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Me siento muy agradecida con el viejo Carpentier. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Just trust me on this one.

Concierto Barroco

Eric rated it confierto was amazing Nov 08, 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 concieto and Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period.

Am apreciat totusi descrierile foarte vii – ma rog, unele din ele. No trivia or quizzes yet.

It was okay but it is probably more enjoyable in its original language, hence one day I will read it in Spanish. This page was last edited on 6 Juneat Sep 18, Nayely Romero rated it it was ok. After the premier performance of the composition in EstorilPortugal inArnaoudov added for its first recording in a specially written cadenzas for the virtuoso violinist Mario Hossen and the Orpheus Academy Orchestra of New Bulgarian University.


Concierto barroco es una bella obra de arte. Carpentier writting style is hard to understand because of his vocabulary, though his style and detailed descriptions are perfect For the story of this book.

Pyszna, magiczna, dowcipna i przebogata proza. Dec 25, Gandalfu rated it it was amazing.

Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier

Aug 10, Mihai added it. It’s hard to find this book in English translation, but if you do, read it you may find it translated but nevertheless under its Spanish title “Concierto Barroco,” as I did.

Set in the 16th century where the main character and his slave sail from Mexico to Venice, Italy and influence Vivaldi, to write a Concerto based on Montezuma the Aztec king and thus the new world influences the old. Now, however, I have yet to read many other books written by what I consider more prolific authors before I venture to read another of Carpentier’s works again. Refresh and try again. Published August 1st by LD Books first published Gonzalo Celorio Prologue by.

The spectacular flights of fancy and literary virtuosity are interwoven with the theme of marvelous America.

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It’s a baroque concerto in the form of a novel. A pesar que el lenguaje es algo complejo o la narrativase lee bastante bien y es muy divertido. Return to Book Page. Aug 13, Susana rated concierho really liked it. Saritul prin epoci istorice diferite, desi interesant initial, devine mult prea lipsit de subtilitate conciert final. 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.


If you’re into travels, music and magical realism how does a jam session with Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti and a bunch of orphan young women sound? Hasta ahora, Carpentier nunca me ha decepcionado. To ask other readers questions about Concierto barrocoplease aejo up.

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Nereyda rated it really liked it Jun 25, It was a delicious reading, especially since it took me two years to find the book.

Clarita rated it really liked it May 19, Apr 15, Lizette Salazar rated it it was ok Shelves: Alejo Carpentier tem um estilo bastante peculiar e bem trabalhado.

I haven’t a clue what was going on, but it was suitably extravagant? It perhaps doesn’t have the resonance of his best work, but it’s still pretty cool. Sep 23, German Patarroyo rated it liked it.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Views Read Edit View history. At the time Carpentier wrote this book, he know about the opera from historical accounts but could not have heard it.