Osvaldo Golijov
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Omaramor (1991)
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"Carlos Gardel, the mythical tango singer, was young, handsome, and at the pinnacle of his popularity when the plane that was carrying him to a concert crashed and he died, in 1935. But for all the people who are seated today at the sidewalks in Buenos Aires and listening to Gardel's songs in their radios, that accident is irrelevant, because, they will tell you, "Today Gardel is singing better than yesterday, and tomorrow he'll sing better than today". [continued...]
CATEGORYSolo Instrumental
INSTRUMENTATIONCello
DURATION8'00"
WORLD PREMIEREPainted Bride Arts Center; Philadelphia; November 11, 1991
WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMERMichal Schmidt
COMMISSIONCommissioned by the Omar del Carlo Tanglewood Fellowship
DEDICATIONTo Saville Ryan
RECORDINGRecorded by Matt Haimovitz
Appears on album "Anthem" [album details]
SCORE AVAILABILITYScore available for sale.  [more info]