Composer
CALIENDO
Title
Spain-A Four Movement Suite (sc&pts)
Instrumentation
Flute, guitar
Publisher
Caliendo World Music Publishing Inc
Grade
4
Product Code
14C14CWMWM22

Spain-A Four Movement Suite for Flute and Guitar

Score and Parts

Composer: Caliendo

Publisher: Caliendo World Music Publishing Inc

Instrumentation: Flute and Guitar

 

An American guitarist, he is also a composer, and has done film scores for several silent films as well as television shows.   Movement 1-4:21--Andalusia--The music is a direct homage to this area south of the Iberian peninsula of which Andres Segovia; who helped shape the romantic, modernist approach to classical guitar owes his birthplace. The music borrows from the flamenco school, native to Andalusia alone. Movement 2-4:05--Senorita--an unmarried Spanish woman in Spain walks into a bar serving tapas unaccompanied. Two men sitting at a nearby table gaze upon her austere beauty. Movement 3-3:30--Alamira is a cave in Spain famous for its Upper Paleolithic cave paintings. The music captures an eerie, unsettled nature; traveling 25000-35000 years ago, when the artists who painted images of bison, goats, doe, wild boar and horses throughout the twisting passages and chambers flourished. Movement 4-6:28--Cante Flamenco-This cante follows both a strict rhythmic pattern("compass") and a cadenza or "libre" in free rhythm. The music is highly technical requiring great skill and virtuosity. Lightning quick finger work performed with absolute precision combine American jazz and folk harmonies with the flamenco school.