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THE SPANISH HOUR: HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: MUSIC OF ARGENTINA: THE TANGO AND MORE

From: Candice Agree
Series: The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree
Length: 58:31

From Guastavino to Ginastera to Piazzolla, The Spanish Hour offers the second in its month-long mini-series celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (September 16-October 15) with the evocative and revolutionary classical sounds of Argentina. Read the full description.

Wr4gabv_small The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (September 16-October 15) with five weekly programs focusing on the contributions of Latin American composers to classical music. This month of programs is part of the weekly series The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree, in production since 2010. Join us for classical music of Argentina, the land of the tango and so much more. There's the tango, of course, from El Rey -- the King -- of the tango, Astor Piazzolla, as well as 19th and 20th-century works for guitar, orchestra, and chorus by Carlos Guastavino and Alberto Ginastera.

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Piece Description

The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (September 16-October 15) with five weekly programs focusing on the contributions of Latin American composers to classical music. This month of programs is part of the weekly series The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree, in production since 2010. Join us for classical music of Argentina, the land of the tango and so much more. There's the tango, of course, from El Rey -- the King -- of the tango, Astor Piazzolla, as well as 19th and 20th-century works for guitar, orchestra, and chorus by Carlos Guastavino and Alberto Ginastera.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Falla, Manuel de (arr. Paco de Lucía) El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat) La danza de los vecinos (The Neighbors Dance) Paco de Lucía, guitar Paco de Lucía Plays Manuel De Falla. Philips 836 032-2 0 01:00
Piazzolla, Astor, arr. Binelli Libertango Daniel Binelli, bandoneón; Polly Ferman, piano; Eduardo Isaac, guitar New Tango Vision. New Vision NVCD001 2006 03:40
Guastavino, Carlos Las puertas de la mañana Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano, Carmen Piazzini, piano Canciones Argentinas. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901892 0 05:00
Guastavino, Carlos Sonata No. 3 Victor Villadangos, guitar Guitar Music of Argentina, vol 2. Naxos 8.557658 0 15:00
Ginastera, Alberto Estancia (complete) London Symphony Orchestra, Gisèle Ben-Dor, conductor Luís Gaeta, narrator/Bass-baritone Ginastera: Panambí, Estancia. Ginastera: Panambí, Estancia 0 31:00

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