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Feb 25, Ximena rated it really liked it. Views Read Edit View history. I haven’t a clue what was going on, but it was suitably extravagant? Saritul prin epoci istorice diferite, desi interesant initial, devine mult prea lipsit de subtilitate spre final.

Return to Book Page. Sep 23, German Patarroyo rated it liked it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It was okay but it is probably more enjoyable in its original language, hence one day I will read it in Spanish.

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It’s alemo to find this book in English translation, but if you do, read it you may find it translated but nevertheless under its Spanish title “Concierto Barroco,” as I did. This peculiar acoustic space is a play of interweaving ornaments, details, gestures, images and voices, floating somewhere between the waters of Tenochtitlanthe silver glimmerings of Taxco and the boundless expanses of the Venetian channels, halls, galleries, graveyards and tiny streets, populated with the never failing wealth of colours, aromas, shadows and rhymes, silhouettes and clamour, forming a complex, ever-changing sound fabric, games of instrumental passages, variations and quasi quotations of unnamed manuscripts from Spanish monasteries, old late-gothic or renaissance masters, the way that I heard and translated them in the meaning of one infinite sound palimpsest.

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Conciierto in the 16th century where the main character and his slave sail from Mexico to Venice, Italy and influence Vivaldi, to write a Concerto based on Montezuma the Aztec king and thus the new world influences the old.

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It amazes me that it’s obscure enough that the cover of the English version–which, for the record, is Fernando Botero’s painting “Dancing in Columbia”–isn’t available on this site. Churrigueresque in styl I rate this book a 3. Stravinsky and Louis Armstrong make cameo appearances later in the story. Conciefto 20, Elisa rated it it was amazing.

Sep 11, Lavinia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written in by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudovscored for violin and orchestra. Edilberto rated it it was amazing Feb 15, This is a little piece of jewelery. It’s a good thing.

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Eric rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban carpentiee, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period. If you’re into travels, music and magical realism how does a jam session with Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti and a bunch of orphan young women sound? It perhaps doesn’t have the resonance of his best work, but it’s still pretty cool. Lists with This Book. It was a delicious reading, especially since it took me two years to find bxrroco book.


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The writing of Carpentier sometimes to somebody that do not read hardly is heavy Carpentier delivers the story with humor irony and sarcas Beautifully written, in Magic Realism style and Historical Fiction. Published August 1st by LD Books first published Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sep 18, Nayely Romero rated it it was ok. This isn’t to say that the vivid descriptions aren’t beautifully rendered–they are–but rather one would expect much more from a writer of Carpentier’ Not really a novel, instead it is a musicologist’s fan fiction of a Mexican criollo attending a jam session between Vivldi, Handel and Scarlatti.

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