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We meet 20th century masters on Fiesta! 9/14 @ 10pm

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9/7 Breno Blauth: Brazilian Composer Breno Blauth (1931-1993) is one of the Brazilian composers that deserves exposure and recognition in accordance with their brilliancy. This student of Camargo Guarnieri and a great music educator in his own right, composed very personal and colorful orchestral and chamber works. Fiesta’s host Elbio Barilari presents some of the most remarkable pieces by this rarely heard Brazilian master.

9/14 20th Century Masters Latin America has long history of “concert” music that started in the 16th century. However, it is possible to say that the 20th has been THE century of Latin American music. Many of the most intense and valuable musical works of the past century have been written by composers such as Manuel Ponce, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Alberto Ginastera, Astor Piazzolla and Leo Brouwer, among others.

9/21 Composer Andrés Gaos Composer Andrés Gaos was born in Galicia, Spain, in 1874, where he studied and reached an early notoriety. At the age of 20, he migrated to his family to South America. The Gaos lived in Montevideo, Uruguay and finally moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina. There the composer created the very prestigious Gaos Quartet, taught music, and worked for the Argentine government in the cultural area. He composed romantic chamber and symphonic music that was performed all over the world.

9/28 In the Mailbox We are constantly getting fresh recordings of Latin American music from all over the world. On this program we will share some of the most interesting, fresh, and colorful music we have received in the mail.

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