Francesc Bonastre

Comenzó a escribir en Mundoclasico.com el jueves, 15 de julio de 2004. En estos 14 años ha escrito 2 artículos.

  • Ópera y Teatro musical

    Celos, aun del aire matan

    Juan Hidalgo (Madrid, ca.1612/1616-1685) es uno de los compositores más prestigiosos del barroco musical español de la segunda mitad del siglo XVII1. Formado musicalmente en el entorno familiar, en 1632 pasó a la Capilla Real, en calidad de arpista, cargo que ocupó hasta su muerte. Sin embargo, la actividad musical más importante de Hidalgo —sin descartar su reconocida habilidad como instrumentista— fue la composición, tanto de música profana como de la religiosa y escénica.
    15/07/2004
  • Ópera y Teatro musical

    Celos, aun del aire matan

    Juan Hidalgo (Madrid, ca. 1612/1616-1685) is one of the most prestigious composers of the Spanish musical Baroque of the second half of the seventeenth century1. His musical training initially took place in a family environment and in 1632 he entered the service of the Royal Chapel as a harpist, a post he held until his death. However, Hidalgo’s most important contribution to music–without forgetting his acknowledged talent as an instrumentalist– was to composition, his works encompassing both secular and sacred music as well as stage music. Among the former is romance music and in particular his tonos, which brought him immediate recognition due to their peculiar expressive intensity. This was achieved through the application of rhetoric, and the delicate balance between Italian models –the veritable force behind the birth and expansion of the Baroque throughout Europe– and the experimental and evolutionary capacity of the Spanish music of his time. Period copies of these works, which
    15/07/2004