Alberto Ginastera. Danzas argentinas, 3 pieces for piano, Op. 2. Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. Sheet Music – £ – A set of three dances for piano on Argentinian themes. The strong latin flavour of these pieces makes them a popular concert choice for .

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Introspection Late Night Partying. Ginastera would then become close friends with the latter, and the trip was to largely influence his further works.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. A piquant melody meanders its way through the first section, constantly creating and releasing tension through the use of chromatic inflections. The harmonisation of this section is based on the intervals of the fourth and fifth, which give the music dwnzas feeling of expansiveness.

Tango Malambo, Argentine Piano Music. The jubilant sound of the C section is achieved by harmonising every single melody note with a major chord, even if they are totally foreign to the tonic key. Come Dance With Me. Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr, Vol. With directions such as furiosamente “furiously”violente “violent”mordento “biting”and selvaggio “wild”Ginastera left no doubt as to how the third dance, Danza del gaucho matrero “Dance of the Outlaw Cowboy”should be performed.


Danzas Argentinas for Piano

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. The Piano Music of Alberto Ginastera. As might be expected from the savageness of the rest of the piece, the coda is anything but subtle: Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

Ginastera was born in Ginasteera Aires of Catalonian and Italian parents. This sound, which Ginastera uses frequently, reflects the vastness of the Argentine pampas grasslands.

New York, University of Rochester Press, Jazz Latin New Age. Retrieved from ” https: He then decided to retire to Switzerland after decades of teaching in his own country; this, added to his divorce and second marriage to cellist Aurora Natola, gave Ginastera his second wind.

Share on facebook twitter tumblr. The first piece, Danza del viejo boyero “Dance of the Old Herdsman”immediately strikes the ear as being odd. Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Nazareth, Ginastera: Despite the seemingly unavoidable cacophony of that arrangement, Ginastera manages to frame a simple and charming melody through the use of rhythm and texture.

Posted by Ana Beatriz Gaertner at This page was last edited on 6 Augustat Ginastera makes use of gratuitous dissonance in this piece, opening it with a tone ostinato and frequently using minor seconds to harmonize otherwise simple melodies.

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Unexpectedly, the piece ends with an atonal chord, instead of the tonic key, giving a feeling of uncertainty rather than conclusion. The composer himself grouped ginastfra works in three periods: Nadja and the Assads Live from Brasil.


Compositions by Alberto Ginastera Compositions for solo piano compositions. The Piano Music, Vol. Michael Korstick Plays Alberto Ginastera. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Harp Concerto Piano Concerto No. During the composer’s tenure of the Argentinaas American Centre for Advanced Musical Studieshe introduced internationally acclaimed composers to Argentina.

Danzas argentinas, 3 pieces for piano, Op. 2

AllMusic relies heavily on Arfentinas. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. The Three Argentine Dances constitute perhaps the most afgentinas work in the piano literature of Argentina.

The third piece, “Danza del gaucho matrero” Dance of the Bandit Gauchois similar to the first but faster and makes use of recognizable melodic bits from Argentine folk music. The Piezas Infantiles for piano – withdrawn by the composer and therefore, without opus number – are also included in this first phase.

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