Fernando Lopes Graça • Sonatas 1 e 3, Três Velhos Fandangos Portugueses

Lopes Graça - Sonatas 1 e 3, 3 Velhos FandangosFernando Lopes-Graça was a Portuguese composer, conductor and musicologist. Lopes-Graça was influenced by Portuguese popular music, which he also studied, continuing the work of the composer and musicologist Francisco de Lacerda. He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party and strenuously opposed the Estado Novo and its leader António de Oliveira Salazar. He completed the Dicionário de Música (Dictionary of Music), started by his teacher, Tomás Borba, himself a composer.

1. Sonata N.º 3 Op. 72
Sonata N.º 1 Op. 14
2. Allegro
3. Andantino con moto
4. Presto
Três velhos fandangos portuguesaes Op. 82
5. Allegro
6. Grazioso
7. Allegro

Olga Prats, piano

Companhia Nacional de Música (2011)

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