Cuba

Estudios Sencillos (Study No 15) by Leo Brouwer

Study No 15 (Estudio Sencillos) by Leo Brouwer (1939) Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida is a Cuban composer, conductor and guitarist. He is the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona Casado. Brouwer is best known for his performances and guitar compositions of modern music.

Estudios Sencillos (Study No 7) by Leo Brouwer

Study No 7 (Estudio Sencillos) by Leo Brouwer (1939) Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida is a Cuban composer, conductor and guitarist. He is the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona Casado. Brouwer is best known for his performances and guitar compositions of modern music.

Estudios Sencillos (Study No 11) by Leo Brouwer

Study No 11 (Estudio Sencillos) by Leo Brouwer (1939) Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida is a Cuban composer, conductor and guitarist. He is the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona Casado. Brouwer is best known for his performances and guitar compositions of modern music.

Estudios Sencillos (Study No 10) by Leo Brouwer

Study No 10 (Estudio Sencillos) by Leo Brouwer (1939) Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida is a Cuban composer, conductor and guitarist. He is the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona Casado. Brouwer is best known for his performances and guitar compositions of modern music.

Zapateado by Celedonio Romero

Zapateado by Celedonio Romero (1913-1996) Celedonio Romero was a guitarist, composer and poet, perhaps best known as the founder of The Romeros guitar quartet. Born in Cienfuegos, Cuba, and studied classical guitar at the Conservatory of Málaga and at the Madrid Royal Conservatory, where he was taught by Joaquín Turina. He made his concert debut …

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Tango by Celedonio Romero

Tango by Celedonio Romero (1913-1996) Celedonio Romero was a guitarist, composer and poet, perhaps best known as the founder of The Romeros guitar quartet. Born in Cienfuegos, Cuba, and studied classical guitar at the Conservatory of Málaga and at the Madrid Royal Conservatory, where he was taught by Joaquín Turina. He made his concert debut …

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Whirler of The Dance I Prelude by Carlos Rafael Rivera

Whirler of The Dance I Prelude by Carlos Rafael Rivera (1970-) Of Cuban-Guatemalan descent, Carlos Rafael Rivera has established a name for himself as a composer with the unique ability of incorporating a large diversity of musical influences into his captivating compositions, which reflect his multi-cultural upbringing in Washington, DC, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Miami, …

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Guajira Margarita by Traditional

Guajira Margarita by Traditional (Cuban) John Zaradin was born in the UK and began playing the guitar at the age of thirteen, eventually completing formal studies with Alexander Lagoya in Paris. Through his teenage years he was tutored by Albert Kay in the Schillinger System of Musical Composition and Arranging Techniques. His professional life began …

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Guajira San Juan by Traditional

Guajira San Juan by Traditional (Cuban) John Zaradin was born in the UK and began playing the guitar at the age of thirteen, eventually completing formal studies with Alexander Lagoya in Paris. Through his teenage years he was tutored by Albert Kay in the Schillinger System of Musical Composition and Arranging Techniques. His professional life …

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El Manicero by Moises Simons

El Manicero by Moises Simo (1889-1945) Moisés Simons was a leading Cuban composer, pianist, and orchestra leader. He was the composer of El Manisero (The Peanut Vendor in English) which is considered by many to be the most famous piece of music created by a Cuban musician and has since been recorded by other musicians …

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