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Florencia En El Amazonas

Opera Vocal Score

by Daniel Catan

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Published by Associated Music Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • Songbooks - General,
  • Music / Opera,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Spanish: Adult Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8495143M
    ISBN 101423408012
    ISBN 109781423408017

    Shop and Buy Florencia En El Amazonas sheet music. Vocal sheet music book by Daniel Catan (): G. Schirmer at Sheet Music Plus: The World .   Opera fans live for the moments when a big-voiced singer fills a soaring melody with raw emotion and thrilling sound. But there’s a limit: Daniel Catán’s opera “Florencia en el Amazonas Author: Anthony Tommasini.

    Florencia en el Amazonas was commissioned by Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, and Los Angeles Music Center Opera in part through a grant from Drs. Dennis and Susan Carlyle. The World Premiere. Described by the San Diego City Beat as “a game changer,” Florencia en el Amazonas offers a nod, through Marcela Fuentes-Berain’s libretto, to Gabriel García Márquez’s magical realism, with a score by Daniel Catán that ingeniously connects operatic tradition to the sounds of the story’s South American jungle setting. Christopher Franklin conducts the Yale Philharmonia and .

      Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. Though Florencia en el Amazonas is loosely inspired by García Márquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a landmark work of magic realism that influenced this opera’s imagery. Marcela Fuentes-Berain, the librettist for Florencia en el Amazonas, was a course assistant . Daniel Catán (April 3, – April 9, ) was a Mexican composer, writer and professor known particularly for his operas and his contribution of the Spanish language to the international repertory.. With a compositional style described as lush, romantic and lyrical, Catán’s second opera Rappaccini’s Daughter became the first Mexican opera in the United States to be Born: April 3, , Mexico City, Mexico.

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Florencia En El Amazonas by Daniel Catan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Florencia en el Amazonas, (Spanish: “Florencia in the Amazon”) opera in two acts by Daniel Catán with a Spanish libretto by Marcela Fuentes-Berain and based on the work of Colombian author Gabriel García premiered Octoat the Houston Grand Opera, which had co-commissioned the work with opera houses in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Bogotá.

Florencia en el Amazonas also be searchable as "Daniel Catan" (Artist), Fuentes-Berain (Artist), Doss (Artist), Martinez (Artist), Summers (Artist) & 2 /5(26). “Florencia en el Amazonas” is a nod to the magical Florencia En El Amazonas book of an important piece of literature: Love in the Time of Cholera by Colombian Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez.

The opera uses the book as “a jumping off point,” Evans said. Florencia En El Amazonas: Opera Vocal Score. by Daniel Catan | Feb 1, out of 5 stars 3. Paperback $ $ 91 $ $ Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances: Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data.

Florencia en el Amazonas Editor’s Pick PM From $25 Wortham Center In Daniel Catán and Marcela Fuentes-Berain’s Gabriel García Márquez homage, a renowned opera singer pauses 20 years of. Florencia En El Amazonas The first opera in the Spanish language to be commissioned by a U.S.

Opera Company is set to open on its second stop. Florencia en el Amazonas ACT I The El Dorado, a steamboat sailing down the Amazon from Leticia, Colombia, to Manaus in the early s. On the riverbank, Riolobo, a mystical character who can assume many forms, excitedly announces that the El Dorado is bound for the opera house in Manaus.

There, the legendary opera diva Florencia Grimaldi, who. In San Diego Opera’s “Florencia en el Amazonas” there are rolling waves, a foot spinning boat and plus jungle creatures swimming, hopping and flying around the stage.

Abstract Although opera is the last musical genre one typically associates with Latin America, Mexican composer Daniel Catán () found surprising success across the United States and overseas with his opera Florencia en el Amazonas ().Author: Andrea Flores.

With its lush melodic score, sultry Amazonian backdrop, and dreamlike notes of magic realism in a libretto inspired by the novels of Gabríel Garcia Márquez, Florencia en el Amazonas beckons even to those (you know who you are) resistant to experiencing College of Fine Arts is staging the final, and most accomplished, work by the contemporary Mexican composer.

Florencia en el Amazonas at the IU Musical Arts Center is Daniel Catán’s account of love and understanding on a journey up the Amazon libretto by Marcela Fuentes-Berain is inspired by. result was Florencia en el Amazonas (). Set in the Amazonian jungle, Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas captures elements of the language, drama, scenery, and music of Latin America.


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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Florencia en el Amazonas: Opera in Two Acts (, Paperback) at the best online prices at. The result was Florencia en el Amazonas, featuring a libretto which was inspired like its predecessor by another revered Latin-American author: the Colombian Gabriel García Márquez.

The opera was immediately embraced by singers and the public alike, albeit its premiere met with some degree of circumspect by Los Angeles critics until its re. Florencia en el Amazonas. Florencia Grimaldi, is a famous opera soprano returning to her homeland to sing at the opera house in Manaus with the hope that her performance will attract her lover Cristóbal, a butterfly hunter who has disappeared into the jungle.

The passengers, however, are unaware of her identity. One of them, Rosalba. Soon after its premiere inCatán’s “Florencia en el Amazonas” entered the operatic canon as a unicorn – it wasn’t Italian, German nor French – but had a Spanish libretto.

Catán and Fuentes-Berain mined love – young love, old love, unrequited love, love for the river and love for a steamboat – all angling towards Teatro. As the first opera by a Mexican composer and, astonishingly, the first Spanish-language opera commissioned by a major U.S.

opera company, Daniel Catán's "Florencia en el Amazonas" had by its very Author: Mark Swed. Most composers today would have you believe that. But Daniel Catán never did and his masterpiece “Florencia en el Amazonas” bears this out better than anyone else.

The work, which had its world premiere on Oct. 25, in Houston is full of lush melodic invention that harkens back to the style of Puccini and the verismo composers. As Florencia broods about her lost love, the other passengers and crew have their own issues — including an approaching storm.

Written by Mexican composer Daniel Catán (), “Florencia en el Amazonas” was the first Spanish-language opera to be commissioned by major American opera houses (jointly by Houston, Los Angeles and Seattle).

The vast expanse of the Amazon River is the setting for the story of Florencia en el Amazonas. The Amazon itself is an astounding ecosystem vital to the survival of our planet.

Covering approximately 30% of the landmass of South America, the Amazon River accounts for one-fifth of the world’s river flow.Associated Florencia En El Amazonas (Opera Vocal Score) Opera Series Softcover by Daniel Catán Libretto by Marcela Fuentes-Berain.

This passionate tale of an opera singer on a nostalgic and mysterious voyage down the Amazon was premiered at Houston Grand Opera in