García Caturla, Alejandro, 1906-1940

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1906-03-07
Death 1940-11-12
Cubans
Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Composed 1933. First performance, Havana, 30 April 1933, the Orquesta Filharmónica de la Habana, Nicolas Slonimsky conductor. Also performed under the title: Fanfare to Shake Up an Old Fogey.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Fanfarria para despertor espiritus apolillados / Caturla. [1933] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206285

Originally composed 1928 for full orchestra. First performance Havana, 9 December 1928, Orquesta Filarmónica. This arrangement 1930. Dedicated to Monsieur et Madame Silvino García. For original version see callno.: 2137.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Tres danzas cubanas = Three Cuban dances : arrangement for twelve instruments / Alejandro García Caturla. 1930. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206292

A symphonic movement from a larger (unfinished) Negro liturgy, "Liturgia," with a poem by Alejo Carpentier. Composed 1928-31. First performance Havana, 25 October 1931, Havana Philharmonic, Amadeo Roldán conductor. Dedicated to Pedro Sanjuan and the Havana Philharmonic.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Yamba-O : poema sinfónico / A.G. Caturla. 1931. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206293

Composed 1938. Awarded Honorable Mention in the contest held by the Secretary of Education in Cuba, 1938.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Suite para orquesta / Alejandro Garcia Caturla. 1938. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206288

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Subjects:

  • Fanfares--Scores and parts
  • Dance music
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Scores and parts
  • Symphonic poems--Scores and parts
  • Suites (Instrumental ensemble), Arranged--Scores and parts

Occupations:

  • Collector

Places:

  • Cuba (as recorded)