3. El concepto de obra desde el musical hasta el registro fonográfico de jazz

3.1 Concepto de obra en el musical

rodgers-hart-life-cover-26-sep-38Babes in Arms is a 1937 musical comedy with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart and book by Rodgers and Hart. It concerns a group of small-town Long Island teenagers who put on a show to avoid being sent to a work farm by the town sheriff when their actor parents go on the road for five months in an effort to earn some money by reviving vaudeville. Several songs in Babes in Arms became pop standards, including the title song; “Where or When”; “My Funny Valentine”; “The Lady Is a Tramp”; “Johnny One Note” and “I Wish I Were in Love Again” (fuente: Wikipedia, en).

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4 “My funny Valentine” del Miles Davis Quintet (1957)

miles_davis_cookinCookin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet is an album recorded in 1956 by the Miles Davis Quintet. Two sessions 11 May 1956 and 26 October in the same year resulted in four albums—this one, Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet, Steamin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet and Workin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet. It was the first of the four LPs to be released.

In response to the album title, Davis said, “After all, that’s what we did—came in and cooked” (fuente: Wikipedia, en).

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5. Double-time feel como proceso colectivo y como difuminador de la forma

5.1 Double-time feel como proceso colectivo

“Musicians typically use some sort of sound signals when they want the rhythm section to change the accompaniment in order to create a new mood. Davis had used this particular technique of arrangement since the 1950s – it allowed him to adopt a looser attitude towards the structure. During the Philharmonic Hall concert Davis uses two different kinds of sound signals:

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6. Discografía y Bibliografía

6.1 Discografía


Frederica von Stade – Rodgers & Hart: Songs from the Shows (1989), 1. “My funny Valentine” (Babes in Arms), (EMI). Ambrosian Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra. John McGlinn (director), Frederica von Stade (mezzosoprano).

Nat King Cole Trio – The man I love/Body and soul (1944), 1. “The man I love” (Capitol Records, F 15575). Con Nat King Cole (piano), Oscar Moore (guitarra) y Johnny Miller (contrabajo).

Miles Davis Quintet – Cookin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet (1957), 1. “My funny Valentine”, (Prestige, PRLP 7094). Con Miles Davis (trompeta), Red Garland (piano), Paul Chambers (contrabajo) y Philly Joe Jones (batería).

Miles Davis – My Funny Valentine. Miles Davis in Concert (1965), 1. My funny Valentine, (Columbia Records CS 9106). Miles Davis (trompeta), George Coleman (saxofón), Herbie Hancock (piano), Ron Carter (contrabajo), Tony Williams (batería).

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