Alberto Ginastera

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The distinctive music of Ginastera, one of the major Argentine composers of the mid-20th century, has enjoyed broad international popularity.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Estancia, ballet, Op. 8 1941 Ballet
Danzas argentinas, 3 pieces for piano, Op. 2 1937 Keyboard
Malambo, for piano, Op. 7 1940 Keyboard
String Quartet No.1, Op. 20 1948 Chamber Music
Piano Sonata No.1, Op. 22 1952 Keyboard
American Preludes (12) for piano, Op. 12 1944 Keyboard
Milonga, for piano (arranged from "Canción del arbol olvido" Op. 3) 1948 Keyboard Chamber Music
Dances from Estancia, dance suite from the ballet, Op. 8a 1941 Orchestral
Pampeana No. 2, rhapsody for cello & piano, Op. 21 1950 Chamber Music
Guitar Sonata, Op. 47 1976 Chamber Music
Creole Dance Suite, for piano, Op. 15 1946 Keyboard
Cinco canciones populares argentinas (5 Popular Argentinian Songs), for voice and piano, Op. 10 1943 Vocal Music
Songs (2), for voice & piano, Op. 3 1938 Vocal Music
Harp Concerto, Op. 25 1956 Concerto
Variaciones concertantes, for chamber orchestra, Op. 23 1953 Orchestral
Panambí, concert suite from the ballet, Op. 1a 1934 Orchestral
Panambí, ballet, Op. 1 1934 Ballet
Rondo on Argentine Children's Songs, for piano, Op. 19 1947 Keyboard
Canción del árbol del olvido, song, Op. 3/1 Vocal Music
Piezas (3), for piano, Op. 6 1940 Keyboard
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