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About the group

 

The company

Bufanúvols company was founded in 1987 and specializes in performances and workshops of traditional dances and stories from all continents accompanied by acoustic instruments and voice. This is the dual nature of the group.

Dances for peace (2002), A cloud of dances (2005) and A sky full of dances (2007) are three performances of traditional dances with live music. The group's proposal is to have fun in a cheerful way. The public learns simple and colourful choreographies, and everyone is invited to join. The music of these three shows is recorded in three Cds. Several musicians have participated in the concerts and Cds: Monica Solà, Gregori Ferrer, Joan Avellaneda, Pol Aumedes, Miriam Tarruell, Clara Tarruell, Magalí Sala, Xavi Arderius, Sara Martí, Raquel Martí and Mireia Vila.

The land of silence, The bowl of happiness, Pilgrim’s secret, Bedouin tales, The silver bird and Mikhail and the three questions are shows with a storyline, instruments from five continents (baroque flutes, didgeridoo, botang, Sansula , bells, xylophones, darbuka, bowed psaltery, ukulele ...), dances and many songs.

Most shows have been presented in Igualada Festival. In autumn 2008 the company makes a residence in Miguel Hernández's theatre in Sabadell preparing the premiere of Anuria.

The public has said:

Noé Rives: "CONGRATULATIONS, friends, your music is honest, energetic and heart out of the earth. FOR MANY YEARS!!!! "Noah Rives (October 2012).

Sergi de Assis: "Pau knows how to create a magical universe through which expresses the noblest feelings and a positive vision of life. It’s highly recommended for all who want to live with an open heart." Sergi de Assis Blog (January 2008).

Sabadell Journal (15 October 2008): "Mediterranean Odyssey with Bufanúvols. The Bufanúvols company show’s Annuria, successfully debuted in Miguel Hernandez’s theatre”
Recordings:

In winter 2002 the company recorded its first CD, Dances for peace, which is a collection of traditional dances from around the world. The CD has been very well received. This recording involved Pep Coca (bass), Monica Solà (chromatic accordion), Pau Tarruell (flutes, guitar, clarinet and vocals), and Carmina Mas and Clara Tarruell (voices).

In late 2005 it recorded its second CD, Cloud dances; a CD that follows the line of the first, but extending the participation of musicians: Xavier Arderius (percussion), Joan Avellaneda (diatonic accordion), Pep Coca (bass), Gregori Ferrer and Miriam Tarruell (chromatic accordion), Clara Tarruell (flute ), Pau Tarruell (flute, guitar, soprano sax and voice), Victor E. Uwagba (percussion and voice), Monica Solà (chromatic accordion) and Francesc Tarruell, Carmina Mas and Núria Tarruell (voices).

In summer 2007 Bufanúvols recorded its third CD, A Sky full of dances. It’s also a collection of traditional dances from around the world with the participation of another musician, Jordi Cassanyer. Three of the dances included the voices of a choir directed by Jaume Sala. The singers were Carla Busquets, Neus Costa, Janó and Magalí Sala, Marina Schkot, and Clara, Francesc and Nuria Tarruell.