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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.

To ask other readers questions about Concierto barrocoplease sign up. Refresh and try again. Churrigueresque in style, the book is a veritable dictionary of baroque architecture, music, and daily life describing along the way such mundanities as the luggage and clothing used during that period.

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 conciertto influential theorist of politics and Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period.

Feb 25, Ximena rated it really liked it. Jan 08, Regina Andreassen rated it liked it.

Dec 25, Gandalfu rated it it was amazing. I know that makes no sense. Saritul prin epoci istorice diferite, desi interesant initial, devine mult prea lipsit de subtilitate spre final.

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Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier

Alejo Carpentier tem um estilo bastante peculiar e bem trabalhado. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

This peculiar acoustic space is a play of interweaving ornaments, details, gestures, images and voices, floating somewhere between the waters of Tenochtitlanthe silver glimmerings of Taxco and the boundless expanses of the Venetian channels, halls, galleries, graveyards and tiny streets, populated with the never failing wealth of colours, aromas, shadows and rhymes, silhouettes and clamour, forming a complex, ever-changing sound fabric, games of instrumental passages, variations and quasi quotations of unnamed manuscripts from Spanish monasteries, old late-gothic or renaissance masters, the way that I heard and translated them in the meaning of one infinite sound palimpsest.

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Mai lipsea ca autorul sa poarte un tricou ironic si ochelari fara lentila. 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.

Sep 18, Nayely Romero rated it it was ok. No imagino que un concierto barroco pueda ser de otra forma. Just trust me on this one.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.

Apr 15, Lizette Salazar rated it it was ok Shelves: Pyszna, magiczna, dowcipna i przebogata proza. It perhaps doesn’t have the resonance of his best work, but it’s still pretty cool. Surely the oddest thing I’ve read by Carpentier.


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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. Luis rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Guess it’s one of the things that makes kids load reading or school, maybe.

Eric rated it it was amazing Nov 08, This is not a review just yet. Hasta ahora, Carpentier nunca me ha decepcionado. Concierto Barroco is a musical mystery, an interpretation of the famous homonymous novel by the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier. 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.

This page was last edited on 6 Juneat conciero Mar 14, Kathleen rated it liked it. Views Read Edit View history. Mind twisting, I tell you! Cooncierto a difficult book.

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 politics and literature.