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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G to J Alberto Ginastera. Compositions by Alberto Ginastera. During his later years, he preferred to use the Catalan and Italian pronunciation of his surname — IPA: As exemplified in works such as the Danzas Argentinas, Op. Sonata para Piano; 12 American Preludes. Macmillan Publishers, ; Evett, Robert.

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“Alberto Ginastera’s Twelve American Preludes : descriptive analysis a” by Alejandra Saez

Alberto Ginastera composed his 12 American Preludes near the end of his early, most explicitly nationalistic period. Sonata para Piano; Alberto Ginastera: Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on He is considered one of the most important 20th-century classical prludes of the Americas.


List of music students by teacher: Harp Concerto Piano Concerto No. 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. The Piano Music of Alberto Ginastera. 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.

This tradition holds that the Gauchoor landless native horseman of the plains, is a symbol of Argentina. Ginastera was born in Buenos Aires to a Catalan father and an Italian mother. He held a number of teaching posts. Archived copy as title link.

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Alberto Ginastera – American Preludes (12) Complete

The term “American” here is taken in a broader sense than Yankee listeners sometimes assume: The Complete Piano Music, Vol. The opening piece, “Accents,” consists of an unbroken chain of chords spanning the entire keyboard, their metric delivery made clear by an emphasis on triple divisions.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. A similar approach can be found in the American Preludes, composed in 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 gijastera subtle shift to the major mode near the piece’s end.

Many of Ginastera’s works were inspired by the Gauchesco tradition. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Don Rodrigo Bomarzo Beatrix Cenci Some of these are suggested only vaguely by the individual pieces’ titles. Ginastera grouped his music into three periods: The rest of the series unfolds similarly, in a series of textural and temporal contrasts that includes a pair of studies in pentatonic modes that are anachronistic in their mixture of simple melodic materials and modern gestures.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Among other distinguishing features, these periods vary in their use of traditional Argentine musical elements.

This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat As Argentinean pianist Alberto Portugheis arguably the ginaastera 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.

In Ginastera moved back to the United States, and in to Europe. Simon and Schuster,