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Guitar Music from Cuba

This recital gives a fascinating insight into the many influences on Cuban culture: among them 400 years of Spanish colonial rule and 60 years of exposure to North American culture prior to the 1959 revolution. The music ranges across Afro-Cuban rhythms, twentieth century harmonies, elements of jazz and impressionism, traditional European forms of composition, the country dance form known as the son montuno, and contemporary harmonization of Yoruba melodies from the Oriente region.

Simons, Moises

  El manicero (The Peanut-Seller)
1.   El manicero (The Peanut - Seller) 00:04:33

Rojas, Nico

  Guyun - El maestro
2.   Guyun - El maestro 00:02:10
  En el abra del Yumuri (In Yumuri Bay)
3.   En el abra del Yumuri (In Yumuri Bay) 00:04:52
  Francito y Alfonsito
4.   Francito y Alfonsito 00:02:38
5.   Lilliam 00:04:21
  Guajira a mi madre (Guajira for my mother)
6.   Guajira a mi madre (Guajira for my mother) 00:04:10

Farinas, Carlos

7.   Preludio 00:03:41

Rodriguez, Aldo

8.   Cancion 00:03:03
9.   Danza 00:01:52

Gramatges, Harold

  Suite breve
10.   Preludio 00:00:46
11.   Alemanda 00:02:20
12.   Siciliana 00:00:59
13.   Sarabanda 00:03:11
14.   Minuetto 00:00:45

Brouwer, Leo

  Cancion de cuna (Berceuse)
15.   Cancion de cuna (Berceuse) 00:04:04
16.   Zapateo 00:02:19
  Ojos brujos (Bewitching Eyes)
17.   Ojos brujos (Bewitching Eyes) 00:02:41

Farinas, Carlos

  Cancion triste (Sad Song)
18.   Cancion triste (Sad Song) 00:02:55

Angulo, Hector

  Cantos Yoruba de Cuba
19.   Asokere I 00:00:53
20.   Suayo 00:02:01
21.   Iya mil ile 00:01:44
22.   Borotiti 00:02:16
23.   Asokere II 00:00:28
24.   Iya mo dupe 00:01:49
25.   Yeye bi obi toauo 00:02:26
26.   E iekuo 00:01:12
27.   Asokere III 00:01:08

Total Playing Time: 01:05:17

Angulo, Hector; Brouwer, Leo; Farinas, Carlos; Gramatges, Harold; Rodriguez, Aldo; Rojas, Nico; Simons, Moises

Tamayo, Marco

Label: Naxos

Series: Guitar Collection

Genre: Instrumental

Period: 20th Century; Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.555887

Barcode: 0747313588725

Physical Release: 01/2004

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