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Author White, Charles W., 1929-

Title Alejandro García Caturla : a Cuban composer in the twentieth century / Charles W. White.

Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.92 GARC/WHIT    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank CD M  11613  disc  2HR OR O/NIGHT  AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxii, 263 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Catalog of compositions": p. 229-236.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-244) and indexes.
Contents Family background and early musical influences -- Havana : the university years -- Emergence of a new image : lawyer-composer -- Paris : studies abroad -- From Paris to Remedios and beyond -- Barcelona : Festivales Sinfónicos Ibero-Americanos -- Return to Paris -- Eminent and distinguished son of Remedios -- Interlude : transition from apprentice to local celebrity -- Sociedad de Música Contemporánea : Cowell and Slonimsky in Havana -- Bound to the interior -- Rebirth of liturgia : yamba-o -- New standards for old forms -- Reality of life in Remedios -- Aftermath of Caturla's Orquestra de Conciertos de Caibarién -- Self-renewal "To unite is the word of order " -- Culmination of a creative ideal : Manita en el suelo -- Ranchuelo : Caturla as defender of worker's rights -- Isolation and premonitions of death -- The final years : return to Remedios -- Caturla's legacy : a new perspective.
Subject García Caturla, Alejandro, 1906-1940.
Composers -- Cuba -- Biography.
ISBN 0810843811 (alk. paper)
9780810843813 (alk. paper)