Ginastera http://whqr.org en Music Review: Montero makes SoLatino a Fun, Personal Statement http://whqr.org/post/music-review-montero-makes-solatino-fun-personal-statement <p></p><p>Gabriela Montero has made this album her own, showing her heritage with a very personal expression and fun mood.&nbsp; SoLatino digs deep into Latin American culture with six different composers and some extra improvisations by Montero herself.</p><p>The CD begins with a couple fun, bouncy Latin pieces by Lecuona which transitions perfectly into a slower ballad.&nbsp; It is obvious from the start of the recording that the thought-out selection of pieces and songs makes for a complete, diverse idea of the range of Latin compositions and techniques.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Elise Seifert 21472 at http://whqr.org Music Review: Montero makes SoLatino a Fun, Personal Statement Music Review: Ginastera portrays the energetic Argentinian in Popol Vuh http://whqr.org/post/music-review-ginastera-portrays-energetic-argentinian-popol-vuh <p>Capturing the essence of the Argentinian life, Alberto Ginastera composed ballets and orchestral suites that show ranchers and the wild landscapes of Argentina.&nbsp; Energetic and exciting, these recordings are not justly described in the insert.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Elise Seifert 20592 at http://whqr.org Music Review: Ginastera portrays the energetic Argentinian in Popol Vuh