One of the most famous and best loved paso dobles ever written. "El Relicario" is presented here in a new setting for the Barnhouse Build-A-Band Series that reveals all of its delightful rhythms and enchanting Spanish melodies. Playable by any instrumentation as long as the five basic parts are covered, and the optional percussion and keyboard parts can add to the fun.
"El Relicario" is a well-known paso doble by Spanish composer Jos Padilla (1889--1960). The paso doble (meaning "double step") is a type of Spanish march that is performed at bullfights, usually when the participants enter the arena. An enchanting Spanish flourish for your developing band... Ol! (2:30)