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Silvestre Revueltas

Ebony Band Amsterdam

Homenaje a Revueltas

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  • Type SACD
  • Label Channel Classics
  • UPC 0723385211044
  • Catalog number CCS 21104
  • Release date 23 August 2004

About the album

Silvestre Revueltas was born on New Years eve of 1899 in Santiago Papasquiaro in the Northern Mexican province of Durango. He began playing the violin at the age of eight and studied violin and composition between 1918 and 1922 at the Chicago Music College. In the 1920s he toured as a violin soloist and conductor through the southern United States and Mexico, until the composer Carlos Chavez, at that time Mexicos most important musical authority, asked him to come back to Mexico to be his assistant with the Orquesta Sinfnica de Mxico. This orchestras recent establishment was very much part of a movement which, following the revolution of the teens, was concerned with providing the fledgling Mexican state with a distinctive identity. Revueltas became aware that this endeavor would not be served by re-interpretations of European classics, and concluded that he himself could make an important contribution by devoting himself to composition. In the 10 following years he produced an oeuvre, composed at a feverish pace, in which he used his knowledge of European music to create an effective, sober musical style which strongly expressed his love for the Mexican cultural heritage...
 

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    Sensemayá
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    04:48
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    Ocho Por Radio
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    05:45
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    Planos
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    07:48
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    Caminando
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    03:56
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    Este Era un Rey
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    05:40
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    Hora de Junio: Primer Soneto, Primer Interludio, Segundo Soneto
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    10:55
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    El Renacuajo Paseador
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    04:31
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    Piezz Para Doce Instrumentos I. Lento
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    01:59
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    Piezz Para Doce Instrumentos II. Deciso e Ben Ritmato
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    02:00
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    Piezz Para Doce Instrumentos III. Allegrettto
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    00:40
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    Piezz Para Doce Instrumentos IV. Allegro
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    01:33
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    Piezz Para Doce Instrumentos V. Preludio y Fuga Rítmicos
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    04:49
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    Hommaje a Frederico García Lorca I. Baile
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    04:11
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    Hommaje a Frederico García Lorca II. Duelo Por García Lorca
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    03:51
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    Hommaje a Frederico García Lorca III. Son
    Composer: Silvestre Revueltas
     
    03:52

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