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
1996 Conducts his Sinfonía India, Sinfonía de Antígona, Sinfonía Romántica Carlos Chávez; Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York 1
2002 Dos Conciertos Carlos Chávez 1
Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, & 3 Carlos Chávez; London Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata 1

Album + Compilation

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

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