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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The Maiden and the Nightingale: 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 madriyales 20th century, with a full orchestra sound complete with strings and winds. 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: AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. 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. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

This led to a fascination with, and madrigaled of, “peasant” music in the royal court. The fourth madrigal, De donde venis, amore? Nothing else in Rodrigo’s catalogue is more heavily influenced by folk music than his “Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios”. Genre Vocal Music Classical. From where have you come beloved?

Sexy Trippy All Moods. Shall it be “timidly 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. Songs and Madrigals for Soprano madirgales Orchestra. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Songs from the Soul. Beautiful Dorian-mode harmonies begin the work. All three of these were originally written by Miguel de Fuenllana.


This is a popular method of bringing a traditional work into the modern age. Fuenllana wrote his three madrigals as part of his “Orphenica Lyra”, which was composed for the court of Prince Phillip II.

En Aranjuez con tu amor. Streams Videos All Posts. There is a steadily increasing Spanish-style amaotrios and skips of a perfect fourth in those passages that refer to the swaying of the trees in the wind. Songs from the Exotic. These underscore the text, which urges a mother to go to a stand of poplar trees.

Works were no longer solely written aamatorios court use; in the 16th century there can be found a wealth of folk music very much oriented towards the Spanish peasant.

Homenaje a Joaquin Rodrigo. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Composed inthis collection of four love songs is drawn almost entirely from 16th century vocal music. 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.

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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. 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.

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It is an ambiguous history which proves the practice of adaptation in music composition. 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.


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

The text, which is only four lines long, is repeated in isolated phrases and reharmonized, mwdrigales on a surreal character as a result of this obsessiveness.

It is through the tributes of composers like Rodrigo that the music of this extraordinary era lives on through the 21st century. 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 amatoriod as much as it was by the Spanish citizens. With what then shall I bathe?

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

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

This illustrates a divide which recurs throughout Spanish history. This renewed focus on the citizenry, rather than the aristocracy, had a profound influence on the music being composed at the time. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. The above performance showcases the tragic nature nadrigales the music. Introspection Late Night Partying. Indeed, it was during a time of intense pain that he composed part of his most recognized piece, the Concierto De Aranjuez.

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