Second album dedicated to the music of Spanish 'zarzuela' and fifth of his career published by the Spanish musician, composer and conductor Luis Cobos, after the huge success achieved with the first one in 1982. Both works were recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Many of his albums have led to the popularization of classical and popular music. Cobos productions are usually potpourris, which in this case are engaged in numerous 'zarzuelas' passages (preludes, intermediates, parades, romances or styles like 'jota', waltz, 'pasodoble', etc..)
Luis Cobos is a Spanish composer, conductor and musician. He is chairman of the management entity performers (AIE) and the chairman of the board of the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. (…) As a conductor Cobos conducted national orchestra's which included the RAI National Symphony Orchestra, RTVE Symphony Orchestra and the Vienna Symphony. He also collaborated with various tenors including Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Julio Iglesias, Ana Belén, Isabel Pantoja, Mónica Naranjo and Joaquín Sabina. ~wikipedia
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This release from Urania Records features one of the last concerts of Luis Bacalov, wherein the great artist recalls his homeland and some of his own works alongside works of great composers like Astor Piazzolla and Isaac Albeniz in a personal journey which is moving and evocative. Argentine-born Italian composer and pianist Luis Bacalov first became famous for the film scores that he composed for Spaghetti Western films. He was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Original Score, winning it in 1996 for Il Postino. He also composed widely for chorus and orchestra, and served as artistic director of the Orchestra della Magna Grecia in Taranto, Italy. He was also considered a brilliant pianist, widely regarded among his peers for his virtuosic technique.