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<ul><li>HISTORY </li></ul><ul><li>The Palau de la Música Catalana </li></ul><ul><li>(Palace of Catalan Music) is a </li></ul><ul><li>concert hall designed in the Catalan </li></ul><ul><li>modernist style by the architect </li></ul><ul><li>“ Lluís Domènech iMontaner”. </li></ul><ul><li>It was built in Barcelona, Catalonia, </li></ul><ul><li>Spain, between 1905 and 1908. a </li></ul><ul><li>choral society founded in 1891 </li></ul><ul><li>that was a leading force in the </li></ul><ul><li>Catalan cultural movement that </li></ul><ul><li>came to be known as the Renaissance. </li></ul>
It was inaugurated February 9, 1908. The Palau won the architect an award from the Barcelona City Council in 1909, given to the best building built during the previous year. Between 1982 and 1989, the building underwent extensive restoration, remodeling, and extension under the direction of architects.
LLUÍS MILLET’S ROOM It’s located on the first floor, opposite the concert hall, dedicated to Millet the musician and the founder of the Orfeo Català.
CONCERT HALL It has windows on both sides, seats for 2049 people, columns decorated with mosaics of colors as the ceiling with red roses and white glazed ceramic. In the center of the ceiling there’s the large skylight or light conducted by Anthony Rigalt and Blanch. Above the grandstand there’s two Pegàssos, sculpted by Eusebi Arnau, some people relate it to the climb power of the music.
THE SETTING There are eighteen Nouveau muses in a mosaic and in relief from the waist. Under a collection of irregular red canvas and above it there’s the organ. At the center stage, between the muses, he ordered to set Domènech i Muntaner. ORGAN The acquisition of the organ was in the German Walcker, Ludwigsburg, and was conducted in 1908. In 2003 it was again restored thanks to contributions from individuals and private companies.
OUTSIDE <ul><li>Side facade </li></ul><ul><li>Situated in the most High Street Sant Pere, the only </li></ul><ul><li>access until 1989, the corner of Carrer Amadu Vives, </li></ul><ul><li>where there is a sculpture represented St. George, under </li></ul><ul><li>a female figure in the center surrounded by a group </li></ul><ul><li>characters representing sailors, farmers, the elderly and </li></ul><ul><li>children. On the front there are large arches with </li></ul><ul><li>columns and red brick ceramic. At the first floor there is </li></ul><ul><li>a balcony with fourteen columns, </li></ul>
<ul><li>covered with mosaics, all with different design, the second floor columns on the busts of musicians, from left to right are Palestrina, Bach and Beethoven, Wagner. </li></ul><ul><li>At the top of the central facade there is a large mosaic, symbolizing the flag of the orphans and Antonio Maria Gallissà a queen in the center chairing a party with a philosophy. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Main facade </li></ul><ul><li>The facade was made by Domenech i Montaner. The architect built a yard about three meters wide that was bound to the church, built with the wealth of materials and design, building brick red, wrought iron railings, carved cornices and capitals and with stained glass colors as in the rest of the building. On the left side of the facade is the building of services performed by architects Oscar Tusquets Carles D i az and Lluis Clotet tower with a sculpted base,it is also the entrance of artists. </li></ul>
<ul><li>On the right side is a staircase on the sculpture dedicated </li></ul><ul><li>to Luís Millet, Jassans made by the sculptor, made in 1991, </li></ul><ul><li>and the entrance to the Palace restaurant. The entire central </li></ul><ul><li>facade has been restored covered by another new glass </li></ul><ul><li>screen with the name of the building Palace of Catalan Music </li></ul><ul><li>recorded at the entrances. </li></ul>
MORE INFORMATION ♪ Localization: C/ Sant Pere Més Alt, s/n Entrada Recepció: C/ Palau de la Música, 4-6 08003 BARCELONA ♪ Box office hours: Monday through Saturday from 10 to 21h. Concert on Sunday and holidays: 2 hours before the concert family concerts Sundays from 10 am Sundays and holidays: no early sales ♪ Cafeteria and catering service: It’s open from 9 to 24h, from Monday tough Sunday, located on the floor of the foyer. Restaurant service in the “el Mirador” during the restaurant features. Do not allow entry to the room any food or drink. ♪ Public transport: bus: lines 17, 19, 40 and 45 metro: lines I and IV. Station urquinaona
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