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This isn’t to say that the vivid descriptions aren’t beautifully rendered–they are–but rather one would expect much more from a writer of Carpentier’ 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.

Guess it’s one of the things that makes kids load reading or school, maybe. Mind twisting, I tell you! To ask other readers questions about Concierto barrocoplease sign up. Concierto Barroco is a piece of music written in by the Bulgarian composer Gheorghi Arnaoudovscored for violin and orchestra. I rate this book a 3. He was jailed and exiled and he lived for many years in France and Venezuela but returned to Cuba after the revolution.


I must thank Ruxandra Cesereanu for this recommendation; she’s madly in love with the book and she’s mentioned it several times on her blog. It was a delicious reading, especially since it took me two years to find the book. M-a cam enervat nuvela asta.

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Books by Alejo Carpentier. Todo futuro es fabuloso.

Feb 17, J. No imagino que un concierto barroco pueda ser de otra forma. Nereyda rated it really liked it Jun 25, Concierto barroco es una bella obra de arte.

Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period. Beautifully written, in Magic Realism style and Historical Fiction. Quotes from Concierto barroco. Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier. Surely the oddest thing I’ve read by Carpentier.

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Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier

Open Preview See a Problem? Stravinsky and Louis Armstrong make cameo appearances later in the story. Feb 19, Ibis rated it really liked it.


View all 3 comments. 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. 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.

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.

Catalog Record: Concierto barroco | Hathi Trust Digital Library

It’s a difficult book. Concierto Barroco is a musical mystery, an interpretation of the famous homonymous novel by the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier. Churrigueresque in styl I rate this book a 3.