Carlos Chávez

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Carlos Antonio de Padua Chávez y Ramírez (13 June 1899 – 2 August 1978) was a Mexican composer, conductor, music theorist, educator, journalist, and founder and director of the Mexican Symphonic Orchestra. He was influenced by native Mexican cultures. Of his six symphonies, the second, or Sinfonía india, which uses native Yaqui percussion instruments, is probably the most popular.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1949 A Program of Mexican Music Carlos Chávez 1
1993 Moncayo: Huapango / Tierra de temporal / Revueltas: La noche de los mayas / Chávez: Chacona José Pablo Moncayo, Silvestre Revueltas, Carlos Chávez; Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México, Enrique Arturo Diemecke 1
1996 Sinfonía india / Sinfonía de Antígona / Sinfonía romántica Carlos Chávez; Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York, Carlos Chávez 1
1998 Orbón: Tres versiones sinfónicas / Villa-Lobos: Bachiana Brasileira no. 2 / Estévez: Mediodía en el llano / Chávez: Sinfonía india Orbón, Villa-Lobos, Estévez, Chávez; Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Eduardo Mata 1
2002 Dos Conciertos Carlos Chávez 1
2004 Complete Chamber Works of Carlos Chávez, Volume 2 Carlos Chávez; Southwest Chamber Music 1
Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, & 3 Carlos Chávez; London Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 The Complete Symphonies (London Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Eduardo Mata) Carlos Chávez 1

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