Parallel to the composition of the poems (1921, although there are also poems from 1925) and the preparation of the contest, in Granada (the family settled in the Acera del Casino and the poet postponed his return to the Students’ Residence for a few months), he was preparing his speech Historical and artistic importance of the primitive Andalusian chant called “Cante jondo” (Deep Song), given on February 19, 1922 at the Granada Performing Arts Center.