Several works of the greatest interest which have placed his name among the great composers of our time, encourage this concern by the creator: Fantasía para guitarra y orquesta, Trebujena, Medea and Soleá - that toured the world as a ballet -, Tauromagia or Aljibe. Some of them were recorded. The guitarist explained his guiding intentions: "I wish the experts in universal music to understand that they may approach flamenco, so they do not consider it something tribal and topical, so they see a branch of music in flamenco that allows very profound musical analysis and has extraordinary poetic and musical quality". Going into the same problem, he declared on another occasion: "Flamenco is a philosophy, the way of thinking and feeling of a whole people and its historical tradition.
That is why I feel the need to tell more things about flamenco with other sounds and I take to the orchestra and try to get the orchestra to play siguiriyas, but take note, not for the orchestra to accompany siguiriyas and a singer, but for the orchestra to take on the feeling of the flamenco and, as if it were a sole instrument, to tell that spirit and magic sound of flamenco". Manolo Sanlúcar also composed a sort of flamenco opera on an idea by Lebrijano, to be played on the stage, although it has not yet been produced: Ven y sígueme. He has performed in some films. Most important records are Tauromagia (1988), Locura de Brisa y Trino (2000) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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