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El Amor brujo


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Ballet in 1 act by Falla, based on Andalusian gipsy tale. Requires ballerina to sing as well as dance. Also exists as orch. suite (with cont.). The famous ‘Ritual Fire Dance’ occurs in it. Brujo means ‘male witch’ and the title is best trans. as ‘Wedded by Witchcraft’. F.p. Madrid 1915; London in concert version 1921, as ballet 1931.

Subjects: Music — Dance.


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