Julián Aguirre

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Biography

Born: January 28, 1868; Buenos Aires, Argentina   Died: August 13, 1924; Buenos Aires, Argentina  
Aguirre received his education at the Madrid Conservatory. In 1886 he returned to Argentina and established himself as a pianist. He eventually settled in Buenos Aires where he played an important role in the music of the city. His compositions, mostly for voice or small instrumental ensembles, are written in a nationalist style that utilizes Creole melodies. He earned a reputation as one of the most valued Argentinian composers of his time. Aguirre received his education at the Madrid Conservatory. In 1886 he returned to Argentina and established himself as a pianist. He eventually settled in Buenos Aires where he played an important role in the music of the city. His compositions, mostly for voice or small instrumental ensembles, are written in a nationalist style that utilizes Creole melodies. He earned a reputation as one of the most valued Argentinian composers of his time. Read less

Julián Aguirre


MOST POPULAR WORKS
I. Triste No. 1 in C minor "Jujuy"
II. Triste No. 2 in F minor
III. Triste No. 3 in A minor
IV. Triste No. 4 in B flat major "Córdoba"
V. Triste No. 5 in C minor "Córdoba"
WORKS
No. 1. Andante moderato
No. 2. Allegretto
No. 3. Allegretto grazioso
La huella (arr. by E. Ansermet)
El gato (arr. by E. Ansermet)
I. Triste No. 1 in C minor "Jujuy"
II. Triste No. 2 in F minor
III. Triste No. 3 in A minor
IV. Triste No. 4 in B flat major "Córdoba"
V. Triste No. 5 in C minor "Córdoba"


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