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Legends of the Andes

  • $30 suggested
  • Winchester, MA

Service Description

Alberto Ginastera has just returned back to Argentina from the United States, where he was studying with Aaron Copland, when he wrote his first string quartet. As was typical for Ginastera’s music of that period, this quartet is created using a great deal of traditional Argentinian dance and song music. The bold and driving rhythms of the Gaucho dance in the first movement give way to hushed but tense fleeting gestures of the second, portraying the Malambo - a virtuoso dance competition between two men. The ponderous slow movement, often evoking the slow strumming of the open guitar strings, u


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