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A. T. Huerta Life and Works

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A. T. Huerta Life and Works

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A. T. Huerta was active as a concert guitarist from the 1820's up to his death in 1874. He traveled widely and spent time in America, England, Spain and Continental Europe. He was highly regarded in his time as a performer, but has been remembered in modern times mainly through unusual anecdotes. This book presents a comprehensive overview of this fascinating guitarist's life. Half of the book is devoted to an in-depth chronology, full reference excerpts and all known portraits, with the other half comprising the music.

(Edited by Javier Suárez-Pajares and Robert Coldwell, 182 pages softcover US letter size)

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Javier Suárez-Pajares
Javier Suárez-Pajares is a doctor in Musicology and Professor of Music History and Science at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where he teaches History and Analysis of Music Classicism, Music Critique and History of Spanish Music in the Modern Era. As a guitarist, he began in Málaga with the professor of flamenco Rafael de Antequera and carried out studies in the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid with Demetrio Ballesteros, studying also with Miguel Ángel Jiménez Arnáiz and José Marí­a Gallardo, and attended courses in interpretation with Miguel Ángel Girollet and Leo Brouwer, among others.


CONTENTS

  • Introduction (English)
  • Introduction (Spanish)
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Works List
  • Editorial Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Iconography
  • Appendix
  • Music
    • A.T. HUERTA
      • Seis Grandes Válses
      • Gran Vals
      • The Hymn of Riego: a much admired Spanish quick step arranged for the piano forte
      • Three Waltzes
      • Four Divertimentos
      • Souvenir of the Fair at Mairena in Spain
      • A Spanish National Cachucha, With Variations
      • Six Waltzes
      • Grand Waltz, de la Solitudine
      • Grande Wals
      • Five Waltzes
      • Bolero
      • Wals
      • Three Divertimentos
      • The celebrated Fantasia,founded on Rossini's Overture to Semiramide
      • Grand March, from La Gazza Ladra
      • Chi Mai di Questo Core
      • à la Mémoire d'Adolphe Nourrit
      • Recitativo & Pastorela
      • Recuerdo Triste
      • Souvenir d'une Soirée a Passy, Symphonie Fantastique
      • Nouvelle Grande Fantaisie sur le thême de la Cachucha Nationale
      • Fantaisie
      • Favorite Romance on a Scotch Air with Variations
    • MADAME HUERTA
      • Andante and Allegretto
      • Alice Gray
      • Mary A. Roon
      • Weep Not for Me
    • S. PRATTEN
      • Fantasia on the most favorite Airs from Der Freyschutz
    • F. SOR
      • Meditación
    • P. VERINI
      • Divertimento

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