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UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: University of Washington School of Music Pedro Bacán Concert recording, 1983-11-17
- University of Washington. School of Music
- UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: University of Washington School of Music Pedro Bacán Concert recording
- 2 items : OT - 2 reels (7.5 ips, 2 tr., stereo, 7"); WD - 2 CDs (digital, stereo); Duration: 1:00:00
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- Recorded at the University of Washington, Meany Theater, 11/17/83.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Pedro Bacán (1952-1997) was a guitarist and composer from Lebrija, Spain. As a child, he attended a religious school run by nuns called La Caridad. Around the age of 13, he became fascinated by his cousin Antonio's guitar playing and asked his mother to buy him his own guitar. Early on, he studied under a teacher called Penaca, and after this he learned the flamenco technique from his cousin Pedro. He performed his flamenco music around the world but was particularly popular in France, which later became his second home.
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Recorded by Tom Stiles, sound technician, UW Meany Hall.
Performer: Pedro Bacan, guitar.
This is the second half of a concert entitled "An Evening of Spanish Song and Flamenco Guitar"; the first half was performed by Montserrat Alavedra and Alberto Rafols.
Contents: 1) Solea, 2) Buleria, 3) Rondena, 4) Guajira, 5) Guajira, 6) Buleria.
Documentation: Concert flyer, program, review.
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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Flamenco Music From Spain
- Guitar music (Flamenco)
- Europe--Europe--General Europe
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- Sound Recordings
- Bacán, Pedro, 1951-1997 (performer)