“Adagio” is the second movement from “The Concierto de Aranjuez” – is a guitar concerto by the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. Written in 1939, it is Rodrigo’s best-known work, and its success established his reputation as one of the most significant Spanish composers of the 20th century. Rodrido wrote this work being under the influence of the exotic gardens of “El Palacio de Aranjuez”, a small town south of Madrid. The “Adagio” is by far best-known of the three movements. A feeling of quiet regret permeates the piece. Ornamentation is added gradually to the melody.
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