De Rogatis, Pascual

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De Rogatis, Pascual

De Rogatis, Pascual, Argentine composer and teacher; b. Teora, Italy, May 17, 1880; d. Buenos Aires, April 2, 1980. He studied piano and composition with Alberto Williams and violin with Pietro Melani and Rafael Albertini in Buenos Aires, where he then devoted himself to teaching and composing.


DRAMATIC Huemac, lyric drama (1913–14; Buenos Aires, July 22, 1916); La novia del hereje or La Inquisition en Lima, Opéra (c. 1924; Buenos Aires, June 13, 1935); incidental music; dance scores. ORCH.: Suite drabe (1902; Buenos Aires, Oct. 10,1904); Danza de las drtades (1902); Preludio sinfonico (1903; Buenos Aires, Oct. 10,1904); Oriental (1903; Buenos Aires, Nov. 20, 1905); Marcha heroica (1904); symphonic poems: Marko y el hada (1905), Paisaje otonal (1905), Belkiss en la selva (1906), Zupay (1910), Atipac: Escenas de la selva americana (c. 1920), and La fiesta del Chiqui (1935); Segunda oda de Safo (1906); America c. 1920); Fantasia indigena (1920); Suite americana (1924; Buenos Aires, Aug. 24, 1926); Estampas argentinas (1942). OTHER: Chamber music, mostly for Solo Piano; Oratorio laico for Soprano, Tenor, Chorus, and Orch. (1910; Buenos Aires, May 5, 1928); many songs with piano.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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