Ximenez

Ximenez: Music & Politics

Premieres April 17, 2023

In this episode, SE favorite Karin Cuellar-Rendon and the Ximenez Quartet trace the early nationbuilding efforts of 19th-century Latin American composers Pedro Ximénez Abril Tirado (Bolivia-Peru), José Bernardo Alzedo (Chile), and Chiquinha Gonzaga (Brazil) who integrated elements of the European classical tradition with local musical genres.
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About the Episode

Latin American Music Nationalism is often understood as a 20th-century movement represented by composers such as Silvestre Revueltas (Mexico), Alberto Ginastera (Argentina) and Heitor Villa-Lobos (Brazil) among others. In this episode, SE favorite Karin Cuellar-Rendon and the Ximenez Quartet trace the early nation-building efforts of 19th-century Latin American composers Pedro Ximénez Abril Tirado (Bolivia-Peru), José Bernardo Alzedo (Chile), and Chiquinha Gonzaga (Brazil) who integrated elements of the European classical tradition with local musical genres.

Episode Credits

Debra Nagy, host & executive producer
Karin Cuellar, guest curator
Shelby Yamin, associate producer
Hannah De Priest, podcast producer

Episode Guests

Karin Cuellar

violin

Jose Manuel Izquierdo

musicologist

Resources

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Wikipedia entry for Pedro Ximénez Abril Tirado

Sponsors

SEASON UNDERWRITERS
Joe Sopko & Elizabeth Macintyre
Greg Nosan & Brandon Ruud
David Porter & Margaret Poutasse
Bonnie Baker

EPISODE SPONSOR
Bonnie Baker

REMOTE ARTIST SPONSORS
Bonnie Baker for Karin Cuellar Rendon

Music

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