The Eclectic Collective

October 16, 2021, 7:00 pm

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in a slightly weathered black and white photo, Dorival Caymmi strums a guitar
Dorival Caymmi (Photo: Brazilian National Archives, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

Latin American classical music has taken on many different forms and incorporates many different styles. On this program Fiesta, host Elbio Barilari will pick music reflecting the many eclectic styles of classical music that have come out of Latin America. Including music by the Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, Brazilian composer Dorival Caymmi, and Mexican composer Melesio Morales.


Prelude to the opera “Ildegonda”, by Melesio Morales
Carlos Chávez Symphony Orchestra, Fernando Lozano (conductor)

Suite de Pescadores (Fishermen Suite), by Dorival Caymmi
State of Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Hilo Carriel (conductor)

Buenos Aires Symphony, by Astor Piazzolla
Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Giancarlo Guerrero (conductor)

The Fool on the Hill, by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Leo Brouwer (guitars and arranger)