The Day of the Innocents

The Day Of The Innocents (1906)

Genre: Lyric work in three acts.
Text: Manuel Medina Olmos.
Music: Francisco Alonso.
Premiere: November 30, 1906, in the Escuelas del Ave Maria, Granada.

A work from from his Granada period i.e. prior to 1911, with a decidedly youthful character,  and intended for the Escuelas del Ave Maria. Father Andrés Manjón gave him a rosary made of olive bones; the incipient Maestro Alonso kept it for a long time.

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