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Latin America Alive: SBO - The Eduardo Mata Sessions


Latin America Alive: SBO - The Eduardo Mata Sessions

Latin America Alive: SBO - The Eduardo Mata Sessions
DSL-90914
Artist: Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Genre: Orchestral, Multi-Disc
Price: $34.99 
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This newly remastered and repackaged, specially priced 6 CD box set features some of the most electric and engaging symphonic works of Latin American orchestras and conducted by one of Latin America's most preeminent conductors. The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Eduardo Mata, truly has brought Latin America Alive!     The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela has become known the world over as one of the premiere orchestras in Latin America. Founded in 1975, the Orchestra has released numerous recordings, including 9 for Dorian Recordings. The Orchestra is currently under the direction of Gustavo Dudamei, Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.     Mexican conductor Eduardo Mata, was appointed director of the University of Mexico Philharmonic in 1966. He then held directorships with several other orchestras before becoming the music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in 1977, where he not only performed and recorded for several labels, but also campaigned for the construction of the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. While in Dallas, he also acted as principal guest conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony and the director of the National Opera of Mexico. He also had an active guest conducting schedule, appearing regularly in Cleveland, Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, San Francisco, London, Berlin, Frankfurt and Rotterdam, and the Netherlands.     Sadly, Mata was killed in a tragic plane crash on January 4, 1995. This set is a celebration of his life and work with this orchestra and will be followed by a remastered box set of his recordings on Dorian with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
    
Performers:

Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Eduardo Mata, conductor

Composer:

Antonio Estevez
Heitor Villa-Lobos
Silvestre Revueltas
Julian Orbon
Alberto Ginastera
Carlos Chavez
Manuel de Falla

Disc 1

Antonio Estévez(1916-1988): La Cantata Criolla, "Florentino, el que cantó con el diablo"
Heitor Villa-Lobos(1887-1959): Chôros No. 10, from "Chôros"

Disc 2

Silvestre Revueltas(1899-1940): Redes (Nets)
Julián Orbón(1925-1991): Concerto Grosso for String Quartet and Orchestra
Silvestre Revueltas(1899-1940): Sensemaya
Alberto Ginastera(1916-1983): Pampeana No. 3

Disc 3

Julián Orbón(1925-1991): Tres Versiones Sinfónicas
Heitor Villa-Lobos(1887-1959):Bachiana Brasileira No. 2
Antonio Estévez(1916-1988): Mediodia en el Llano
Carlos Chávez(1899-1978): Sinfonia India

Disc 4
Manuel De Falla(1876-1946): La Vida Breve

Disc 5

Manuel De Falla(1876-1946):El Amor Brujo
Siete Canciones Populares Españolas
Homenajes
Dances from the Three-Cornered Hat

Disc 6
Heitor Villa-Lobos(1887-1959): Uirapurú
Carlos Chávez(1899-1978):Horse Power Suite
Alberto ginastera (1916-1983):Estancia



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