PostClassical Revels in Music of Revueltas Friday Night

Apr 20, 2018

Discover the music of "The Great Composer You've Never Heard Of" this Friday (4/20) at 8 pm on PostClassical as author and music historian Joseph Horowitz, Maestro Angel Gil-Ordonez and Exploring Music's Bill McGlaughlin host this program devoted to the life and music of the 20th-century composer Silvestre Revueltas.

This broadcast will include PostClassical Ensemble's recording that reconstructs the soundtrack Revueltas composed for the 1936 film Redes.

LISTENING GUIDE

PART ONE:
Music from the film Redes (1935), beginning at 19:20

PART TWO:
3:50: Son
10:10: Baile
17:11: Duelo
28:40: Sensemaya
34:56: Carlos Chavez suppresses Revueltas (letters)
38:30: Two political songs, setting Langston Hughes and Nicolas Guillen
49:34: Planos
59:00: Revueltas as an “unfinished” composer, in parallel with Ives and Gershwin