• NOV 28 to FEB 24
    Solo Exhibition
    El ruido alegre del Jazz


    • Solo Exhibition
    • Contemporary

    Dates and Opening hours

    NOV 28, 2012 to FEB 24, 2013

    Event Location

    Biblioteca Nacional de España

    Pº de Recoletos, 20-22 , 28071 Madrid

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    The National Library of Spain, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Spain, will open on 28 November in the Hypostyle Hall Library joyful noise exposure. Jazz in the BNE, which you can also see the end of February 2013.

    The exhibition will feature documentary evidence about the main stages of jazz. It shows the evolution of this musical style in Spain and receipt taxed to American jazz. The story is the thread, but the visual impact and the graphics quality will be the main criterion in the selection of parts.

    The wide diversity documentary includes posters, sheet music, ads, books, newspapers, magazines, handbills, photographs, records, tapes, films, guaranteeing the diversity of the sample.

    The exhibition is also further evidence of the wealth of funds BNE and its great work in preserving our heritage and cultural memory.

    The show will have its virtual version in which you can display the selection of works on display, with bibliographic description and related texts. The aim of the visit is to make available virtual exposure to countless virtual users via the Internet.

    The commissioner is Jorge Garcia, President of the Spanish Association of Musical Documentation, and working on the documentation center Valencian Institute of Music. He is an expert on issues related to jazz and its manifestations in the different media.

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