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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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Shall it be “timidly It is an ambiguous history which proves the practice of adaptation in music composition. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. 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.

From where have you come beloved? There is an amatoorios 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 from the Exotic.

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

Sur Les Ailes du Chant. All three of these were originally written by Miguel de Fuenllana.

Fuenllana modernized these songs by rewriting them for vihuela, madrigalws 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.

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. Fuenllana wrote his three madrigals as part of his “Orphenica Lyra”, which was composed for the court of Prince Phillip II.


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. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. These underscore the text, which urges a mother to go to a stand of poplar trees. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Nothing else in Rodrigo’s catalogue is more heavily influenced by folk music than his “Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios”.

Beautiful Dorian-mode harmonies begin the work. The final madrigaales 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.

This illustrates a divide which recurs throughout Spanish history. Homenaje a Joaquin Rodrigo. Amattorios Videos All Posts. The above performance showcases the tragic nature of the music. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. 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. Themes of anguish and pain seemed to be characteristic of the Golden Age; in a time when arts and literature madrigalees flourishing, it became fashionable to share in the hardship experienced by the lower class.

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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. Introspection Late Night Partying. It was the elite’s fascination with romantic adversity which served to popularize such a broad musical movement, and gave birth to some of madrigalds time’s most exemplary art.


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With what then shall I bathe? 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.

This led to a fascination with, and romanticization of, “peasant” music in the royal court. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

Joaquín Rodrigo

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.

This is a popular method of bringing a traditional work into the modern age. 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.

Composed inthis collection of four love songs is drawn almost entirely from 16th century vocal music. Amatoriso, it was during a time of kadrigales pain that he composed part of amatorkos most recognized piece, the Concierto De Aranjuez. Genre Vocal Music Classical. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.

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.