This Week's
   Complimentary Track

   Search Options


Get Download Manager Now
Feedback
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter
 

Classiscsonline Home » Composers » M » Martinez-Sobral, Manuel



 Update me on new releases by Martinez-Sobral

Manuel Martinez-Sobral (01/01/1879 - 01/01/1946)

Born in Guatemala 1879, Manuel Martínez-Sobral was an excellent pianist and it is to him that Guatemala owes the first performance of several nineteenth century works. Martínez-Sobral probably devoted himself to composing for piano because there were few other professional musicians capable of performing with him.

He did, however compose several works for orchestra. Apart from his lost pieces Sinfonía en Si bemol and Réquiem, are mostly transcriptions of earlier works for piano. Such is the case with the four symphonic scenes, Acuarelas Chapinas of 1907, derived from a 1903 piano composition, and giving rise to his version for two pianos in 1922. Hojas de Álbum, Cinco Piezas Características y una romanza or Vals Brillante de Concierto were written for piano before being orchestrated by the composer.

His piano music shows a constant, gradual evolution from the classical Sonata papa Piano (1906) to the second of the Evocaciones of 1924. In these works may be seen, in relation to his methods of composition, one of the more surprising aspects of his language - the high level of derivation and accomplishment of which he was capable, starting from extremely simple ideas.

more....




Discography




Béla Bartók - Kossuth



 

Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2014 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.
Classicsonline.com – Your Classical Music Download Source
3:20:38 PM Sunday, September 21, 2014  -207-