Various Artists

Festival Flamenco Gitano + Da Capo - 2 CD Set

  • Format: CD
  • Kat Nr.: ACT 6018-2
  • Barcode: 614427601827
  • VÖ. Deutschland: 30.10.2015
  • Genre: Jazz

“The Original Festival Flamenco” and “Da Capo” are now being released together in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the original recording.

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Flamenco is among the richest and liveliest of the musical treasures of Europe. Its century-old tradition, which originated in Andalucia, is now listed in UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Nevertheless, it is frequently misunderstood, and is often to be seen in inauthentic forms: it gets rolled out as a show to entertain tourists, there's a watered-down folklore version, or it is adapted and finds its way into opera (Carmen, for example), drama or dance. These all have very little in common with the original and true form of Flamenco.The Festival Flamenco Gitano was one of the first recordings which faithfully captured the particular magic of this music. This significant document from 1965 has lost nothing of its fascination, and remains to this day one of the finest flamenco performances to find its way onto disc. The...


Various Artists


Produced by Siggi Loch

Cover art by Günther Kieser
(Detail from the original concert program books)

CD 1 The Original:
Original album released 1966 on Fontana (885 425 TY)
Concert tour produced and presented by Lippmann+rau
Artwork based on the original program book by Günther Kieser

CD 2 Da Capo:
Original album released 1967 on Fontana (885 428 TY)
recorded: May 10, 1966 in Stuttgart
Engineer: Jörg Bartholdy
Producer: Siggi Loch