12 Preludios americanos

Alberto Ginastera

12 Preludios americanos

Op. 12

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Alberto Ginastera composed his 12 American Preludes near the end of his early, most explicitly nationalistic period. As exemplified in works such as the Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2, from 1937, and the Creole Faust Overture from 1944, Ginastera's first important pieces drew directly on regional folk styles and themes, espe... read more