Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)

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Famous Works Involving Orchestra

Estudios Sinfonicos, Concerto per corde, Pampeana No. 3

Fun Facts

  • Ginastera was born in Buenos Aires. His father was Catalan, and his mother was Italian.
  • When he was in the United States from 1945-1947, he studied with composer Aaron Copland.
  • Ginastera divided his music into three different periods: the “Objective Nationalism” period (1934-1948), the “Subjective Nationalism” period (1948-1958), and the “Neo-Expressionism” period (1958-1983).

Get to know Ginastera in this video by Columbus Symphony Principal Violist Karl Pedersen!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Ginastera’s Music

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