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Carlos Guastavino

p, 1912-2000 AR, Santa Fe, Argentina
Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Carlos Vicente Guastavino

Carlos Guastavino (April 5, 1912 - October 29, 2000) was one of the foremost Argentine composers of the 20th century. His production amounted to over 500 works, most of them songs for piano and voice, many still unpublished. His style was quite conservative, always tonal and lusciously romantic. His compositions were clearly influenced by Argentine folk music. His reputation was based almost entirely on his songs, and Guastavino has sometimes been called "the Schubert of the Pampas." Some of his songs, for example Pueblito, mi pueblo, La rosa y el sauce ("The Rose and the Willow") and Se equivocó la paloma ("The Dove Was Wrong"), became national favorites. Unlike most other composers, at any time or place, Guastavino earned enough from his royalties and performing rights that he really had

  • Classical
  • Folk
  • Latin
  • World
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Guastavino: 3 Romances Argentinos: I. Las niñas de Santa Fe (Live) on Live from the Lugano Festival 2005 by Martha Argerich
Encantamiento (Seis Canciones de Cuna) on Carlos Guastavino: Melodias Argentinas by Carlos Guastavino, Marcela Roggeri & Florent Héau
Guastavino: 3 Romances Argentinos: II. Muchacho Jujeño (Live) on Live from the Lugano Festival 2005 by Martha Argerich
Guastavino: 3 Romances Argentinos: III. Baile en Cuyo (Live) on Live from the Lugano Festival 2005 by Martha Argerich
La Rosa y el Sauce on Recitales by Javier Camarena
Pájaro Muerto on Alma, Deseo, Hermosura… by Estrella Estévez & Bartomeu Jaume
Se equivocó la paloma on Carlos Guastavino: Se equivocó la paloma by Carlos Guastavino, Rolando Villazón & Xavier De Maistre
Bailecito on Carlos Guastavino: Melodias Argentinas by Carlos Guastavino, Marcela Roggeri & Florent Héau
La rosa y el sauce on Serenata Latina by Rolando Villazón & Xavier De Maistre
12 canciones populares, No.6: Pampamapa on In Pieces by Karel Bredenhorst, Andreas Rokseth & Simon Callaghan

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Influencias: Music for Clarinet and PianoCarlos Guastavino, Pedro Iturralde, Shatin Kupferman, Nunzio Ortolano, Astor Piazzolla, Pixinguinha, Judith Shatin, Gianluca Campagnolo, Francesco Scrofani Cancellieri2017Album
The Lyrical Clarinet, Volume 2Michael Collins, Michael McHale, Robert Schumann, John Field, Ernest Chausson, Carlos Guastavino, Claude Debussy, Jules Massenet, Jean Françaix, Maurice Ravel2016Album
Children's World: A Re-creation Of Childhood For AdultsMirian Conti, Francis Poulenc, Frederic Mompou, Lalo Schifrin, Joaquín Turina, Aram Khatchaturian, Carlos Guastavino, Robert Schumann2016Album
Guastavino: Guitar & Chamber MusicCarlos Guastavino • María Isabel Siewers, Stamic Quartet1995Album
Mélodies, Songs, LiederCarlos Guastavino, Margot Pares-Reyna, Georges Rabol1990Album
UntitledTeresa Berganza, Juan Antonio Alvarez Parejo, Heitor Villa-Lobos / Francisco Braga / Carlos Guastavino1984Album
Alicia Nafe Singt Lieder von Manuel de Falla, Alberto Ginastera, Carlos Guastavio, Pompeyo CampsAlicia Nafé, Manuel De Falla, Alberto Ginastera, Carlos Guastavino, Pompeyo Camps, Carmen Piazzini1981Album
Guitar QuintentsJohn Williams / Luigi Boccherini - Carlos Guastavino1980Album
10 Cantinelas ArgentinasCarlos GuastavinoAlbum
Canciones PopularesCarlos GuastavinoAlbum
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