FERNANDO LOPES-GRAÇA (1906-1994): Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 26, 9 Danças Breves, Variações sobre um tema popular português, Op. 1, Ao Fio dos Anos e Das Horas.
Catalogue Number: 06P013
Description: Just under 80 minutes of music here, mostly from the composer's early period when he collected folk songs and used folk traditions in his own music with the fervor of Bartók. Only the 16 pieces making up Ao Fio ("About Years and Hours"), completed in 1979, date from after 1948. For any collector of the piano music of Bartók, Enesco, Vladigerov or Ginastera. Artur Pizarro (piano).