Asbag (marcha mora)

Asbag (marcha mora)

Written in 2003, it was Prize of the IV Contest of Composition of Altea 2003 and was an obligatory performance of the ‘Certamen de Música Festera de Altea La Vella 2004’. Based on the novel “El Mozárabe”, by the writer Jesus Sánchez Adalid, set in the splendorous Cordoba of the X century, which brings together two characters of different religion (Muslim and Christian), and social position.

Prize of the IV Contest of Composition of Altea 2003.

Music has always accompanied the Feasts of “Moros y Cristianos” since its inception. The music is one of the aspects that also stand out in this party, especially the famous Spanish pasodoble.

The festivities themselves motivated an adequate music, a rhythm of their own to accompany the parades, from the pasodoble, a musical variety within the march form. The marches are musical works that fall within the compositions defined by the movement or by the rhythm. The marches regulate the passage of a certain number of people. The pasodobles are light marches, adopted as a regulation step of the infantry, with a special characteristic that makes the troop can carry the ordinary passage of parade.

The music for the Feasts of “Moros y Cristianos” has also developed other genres such as procession marches,  hymns of feasts, hymns to the patron saint , ballets, incidental music, etc.


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Instrumentation | Wind Orchestra – Festive Music

Duration | 7:02

Grade | E