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Manuel de Falla y Matheu (1876-1946) was a Spanish composer of classical music. Falla spent 7 years in Paris where he met a number of composers who had an influence on his style, including the impressionists Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy and Paul Dukas. His first important work was the one-act opera, 'La vida breve' (Life is Short, or The Brief Life) written in 1905. De Falla became the central figure of 20th-century Spanish music.

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De Falla - Danse Espagnole (Spanish Dance)
  • Artist: Moscow International Symphony Orchestra
Danse Espagnole is from Manuel de Falla’s opera La Vida Breve, part of the wedding celebrations, is well-known among the violin-playing world as a violin showpiece arranged by Fritz Kreisler. Playful dance in 3/8 time that contains imitations of Spanish dance and Spanish folk tunes.
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