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Brasileiro: Works of Francisco Mignone

Release date: 03 Jan 2012, DSL-92147

Artists

Trio 3, Catrina Quartet, La

Composers

Francisco Mignone

Label

Category

Chamber

Period

Romantic

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Latin GRAMMY award 2012

"Best Classical Album"

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String Quartet No. 2 15:59   $
I. Allegro 05:23   $
II. Seresta 06:26   $
III. Desafio 04:10   $
Seresta No. 2 4:7   $
Seresta No. 2 04:07   $
String Quartet No. 1 16:0   $
I. Allegro deciso 06:43   $
II. Andante 05:23   $
III. Rondo - Allegretto grazioso e amabile 03:54   $
Barcarola 4:51   $
Barcarola 04:51   $
O contratador de diamantes 2:23   $
Minueto 02:23   $
3 Spanish Songs 4:37   $
No. 1. Nana 02:17   $
No. 2. Por que lloras morenita 01:12   $
No. 3. Las mujeres son las moscas 01:08   $
2 Essays 12:27   $
No. 1. Andante cantabile 06:15   $
No. 2. Moderato 06:12   $
 

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Francisco Mignone (1897 - 1986) was one of the most accomplished musicians Brazil has ever had. In addition to being a masterful composer, he was also a great teacher, a successful conductor, an exceptional pianist, a great orchestrator, and in addition, a man of extensive culture. Because he settled in Rio de Janeiro in 1933, many people forget that Mignone was born in Sao Paulo, in 1897. A son of Italian immigrants, he began studying music with his father, who was an excellent flutist. In 1920 Mignone travels to Italy, where he studies with Vincenzo Ferroni (1858-1934), who had taught other Brazilian composers. It was there that he composed his first opera, “O Contratador de Diamantes” (“The Diamond Contractor”). He returned to Brazil in 1929, and in 1933 Mignone moves permanently to Rio de Janeiro and begins to occupy important chairs in the musical life of what was then the federal capital, including Music Director of the National Institute of Music’s Orchestra.

Brasileiro: Works of Francisco Mignone

Category Chamber

Period Romantic

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