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Muziek voor piano
Title
Chamber music. Vol. III
Composer
Joaquín Turina 1882-1949
Performer
Maria Bayo  (sopraan) Ricardo Requejo  (piano) Quatuor Sine Nomine
Publisher
Claves, 1993
1 cd
Playing time
1:13:50
EAN
7619931932026
CDR
CHX0832

About Joaquín Turina

Joaquín Turina Pérez (9 December 1882 – 14 January 1949) was a Spanish composer of classical music.

Biography

Turina was born in Seville. He studied in Seville as well as in Madrid. He lived in Paris from 1905 to 1914 where he took composition lessons from Vincent d'Indy at his Schola Cantorum de Paris and studied the piano under Moritz Moszkowski. Like his countryman and friend, Manuel de Falla, while there he got to know the impressionist composers Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy.

On 10 December 1908 he married Obdulia Garzón and together they had five children. She was the dedicatee of the Danzas fantásticas, which he completed in 1919.

Along with de Falla, he returned to Madrid in 1914, working as a composer, teacher and critic. On 28 March 1916, he joined the Madrid Symphony Orchestra at the Hotel Ritz in that city, to perform the premiere of Falla's revised orchestral ver…Read more on Wikipedia