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La Pasionaria

Martinez / Mr Mcfall's Chamber
Release Date: 08/13/2013 
Label:  Delphian   Catalog #: 34120   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Astor PiazzollaValentina M. MartinezPhil Alexander
Performer:  Victor VillenaCyril GaracValentina Montoya Martinez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"La Pasionaria" was the nickname of Dolores Ibárruri, a Basque Communist leader during the Spanish Civil War. With the same commitment and passion of "La Pasionaria," the songs collected here, including deeply personal odes to his late mother, the composer Valentina Montoya Martinez and the political activist Sola Sierra, pay homage to the private and public lives of women within and outside of continent, and illustrate the struggles in everyday life.

The album brings together two areas of the repertoire of the renowned chamber group from Scotland, 'Mr McFall's Chamber' and the Songs of Valentina Montoya Martinez, telling stories of his native Chile and of living in exile, as well as songs and
Read more instrumental interludes by Astor Piazzolla, in "Maria de Buenos Aires', a composition where the character of Mary is represented by the tango itself. - Delphian (Translated from Spanish) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Los Paraguas de Buenos Aires by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Cyril Garac (Violin), Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Tango de la espera, song by Valentina M. Martinez
Performer:  Cyril Garac (Violin), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
3.
Cartas, song by Valentina M. Martinez
Performer:  Cyril Garac (Violin), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4.
Adiós Poeta, song by Valentina M. Martinez
Performer:  Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Cyril Garac (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
5.
Vardarito by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Cyril Garac (Violin), Victor Villena (Bandoneon)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
6.
Versos, for ensemble by Valentina M. Martinez
Performer:  Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Cyril Garac (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
7.
Obsérvalo bien, song by Valentina M. Martinez
Performer:  Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Cyril Garac (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8.
Madre selva, song by Valentina M. Martinez
Performer:  Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Cyril Garac (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
9.
Maria de Buenos Aires: Tocata rea by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Cyril Garac (Violin), Victor Villena (Bandoneon)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
10.
Guitarra mía, song by Valentina M. Martinez
Performer:  Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Cyril Garac (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
11.
Milonga del 2007, song by Valentina M. Martinez
Performer:  Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Cyril Garac (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
12.
Sola, song by Valentina M. Martinez
Performer:  Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Cyril Garac (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
13.
María de Buenos Aires: Fuga y misterio by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Cyril Garac (Violin), Victor Villena (Bandoneon)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; Argentina 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
14.
Allegro Tangabile by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Cyril Garac (Violin), Victor Villena (Bandoneon)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1968; Argentina 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
15.
Maria de Buenos Aires: Yo soy Maria by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Cyril Garac (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; Argentina 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
16.
Notango, tango by Phil Alexander
Performer:  Cyril Garac (Violin), Victor Villena (Bandoneon), Valentina Montoya Martinez (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mr. McFall's Chamber
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 

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