Fiesta will visit once more the work of the most important Latin American living composer: Cuban, Leo Brouwer.
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Classical music in the 20th and 21st centuries have seen an explosion of music written by Latin American composers. In this program, host Elbio Barilari, shares some of his favorite contemporary works.
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Outside his native Brazil, Edino Krieger is mostly known for his substantial work for the piano. But he was also a very imaginative orchestrator.
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Host, Elbio Barilari takes you on a musical trip to the many islands in Latin America and Spain. Featuring some of his favorite composers, we will visit the Canary Islands, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Haiti.
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Fiesta presents a selection of the program’s favorite composer and works since the beginning of the program. We will be featuring some of the most important classical music of Latin America from the 16th to the 21st century.
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A selection of villancicos or Christmas carols from Spain and Latin America will be featured on this Christmas themed program from Fiesta.
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The great Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges exerts a particular fascination on composers from different parts of the world.
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Throughout history some composers reached immense popularity to just be quickly forgotten, many times for reasons unknown. On this episode of Fiesta we will share some of the lost composers of Latin American and share some of their greatest music.
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Considered the anthem of tango music and one of the most popular tunes in history, La Cumparsita was composed in 1917 by Uruguayan pianist Gerardo Matos Rodríguez.
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The tremendous popularity of “Concierto de Aranjuez” has made of Joaquín Rodrigo almost a “one piece composer” or a “composer for the guitar,” which cannot be farther from the truth. In this program Fiesta! reviews vocal, piano and chamber music by this fantastic composer.
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Puerto Rican, Roberto Sierra is one of the most important living composers of contemporary classical music. Sierra’s work draws from the 20th century avant-garde music and the 19th century romantic traditions alike and synthesized his European and Latino influences.
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Join Fiesta and guitarist, Eduardo Fernández, as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Uruguayan composer and pianist Lamarque Pons.
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On this special edition of Fiesta, host Elbio Barilari, presents some of the most important folk music from Latin America. Featuring music from Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, and Mexico this program showcases popular music that has transcended many genres.
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Tango was born around 1880 in Buenos Aires and Montevideo as dance music, but by the 1940ʼs it was introduced to the concert hall. Since then tango has inspired many composers to write concert music for this globally popular dance. We will feature some of the masters of tango including Astor Piazzolla, Luis Pasquet, and Aníbal Troilo.
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Host Elbio Barilari, speaks with his fellow countryman Miguel Del Águila about composing music in the 21st century, his early life in Uruguay, and his music output. We will also feature some of his recently recorded pieces by the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Hat Trick Trio, and the TransAtlantic Ensemble.
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Spain and Latin America are the homeland of the guitar. Nurtured by the Spanish inheritance as well as the African sense of rhythm and the Native American melodies, Latin American guitar music has given a treasure of music to the world. Fiesta features a selection of works music reflecting different roots and tendencies in the music for the guitar.
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Together with Brazil and Cuba, Mexico is one of the powerhouses of Latin American music. With roots in the native cultures as well as in the Colonial period, Mexican music shows an extraordinary vitality and a variety of colors and soundscapes. This hour we will share some of the biggest names in Classical music as well as some composers you ...
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