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Turina: Piano Works, Vol. 7 / Jordi Maso

Turina / Maso
Release Date: 09/27/2011 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8572455   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Turina wrote lots of piano music, and it’s so colorful and piquant that you tend to forget how similar much of it really is. This well-planned disc takes “travel” as its theme, and it works quite well. The most surprising moment occurs in the central Gibraltar movement of “Álbum de viaje”, which features a very Spanish-sounding version of “God Save the King”. As with other discs in this ongoing series, Jordi Masó makes a wholly idiomatic and compelling tour guide through these glittering pianistic landscapes. If you’ve been collecting this series, this release is self-recommending, but newcomers should give it serious consideration as well. The music really couldn’t be more appealing.

-- David Hurwitz,
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Works on This Recording

1. Viaje marítimo, Op. 49 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; Spain 
2. Mallorca, Op. 44 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1928; Spain 
3. Evocaciones, Op. 46 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Spain 
4. Album de viaje, Op. 15 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Spain 
5. Tarjetas postales, Op. 58 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930 

Sound Samples

Album de viaje, Op. 15: I. Retrato
Album de viaje, Op. 15: II. El casino de Algeciras
Album de viaje, Op. 15: III. Gibraltar
Album de viaje, Op. 15: IV. Paseo nocturno
Album de viaje, Op. 15: V. Fiesta mora en Tanger
Viaje maritimo, Op. 49: I. Luz en el mar
Viaje maritimo, Op. 49: II. En fiesta
Viaje maritimo, Op. 49: III. Llegada al puerto
Evocaciones, Op. 46: I. Paisaje
Evocaciones, Op. 46: II. Mar
Evocaciones, Op. 46: III. Sardana
Mallorca, Op. 44: I. Las cuevas del Dragon
Mallorca, Op. 44: II. Noche en la bahia de Palma
Mallorca, Op. 44: III. Por la carretera en auto
Tarjetas postales, Op. 58: I. Danza vasca
Tarjetas postales, Op. 58: II. Ramblas de Barcelona
Tarjetas postales, Op. 58: III. Madrid
Tarjetas postales, Op. 58: IV. Paisaje granadino
Tarjetas postales, Op. 58: V. Romeria

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