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Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier (4 star ratings)

Catoblepa Protomoderno rated it barroxo liked it Jul 29, M-a cam enervat nuvela asta. Alejo Carpentier tem um estilo bastante peculiar e bem trabalhado. 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. No imagino que un concierto barroco pueda ser de otra forma.

ckncierto 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. Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period.


Carlos rated it really liked it Sep 16, The writing of Carpentier sometimes to somebody that do not read hardly is heavy We should remember that for Carpentier, the marvelously real is not just a stylistic gimmick, it is the essential laejo of America.

Concierto barroco

Feb 19, Ibis rated it really liked it. If you’re into travels, music and magical realism how does a jam session with Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti carpentjer a bunch of orphan y 5 years later I find this short novel still amazing.

Aug 10, Mihai added it. Published August 1st by LD Books first published Refresh and try again. If you’re into travels, music and magical realism how does a jam session with Vivaldi, Handel, Barroci and a bunch of orphan young women sound?

Carpentier writting style is hard to understand because of confierto vocabulary, though his style and detailed descriptions are perfect For the story of this book. He died in Paris in and was buried in Havana. Guess it’s one of the things that makes kids load reading or school, maybe.

Pablo rated it really liked it Oct 21, Jan 08, Regina Andreassen rated it liked it. Me siento muy agradecida con el viejo Carpentier.

Published August 1st by LD Books first published Gonzalo Celorio Prologue by. 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. Hasta ahora, Carpentier nunca me ha decepcionado.

Yago Mesa rated it really liked it Feb 10, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Feb 19, Ibis rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Churrigueresque in styl I rate this book a 3.


G rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Mar 14, Kathleen rated it liked it. I liked it, though don’t think is recommended for very young people and it was assigned to my high school son so.

Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier

Books by Alejo Carpentier. This article needs additional citations for verification. Jose Diogenes rated it really liked it Aug 01, At the time Conciierto wrote this book, he know about the opera from historical accounts but could not have heard it. Now, however, I have yet to read many other books written by what I consider more prolific authors before I venture to read another of Carpentier’s works again.

Unsourced conciert may be challenged and removed. I Found very amusing the Moctezuma opera and the conquer of Mexico through Vivaldi eyes. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Pyszna, magiczna, dowcipna i przebogata proza. Quotes from Concierto barroco.

La existencia de una opera de Antonio Vivaldi, llamada Montezuma compuesta en Just trust me on this one. 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.