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Thursday, April 15, 2021


 Spanish musicologists refer to composers of Lorca's time as "la generación del 27." We tried in vain to get rid of this generational classification in literary studies, but then the music people took adopted it as a matter of course. The main difference is that Lorca, Aleixandre, Guillén are internationally known whereas as Pittaluga, Halffter, Baracisse, not so much. They are in Falla's shadow. There are also the "grupo de Madrid" and the "grupo de Barcelona." Since most of the attention goes to Madrid, they usually don't consider Mompou part of the "generation of 1927." 

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