New PDF release: Jesús María Sanromá: An American Twentieth-Century Pianist

By Alberto Hernández

Puerto Rican born Jesús María Sanromá (1902-1984) was once one of many top pianists within the usa. After graduating from the recent England Conservatory, he launched into an enviable live performance occupation as authentic pianist for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, in addition to soloist with different top American orchestras. He used to be an accompanist, a recording artist, and a instructor, and he additionally encouraged and commissioned composers to put in writing new track, fueled through his eagerness to provide it to the final public.

Jesús María Sanromá: An American Twentieth-Century Pianist is the 1st biography of this gifted performer and one of many first books written a couple of local Puerto Rican classical musician. The publication depicts many points of Sanromá's lifestyles: his formative years in Puerto Rico; his education on the Conservatory and overseas; his notable live performance profession and collaboration with firstclass musicians, conductors, and composers; his old performances and recordings; and the zenith of his musical lifestyles while he again domestic. Alberto Hernández presents considerable information regarding Sanromá's lifestyles, profession, relationships, uniquely documenting the pianist's shut organization and collaboration with Paul Hindemith, Serge Koussevitzky, Walter Piston, Nicolas Slonimsky, Vladimir Dukelsky, Mrs. Edward MacDowell, Arthur Fiedler, William Primrose, and so forth. appendixes provide the whole sound data and a listing of Sanromá's extraordinary orchestra repertory, making this ebook a important reference in addition to an informative learn for tune fanatics and scholars of yankee and Latin American history.

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