Check out La Calesera: “Final” by Various artists on Amazon Music. Stream ad- free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on
|Published (Last):||23 November 2005|
|PDF File Size:||7.48 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||14.3 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Their next visitor is slightly less welcome: The reasons are easy to seek, given the political fervour of Madrid. There is a volley of shots, and the wounded Rafael staggers in. Last updated February 16th Mail me or visit my Homepage.
Sent to deliver a letter from his mistress and failing to gain entry, Calatrava attempts a robbery to get himself put in jail caelsera so carry out his orders. Scene 2 – Inside the prison.
Having learned of the existence of her beautiful rival, Elena decides to warn her off. The players are rehearsing their new piece, anxiously waiting for news of the rising. Another actor notices a masked man who has been listening intently to the conversation, but consternation turns to relief when the troupe realize that it is none other than the famous libertarian bandit, Luis Candeles.
La calesera – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
The ruse works and the police are about to leave when a slip of the tongue by one of the actors leads to the trick being partly discovered. Sustained musical quality enables it to retain that early popularity. Mail me or visit my Homepage. When Luis Candeles joins them, she confesses that in her jealousy she has denounced their flight to the police, whose arrival to stop the fugitives is imminent.
La Calesera scores high on both counts. Last updated February 16th A passing wedding procession with its mandolin rondalla also serves to keep them amused.
Over an orchestral Final recalling many of the most memorable themes of the caleseda, Maravillas sighs that now she has nobody to love her; though before being led away Candeles finds time to whisper that he at least will always love the beautiful Calesera.
Maravillas is in torment, forced to listen as Rafael tells her of his plan to escape with Elena in his noble Romanza: The comedian Gangarilla provokes a lively dialogue about the repressive nature of the government and likely ban on the next piece caleera troupe is going to perform, although Maravillas is cslesera concerned for the safety of Rafael Sanabria, a an aristocratic liberal politician and her secret lover, especially when Gangarilla repeats a distressing rumor that he has become engaged to Elena, Marquesa de Albas.
Rafael blames himself for his cowardice in surrendering to love when humanity is in chains, and sings a stirring song in praise of freedom Himno: Commercially as well as musically, La Calesera represents the high water mark of Alonso ‘s brilliant career.
Act 3 – An inn, on the highway to France. Its passionate actress-heroine has taken the name of La Calesera out of pride in her Andalusian origins – a calesera is a short bolero jacket from the region – and is thoroughly embroiled in the liberal conspiracies that wracked absolutist Madrid at the time of the work’s setting, It is left to Maravillas to keep the peace; and once harmony is restored she leads the company in a free-wheeling, improvisatory Seguidillas: Elena quickly tends to his wounds, and the pair sing of their love together in front of the stricken Maravillas in caelsera sweeping Terceto: The premiere took place on 12th December, and popularity was pretty well guaranteed to a work combining revolution and escapist romance.
Two policemen duly arrive, but Maravillas and the players sing the swaggering Pasacalle de los chisperos: