×

Cookies

This site uses cookies to offer you the best user experience possible. In continuing to browse, you are consenting to accept both the aforementioned cookies and our cookies policy..

Scores and music books: quality, creativity and service always accessible for you.


Share
0.0 / 5  (0 votes)

L'anell de prometatge - Angelina

L'anell de prometatge - Angelina-Sardanes i obres per a cobla-Traditional Music Catalonia

Author/Composer

Vicenç Bou i Geli

Edition Proofreader

Jordi León

Field

Traditional Music Catalonia

Collection

Sardanes i obres per a cobla Nr. 7

Language

Spanish, Catalan, Music, English

Format

Score

18.75 € VAT not included

19.50 € VAT included

Contents

Vicenç Bou i Geli (1886-1962) was a musician from Torroella de Montgrí who wrote sardanes with great fluency but little musical sophistication. A stream of music pouring out, with no great subtlety. But this elemental quality to his music is not synonymous with simplicity.
'L'anell de prometatge' (The Engagement Ring) from 1913, is one of those compositions with a very basic concept, which for this reason is highly revealing. From start to finish there are only three tonal chords. Rhythmically, the 'tots-som-pops' basic sardana beat, alternate with a polka beat.
His strength, that which makes him decisive in the history of popular music, is his melodic beauty, able to communicate profoundly and, above all, fresh and spontaneous. Bou sings as if he were improvising on a highly personal language. In the short notes of 'L'anell de prometatge', in the central song 'Angelina', we see the melody flowing like a lively breeze over a more or less stable harmony.
The author does not develop themes: often he hardly returns to them. His is a constantly changing melodically inventive discourse, in which the overall sense of the piece comes, at best, from the rather careless repetition of the melodic or rhythmic motifs on which he improvises.
We know that the songs people sing today belong to another tradition, and that probably there are few spaces left for the sounds of Bou's sardanes. But we also know that his exotic melodies are testimony and guarantee of our authentic personality within a globalising world. So we should learn to savour them. So we should interpret them.

Instrumental and vocal formations

Cobla

Structure

Two sardanas for cobla:
- L'anell de prometatge (The Engagement Ring)
- Angelina

Technical Specifications

Measurements

21,6 x 16 cm, horizontal

Binding

Full score stapled. Score and parts inserted in the cover.

Number of Pages

30

Number of parts

11

Number of Pages of Parts

22

Editor

DINSIC Publicacions Musicals

Also collaborating:

Comentator

Jordi Lara

Cover Designer

Clara Rochera

DINSIC Publicacions Musicals, S.L.
Warehouse: Sepúlveda, 84 - 08015 Barcelona (Calàbria / Metro L1 Rocafort)
From Monday to Friday 9:30 - 13:30
Tels. +34 93 832 69 46
dinsic@dinsic.com
Copyright © 1998-2021
This portal is designed to work with the latest versions of the principal navigators: Firefox 4.0, Google Chrome 3.0, Internet Explorer 9.0. The use of non-compatible navigators or deactivation of some properties such as Javascript compatibility or blocking cookies may reduce the sites functionality. If you are accessing the site through a firewall or a porxy, make sure cookies are enabled.