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Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life. Stravinsky and Louis Armstrong make cameo appearances later in the story.

Concierto Barroco

This is not a review just yet. Pyszna, magiczna, dowcipna i przebogata proza. It’s a difficult book. Oct 02, Maria rated it it was amazing.

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Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of the twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was a novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and literature.

Carpentier delivers the story with humor irony and sarcasm making this novella a fun book to read and re-read. It’s hard to find this book in English translation, but if carpenier do, read it you may find it translated but nevertheless under its Spanish title “Concierto Barroco,” as I did.

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The spectacular flights of concieryo and literary virtuosity are interwoven with the theme of marvelous America. Published August 1st by LD Books first published And yes, Vivaldi really did write an opera about Montezuma which had been lost until and was first performed again in A pesar que el lenguaje es algo complejo o la narrativase lee bastante bien y es muy divertido.

Am apreciat totusi descrierile foarte vii – ma rog, unele din ele. Feb carpentuer, Ximena rated it really liked it.

Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period. The writing of Carpentier sometimes to somebody that do not read hardly is heavy Want to Read saving….

Pablo rated it really liked it Oct 21, If cincierto into travels, music and magical realism how does a jam session with Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti and a bunch of orphan young alejl sound?

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jose Diogenes rated it really liked it Aug 01, Refresh and try again. In this book we experience the encounter between American and Europe depicted as the clash between the fabulous past Europe and the marvelous future Americaplayed out in the staging of an opera by Vivaldi about Montezuma. He died in Paris in and convierto buried in Havana. Return to Book Page.

Catalog Record: Concierto barroco | Hathi Trust Digital Library

I know that makes no sense. Churrigueresque in style, the book is a veritable dictionary of baroque architecture, music, and daily life describing along the way such mundanities as the luggage and clothing used during that period.

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Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life. We should remember that for Carpentier, the marvelously real is not just a stylistic gimmick, it is the essential characteristic of America.

Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of the twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was a novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period.

In this book we experience the encounter concirrto American and Europe depicted as the clash between the fabulous past Europe and the marvelous future Americaplayed out in the staging of an opera by Vivaldi about Montezuma. Carlos rated it really liked it Sep 16, I liked it, though don’t think is recommended for very young people and it was assigned to my high school son so.