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España - 6 Album Leaves, op. 165

Isaac Albéniz composed this set of 6 Hojas de Album (Album Leaves) in 1890.
The Tango may well be Albéniz' most popular composition, together with the Asturias/Leyenda and is widely known in a number of arrangements like the violin version by Jascha Heifetz and the spiced-up virtuoso transcription by Leopold Godowsky. The Malagueña is a Spanish dance song with a conventional harmonic basis. The Zortzico is an old Basque dance in quintuple time, in which the rhythm is marked on a percussion instrument.


Complete recording byBreemer, C.

Recorded in April 2009
1 Preludio 2:11
2 Tango 2:35
3 Malagueña 3:48
4 Serenata 3:49
5 Capricho Catalan 2:34
6 Zortzico 2:46

1 Preludio 2:27 Richards, W.
1 Preludio 2:02 McKinney, A.
2 Tango 2:40 McKinney, A.
Jan 7, 2016
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