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Competent Performance

Music by Chávez,
Moncayo and Zyman -
heard by
ANDREW SCHARTMANN

'... perhaps more important as a historical statement ...'

Carlos Chávez: Piano Concerto - Jorge Federico Osorio. © 2013 Cedille Records

Much to the detriment of Western musical culture, Mexican composer Carlos Chávez's work is little known outside of his native land. In this respect, Jorge Federico Osorio's recording of two of the composer's lesser-known works is perhaps more important as a historical statement than an artistic one. For if his goal is to reintroduce Chávez to the international stage, then even a competent performance accomplishes more than the average recording.

In the technical domain, Osorio is better than average...

Copyright © 15 July 2013 Andrew Schartmann,
Montreal, Canada

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CARLOS CHAVEZ: PIANO CONCERTO - JORGE FEDERICO OSORIO

PIANO MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

MEXICO

CEDILLE RECORDS

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