El eco de las batallas: música y guerra en el bando nacional durante la contienda civil española (1936-1939)

Translated title of the contribution: The echo of the battles:: music and war on the national side during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)

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This article, based on several unpublished archive sources, analyzes three works composed during the Spanish Civil War, closely related to the nationalist faction, whose theme revolves precisely around the war: Nemesio Otaño’s anthem ¡Franco!, ¡Franco!, Ernesto Halffter’s Amanecer en los jardines de España and Conrado del Campo’s Ofrenda a los Caídos. Through these three examples, we will try to outline a typology of patriotic music with an undeniable pro-Franco stamp. This perspective fits into a broader discussion on the artistic production under contexts of war, traditionally considered, until quite recently, as a parenthesis, specially regarding the field of music.
Original languageSpanish
JournalAmnis. Revue de civilisation contemporaine Europes/Amériques
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2011
Externally publishedYes


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