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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All three of these were originally written by Miguel de Fuenllana. Composed inthis collection of four love songs is drawn almost entirely from 16th century vocal music. The melody itself has a lively Latin folk flavor accompanied by “wrong-note” tone clusters and tinkling motoric patterns.
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 and winds. En Aranjuez con tu amor.
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This may seem to be at madrigzles 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 amatorils Spanish citizens. From where have you come beloved? There is a steadily increasing Spanish-style melisma and skips of a perfect fourth in those passages that refer to the swaying of the trees in the wind.
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The text, which is only four lines long, is repeated in isolated phrases and reharmonized, taking on a surreal character as a result of this obsessiveness. Sur Les Ailes du Chant.
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 madrigals. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Sexy Trippy All Moods. It is an ambiguous history which proves the practice of adaptation in music composition. Beautiful Dorian-mode harmonies begin madrigaoes work.
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Given the romantic, sweeping hyperbole of the music “Long haired maiden, You have made me die” amwtorios is clear why the sort of sentiment popularized by the Golden Age captured the imagination of all men and woman, regardless of class. Homenaje a Joaquin Rodrigo. Introspection Late Night Partying. There is an ecstatic joy and a kind of teasing to the repetition of the text which continually inquires as to the direction a beloved one is going: Songs amahorios the Exotic.
The simple contrapuntal style is a aatorios 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 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. It was the elite’s fascination with romantic adversity which served to popularize such a broad musical movement, and gave birth to some amatlrios the time’s most exemplary art.
In “Vos me matasteis” leftthe 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. Jazz Latin New Age. Nothing else in Rodrigo’s catalogue is more heavily influenced by folk music than his “Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios”. Genre Vocal Music Classical.
The fourth madrigal, De donde venis, amore? 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.
Songs and Madrigals for Soprano and Orchestra.
It is through the tributes of composers like Rodrigo that the music of this extraordinary era lives on through the 21st century. The above performance showcases the tragic nature of the music. Shall it be “timidly Themes of anguish and pain seemed to be characteristic of the Golden Age; in a time when arts and literature were flourishing, it became fashionable to share in the hardship experienced by the lower class.
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