Thursday, April 03, 2008

BBC devotes a whole serie of programmes to the Spanish composer Manuel de Falla


Listen to the following audio introduction about his life:

BBC - Radio 3 - Composer of the Week - Part One

Pay attention to the way the presenter describe his life, and try to do the same in the exam if you are asked to describe a monument along with the life of any relevant person who could have lived there.

After that, you could go on listening to this great music composed by Falla! By the way, do you like Falla's music?

4 comments:

  1. María José Mato4/10/2008 06:59:00 pm

    I recognize that I didn't know Manuel de Falla.

    I enjoyed a lot listening to his music. It is really nice and relaxing.

    Do you know a TV advertisement about classical music? It says "if you like music, you like classical music". I suppose that it is a good argument in order to defend this type of music.

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  3. I love music fails
    It is one of the best composers of classical music in Europe.
    His two best works are "El amor brujo" and "El sombrero de tres picos"
    I like to hear all kinds of music, including classical music

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  4. I like music by Falla.
    Falla is one of the most important composers in the history of European classical music.
    For me, his two best works are "El amor brujo" and "El sombrero de tres picos"
    I like to hear all kinds of music, including classical music

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