Tag: Spain


Miles Davis - Sketches of Spain

Miles Davis – Sketches of Spain

Personnel: Danny Bank – bass clarinet Bill Barber – tuba John Barrows – French horn Albert Block – flute James Buffington – French horn Eddie Caine – flute Paul Chambers – bass Earl Chapin – French horn Jimmy Cobb – drums Johnny Coles – trumpet Miles Davis – trumpet, flugelhorn Gil Evans – arranger, conductor…
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Paco de Lucía Concierto Aranjuez - Adagio

Paco de Lucía Concierto Aranjuez – Adagio

Concierto de Aranjuez – Adagio. Composición para guitarra y orquesta del compositor español Joaquín Rodrigo.

Narciso Yepes

Recuerdos de la Alhambra / Narciso Yepes

Narciso Yepes at Palau de la Música Catalana. Ⅰ.Recuerdos de la Alhambra Ⅱ.Marcha Irlandesa (Siglo XI)    • ♫ Marcha Irlandesa (Siglo XI) / Narci…   Ⅲ.La Filla del Marxant (Musica Catalana)    • ♫ La Filla del Marxant (Musica Catala…   Ⅳ.Saltarello    • ♫ Saltarello / Narciso Yepes  

Netherlands versus Spain 5-1 World Cup 2014

Throwback: Netherlands vs. Spain (5-1) • World Cup 2014

After the World Cup 2010, dutch fans were devastated after losing their third World Cup final. Spain and Iniesta broke dutch hearts after scoring 0-1 in the 117th minute of the World Cup 2010 final. Two years later, the dutch thought they had a decent chance in the Euro 2012, but the truth was zero…
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Spanish Iberian Ham

Why Spanish Iberian Ham Is The World’s Most Expensive Cured Meat

Iberian ham, or Jamón Ibérico, is one of the most expensive meats in the world. A leg of it can cost as much as $4,500. It is made from the rear leg of the black Iberian pig, a rare breed that can be found in the southern and western regions of the Iberian Peninsula, which comprises…
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Fernande Olivier foto

Pablo Picasso’s Creative lifeblood: The Change

Inspired by his muse Fernande Olivier Part I by Alaister Sooke and Anton Foek Amsterdam, August 18th 2021– It is likely that Picasso first started looking seriously at Romanesque art four years prior to his trip to Gosol, when a major exhibition of Romanesque and Gothic art opened in Barcelona, coinciding with a resurgence in Catalan nationalism. …
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Pablo Picasso Portrait Fernande Olivier

Pablo Picasso: The Change

His Muse and Mistress Part II by Alaister Sooke Anton Foek Amsterdam, August 18th 2021–A very short trip to an ancient village probably was the catalyst for a profound shift in Picasso’s work – but it is often overlooked.  One day in June 1906, Pablo Picasso arrived in the ancient Catalan village of Gosol, high in the…
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Al-Andalus, Civilisation and Slavery

Measuring Today with Yesterdays Tools Amsterdam, 19 feb. 2021– The Alhambra in Granada, central Spain, is one of the many pinnacles of Islamic architecture. Toured by the art historian José Miguel Puerta Vílchez, it is a revelation and satisfies a lot of curiosity about the influence of Islam in Europe. He has written extensively about…
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