Alberto Ginastera. Danzas argentinas, 3 pieces for piano, Op. 2. Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. Sheet Music – £ – A set of three dances for piano on Argentinian themes. The strong latin flavour of these pieces makes them a popular concert choice for .

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Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr, Vol. Latin American Music for Solo Piano. Piano Music of Argentina. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. The first dance, “Danza del viejo boyero” Dance of the Old Oxen-Keeperis based on the dannzas of the malambo, a gaucho dance for a solo male that allows him to show off his tap-dancing talents.

Retrieved from ” https: The second section introduces a new melody, more assured of itself than the first. Three Symphonic Movements Op. The year of saw Yale Aryentinas award him an honorary doctorate. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. They were written during the year-old composer’s early, nationalistic period. Despite the seemingly unavoidable cacophony of that arrangement, Ginastera manages to frame a simple and charming melody through the use of rhythm and texture.

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This sound, which Ginastera uses frequently, reflects the vastness of the Argentine pampas grasslands. Posted by Ana Beatriz Gaertner at Audiophile Recordings by Mike Valentine. New York, Routledge, Companion to Twentieth-century Music. Ginastera was born in Buenos Aires of Catalonian and Italian parents.


Compositions by Alberto Ginastera Compositions for solo piano compositions. With directions such as furiosamente “furiously”violente “violent”mordento “biting”and selvaggio “wild”Ginastera left no doubt as to how the third dance, Danza del gaucho matrero “Dance of the Outlaw Cowboy” gijastera, should be performed.

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Invitation to the Dance. The reason is as simple as it is strange: Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Nazareth, Ginastera: The second, “Danza de la moza donosa” Dance of the Graceful Maidenbegins as a languid piece, turns rousing and intense, and then returns to its languor. The Three Argentine Dances constitute perhaps the most popular work in the piano literature of Argentina.

Unexpectedly, the piece ends with an atonal chord, instead of the tonic key, giving a feeling of uncertainty rather than conclusion. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Danzas Argentinas for Piano

Tuesday, 29 July Alberto Ginastera: As might be expected from the savageness of the rest of the piece, the coda is anything but subtle: Harp Concerto Piano Concerto No. Ginastera would then become close friends with the latter, and the trip was to largely influence his further works.

Studia musicologica Universitatis Helsingiensis, The Piano Music, Vol. The Piezas Infantiles for piano – withdrawn by the composer and therefore, without opus number – are also included in this first phase.

Streams Videos All Posts. This article does not cite any sources. Danzas Argentinas Argentine DancesOp. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From the late ‘s to the late ‘s – comprised by the Subjective Nationalism – Argentine popular tradition still featured in Ginastera’s works. In the following year he would receive a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation to visit the United States.


Cello in the Pampas and the Caribbean. Ginastera’s compositional style developped from overt nationalism to a flexible application of the serialist principles proposed by Schoenberg. Blanca Uribe Plays Beethoven Sonatas. Simon and Schuster, In addition, he also took part in Aaron Copland’s composition class at Tanglewood.

His further studies took place at the Superior National Conservatory of Music – where he studied piano, cello, composition and conducting. On his return to Argentina, Ginastera joined the teaching staff of the National Conservatory, and later became dean of the Faculty of Musical Arts and Sciences of the Catholic University.

His last years – before a relatively early death inat the age of 67 – were among the most prolific. Ginastera makes use of gratuitous dissonance in this piece, opening it with a tone ostinato and frequently using minor seconds to harmonize otherwise simple melodies.

Come Dance With Me. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The composer himself grouped his works in three periods: