ERNEST LECUONA (1895-1963): The Piano Works, 25 Songs.
Catalogue Number: 04O058
Description: Lecuona was Cuba's most famous composer and his piano works integrate the rhythms and traditional melodies of his country with European late Romanticism. This set is released for the 50th anniversary of his death and contains all the discs BIS released singly from 1995 to 2003. Four of the discs begin with a work for piano and orchestra and the sixth contains 25 songs. Overall, there are 67 works for solo piano here totalling 148 individual tracks. 6 CDs for the price of 3. Thomas Tirino (piano), Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra; Michael Bartos, Carole Farley (soprano), John Constable (piano).