Turina (y Perez), Joaquin

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Turina (y Perez), Joaquin (b Seville, 1882; d Madrid, 1949). Sp. composer, conductor, and pianist. Cond. ballet in Sp.; prof. of comp., Madrid Cons., from 1931. Wrote mus. criticism. Works, nationalist in style, incl.:OPERAS: La sulamita (c.1900); Margot (1914); Jardìn de oriente (1923).ORCH.: La procesión del Rocio (1913); Danzas fantásticas (1920); Sinfonia Sevillana (1920); Ritmos (1928); Rapsodia sinfónia, pf., str. (1931).CHAMBER MUSIC: pf. quintet (1907); str. qt. (1911); La oración del torero, str. qt. (also str. orch.) (1925); 2 vn. sonatas (1929, 1934); pf. qt. (1931); Circulo, pf. trio (1942).PIANO: Sonata romántica (1909); 3 Andalusian Dances (1912); Mujeres espan˜oles (2 sets, 1917, 1932); Jardines de Andalucia (1924); 5 Tarjetas postales (1930); 5 Siluetas (1932).VOICE & PIANO: Poema en forma de cancionces (1918); Saeta en forma de salve; Triptico (1929).GUITAR: sonata (1931); sonatina; Fandanguillo (1926); Hommage a Tárrega (1932); Sevillana (1923).

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