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Ginastera: Four Dances from Estancia

Alberto Ginastera
B. April 11, 1916 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
D. June 25, 1983 in Geneva, Switzerland

Alberto Ginastera wandered far from his native Argentina during his life, but in spirit he never left home. Even in his more cosmopolitan works, there are hints of folk music, the sounds of the guitar, the rhythms of popular dance. In his early years, nearly all his works were steeped in native music: the ballet Panambí, the Malambo for piano, the song cycle Horas de una estancia, and the present ballet suite. READ MORE

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