Similarly, each of his highly individual and engaging string quartets abound in kinetic energy, glowingly evocative writing and the ever-present rhythms and sounds of his native Argentinean music. Ginastera, Alberto. Composer s : Ginastera, Alberto. Ensemble s : Enso String Quartet. Artist s : Shelton, Lucy.
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Similarly, each of his highly individual and engaging string quartets abound in kinetic energy, glowingly evocative writing and the ever-present rhythms and sounds of his native Argentinean music.
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He is considered one of the most important 20th-century classical composers of the Americas. Ginastera was born in Buenos Aires to a Catalan father and an Italian mother. Ginastera studied at the Williams Conservatory in Buenos Aires, graduating in He held a number of teaching posts.
Ginastera: String Quartets Nos 1-3; Shelton/Enso Quartet
Alberto Ginastera, the foremost Argentinian composer of his epoch, developed his art over the years into a profound synthesis of national and contemporary elements. His style evolved from the vividly nationalistic works of his early years into a musical language that was modernistic yet constantly evoked the roots of his cultural identity. Born in Buenos Aires to parents of Catalan and Italian descent, Ginastera showed musical aptitude from an early age. As a result, he moved to the United States for a short period between and , taking the opportunity to study with Aaron Copland at Tanglewood. Three years later he made his first trip to Europe for a performance of his String Quartet No. Its success brought about a further commission from the Opera Society of Washington for Bomarzo —7. His final decade produced many outstanding works, among them the String Quartet No.