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Published: 30 October 2008

370 Pages | 23 halftones, 28 lines

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195383584

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Sacred Passions

The Life and Music of Manual de Falla

Carol Hess

  • Set against the Spanish cultural renaissance (from the latter part of the 19th century through the Spanish Civil War)
  • De Falla was part of a group of luminaries of modern Spanish culture, including Lorca, Buñuel, Dalí, and Unamuno. He also had close ties to fellow composers Dukas, Stravinsky, and Ravel
  • Hess's earlier book on Falla's music won an ASCAP/Deems Taylor award, and a Royal Philharmonic Society award

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