Intermezzo No.1 (Ponce, Manuel)
It gave me great joy to learn that in that distant part of my continent there was another artist who was arming himself with the resources of the folklore of his people in the struggle for the future musical independence of his country.
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Performed on guitar by Jeff Carter. Retrieved from ” http: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He was famous for being a musical prodigy; according to his biographers, he was barely four years of age when, after having listened to the piano classes received mnauel his sister, Josefina, he sat in front of the manjel and interpreted one of the pieces that he had heard.
There he remained untilthe year in which he returned to the city of Aguascalientes. In his honor there is a board of recognition by the state of Aguascalientes at the base of the column of The Exedranext to the fountain from a spring dedicated to this musical poet, in the city of Aguascalientes where he grew up and first studied music.
After his years abroad, Ponce manuep to Mexico to teach piano and music history at the National Conservatory of Music from to and from to This was only the beginning of his travels.
This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat Born in FresnilloZacatecasManuel Maria Ponce moved with his family to the city of Aguascalientes only a few weeks after his birth and lived there until intermezxo was 15 years old. Performer Pages Constantin Stephan piano.
I remember lonce I asked him at that time if the composers of his country were as yet taking an interest in native music, as I had been doing sinceand he answered that he himself had been working in that direction. Originally attributed to Sylvius Leopold Weiss.
mnauel Views Read Edit View history. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country. The following is only a select number of his most ‘significant’ contributions.
That same year, Ponce gave in the “Arbeau Theater” a memorable concert of Mexican popular music which, though it scandalized ardent defenders of European classical music, became a landmark in the history of the national song.
In he composed his most famous work “Estrellita” little star pomce, which is not a normal love song, as is usually thought, but “Nostalgia Viva” live nostalgia. Retrieved from ” https: For the Mexican boxer, see Manuel Ponce boxer.
Problems playing this file? However, it is in the public domain in Canada where IMSLP is hosted and other countries where the term is life-plus years such as China, Japan, Korea and many others worldwide. His work as a composer, music educator and scholar of Mexican music connected the concert scene with a mostly forgotten tradition of popular song and Mexican folklore.
He was also the first Mexican composer to project popular music onto the world stage: Please obey the copyright laws of your country. Immediately, his parents had him receive classes in piano and musical notation.
Bach’s Prelude from the first cello suite as performed and intermeezzo by Segovia.
His piano and guitar works outnumber those dedicated to other solo instruments within the set of pieces we know. MP3 file audio C.
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Segovia recorded this piece both as a solo and as a duet, performed with harpsichordist Rafael Puyana.