Guarnieri: Piano Concertos No 4, 5 & 6 / Barros, Conlin, Warsaw PO

Release Date: 5/25/2010
Label: Naxos
Catalog Number: 8557667
Performer: Max Barros
Conductor: Thomas Conlin
Orchestra/Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1

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Mozart Camargo Guarnieri is universally recognised as the most important Brazilian composer after Villa-Lobos. The Six Piano Concertos, composed over a period of forty years, offer a complete panorama of Guarnieri’s stylistic evolution, in particular his blend of sophisticated compositional techniques and the improvisational character of Brazilian folk-music. The Piano Concertos Nos. 4 and 5 display a number of avant-garde features that are fundamentally different from the more nationalistic vocabulary that informs the earlier three piano concertos (Naxos 8.557666). Completed shortly after the composer’s eightieth birthday, the chamber-like, intimate Piano Concerto No. 6 returns to an earlier style.

Works on This Recording
1. Concerto for Piano no 4 by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer: Max Barros (Piano)
Conductor: Thomas Conlin
Orchestra/Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1968 ;
2. Concerto for Piano no 5 by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer: Max Barros (Piano)
Conductor: Thomas Conlin
Orchestra/Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1970 ;
3. Concerto for Piano no 6 by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer: Max Barros (Piano)
Conductor: Thomas Conlin
Orchestra/Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1987 ;
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