Balada: The Abstract And The Ethnic - Orchestral Music

Release Date: 11/28/2000
Label: Albany
Catalog Number: 417
Composer: Leonardo Balada
Number of Discs: 1

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Born in Barcelona, Spain, Leonardo Balada graduated from the "Conservatorio del Liceu" of that city and the Juilliard School in 1960. He studied with Vincent Persichetti, Aaron Copland and Igor Markevitch. Since 1970 he has been teaching at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he is University Professor of Composition. Another volume of his music appears on Albany TROY343.
Works on This Recording
1. Geometrias no 1 by Leonardo Balada
Conductor: Leonardo Balada
Orchestra/Ensemble: Conjunto Cameristico de Barcelona
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1966 ; USA
2. Cuatris by Leonardo Balada
Conductor: Leonardo Balada
Orchestra/Ensemble: Conjunto Cameristico de Barcelona
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1969 ; USA
3. Mosaico by Leonardo Balada
Orchestra/Ensemble: American Brass Quintet
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1970 ; USA
4. Union of the Oceans by Leonardo Balada
Performer: Katy Shackelton-Williams (Soprano)
Conductor: Denis Colwell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Carnegie Mellon Concert Winds
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1993 ; USA
5. Song and dance by Leonardo Balada
Performer: Katy Shackelton-Williams (Soprano)
Conductor: Denis Colwell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Carnegie Mellon Concert Winds
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1992 ; USA
6. Quasi un pasodoble by Leonardo Balada
Orchestra/Ensemble: Spanish Radio/TV Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1981 ; USA
7. Homage to Casals by Leonardo Balada
Conductor: Leonardo Balada
Orchestra/Ensemble: Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1975 ; USA
8. Homage to Sarasate by Leonardo Balada
Conductor: Jorge Mester
Orchestra/Ensemble: Louisville Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1975 ; USA
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