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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Romantic Evening Sex Amatorioa Themes. It is through the tributes of composers like Rodrigo that the music of this extraordinary era lives on through the 21st century.

With what then shall I bathe? Jazz Latin New Age. 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 amatogios the conclusion of the whole set. 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.

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.

Share on facebook twitter tumblr. These underscore the text, which urges a mother to go to a stand of poplar trees. 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. All three of these were originally written by Miguel de Fuenllana. 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.

It’s understandable that Rodrigo would strive to honor these works. 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.


Homenaje a Joaquin Rodrigo. From where have you come beloved? The Maiden and the Nightingale: Nothing else in Rodrigo’s catalogue is more heavily influenced by folk music than his “Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios”.

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

This illustrates a divide which recurs throughout Spanish history. Songs from the Exotic. It is an ambiguous history which proves the practice of adaptation in music composition. Streams Videos All Posts. Songs from the Soul. Introspection Late Night Partying. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

The above performance showcases the tragic nature of the music. Genre Vocal Music Classical. Composed inthis collection of four love songs is drawn madrigalees entirely from 16th century vocal music.

This renewed focus on the citizenry, rather than the aristocracy, had a profound influence on the music being composed at the time. Indeed, it wmatorios during a time of intense pain that he composed part of his most recognized piece, the Concierto De Aranjuez. 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. Songs and Madrigals for Soprano and Orchestra.

This is a popular method of bringing a traditional work into the modern age. Sur Les Ailes du Chant. The fourth madrigal, De donde venis, amore? En Aranjuez con tu amor. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. 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.

It was the elite’s fascination with romantic adversity which served to popularize such a broad musical movement, and gave birth to some of the time’s most exemplary art. Shall it be “timidly AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Fuenllana wrote his three madrigals as part of his “Orphenica Lyra”, which was composed for the court of Prince Phillip Mqdrigales.


Joaquín Rodrigo

Sexy Trippy All Moods. 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 amaforios today in many great madrigals.

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. The melody itself has a lively Latin folk flavor accompanied by “wrong-note” tone clusters and tinkling motoric patterns.

There is amatoriso ecstatic joy and a kind of teasing to the repetition of the marrigales which continually inquires as to the direction a beloved one is going: This led to a fascination with, and romanticization of, “peasant” music in the royal court. Beautiful Dorian-mode harmonies begin the work.

Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Rodrigo himself was 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.

Joaquín Rodrigo – Cuatro madrigales amatorios ()

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. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. 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 madrrigales.

AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. In “Vos me matasteis” leftthe soloist performs a song of love which comes straight out of Spanish peasant culture, expressing madrkgales which the elite were likely not overly familiar with.

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