Skip to content

El Abuelo

Summary

El Abuelo

Beautifully filmed in color and scope, the film owes much to photographer Rául Pérez and composer Manuel Balboa, with the exquisite music complementing the sumptuous visuals.

Ronald SchwartzGreat Spanish Films Since 1950

Released in December 1998 on Samiel with Madrid Symphony Orchestra

Soundtrack of the films El Abuelo –Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film in 1999– and La Herida Luminosa.

Buy album

Reviews

El Abuelo – Great Spanish Films Since 1950

Published in April 2013 by Ronald Schwartz (Great Spanish Films Since 1950)

Nominated for an Academy Award as Best Foreign FIlm in 1999, El Abuelo is a warm and wonderful film, set in the lush northern Spanish provinces on a beautiful seaside country estate. Beautifully filmed in color and scope, the film owes much to photographer Rául Pérez and composer Manuel Balboa, with the exquisite music complementing the sumptuous visuals.

Keep reading

About this recording

Program / track

El Abuelo

  • Miradas, Recuerdos (2:042)
  • El Abuelo (1:173)
  • Tras La Ventana (1:31)
  • Plenitud Del Paisaje (3:15)
  • Nocturno (2:02)
  • El Recuerdo de Carlos Eraúl (1:42)
  • El Abuelo y Don Pío (2:14)
  • Última Nostalgia (0:48)
  • Final (2:52)

La Herida Luminosa

  • Penumbras de lo Religioso (1:31)
  • Dudas (2:43)
  • Vocación (2:57)
  • Melodía de Amor (2:06)
  • Melodía de Amor (versión abreviada – 1:35)
  • Perdón (versión para orquesta de cámara – 2:53)

Suite del Abuelo

  • Primera parte (3:30)
  • Segunda parte (5:27)

Discography menu

  1. Lou Harrison: Violin Concerto / Grand Duo / Double Music
    Released in April 2017
  2. Silvestre Revueltas: Redes (DVD)
    Released in May 2016
  3. Dvořák and America
    Released in June 2014
  4. Xavier Montsalvatge: Madrigal sobre un tema popular / 5 Invocaciones al Crucificado / Folia daliniana
    Released in January 2014
  5. Aaron Copland: The City (DVD)
    Released in January 2009
  6. Virgil Thomson: The Plow That Broke The Plains • The River (CD and DVD)
    Released in January 2007
  7. Los Sueños de Manuel de Falla
    Released in September 2000
  8. Film Music by Manuel Balboa
    Released in January 1995
  9. El Abuelo
    Released in December 1998
  10. Música Contemporánea
    Released in April 1996