Andres Araiz - Andrés Aráiz

Aráiz Andres Martinez ( Zaragoza , 30 November 1901-? 1982) was a musicologist and composer Spanish . [ 1 ] [ 2 ]

He appears already referenced in the press of 1933 as the musical director of a zarzuela called La courtesana . [ 3 ] He founded and directed a chamber orchestra in Zaragoza and was director of the city's Conservatory of Music , [ 4 ] as well as professor of aesthetics and music history at this institution. He published numerous studies on musical research and folklore, such as History of religious music in Spain (1942), [ 5 ] "with the intention of paying homage to Spanish religious musicians of all times", [ 2 ]And a historical and critical study on the jota . He was also the author of pieces such as Rapsodia Somontana or the suite El valle de las sombra . [ 4 ] [ 1 ]

References

  1. ^ A b "Aráiz, Andrés" . GEA ( Great Aragonese Encyclopedia ) . 2000 (updated in 2008) . Retrieved February 8, 2017 .
  2. ^ A b «Books. "History of Religious Music in Spain", by Andrés Aráiz Martínez " . La Vanguardia (newspaper archive) : 7. April 9, 1943 . Retrieved February 8, 2017 .
  3. ^ Serrate, Serrano (July 15, 1933). "Two new zarzuelas" . La Vanguardia (newspaper archive) : 22 . Retrieved February 8, 2017 .
  4. ^ A b "Symphonic concert in Amposta" . La Vanguardia (newspaper archive) : 7. March 29, 1956 . Retrieved February 8, 2017 .
  5. Carreras López, Juan José; García García, Bernardo José; Knighton, Tess (2005). The Royal Chapel in the Time of the Habsburgs: Music and Ceremony in the Early Modern European Court (en inglés). Boydell Press. p. 73. ISBN 978-1-84383-139-6.