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New Norcia: A Spanish Rhapsody

Presented by Australia's renowned Team of Pianists, New Norcia: A Spanish Rhapsody reflects the blending of Spanish and Australian cultures, both in the New Norcia community and in the selection of works on the disc.

New Norcia was settled in 1846 by two Spanish Benedictine monks, Dom José Benito Serra and Dom Rosendo Salvado. Salvado, a dominant and influential figure in both the history of New Norcia and that of Western Australia, gave the very first public piano recital in Perth, in order to raise money for the new settlement north of Perth.


Team of Pianists

Acclaimed both for its high standards of artistry and professionalism, the Melbourne-based Team of Pianists has captivated audiences in Australia and overseas for nearly twenty years.

Audio previews

Track Listing

    Danses Andalouses Manuel Infante

  1. Ritmo 4:16
  2. Sentimento 8:17
  3. Gracia (El Vito) 2:55
  4. Four Chants d'Espagne Joaquin Nin Arr: Max Cooke

  5. Montañesa 2:00
  6. Granadina 1:37
  7. Saeta (Invocation) 2:21
  8. Tonada del Conde Sol 1:20
  9. Siete Canciones Espagnoles Manuel de Falla

  10. El Paño Moruno 1:16
  11. Seguidilla Murciana 1:19
  12. Asturiana 2:13
  13. Jota 3:06
  14. Nana 1:32
  15. Canción 1:10
  16. Polo 1:13
  17. Two Spanish Dances from La Vida Breve Manuel de Falla Arr: Gustave Samazeuilh

  18. Primera Danza Española 3:28
  19. Segunda Danza Española 4:54
  20. Three Compositions Stephen Moreno

  21. Romance for solo pianoforte 2:22
  22. Romance for violin and piano 3:57
  23. Spanish serenade for Violin and piano 4:28
  24. Rapsodie Espagnole Maurice Ravel

  25. Prélude a la nuit 4:07
  26. Malagueña 2:02
  27. Habañera 2:36
  28. Feria 6:25



Manuel de Falla

Manuel de Falla was born in 1876 in Cadiz, where he first studied, moving later to Madrid and then to Paris, but returning to Madrid when war broke out in 1914. Influenced by the traditional Andalusian cante jondo, he settled in Granada, where his friends included the poet Federico Garcia Lorca.

Maurice Ravel

Many consider Ravel as a major composer for the piano as well as a genius of orchestration. But it is always a surprise to discover how few works make up his total output for the instrument. All his compositions for piano can be performed in under two and one half hours.

Where to buy

New Norcia: A Spanish Rhapsody is available for download from the iTunes Music Store.
It's available for streaming through Apple Music.

New Norcia: A Spanish Rhapsody is available as as CD. It can be purchased online through Buywell Music or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

Move CDs can be ordered through music retailers across Australia including Readings.

Product details

List price
$25.00 AUD
Total playing time
68 minutes 54 seconds
Release date
January 2012
© 2011 Team of Pianists
℗ 2011 Move Records
Classical, Keyboard
Catalogue number
MCD 460
Alternate catalogue number
EAN 9314574046021