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A Summer in Flamenco Jackie Cornwall

A Summer in Flamenco

Jackie Cornwall

Published January 16th 2014
ISBN : 9781494496210
Paperback
128 pages
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A Summer in Flamenco Flamenco from the inside: When poet and theatre director Jackie Cornwall meets young flamenco dancer Adrian Brenes in the picturesque Andalucian town of Vejer de la Frontera, she is fascinated by the mystery of his art. Spain inMoreA Summer in Flamenco Flamenco from the inside: When poet and theatre director Jackie Cornwall meets young flamenco dancer Adrian Brenes in the picturesque Andalucian town of Vejer de la Frontera, she is fascinated by the mystery of his art. Spain in economic crisis and Adrians future is uncertain but together they embark on the worlds first Shakespeare/flamenco fusion production. And as their shared journey takes them from Spain to Florence, and finally to New York, Adrian shows her exactly what it means to be flamenco. This entertaining and heartwarming book, illustrated with Kelly Lawlors photographs, describes the world of flamenco from the inside. A lively and highly personal introduction to the quintessentially Andalucian art, it will delight everyone who loves Spain or flamenco, or who cares about the fate of the young in a challenging world. Its like having someone take your hand and gently lead you through the world of Flamenco. Through the clear gaze of a young artist speaking from his heart, we find in these pages the expression of a wide and beautiful universe, the world of flamenco. Easy to read and understand, but beware! You could fall in love with these characters.