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Choral Union, University Chorale, State Singers, and Symphony Orchestra  (Performing Arts (Dance, Music, Theatre, ...))

Part of MSU's Latin IS America

The 200 voices of the Choral Union, University Chorale, and State Singers join the MSU Symphony Orchestra for a program that includes U.S. and Latin American music. Guest musicologist Miriam Escudero will serve as concert guide, leading the audience through the earliest work published in Latin America, works by early 20th-century Brazilian composers, and a work by Aaron Copland who was a great champion of Latin American music and composers. The program features the U.S. premiere of a mass Dr. Escudero preserved from 18th-century composer Cayetano Pagueras who mysteriously vanished from Cuba. David Rayl, conductor Dr. Miriam Escudero, concert guide.

Hanacpachap cussicuinin (1631)

Intrada 1631 (2003)
Stephen Montague (b. 1943)

Misa a Cuatro Voces (early 19th century) Cayetano Pagueras (1778-1814)

Chôros No. 10 (1926)
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)


The Promise of Living
Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
The Tender Land (1954)

Maracatu de Chico Rei (1933)
Francisco Mignone (1897-1986)
I. Introdução
II. Chegada do Maracatu
III. Dança das Mucambas
IV. Dança das Três Macotas
V. Dança de Chico Rei e da Rainha N'Ginga
VII. Dança dos Seis Escravos
VIII. Dança dos Principes Brancos
IX. Dança Geral e Final

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Location: Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center [map]
Price: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, free for students
Sponsor: College of Music
Contact: MSU College of Music Box Office
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