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#537431 - 11/25/07 06:24 PM Ginastera Piano Concerto No. 2
Jeff135 Offline
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... will forever haunt my dreams.

Definately the creepiest piece I've heard in a long time, especially some movements of the 1st movement.

It's such a weird piece though...
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#537432 - 11/25/07 06:32 PM Re: Ginastera Piano Concerto No. 2
Janus K. Sachs Offline
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Ginastera is a favorite of mine, and it's great that you got something out of his second piano concerto, which is one of his more uncompromising works -- it's definitely a wonderful expressionistic nightmare. Have you listened to his first concerto? It's perhaps more effective to audiences in general (last movement particularly).
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#537433 - 11/25/07 06:43 PM Re: Ginastera Piano Concerto No. 2
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I have, his 1st concerto is certainly more conventional sounding than his 2nd concerto.

But I suppose that's why his 2nd concerto stands out to me as something totally different.
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