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Cuban Symphonic Music: Various Composers

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
27-04-2015
Label:
Barcode:
760623187327
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
MDG6011873
Cuban Symphonic Music: Various Composers
Cuban Symphonic Music: Various Composers

Description

Although Buena Vista Social Club from the famous film by Wim Wenders may be more famous, Cuban music holds many other treasures in store. The Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba, performing under its principal conductor Enrique Pérez Mesa, now for the first time on MDG surveys the incredible variety of the Cuban music tradition. Rhythm is omnipresent. It is not without reason that Alejandro García Caturla's Tres Danzas Cubanas open the program. The three dances - Danza del Tambor, Motivos de Danza, Danza Iucum' - introduce us to the complex rhythms of Cuban music with incomparable charm. Here the musicians of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba are very much in their element, and Caturla's refined art of instrumentation schooled with Nadia Boulanger comes with a special guarantee: even in a full symphonic instrumentation audiences will sway to the beat of these vibrant dances.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Alejandro Garcia Caturla (1906-1940): Trois Danses Cubaines
  3. Carols Farinas (1934-2002): Preludio Para Penthesilea (1977)
  4. Enrique Gonzalez Mantici (1912-1974): Pregon Y Danza
  5. Guido Lopez-gavilan Del Rosario (*1944)
  6. Alfredo Diez Nieto (*1918): In Memoriam. A Mi Esposa Lillian Acosta
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