Carlos Guastavino (5 April – 28 October ) was one of the foremost Argentine . Carlos Guastavino: Guitar and Chamber Music, María Isabel Siewers, guitar; Stamitz Quartet. London, ASV (). Fantasia Sul America: Clarinet. Read and write album reviews for Guastavino: Guitar & Chamber Music – Maria Isabel Siewers, Stamic Quartet on AllMusic. I was particularly struck by Guastavino’s first guitar sonata and now that Daniel has videos of the first two movements I’d like you to give them a.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The work was written as a quintet and it achieves a skilful balance between the guitar and the string quartet. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Accessed 11 Feb Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database.
A small number of his songs are settings of his own texts. Unlike most other composers, at any time or place, Guastavino earned enough from his royalties and performing rights that he really had little need for other income.
WenatcheeTheHatchet: Guastavino Guitar Sonata No. 1, movements 1 and 2 played by Daniel Corr
The first movement is strongly influenced by the rhythm ghitar feeling of the zambaa dance in which a man and a woman, carrying and gracefully flourishing handkerchiefs, dance in decreasing circles and finally embrace. In his own words: Essay in booklet with the recording Carlos Guastavino: A talented pianist, he performed his guastavimo works in London in, andinvited by the BBCand as a recipient of a scholarship from the British Council.
This is just as true in the three formally disciplined sonatas as it is in the overtly folk-musical items and in Jeromita Linaresthe name of an old lady whom Guastavino remembers fondly from his childhood. Aguirre’s delicate and intimate piano writing is an especially evident influence on Guastavino. Retrieved from ” https: Carlos Guastavino 5 April — 28 October  was one of the foremost Argentine composers of the 20th century. He led a largely solitary social life, but through his music he spoke to more people than do most of those of a gregarious nature—and without compromise.
His production amounted to over works, most of them songs for piano and voice, many still unpublished. Although it contains many elements of recapitulation it is not in conventional sonata form. For this reason he yuitar long undervalued by those who believe that new bath water requires a new baby, a thing that saddened him but never deflected him from what he always regarded as the right path. His music grows from melody, the harmony follows, and guitat resisted every compositional process that departs from traditional values.
Views Read Edit View history. His reputation was based almost entirely on his songs, and Guastavino has sometimes been called “the Schubert of the Pampas”. Guastavino published more than songs for voice and piano, numerous piano solo pieces, choral works, school songs, and chamber music.
A talented pianist, he performed his piano works in London in, andinvited by the BBC and as a recipient of a scholarship from the British Council. One of the foremost Argentine composers of the 20th century, his production amounts to over works: The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music.
This amiable and energetic man, who belies his 83 years, lives alone and lives to write only what pleases him; that it also pleases others is evident in the growing number of recordings of his songs and piano music during the past few years, a thing that has brought him much pleasure in his autumnal years. The performances by Siewers and her colleagues, and the quality guqstavino the recording, should boost the impulse which one hopes may keep Guastavino going for another decade or so.
Jeromita Linares is the sixth of the Presenciasnamed after an old Spanish lady, a neighbor of Guastavino when he lived in his native, quiet and peaceful Santa Fe. Retrieved 27 October He also wrote three Sonatas for guitar.
He does not play the guitar but, as a South American, he guitxr scarcely escape from its sounds, or from absorbing a goodly measure of how its music should be — nor does he wish to.
Mansilla to offer us here a very accurate portrait of the composer. Twenty years have passed since these notes were written.
Sonata for Guitar No. This page was last edited on 4 Novemberat Carlos Guastavino, an Argentinian, is one of those composers whose unswerving belief that there are still plenty of good tunes to be written in C major caused him to be brushed aside by the tide of the avant-garde, not least in his own country. Archived February 27,at the Wayback Machine. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. In recent years he has been vindicated by the rapidly increasing number of recordings of his chamber, solo instrumental and vocal music.
Guastavino received many important awards, among them the prize from the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Music Council, as recognition of his outstanding creative activity.
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