Jose Dononstia

Cancion Triste by Jose Dononstia

Cancion Triste by Jose Dononstia (1886-1956) Padre Donostia was not only one of the greatest Basque composers of sacred, symphonic and stage music, but also a highly influential collector of and expert in his native region’s folk-music. His greatest achievement was to bring prestige to traditional Basque music, faithfully and elegantly conveying its deeper significance, …

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Dolor by Jose Dononstia

Dolor by Jose Dononstia (1886-1956) Padre Donostia was not only one of the greatest Basque composers of sacred, symphonic and stage music, but also a highly influential collector of and expert in his native region’s folk-music. His greatest achievement was to bring prestige to traditional Basque music, faithfully and elegantly conveying its deeper significance, as …

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