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The Zarzuela is a music genre that may be unfamiliar to those from countries north of the Pyrenees and south of the Mediterranean (with some exceptions). 245 more words

Karl’s Zarzuela Mixta

Miriam has requested a Spanish style seafood stew for this Sunday’s dinner. What she meant was something like a cioppino with Spanish chorizo. A problem here is that she and her husband, Chris, are on the low-carb… 1,235 more words


Spanish Baroque Opera: A New Old Discovery by Tempesta di mare.

“Vengan las flores, el jazmín y la rosa,

la azucena, que a Juno, suprema deidad

del Olimpo, consagra del orbe

la más noble reina.”

(Bring forth the flowers, the jasmine and rose, 760 more words



We went to a performance of Zarzuela in Bilbao the other night.

Zarzuela is a Spanish tradition that alternates between operatic song and dances. There were grand costumes, tap dancers, castanets, opera singers  as soloists, in duets, or backed by a chorus, and there was even a traditional Basque dance. 97 more words