The magic of Andalusia is crystallized in Federico Garcia Lorca's first major work, Poem of the Deep Song , written in 1921 when the poet was twenty-three years old, and published a decade later. In this group of poems, based on saetas , soleares , and siguiriyas , Lorca captures the passionate flamenco cosmos of Andalusia's Gypsies, ""those mysterious wandering folk who gave deep song its definitive form." Cante jondo , deep song, comes from a musical tradition that developed among peoples who fled into the mountains ...

Poem of the Deep Song 2001, City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780872862050


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