Romantic Nationalism

October 12, 2019, 7:00 pm

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Pablo de Saraste (Photo by: Atelier Nadar) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

During the late 19th century and early 20th century, many Latin American composers wrote pieces in a romantic and nationalistic style, combining the techniques of 19th century western music with the flavor of rhythms and melodies of their countries. Fiesta explores that fascinating musical period.

Playlist

Estrellita, by Manuel Ponce
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano

“Carmen” Concert Fantasy Opus 25, for violin & orchestra, by Pablo de Sarasate
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Lawrence Foster, conductor

Sonata Mexicana, by Manuel Ponce
Cecilio Perera, guitar

Concerto em formas brasileiras para piano e orquestra Op.105 No.2, by Hekel Tavares
Souza Lima, piano; Orquestra Sinfônica Nacional; Hekel Tavarez, conductor