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Balada: The Abstract And The Ethnic - Orchestral Music


Release Date: 11/28/2000 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 417   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leonardo Balada
Performer:  Katy Shackelton-Williams
Conductor:  Leonardo BaladaDenis ColwellEnrique Garcia-AsensioJorge Mester
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Conjunto Cameristico de BarcelonaAmerican Brass QuintetCarnegie Mellon Concert Winds,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Born in Barcelona, Spain, Leonardo Balada graduated from the "Conservatorio del Liceu" of that city and the Juilliard School in 1960. He studied with Vincent Persichetti, Aaron Copland and Igor Markevitch. Since 1970 he has been teaching at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he is University Professor of Composition. Another volume of his music appears on Albany TROY343. Born in Barcelona, Spain, Leonardo Balada graduated from the "Conservatorio del Liceu" of that city and the Juilliard School in 1960. He studied with Vincent Persichetti, Aaron Copland and Igor Markevitch. Since 1970 he has been teaching at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he is University Professor of Composition. Another volume of his music appears on Albany TROY343. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Geometrias no 1 by Leonardo Balada
Conductor:  Leonardo Balada
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Conjunto Cameristico de Barcelona
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
2. Cuatris by Leonardo Balada
Conductor:  Leonardo Balada
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Conjunto Cameristico de Barcelona
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; USA 
3. Mosaico by Leonardo Balada
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Brass Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; USA 
4. Union of the Oceans by Leonardo Balada
Performer:  Katy Shackelton-Williams (Soprano)
Conductor:  Denis Colwell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Carnegie Mellon Concert Winds
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
5. Song and dance by Leonardo Balada
Performer:  Katy Shackelton-Williams (Soprano)
Conductor:  Denis Colwell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Carnegie Mellon Concert Winds
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; USA 
6. Quasi un pasodoble by Leonardo Balada
Conductor:  Enrique Garcia-Asensio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spanish Radio/TV Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
7. Homage to Casals by Leonardo Balada
Conductor:  Leonardo Balada
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
8. Homage to Sarasate by Leonardo Balada
Conductor:  Jorge Mester
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Louisville Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 

Sound Samples

Geometrias No. 1
Cuatris: I. -
Cuatris: II. -
Cuatris: III. -
Cuatris: IV. -
Cuatris: V. -
Mosaico
Union of the Oceans
Song and Dance: Song
Song and Dance: Dance
Quasi un pasodoble
Homage to Casals
Homage to Sarasate

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