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He is especially remembered for his important contributions to the classical guitar repertoire, becoming one of the leading twentieth-century composers for the instrument.
His zarzuela, Luisa Fernanda , has proved to be enduringly popular. Moreno Torroba also ran his own zarzuela company, which toured extensively, especially in Latin America. Over the course of his long career, Moreno Torroba composed many works, both in traditional Spanish forms and for the concert hall. He is often associated with the zarzuela , a traditional Spanish musical form. He achieved his greatest success in the s with the zarzuelas Luisa Fernanda and La Chulapona Directing several opera companies, Moreno Torroba helped introduce the zarzuela to international audiences.
The company toured Latin America for two years, becoming particularly popular in Mexico. The composer who was identified from the beginning with the phalanx, to be on the national side. Although he did not play the guitar himself he had a deep understanding of the instrument, according to the virtuoso Pepe Romero. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article uses Spanish naming customs : the first or paternal family name is Moreno and the second or maternal family name is Torroba.
Madrid , Spain . Madrid, Spain . This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. Archived from the original on Retrieved CS1 maint: archived copy as title link , "Archived copy". Categories : births deaths Musicians from Madrid Spanish classical composers Spanish male classical composers Madrilenian musicians Composers for the classical guitar 20th-century classical composers Spanish opera composers Male opera composers 20th-century Spanish musicians 20th-century male musicians.
Suite Castellana : Guitar Solo
Suite castellana for guitar
Federico Moreno Torroba