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  Gigantes y cabezudos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cabezudos are headmasks of a big hollow head covering the head and shoulders of the portor.
Paliqueiro (a kind of Galician cabezudo), Mari-Jaia (gigante of modern fiestas of Bilbao), Celedón, Gargantúa, Judas and Judesa, peropalo, toro de fuego, Olentzero, zaldiko, zanpantzar.
"Gigantes y cabezudos" is also the title of a zarzuela, placed in the El Pilar (12 October) festival of Zaragoza, picturing Aragonese types.
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 Gigantes y Cabezudos
After the first scene of Gigantes, we are shown powerful archival footage of soldiers departing for the American War in 1897, and told that early film audiences much preferred to watch romantic dramas about the War of Independence.
The Chorus must be singled out for special praise - the marketwomen of Gigantes, the soldiers (Napoleonic gallants or raggle-taggle repatriados), convince as individual characters as well as impressing as a vocal unit.
Gigantes y Cabezudos is one of the greatest works in the repertoire, and the genteel farce of La viejecita proves an admirably funny foil to the Centenary work's potent mixture of popular dance and poignant drama.
www.zarzuela.net /ref/info/archive/arch002.htm   (589 words)

  
 Gigantes y cabezudos
At first sight, it might be tempting to explain away the success of Gigantes y Cabezudos, first seen at Madrid's Teatro de la Zarzuela on 29th November 1898, as something of a sentimental freak.
In the Coro: "Por ver a la Pilarica" a group of bumpkins from the local farms joyfully anticipate the traditional parade of elaborately dressed stilt-walkers - gigantes - and huge, carnival dwarf-heads - cabezudos.
Soon the huge and gaudy monsters appear in the Salida de los gigantes y cabezudos, with its colourful, rustic instrumentation.
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Ortega y Gasset was another of these men, strongly influenced by German Philosophy, especially the thought of Kant.
The most famous are "Gigantes y Cabezudos" and "La Verbena de la Paloma o El Baticario y Ins Chalupas y Celos Mal Reprimidos".
It was also during the nineteenth century, in 1844, that "Don Juan Tenorio" was written by the poet Josh Zorrilla y Moral.
www.travelnet.co.il /espagne/menu/TheLiteratureofSpain2.htm   (2997 words)

  
 "gigantes y enanos" - WordReference Forums
Busco cómo traducir "gigantes y enanos", pero del ámbito folklórico español...
son gigantes y enanos, no cabezudos pero muchas gracias de todas formas...
Se les llama nanos a los enanos en Valencia pero son equivalentes a los cabezudos.
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There are 7 recordings of Gigantes y cabezudos by Manuel Fernández Caballero on file
Gigantes y cabezudos by Manuel FernándezCaballero performed in Spanish
Gigantes y cabezudos by Manuel FernándezCaballero performed in Spanish & English
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 Operas
These two operas are a study in contrast with a common theme: “strong-minded women.” La Canterina is a story of a singer and her mother making their way in the world by manipulating their circumstances (and men).
Gigantes y Cabezudos is a story of very strong women who have kept their life in their village going while all the men were off to war.
Canterina is loosely set in the 18th century reflected by the beautiful classical style music while the setting and music of Gigantes are more current.
www.calstatela.edu /univ/ppa/newsrel/opera-skane.htm   (428 words)

  
 GIANTS OF THE BIBLE
"Giant" is also colloquially used for a human who is unusually tall, or afflicted with one of the several forms of gigantism.
Gigantes y cabezudos ("Giants and big-heads") are figures from street processions at Spanish fiestas.
Jacques de Voragine, in The Golden Legend, wrote of St. Christopher: "He was of gigantic stature, had a terrifying mien, was twelve coudees tall.” A coudee is equal to or larger than the English foot.
www.greatdreams.com /reptlan/giants.htm   (4863 words)

  
 multimadrid.com - San Isidro - Los Gigantes y Cabezudos Parade
Los Gigantes y Cabezudos (Big Headed Giants) are traditionally for the little ones but everyone enjoys them
Not belonging to any one region of Spain, these curious figures make their appearence at most festivals.
It is up to the onlooker to judge for his/herself.
www.multimadrid.com /sites/sanisidro/cabezudos/cabezudos.htm   (116 words)

  
 Gigantes Y Cabezudos: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
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 Caballero: Jota No.5c De Gigantes Y Cabezudos Sop/Chorus (Voice) - Sheet Music & Songbooks - Musicroom.com
Caballero: Jota No.5c De Gigantes Y Cabezudos Sop/Chorus (Voice) - Sheet Music & Songbooks - Musicroom.com
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 M.F. Caballero: Gigantes Y Cabezudos (Vocal Score) (Voice) - Sheet Music & Songbooks - Musicroom.com
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 Amazon.ca Music: Classical / Gigantes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
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