Cantes Flamencos (Flamenco Songs)

Cantes Flamencos (Flamenco Songs)

by Michael Smith
     
 

More than 250 quatrains of love and loss, the texts to those inimitable flamenco performances - these are the songs that are wailed by those keening male voices, as the red-and-black-clad women dancers stamp, pirouette and fire castanet rhythms at machine-gun pace. Not high art certainly, but a part of deeper fabric of the real Spain, and a powerful influence on poets… See more details below

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More than 250 quatrains of love and loss, the texts to those inimitable flamenco performances - these are the songs that are wailed by those keening male voices, as the red-and-black-clad women dancers stamp, pirouette and fire castanet rhythms at machine-gun pace. Not high art certainly, but a part of deeper fabric of the real Spain, and a powerful influence on poets such Lorca.

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ISBN-13:
9781848612105
Publisher:
Shearsman Books
Publication date:
02/15/2012
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

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