MARIO CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO (1895-1968): Concertino for Harp and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 93, JOAQUÍN TURINA (1882-1949): Tema y variaciones for Harp and Orchestra, Op. 100 (orch. Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos [1933-2014]), JOAQUÍN RODRIGO (1910-1999): Concierto de Aranjuez, Op. 30, CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862-1918): Danses sacrées et profanes.
Catalogue Number: 03R052
Description: It’s all warmth and Spanish-tinged color in Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s 1937 Concertino, in which the composer, inspired by a meeting with Segovia five years before, was influenced to the point of giving the harp the timbre of the guitar in its final movement; odd that it’s so little recorded. Turina’s nine-minute set of variations (1945) uses the musical sounds of his native Andalusia with a surprising touch of jazz from the orchestra in the second of its three sections. Naoko Yoshino (harp), Orchestre d’Auvergne; Roberto Forés Veses.