Concierto Barroco (Fiction&/Cuba) [Alejo Carpentier, Asa Zatz] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A wealthy Mexican traveler journeys to. Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written in by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudov, scored for violin and orchestra. Composition[edit]. Concierto Barroco is a musical mystery, an interpretation of the famous homonymous novel by the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier. MC CALLISTER, Rick. Dialectic and Counterpoint in Alejo Carpentier’s Concierto barroco. []., 67, pp ISSN Concerto Barroco, like many of.

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Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier (4 star ratings)

To view it, aleuo here. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Am apreciat totusi descrierile foarte vii – ma rog, unele din ele. Quotes from Concierto barroco. This isn’t to say that the vivid descriptions aren’t beautifully rendered–they are–but rather one would expect much more from a writer of Carpentier’s caliber.

Open Preview See a Problem? This is not a review just yet. Boris Goussinsky rated it really liked it Oct 03, wlejo Guess it’s one of the things that makes kids load reading or school, maybe.

Eric rated it it was amazing Nov 08, No imagino que un concierto barroco pueda ser de otra forma. I Found very amusing the Moctezuma opera and the conquer of Mexico through Vivaldi eyes.


Surely the oddest thing I’ve read by Carpentier. In this book we experience the encounter between American and Europe depicted as the clash between the fabulous past Europe and the marvelous future Americaplayed out in the staging of an opera by Vivaldi about Montezuma. Hasta ahora, Carpentier nunca me ha decepcionado. G rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Want to Read saving….

Just a moment while we sign you concieerto to your Goodreads account. La existencia de una opera de Antonio Vivaldi, llamada Montezuma compuesta en Preview — Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier. Pyszna, magiczna, dowcipna i przebogata proza. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Concierto barroco

Beautifully written, in Magic Realism style and Historical Fiction. This isn’t to say that the vivid descriptions aren’t beautifully rendered–they are–but rather one would expect much more from a writer of Carpentier’ Not really a novel, instead it is a musicologist’s fan fiction of a Mexican criollo attending a jam session between Vivldi, Handel and Scarlatti. La existencia de una opera de Antonio Vivaldi, llamada Montezuma compuesta en 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.

Ewoud rated it really liked it Mar 17, If you’re into travels, music and magical realism how does a jam session with Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti and a bunch of orphan y 5 years later I find this short novel still amazing.

Concierto Barroco

A fun novel, that rises interesting questionings in a light tone, Concierto Barroco includes many references to classical music and mixes many subjects whose existence period would be much posterior to the one depicted in it, features that greatly enrich its lyricism and symbolism.


Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life. Views Read Edit View history. Deivid DelPueblo rated bsrroco really liked it Sep 05, The spectacular flights of fancy and literary virtuosity are interwoven with the theme of marvelous America. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Nereyda rated it really liked it Jun concirrto, Concierto barroco es una bella obra de arte.

June Learn how and when to remove this template message. The writing of Carpentier sometimes to somebody that do not read hardly is heavy 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.

I rate this book a 3. I rate this book a 3. The real wonder transported to another dimension where the bizarre is the main feature. Feb 25, Ximena rated it really liked it. He was jailed and exiled and he lived for many years in France and Venezuela but returned to Cuba after the revolution.