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Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy Warrack
When Glinka stayed in Madrid in 1845. he recorded in a note-book the folk melodies of singers and guitarists who were brought to his fiat in the evenings. One of his chief sources was a muleteer, two of whose songs, seguidillas marchegas, he used in this orchestral piece.
' A summer night in Madrid ', originally called ' Recuerdos de Castilla ', is a brilliant pot-pourri on four Spanish melodies, written in 1848 for the Governor of Warsaw's private orchestra. In addition to the two seguidillas, Glinka used a jota tune and the well-known ' Punto Moruno '. Glinka was always a superb orchestrator and ' A summer night in Madrid ' is one of his most masterly scores.


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Guy Warrack

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