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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Carlos Guastavino

Views Read Edit View history. Unlike most other composers, at any guitwr or place, Guastavino earned enough from his royalties and performing rights that he really had little need for other income.

Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. Aguirre’s delicate and intimate piano writing is an especially evident influence on Guastavino. 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.

The performances by Siewers and her colleagues, and the quality of guaztavino recording, should boost the impulse which one hopes may keep Guastavino going for another decade or so. Although it contains many elements of recapitulation it is fuastavino in conventional sonata form. One of the foremost Argentine composers of the 20th century, his production amounts to over works: His reputation was based almost entirely on his songs.

Retrieved from ” https: A talented pianist, he performed his piano works in London in, andinvited by the BBCand as a recipient of a scholarship from the British Council.


This page was last edited on 4 Novemberat 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 yuitar in our full-searchable Reviews Database. His music grows from melody, the harmony follows, and he resisted every compositional process that departs from traditional values. Accessed 11 Feb The first has some feeling of the habanerawhich influenced the Argentine milongathe secondis a lively gatoand guasttavino last is overtly romantic.

The work was written as a quintet and it achieves a skilful balance between the guitar and the string quartet.

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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. He also wrote three Sonatas for guitar. Archived February 27,at the Wayback Machine. Jeromita Linares is the sixth of the Presenciasnamed after an old Spanish lady, a neighbor guitwr Guastavino when he lived in his native, quiet and peaceful Santa Fe.

Guastavino: Guitar & Chamber Music

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Essay in booklet with the recording Carlos Guastavino: The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. In Carlos Guastavino, the composera book written by the argentine musicologist Dr. She lived in a very modest rancho, surrounded by poultry and by plants and flowers which grew in old oil cans; as a child Guastavino used to go there to buy eggs.

The first movement is strongly influenced by the rhythm and feeling of the zambaa dance in which a man and a woman, carrying and gracefully flourishing handkerchiefs, dance in decreasing circles and finally embrace. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information. His compositions were clearly influenced by Argentine folk music.


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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

In recent years he has been vindicated by the rapidly increasing number of recordings of his chamber, solo instrumental and vocal music.

Carlos Guastavino 5 April — 28 October [1] was one of the foremost Argentine composers of the 20th century. Mansilla to offer us here a very accurate portrait of the composer. Twenty years have passed since these notes were written. For this reason he was 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.

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.

A small number of his songs are settings of his own texts. Accessed on 11 Feb Retrieved 27 October His style was quite conservative, always tonal and lusciously romantic.