Modern Harpsichord

July 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

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Sergio Cervetti
Sergio Cervetti

The harpsichord sounds, to most ears, as an instrument exclusively related to music from the Baroque period. Spanish and Latin American composers from the 20th century, however, have written many pieces dedicated to the venerable instrument.


A festa da Tocandyra, by Edmundo Villani-Cortes
Helena Jank (harpsichord) Angela Muner (guitar)

Arias from the opera, The Tenth Muse, by Elbio Barilari 
Sharon Harms (soprano), Latin American Music Center Ensemble, Carmen Helena Tellez (conductor)

Pegaso, by Ana Lara
Lidia Guerberof Hahn, harpsichord

Chacona para la muerte de Atahualpa, by Sergio Cervetti
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Monika Knoblochova (harpsichord), Vit Micka (conductor)

Concerto for Guitar and Harpsichord, by Abel Carlevaro
Abel Carlevaro (guitar), Martin Derungs (harpsichord)