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HALFFTER, R.: Chamber Music, Vol. 2 - Giga / 3 piezas breves / 2 Sonatas / Homenaje a Antonio Machado (Madrid Community Orchestra Soloists)

    

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HALFFTER, R.: Chamber Music, Vol. 2 - Giga / 3 piezas breves / 2 Sonatas / Homenaje a Antonio Machado (Madrid Community Orchestra Soloists)

The Spanish-born, Mexican-based composer Rodolfo Halffter’s chamber music embraced influences from both the Old and New Worlds, his compositional approach shifting freely between nationalism, neo-classicism and the avant-garde. The works on this second volume (volume 1 is available on 8.572418) span most of his career, from the two Sonatas de El Escorial (1928) to Epinicio (1979). Whether referring back to the Renaissance or the time of Scarlatti and Soler or exploring the exciting possibilities opened up by modern musical techniques, his music fascinates listeners with its dancing rhythms, delicate sonorities and highly individual character.


Halffter, Rodolfo

  Giga, Op. 3
1.   Giga, Op. 3 00:03:05
  3 piezas breves, Op. 13a
2.   I. Moderato espressivo e rubato 00:02:29
3.   II. Tranquillo 00:02:14
4.   III. Marcato, animato 00:02:06
  2 Piano Sonatas de El Escorial, Op. 2
5.   No. 1. — 00:02:05
6.   No. 2. — 00:01:44
  Homenaje a Antonio Machado, Op. 13
7.   I. Allegro 00:04:12
8.   II. Allegretto tranquillo 00:02:15
9.   III. Lento 00:02:37
10.   IV. Allegro 00:01:43
  Divertimento, Op. 7a
11.   I. Allegretto 00:01:23
12.   II. Andante calmo 00:03:22
13.   III. Allegro deciso e energico 00:02:36
14.   IV. Tempo di marcia 00:03:28
  Laberinto, Op. 34
15.   I. Intento primero 00:01:27
16.   II. Intento segundo 00:01:34
17.   III. Intento tercero 00:02:31
18.   IV. Intento cuarto 00:03:08
  Capricho, Op. 40
19.   Capricho, Op. 40 00:07:57
  Epinicio, Op. 42
20.   Epinicio, Op. 42 00:06:31
  Secuencia, Op. 39
21.   I. Preludio 00:03:41
22.   II. Interludio 00:02:41
23.   III. Postludio 00:03:30

Total Playing Time: 01:08:19






Composer(s):
Halffter, Rodolfo

Conductor(s):
Coves, Manuel

Artist(s):
Arriola, Victor; Asensi, Cesar; Dominguez, Rafael; Fernandez, Vicente; Jimenez, Miguel; Mas, Francisco; Meyer, Nerea; Millan, Beatriz; Segovia, Francisco Jose; Trotchinsky, Alexander; Varea, Cinta; Vieira, Paulo

Label: Naxos

Series: Spanish Classics

Genre: Chamber Music; Instrumental

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572419

Barcode: 747313241972

Physical Release: 05/2011

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