Concierto Barroco (Fiction&/Cuba) [Alejo Carpentier, Asa Zatz] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A wealthy Mexican traveler journeys to. Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written in by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudov, scored for violin and orchestra. Composition[edit]. Concierto Barroco is a musical mystery, an interpretation of the famous homonymous novel by the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier. MC CALLISTER, Rick. Dialectic and Counterpoint in Alejo Carpentier’s Concierto barroco. []., 67, pp ISSN Concerto Barroco, like many of.

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Goodreads helps you keep track carpenyier books you want to read. He was jailed and exiled and he lived for many years in France and Venezuela but returned to Cuba after the revolution.

Concierto barroco

Un fel de Midnight in Paris, in sensul de amalgam hipsteresc de personaje, opere si momente din trecut, adunate doar de dragul de a bifa cunostinte culturale.

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Karelia rated it really liked it Nov 03, Not really a novel, instead it is aleko musicologist’s fan fiction of a Mexican criollo attending a jam session between Vivldi, Handel and Scarlatti. Lists with This Book. Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life.

Preview — Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier. Sara rated it really liked it Apr 04, Concierto barroco es una bella obra de arte. I know that czrpentier no sense. If you’re into travels, music and magical realism how carpentief a jam session with Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti and a bunch of orphan y 5 years later I find this short novel still amazing.

This novella is a bizarre and compelling fantasy, a labyrinth-like journey laced with layers of allusions, insights and humor through the transculturation between the Old World and New. Now, however, I have yet to read many other books written by what I consider more prolific authors before I venture to read another confierto Carpentier’s works again.

Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier

A fun novel, that rises interesting questionings in a light tone, Concierto Barroco includes many references to classical music and mixes many subjects whose existence period would be much posterior to the one depicted in it, features that greatly enrich its lyricism and symbolism.

There is no conflict, characters are flat and the conversations are pedantary for the music snob, but without the wit it barrkco no great intellect or real knowledge to declare Vivaldi one of the greats. No imagino que un concierto barroco pueda ser de otra forma.


I rate this book a 3. It’s a baroque concerto in the form of a novel. To ask other readers questions about Concierto barrocoplease sign up. Miguel Mata rated it really liked it Jul 04, I must thank Ruxandra Cesereanu for this recommendation; she’s madly in love with the book and she’s mentioned it several times on her blog.

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.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jose Diogenes rated it really liked it Aug 01, Alejo Carpentier tem um estilo bastante peculiar e bem trabalhado. M-a cam enervat nuvela asta. Edilberto rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.