Conrado del Campo

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Conrado del Campo (28 October 1878 – 17 March 1953) was a composer, violinist and professor at the Real Conservatorio de Música in Madrid, was the principal conductor of the Madrid Symphony Orchestra.His works were played in the Theatre Real of Madrid for José María Alvira. His opera Lola la Piconera made its debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, December 12, 1952. He was a major figure in the conservative musical climate of Franco's Spain, writing in a Late Romantic style. Since his death his music has fallen into comparative oblivion. He was born in Madrid, which is also where he died.

Among his pupils were Salvador Bacarisse, Julián Bautista, and Fernando Remacha. See: List of music students by teacher: C to F#Conrado del Campo.

Selected works[edit]

Symphonic works[edit]

Del Campo's characteristic symphonic music takes the form of evocative tone poems.

  • Bocetos castellanos
  • Granada, a symphonic poem (1913)
  • Obertura madrileña, a concert overture (1920)
  • Evocación y nostalgia de los molinos de viento
  • Evocación en Castilla
  • Tríptico castellano
  • El viento de Castilla
  • Poema de los loores de María, Symphonic Poem for solo viola and orchestra (1944)

Concertante Works[edit]

  • Fantasía castellana for piano and orchestra (1939)
  • Suite for viola and small orchestra (1940)

Instrumental works[edit]

  • León
  • Danza del Bufón (based on a poem by Castilla)
  • Pequeña pieza for viola and piano, Op. 6 (1906)
  • Romanza in F major for viola and piano, Op. 5 (1901)

Chamber music[edit]

  • Quartet "Cuarteto castellano"
  • Cuarteto en La Mayor "Carlos III"

Zarzuelas[edit]

  • Aires de la Sierra
  • El burlador de Toledo

Choral works[edit]

  • Castilla
  • El viento de Fuensaldaña
  • Seis canciones Castellanas ("Six Castilian songs")

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