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Anhelo - Argentinian Songs / Jose Cura, Et Al


Release Date: 11/03/1998 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 423138   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Carlos GuastavinoJulián AguirreAlberto MuzzioAlberto Ginastera,   ... 
Performer:  José CuraEduardo DelgadoErnesto BitettiChristophe Grindel,   ... 
Conductor:  José Cura
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded at Maison de l'Orchestre National d'Il de France, Alfortville.
Jose Cura is unique among singers of international standing in that he composes, arranges and conducts, and was doing so long before his name became famous. ANHELO shows him assuming all these roles in a program of Argentine song which focuses on lyrics of nostalgia and longing. It is obviously an undertaking close to his heart, for it is carefully organized and rendered with great tenderness and passion.
Many of the composers represented are not well known outside Argentina, but that may change. The songs of Carlos Guastavino, of which there are eight here, possess a distinctive bittersweetness which is truly haunting. There is also one song by
Read more Argentina's best known avant-garde composer, Alberto Ginastera, as well as a piano arrangement of tango master Astor Piazzolla's "Adios Nonino." This is far from your usual superstar tenor's crossover project and is, in fact, a most valuable addition to the catalog. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. La rosa y el sauce by Carlos Guastavino
Performer:  José Cura (Tenor), Eduardo Delgado (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
2. Se equivocó la paloma by Carlos Guastavino
Performer:  Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar), José Cura (Tenor), Christophe Grindel (Oboe)
Conductor:  José Cura
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: José Cura 
3. Elegía para un gorrión by Carlos Guastavino
Performer:  Eduardo Delgado (Piano), José Cura (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
4. Campanilla, adónde vas? by Carlos Guastavino
Performer:  José Cura (Tenor), Eduardo Delgado (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
5. El único camino by Carlos Guastavino
Performer:  Eduardo Delgado (Piano), José Cura (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
6. Riqueza by Carlos Guastavino
Performer:  José Cura (Tenor), Héloise Gaillard (Recorder), Hugo Reyne (Recorder)
Conductor:  José Cura
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: José Cura 
7. Soneto no 4 by Carlos Guastavino
Performer:  Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar), José Cura (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: Ernesto Bitetti 
8. Anhelo by Carlos Guastavino
Performer:  Gilbert Audin (Bassoon), José Cura (Tenor)
Conductor:  José Cura
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: José Cura 
9. Calminito by Julián Aguirre
Performer:  Eduardo Delgado (Piano), José Cura (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
10. Nocturno by Alberto Muzzio
Performer:  Eduardo Delgado (Piano), José Cura (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
11. Canciones (2), Op. 3: no 1, Canción a la luna lunanca by Alberto Ginastera
Performer:  Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar), José Cura (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: Ernesto Bitetti 
12. Alfonsina y el mar by Ariel Ramirez
Performer:  Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Ernesto Bitetti 
13. Canciones (6) al estilo popular: no 5, Canción del carretero by Carlos López Buchardo
Performer:  Eduardo Delgado (Piano), José Cura (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
14. Canción de Perico by Carlos López Buchardo
Performer:  Eduardo Delgado (Piano), José Cura (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 1 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
15. Adios nonino by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Eduardo Delgado (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 10 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Laecio Freita 
16. Desde el fondo de tí by Hilda Herrera
Performer:  Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar), José Cura (Tenor)
Conductor:  José Cura
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: José Cura 
17. Postal de guerra by María Elena Walsh
Performer:  Eduardo Delgado (Piano), José Cura (Tenor), Yves Bruchon (Clarinet)
Conductor:  José Cura
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: José Cura 
18. Sonetos de Amor y Muerte by José Cura
Performer:  José Cura (Tenor)
Conductor:  José Cura
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
19. Preludio a los Sonetos de Amor y Muerte by José Cura
Performer:  Eduardo Delgado (Piano)
Conductor:  José Cura
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
20. Piezas sudamericanas: Milonga by Jorge Cardoso
Performer:  Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 

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