Gustavo Corrales Romero

Classical and contemporary Latin American music and art

Latin American showcase 

Compilation of articles by Gustavo Corrales Romero

on Latin American classical and contemporary music

first featured in the newsletter since July 2014.

Argentina

Carlos Guastavino 1912 – 2000

The prolific 'Schubert of the Pampas' • Nov-Dec 2014

Brazil

Ernesto Nazareth 1863 – 1934

The ‘belle époque’ composer from Brazil • Sep 2014

Cuba

Ignacio Cervantes Kawanagh 1847 – 1905

Cuban musical romanticism incarnate • Oct 2014 

English translation also published by ILAMS in December 2018.

Danzón 1879

Cuba's versatile national dance • Apr 2015 

Ernesto Lecuona 1896 – 1963

The most played Cuban composer of all time • Sep 2015

César López Zarragoitía 1944 - 1996

Great Cuban educator, mentor GCR • Feb 2019

Keyla Orozco Alemán 1969

Unstoppable contemporary composer • Feb 2015

La trova 

Deeply rooted Cubanness • Apr 2016

Maxico

Manuel Ponce 1882 – 1948

The father of Mexican musical nationalism • Jul 2015

Paraguay

Agustín Barrios Mangoré 1885 – 1944

The guitar wizard • Dec 2015

Worldwide

The eternal waltz 

From Europe to Latin America • Sep 2016

More Latin American composers to be added as we go along.