spain. The original has many more charms and beauty of orchestration; it and its companion piece, Fantasia para un gentilhombre for Guitar & Orchestra, each have elegant, warm, and memorable melodies. ~ Blue Gene Tyranny~ Rovi

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