Alongside the utterly different Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Ginastera () was the most important Argentinian composer of the 20th century. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presented a program of quartets by the Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera. Pärt: Darf ich for Violin, Strings, and Bell; Glass: Echorus for Two Violins and Strings; Vivaldi: Concerto in A minor for Two Violins, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 3, .

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Alberto Evaristo Ginastera Spanish pronunciation: He is considered one of the most important 20th-century classical composers of the Americas. Ginastera was born in Buenos Aires to a Catalan father and an Italian mother.

Alberto Ginastera – Wikipedia

During his later years, he preferred to use the Catalan and Italian pronunciation of quartft surname — IPA: Ginastera studied at the Williams Conservatory in Buenos Aires, graduating in He held a number of teaching posts.


List of music students by teacher: G to J Alberto Ginastera. In Ginastera moved back to the United States, and in to Europe.

Ginastera grouped his music into three periods: Among other distinguishing features, these periods vary in their use of traditional Argentine musical elements. 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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Many of Ginastera’s works were inspired by the Gauchesco tradition. This tradition holds that the Gauchoor landless native horseman of the plains, is a symbol of Argentina.

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The Musical Timesno. Simon and Schuster, Archived from the original on Archived copy as title link. Don Rodrigo Bomarzo Beatrix Cenci Harp Concerto Piano Concerto No.

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