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Turina: Piano Music, Vol. 9 / Jordi Maso

Turina / Maso,Jordi
Release Date: 07/30/2013 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8572915   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Jordi Masó’s critically acclaimed survey of Turina’s complete piano music continues to unearth exciting discoveries. Turina’s gift for evocative writing is explored in the early and little-known Coins de Séville which fuses Andalusían folk music with French impressionism to remarkable effect. The virtuosic La leyenda de la Giralda evokes Seville Cathedral’s bell-tower and symbol of the city in four vivid episodes. The streets, sounds, and rhythms of Turina’s native city infuse much of his music and in Por las calles de Sevilla and his final work, Desde mi terraza, their lure is felt with a fierce intensity. Jordi Masó’s critically acclaimed survey of Turina’s complete piano music continues to unearth exciting discoveries. Turina’s gift for evocative writing is explored in the early and little-known Coins de Séville which fuses Andalusían folk music with French impressionism to remarkable effect. The virtuosic La leyenda de la Giralda evokes Seville Cathedral’s bell-tower and symbol of the city in four vivid episodes. The streets, sounds, and rhythms of Turina’s native city infuse much of his music and in Por las calles de Sevilla and his final work, Desde mi terraza, their lure is felt with a fierce intensity. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Rincones sevillanos, Op. 5 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1911; Spain 
2.
Por las calles de Sevilla, Op. 96 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; Spain 
3.
La leyenda de la Giralda, Op. 40 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Spain 
4.
Desde mi Terraza, Op. 104 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Spain 
5.
Contemplación, Op. 99 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Jordi Masó (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1944; Spain 

Sound Samples

Rincones sevillanos, Op. 5: I. Noche de verano en la azotea
Rincones sevillanos, Op. 5: II. Ronda de ninos
Rincones sevillanos, Op. 5: III. Danza de seises en la Catedral
Rincones sevillanos, Op. 5: IV. A los toros!
Le leyenda de la Giralda, Op. 40
Por las calles de Sevilla, Op. 96: I. Reflejos de la torre
Por las calles de Sevilla, Op. 96: II. Ante la Virgen de la Merced
Por las calles de Sevilla, Op. 96: III. La calle de las Sierpes
Contemplacion, Op. 99: I. Ante La Anunciacion de Fra Angelico
Contemplacion, Op. 99: II. Ante La Dama de Elche
Contemplacion, Op. 99: III. Ante Las Lanzas de Velazquez
Desde mi terraza, Op. 104: I. A la sombra del mucharabieh
Desde mi terraza, Op. 104: II. Armonias de la ciudad
Desde mi terraza, Op. 104: III. Sinfonia de flores

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