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Orin Grossman Presents Afternoons at the Piano - Beyond Malaguena: Ernesto Lecuona, "The Cuban Gershwin" - Friday, November 12 at 4:00 PM

Date: 11-12-2021

Time: 04:00 PM


Free virtual event for Fairfield University Faculty, Staff, and Students

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The perennial popularity of Lecuona’s “Malaguena” obscures the beauty and significance of his many other compositions. A talented pianist, he wrote more than 150 piano pieces as well as theater works, film scores, and songs. His music spans a broad range from multicultural Cuba; compositions from the late 1920’s through the 1950’s that highlight the Spanish and African roots of Cuban music.

This presentation will focus on his Afro-Cuban dances, as well as his lovely song “Why Must You Go?”

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