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BALADA, L.: Caprichos Nos. 2-4 (Cardenes, Turner, Pittsburgh Sinfonietta, Lawrence Loh)


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BALADA, L.: Caprichos Nos. 2-4 (Cardenes, Turner, Pittsburgh Sinfonietta, Lawrence Loh)

Caprichos are a collection of compositions in the form of suites. Caprichos No. 2 is a suite of three Latino American dances, presented in a free modernistic manner. Caprichos No. 3 (Homage to the International Brigades) consists of five short pieces that pay homage to the army of volunteers from all over the world that fought during the Spanish Civil War. In Caprichos No. 4 the ideas come from jazz, presented in a free modernistic manner with a double bass soloist, string orchestra, clarinet and piano. Here jazz-related ideas are developed in an extroverted way, mixing conventional classical jazz idioms, harmonies and rhythms with avant-garde harmonies and aleatoric devices.

Balada, Leonardo

  Caprichos No. 2
1.   I. Samba 00:05:09
2.   II. Tango 00:05:52
3.   III. Jarabe 00:04:05
  Caprichos No. 4, "Quasi Jazz"
4.   I. Tan - ta Ta, Tan - ta Ta 00:04:59
5.   II. Down, down, down 00:06:11
6.   III. Entierro (Funeral) 00:07:17
7.   IV. Swing and Swing 00:05:38
  Caprichos No. 3, "Homenaje a las Brigadas Internacionales"
8.   I. En la plaza de mi pueblo (In my town square) 00:04:53
9.   II. In memoriam 00:04:54
10.   III. Si me quieres escribir (If you would like to write to me) 00:04:08
11.   IV. Lamento (Lament) 00:06:23
12.   V. Jota 00:04:48

Total Playing Time: 01:04:17

Balada, Leonardo

Cardenes, Andres; Loh, Lawrence

Pittsburgh Sinfonietta

Benet-Hart, Lorien; Cardenes, Andres; Gingras-Roy, Marylene; Lev, Louis; Lirette, Charles; Ojeda, Rodrigo; Premo, David; Reamer, Andrew; Thompson, Thomas; Turner, Jeffrey; Van Hoesen, Gretchen

Label: Naxos

Series: 21st Century Classics

Genre: Chamber Music; Concertos

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.572176

Barcode: 747313217670

Physical Release: 01/2011

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