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GINASTERA, A.: Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals / Variaciones concertantes (London Symphony, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Ben-Dor)


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GINASTERA, A.: Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals / Variaciones concertantes (London Symphony, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Ben-Dor)

Alberto Ginastera’s dazzling Glosses on Themes of Pablo Casals, heard here in both its original version for string quintet and string orchestra and its later fully-orchestrated version, pays tribute to his close friend, the legendary cellist (and composer) on the occasion of the centenary of Casals’s birth. The Variaciones concertantes places a variety of instruments in the limelight with featured solos, culminating in a virtuosic malambo, the archetypical gaucho ‘jousting’ dance whose vertiginous motion engenders frenetic enthusiasm among both participants and onlookers.

Ginastera, Alberto

  Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals for orchestra, Op. 48
1.   I. Introduccio 00:07:02
2.   II. Romanc 00:03:09
3.   III. Sardanes 00:02:42
4.   IV. Cant 00:03:16
5.   V. Conclusio delirant 00:01:36
  Variaciones concertantes, Op. 23
6.   Tema per violoncello ed arpa 00:02:13
7.   Interludio per corde 00:01:48
8.   Variazione giocosa per flauto 00:01:01
9.   Variazione in modo di scherzo per clarinetto 00:02:00
10.   Variazione drammatica per viola 00:03:44
11.   Variazione canonica per oboe e fagotto 00:02:46
12.   Variazione ritmica per tromba e trombone 00:00:35
13.   Variazione in modo di moto perpetuo per violino 00:01:07
14.   Variazione pastorale per corno 00:02:17
15.   Interludio per fiati 00:01:22
16.   Ripresa dal tema per contrabasso 00:02:01
17.   Variazione finale in modo di rondo per orchestra 00:03:30
  Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals for string quintet and string orchestra, Op. 46
18.   I. Introduccio 00:06:02
19.   II. Romanc 00:03:12
20.   III. Sardanes 00:02:27
21.   IV. Cant 00:02:56
22.   V. Conclusio delirant 00:01:38

Total Playing Time: 00:58:24

Ginastera, Alberto

Ben-Dor, Gisele

Israel Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572249

Barcode: 747313224975

Physical Release: 01/2010

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