Carmina Burana by OCNE (Orquesta y Coros Nacionales de España)
The Carmina Burana – cycle of anonymous poems found in Benedictine Abbey in Bavaria – constitute a typical collection of joyful songs by medieval goliards, monks removed from Benedictine abbeys. From this collection, was formed five contrasting groups of poetry: the triumph of fortune, a spring scene, dances in the meadow, a scene in the tavern and a concluding cut of love. Between Protected content Protected content Orff composed with them a piece that has had for half a century enormous success, both in the form of ballet and symphonic choral.
We will have the opportunity to enjoy this great masterpiece once more on this occasion performed by the OCNE (Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España) ) in a two piano version and the percussion section of the National Orchestra, under the direction of David Afkham.
Those who had the chance to attend the excellent performance of Mozart´s Requiem by the same choir a few days ago, will agree with me that this is another concert not to be missed.
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