CANCION DEL FUEGO FATUO

Latest update on 05/10/2015

Artist: Manuel De Falla
Author: Manuel De Falla
Year: 1915

Part of ballet El Amor Brujo ((The Enchanting Love), written for flamenco gypsy dancer Pastrora Imperio and created in a chamber orchestra setting at the Teatro Lara in Madrid in April 1915, without succes. A shorter version was performed by the Symphonio orchestra of Madrid in 1916. In 1924 re-created as a one-act ballet. English translation of this part: Song Of The Will-o'-the-Wisp. Most important Spanish composer of the early 20th century.

Covers:

1946:

Fritz Rainer [symphonic version with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orch. - Columbia]

1959:

Miles Davis [as Will O' The Wisp on his Sketches Of Spain album; see also: Saeta and Alborada De Vigo]

1960:

Leopold Stokowski [idem]

1984:

Juan Mercadal [on Spanish guitar]

1991:

Josep Pons [chamber orchestra version from 1915 with the Teatre Lliure orchestra (Barcelona)]

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