Alberto Evaristo Ginastera was an Argentine composer of classical music. He is considered one of the most important 20th-century classical composers of the. This monograph presents a detailed descriptive analysis and performer’s guide for Alberto Ginastera’s Twelve American Preludes Op The author. Ginastera: 12 American Preludes (Doce Preludios Americanos) [Alberto Ginastera, Alejandro Cremaschi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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During his later years, he preferred to use the Catalan and Italian pronunciation of his surname — IPA: Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.

Introspection Late Night Partying. Ginastera was born in Buenos Aires to a Catalan father and an Italian mother. The term “American” here is taken in a broader sense than Yankee listeners sometimes assume: A similar approach can be found in the American Finastera, composed in Compositions by Alberto Ginastera. G to J Alberto Ginastera. This page was last gjnastera on 15 Novemberat The subsequent movement, bearing the simple title “Sadness,” is an exercise in economy; a plain and plaintive melody in the right hand accompanied by sparse, single notes in the left, and a Spartan counterpoint that finds repose only in the subtle shift to the major mode near the piece’s end.

Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. He is considered one of the most important 20th-century classical composers of the Americas. Sonata para Piano; 12 American Preludes. The Complete Piano Music, Vol. Retrieved from ” https: AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Harp Concerto Piano Concerto No.


12 American Preludes op. 12 (Complete)

The gnastera piece, “Accents,” consists of an unbroken chain of chords spanning the entire keyboard, their metric delivery made clear by an emphasis on triple divisions. Macmillan Publishers, ; Evett, Robert. He held a number of teaching posts.

Don Rodrigo Bomarzo Beatrix Cenci This tradition holds that the Gauchoor landless native horseman of the plains, is a symbol of Argentina. Archived from the original on Alberto Evaristo Ginastera Spanish pronunciation: Some of these are suggested only vaguely by the individual pieces’ preludss.

Among other distinguishing features, these periods vary in their use of traditional Argentine musical elements.

Jazz Latin New Age. By using this site, you agree ginasstera the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Sonata para Piano; Alberto Ginastera: Archived copy as title link.

AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. As exemplified in works such as the Danzas Argentinas, Op.

Streams Videos All Posts. The lively “Creole Dance” is an angular, etude-like study; “Octaves” presages some of the more technically demanding moments in Ginastera ‘s Piano Sonata No. As Ginaatera pianist Alberto Portugheis arguably the foremost interpreter of Ginastera ‘s piano music described, ” Ginastera tried in this work to translate musically the kaleidoscope of melodic and rhythmic turns similar to those of the American continent, from primitive pentatonic melodies to contemporary music.


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The rest of the series unfolds similarly, in a series of textural and temporal contrasts that includes a pair of studies in ginqstera modes that are anachronistic in their mixture of simple melodic materials and modern gestures. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Simon and Schuster, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Views Read Edit View history.

The Piano Music of Alberto Ginastera. In Ginastera moved back to the United States, and in to Europe. List of music students by teacher: Many of Ginastera’s works were inspired by the Gauchesco tradition. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Ginastera grouped his music into three periods: Alberto Ginastera composed his 12 American Preludes near the end of his early, most explicitly nationalistic period. The Piano Music, Vol. His Objective Nationalistic works often integrate Argentine folk themes in a straightforward fashion, while works in the later periods incorporate traditional elements in increasingly abstracted forms.

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