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Encyclopedia > Joaquín Turina

Joaquín Turina (December 9, 1882January 14, 1949) was a Spanish composer of classical music. December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Classical music is music considered classical, as sophisticated and refined, in a regional tradition. ...

He was born in Seville and studied there and in Madrid. He lived in Paris from 1905 to 1914 where he took composition lessons from Vincent d'Indy at his Schola Cantorum, and studied the piano under Moritz Moszkowski. Like his fellow countryman and friend Manuel de Falla, he also got to know the impressionist composers Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy while there. This article is about the city in Spain. ... Coat of arms The Plaza de España square Madrid, the capital of Spain, is located in the center of the country at 40°25′ N 3°45′ W. Population of the city of Madrid proper was 3,093,000 (Madrilenes, madrileños) as of 2003 estimates. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Paul Marie Théodore Vincent dIndy (March 27, 1851 – December 2, 1931) was a French composer and teacher. ... Moritz Moszkowski (b. ... Manuel de Falla y Matheu (November 23, 1876 – November 14, 1946) was a Spanish composer of classical music. ... The Impressionist movement in music is loosely set between the late nineteenth century, up to the middle of the twentieth century. ... Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer and pianist, best known for his orchestral work, Boléro, and his famous 1922 orchestral arrangement of Modest Mussorgskys Pictures at an Exhibition. ... Claude Debussy (Achille-) Claude Debussy (August 22, 1862 – March 25, 1918) was a composer of impressionistic classical music. ...

With de Falla, he returned to Madrid in 1914 and work as composer, teacher and critic. From 1931 he was professor of composition at the Royal Conservatory there.

His works include the operas Margot (1914) and Jardín de Oriente (1923), the Danzas fantásticas (1920, versions for orchestra and piano), La oración del torero (written first for a lute quartet, then string quartet, then string orchestra), chamber music, piano works, guitar pieces and songs. Much of his work shows the influence of traditional Andalusian music. This article is about opera as an art form. ... The lute is a plucked string instrument with a fretted neck and a deep round back. ... The resident string quartet of the Library of Congress in 1963 A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string instruments—usually two violins, a viola and cello—or a piece written to be performed by such a group. ... Chamber music is a form of classical music, written for a small group of instruments which traditionally could be accommodated in a palace chamber. ... This article is about the modern musical instrument. ... The classical guitar typically has 3 nylon and 3 nickel-wound strings. ... This page is about musical songs. ... Motto: Dominator Hercules Fundator Andalucía por sí, para España y la humanidad (Andalusia for herself, for Spain, and for humanity) Capital Seville Area  – Total  – % of Spain Ranked 2nd  87 268 km²  17,2% Population  – Total (2003)  – % of Spain  – Density Ranked 1st  7 478 432  17,9%  85,70/km² Demonym...



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