Alberto Ginastera

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... read moreThe distinctive music of Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983), one of the major Argentine composers of the mid-20th century, has enjoyed broad international popularity. His early works were influenced by Argentine folk music and had a strong populist flavor, but in the late '50s he began to adopt serial...

Key songs

Milonga
Alberto Ginastera
2:38
Milonga From Dos Canciones, Op.3
Alberto Ginastera
2:25
Malambo
Alberto Ginastera
2:45
Alberto Ginastera - Tres Danzas Argentinas - Danza Del Viejo Boyero
Alberto Ginastera
1:24
Alberto Ginastera - Tres Danzas Argentinas - Danza Del Gaucho Matrero
Alberto Ginastera
3:25

Biography

Active: 1930s-1980s
Country Of origin: Argentina

An Argentine composer of energetic and even ecstatic music in various forms -- opera (Don Rodrigo, 1964), ballet, chamber, vocal, and choral. Ginastera exhibits a Bartókian sense of harmony, bright orchestral colors, and gripping melodic and rhythmic gestures. ~ Blue Gene Tyranny~ Rovi

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