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Fiesta | WFMT

Latest release on Jul 19, 2020

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Rank #1: Living Latin American Composers

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Some of the most fascinating living composers working today come from Latin America, composers such as Leo Brouwer, Esteban Benzecry, Miguel del Águila, and Enrico Chapela. Fiesta will review beautiful and harmonic music from the 21st century.

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Jun 16 2019

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Rank #2: Fiesta CD Grab Bag

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We are having a ball trying to keep up with our ever-expanding musical collection as composers and performers around the world joyously overwhelm us with their creations. We’re consistently amazed by their level of talent and artistry, and are thrilled this week to share their music with our listeners.

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Jul 14 2019

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Rank #3: Great Brazilian Pianists

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Brazil has always had a strong tradition of great pianists.  On this program, Fiesta features some of the most accomplished Brazilian pianists, among them Nelson Freire, Caio Pagano, Arnaldo Estrella and Arthur Moreira Lima.

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Jun 30 2019

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Rank #4: Baroque Music from Spain and the New World

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The music written and performed in Spain Latin America during the Colonial period (16th to early 19th centuries) has become more popular in recent years. However, even before those treasures were rediscovered, several composers from those regions showed their interest in exploring the strong connections between Spanish (and European) music from the past and Spanish and Latin American folk music.

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Jun 23 2019

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Rank #5: Esta Tierra Es Mi Tierra: Latino Composers Reflect on the American Experience

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Both, US born Latino composers and composers that migrated from Latin America have written music reflecting the American experience in all its nuances.  On this episode of Fiesta, we will share music about the immigrants’ journey and life in the United States. In addition, our host, Elbio Barilari, will speak about his own experiences coming to America as well as other Latino composers who have made the US their home.  Come celebrate Independence Day with us… Latino style!

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Jul 07 2019

58mins

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