PostClassical Revels in Music of Revueltas Friday Night

Apr 20, 2018

Discover the music of "The Great Composer You've Never Heard Of" this Friday (4/20) at 8 pm on PostClassical as author and music historian Joseph Horowitz, Maestro Angel Gil-Ordonez and Exploring Music's Bill McGlaughlin host this program devoted to the life and music of the 20th-century composer Silvestre Revueltas.

This broadcast will include PostClassical Ensemble's recording that reconstructs the soundtrack Revueltas composed for the 1936 film Redes.


Music from the film Redes (1935), beginning at 19:20

3:50: Son
10:10: Baile
17:11: Duelo
28:40: Sensemaya
34:56: Carlos Chavez suppresses Revueltas (letters)
38:30: Two political songs, setting Langston Hughes and Nicolas Guillen
49:34: Planos
59:00: Revueltas as an “unfinished” composer, in parallel with Ives and Gershwin