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BALADA: Maria Sabina / Dionisio - In Memoriam

Composer(s)Balada, Leonardo
Period(s) Contemporary
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - Secular
Catalogue 8.570425
Label / Series Naxos / 21st Century Classics
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 6.99

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The Barcelona-born composer Leonardo Balada is credited with pioneering a blending of ethnic music with avant-garde techniques. The symphonic tragedy María Sabina, one of Balada’s bestknown works, tells the extraordinary story of Sabina, a Mexican Indian mushroom-cult priestess who meets fierce resistance from her people when endeavouring to open the holy rituals to the outside world. Some of the text in Balada’s work is based on her incantations, of which the composer has written, “While composing the work, the power of the text was so extraordinary that I felt inspired by it. I recall composing the music even when I was travelling, in airports or hotels”. The cantata Dionisio: In Memoriam is a homage to Dionisio Ridruejo, a poet and


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Work/Track Title Time USD Price MP3 Tracks
BALADA: Maria Sabina / Dionisio - In Memoriam 1:08:52   
  Maria Sabina              
      Part I: En la serrania de Oaxaca (The Town Crier, Chorus, Maria Sabina) 7:56    1.59   Add to cart  
      Part II: Las viejecitas impedidas quieren ahorcar a Maria Sabina (Chorus, Maria Sabina) 16:33    3.19   Add to cart  
      Part III: Pedimos que el verdugo ahorque a Maria Sabina (Chorus, Maria Sabina, Constable, Executioner) 13:40    2.39   Add to cart  
  Dionisio - In Memoriam              
      Part I: Hambre, Gloria, Vida 12:43    2.39   Add to cart  
      Part II: Guerra, guerra, la guerra 18:00    2.39   Add to cart  
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