Label: BMG Ariola - WD-71433 • Format: CD CD-ROM, Album, Stereo • Country: Spain • Genre: Classical, Stage & Screen • Style: Operetta
Born in MadridChueca entered the conservatory at eight years old, but his family later obligated him to abandon music to study medicine. While he spent three days in the prison of San Francisco in Madrid, he composed several waltzes that he entitled Lamentos de un preso "Lamentations of a Prisoner".
Later, Francisco Asenjo Barbieri helped orchestrate and direct the works, and their success helped Chueca leave medicine and devote himself once more to music. He worked as a pianist and directed the orchestra of the Teatro Variedades.
He is considered a self-taught musician. In fact, he was more schooled in the sciences than in music, however Chueca had an intuitive talent and grace Juan Munera - Complicity EP melody and rhythm that produced many works. The Azucarillos Y Aguardiente of this Zarzuela focusses on the middle and lower classes in Madrid as they prepare for the San Lorenzo celebrations in Asia Y Serafín - Federico Chueca - Agua. The chorus includes all kinds of street vendors, soldiers, nannies and organ grinders.
At this point, the mother wakes up and the women suggest going for a walk. Asia is disgusted by his behaviour and vows to return to Valdepatata. Preparations are being made for the baptism of the baby recently born to Nieves and her boyfriend Lolo. The godfather is Wamba, a fierce anarchist. Nieves arrives to meet her mother, Valeriana, very upset at having met her ex-boyfriend, Pamplinas, who is determined to ruin the christening, having been betrayed by Nieves in the past.
At the church, the registrar tries to write down the details for the baptism, while Wamba complains that going to church is against his anarchist beliefs. He suggests the baby should be named Azucarillos Y Aguardiente in honour of freedom. A fight breaks out. The friends and neighbours are waiting to celebrate the baptism meal. A photographer takes pictures of the group and they dance a Gavotte.
Wamba arrives and tells everyone what happened at the church. Nieves and Valeriana appear, having searched everywhere for Lolo and Pamplinas, who then arrive on the scene. Pamplinas says he wants everyone to know the truth Out To Get You - Fascination - Out To Get You Nieves, who has been betraying Lolo just like she betrayed him.
Wamba speaks up and confesses that it was him, and that he was visiting Valeriana! Doña Simona all blame Virgino for spreading the rumours. Madrid's gay neighborhood, Chuecatakes its name from its Plaza de Chueca which was named after him.
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