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Piazzolla & Beyond / London Concertante


Release Date: 11/10/2009 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 907491   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Astor PiazzollaDavid GordonAdam Summerhayes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

More than any other composer since JS Bach, Astor Piazzolla achieved the ultimate synthesis of the musical influences acting upon him - from Bach to jazz to classical music of his contemporaries - while remaining true to his Argentine roots. In this dazzling program, London Concertantegoes "beyond" Piazzolla classics and introduces four newly written works by David Gordon and Adam Summerhayes that pay homage to the master. More than any other composer since JS Bach, Astor Piazzolla achieved the ultimate synthesis of the musical influences acting upon him - from Bach to jazz to classical music of his contemporaries - while remaining true to his Argentine roots. In this dazzling program, London Concertantegoes "beyond" Piazzolla classics and introduces four newly written works by David Gordon and Adam Summerhayes that pay homage to the master. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Libertango by Astor Piazzolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
2.
Angel Suite by Astor Piazzolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Period: 20th Century 
3.
Decaríssimo by Astor Piazzolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; Argentina 
4.
Augmented Tango by David Gordon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Period: 20th Century 
5.
When Churchyards Yawn by Adam Summerhayes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Period: 20th Century 
6.
Soledad by Astor Piazzolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
7.
Michelangelo 70 by Astor Piazzolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
8.
Milonga Bourgeois by David Gordon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
9.
Las estaciones porteñas (4): Invierno porteño by Astor Piazzolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; Argentina 
10.
El Desposeido by Adam Summerhayes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Concertante
Period: 20th Century 

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