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The Best of Martin Jones: Discover Manuel de Falla

NI7731
£10.99

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Manuel de Falla (1876-1949) is the most highly regarded Spanish composer of the 20th century. This recital contains de Falla’s complete original works for solo piano performed by the celebrated British pianist Martin Jones.

 The Best of Martin Jones: Discover Manuel de Falla

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This work is a celebration of Andalusian culture, history and landscape. Some of the musical material is derived from the Flamenco tradition: we hear strumming guitars, chattering castanets and heel stamping interspersed with several snatches of dance tunes.

For me this a piano masterpiece. ...Martin Jones who presents a totally absorbing performance of this remarkably sun-drenched work.

Finally, the recorded sound is excellent.  Some listeners may wish to delve deeper into the history and aesthetic of these piano works; however, the succinct liner notes are most helpful. Clearly this release is part of a planned reissue of Martin Jones’ back-catalogue. Long may it continue…   
John France Musicweb