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Apr 15, Lizette Salazar rated it it was ok Shelves: It was okay but it is probably more enjoyable in its original language, hence one day I will read it in Spanish. M-a cam enervat nuvela asta.

Mar conciegto, Kathleen rated it liked it. View all 3 comments. Guess it’s one of the things that makes kids load reading or school, maybe. La existencia de una opera de Antonio Vivaldi, llamada Montezuma compuesta en Sep 23, German Patarroyo rated it liked it.

Edilberto rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Return to Book Page. Clarita rated it really liked it May 19, Carpentier delivers the story with humor irony and sarcasm making this novella a fun book to read and re-read.

Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I must thank Ruxandra Cesereanu for this recommendation; she’s madly in caarpentier with cojcierto book and she’s mentioned it several times on her blog. The writing of Carpentier sometimes to somebody that do not read hardly is heavy This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


We should remember that for Carpentier, the marvelously real is not just a stylistic gimmick, it is the essential characteristic of America. Refresh and try again. The real wonder transported to another dimension where the bizarre is the main feature. Un fel de Midnight in Paris, in sensul de amalgam hipsteresc de personaje, opere si momente din trecut, adunate doar de dragul de a bifa cunostinte culturale. carpentiee

Pyszna, magiczna, dowcipna i przebogata proza. I know that makes no sense. This peculiar acoustic space is a play of interweaving ornaments, details, gestures, images and voices, floating somewhere between the waters of Tenochtitlanthe silver glimmerings of Taxco and the boundless expanses of the Venetian channels, halls, galleries, graveyards and tiny streets, populated with the never failing wealth of colours, aromas, shadows and rhymes, silhouettes and clamour, forming a complex, ever-changing sound fabric, games of instrumental passages, variations and quasi quotations of unnamed manuscripts from Spanish monasteries, old late-gothic or renaissance masters, the way that I heard and translated them in the meaning of one infinite sound palimpsest.

Hasta ahora, Carpentier nunca me ha decepcionado.

Concierto barroco

Luis rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier. This is not a review just yet. Dec 25, Gandalfu rated it it was amazing. Trivia About Concierto barroco.

Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Use British English from April Es una historia que busca definir la identidad. Oct 02, Maria rated it it was amazing.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There is no conflict, characters are flat and the conversations are pedantary for the music snob, but without the wit it takes no great intellect or real knowledge to declare Vivaldi one of the greats. At the time Carpentier wrote this book, he know about the opera from historical accounts but could not have heard it.

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I haven’t a clue what was going on, but it was suitably extravagant? In this book we experience the encounter between American and Europe depicted as the clash between the fabulous past Europe and the marvelous future Americaplayed out in the staging of an opera by Vivaldi about Montezuma.

This novella is a bizarre and compelling fantasy, a labyrinth-like journey laced with layers of allusions, carpentieg and humor through the transculturation between the Old World and New. Surely the oddest thing I’ve read by Carpentier. I Found very amusing the Moctezuma opera and the conquer of Mexico through Vivaldi eyes. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.