45th International Bamboo Organ Fest highlights early Iberian organ music

For its 45th edition on Feb. 20-26, the International Bamboo Organ Festival will have a program mainly dedicated to Spanish/Iberian organ music dating as far back as the 16th century. Belgian organist Bernard Foccroulle will feature the works from the single publication, "Libro de Tientos," by Spanish composer Francisco Correa de Arauxo (1584-1654), an organist during Spain's Golden Age. De Arauxo's music is full of contrasts and is only befitting of the Las Pias Bamboo Organ, which was constructed over a span of eight years beginning in 1816. Foccroulle started his international career as an organist in the mid-'70s, eventually becoming director of the Brussels opera house La ...Keep on reading: 45th International Bamboo Organ Fest highlights early Iberian organ music

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