Halffter's arrangement of De Falla's seven songs is scored for a small orchestra of two flutes, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, horn, harp, strings and occasional oboe solo. Dedicated to Madame Ida Godebska.
Colon transcribed seven folksongs for cello: El Pano Moruno; Seguidilla Murciana; Asturiana; Jota; Nana; Cancion; and Polo. With original texts and English translations.
Also: Concerto for Harpsichord -- Siete Canciones populares Españolas -- Piezas Españolas -- Fantasia Betica. Various artists. SACD.
…Berceuse (Lullaby), No. 1 from Sei Pezzi (Respighi) -- “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess (Gershwin) -- Nana (Lullaby), No. 5 from Siete Canciones populares Españolas (de Falla) -- Berceuse (Lullaby), Op. 16 (Fauré) -- Berceuse (Lullaby), No. 6 from Six Pieces, Op. 79 (Sibelius) -- Berceuse (Lullaby),…
These short pieces become fairly challenging on contrabass, calling for some tricky harmonics and multiple stops. With an prologue in Spanish by Antonio Garcia Araque.
Falla originally composed these songs for voice and piano. This is a reprint of the 1956 edition of Miguel Llobet's transcriptions, as edited by Emilio Pujol. With an introduction by Francois Laurent, and Pujol's original preface.
…molle au sommeil), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (6:03) -- Ombra di nube, for voice & piano (or orchestra) (3:31) -- Siete Canciones Populares Española (7 Popular Spanish Songs), for voice & piano, G. 40 -- Undine, opera (part destroyed) -- Songs (12) for voice & piano, Op. 21 -- Les Filles…
…Café 1930 -- De Falla:Siete Canciones Populares Españolas -- Ibert: Histoires -- Rodrigo:Aranjuez, Ma Pensée -- Giuliani: Grand Potpourri, Op. 126 -- Pujol: Pompeya -- Tavolaro: Milonga No. 5 Dell’Emigrante -- Ravel: Pièce En Forme De Habanera -- Rodrigo: Tres Canciones. Performed by the Zoco Duo…
Also: Sonata for violin and piano to the memory of Federico Garcia Lorca by Poulenc; Sonata for violin and piano in A major To Eugene Ysaye by Franck; Meditation from the opera Thais by Massenet. With the Duo Esterhazy: Swetlana Fomina, violin and Hanns Sonntag, piano.
French and Spanish texts.
Granados: La Maja Y El Ruiseñor -- Canciones Amatorias. De Falla: Siete Canciones Populares Españolas. Turina: Tres Arias, Op. 26. With Henry Dehlinger, piano.
Argentin pianist Conti presents the first complete recording of Halffter's Sonatina, as well as his L'Espagnolade; Hommages; and Serenade a Dulcinee. Also includes Halffter's piano arrangement of Manuel de Falla's Siete Canciones Popular Espanolas.