La Vida breve

Manuel de Falla

La Vida breve

G. 39 • “The Short Life”

About this work...

The charming, colorful, soulful, imaginative, elegantly crafted Spanish Dance is from Manuel de Falla's dramatic work La Vida breve. Inspired by a tragic love story, La Vida breve uses a wealth of musical symbolism and imagery to develop the tragic motif of the woman abandoned by her lover for someone more desirable. P... read more