Andrés Isasi

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Andrés Isasi Linares (1890 in Bilbao – 1940) was a Basque composer.[1] He studied with Humperdinck in Germany and was better known there than in Spain.[2] He was made a citizen of honour of Getxo district of Greater Bilbao.

Recordings[edit]

  • Spanish Classics — Andrés Isasi Symphony No. 2 Suite No. 2 Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Juan José Mena Naxos
  • Andrés Isasi : String Quartets : Volumes 1,2,3. Isasi Quartet. Naxos
  • Isasi: Orchestral Works: Berceuse Tragica for Violin and Orchestra Op.22 No.1. Erotic Poem Op.14. Zharufa Op.12. El Oráculo Op. 18. El Pecado Op.19 John Carney (violin) Basque National Orchestra, Enrique Garcia Asensio. Claves.
  • Songs on Basque songs Carlos Mena. HMF

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spanish music in the twentieth century — Page 68 Tomás Marco - 1993 "Whereas Sanjuan's distance from Spain prevented his work from becoming fully integrated into Spanish musical history, the case of Andres Isasi (1890-1940) of Bilbao is a question of pure and simple marginalization; his work circulated more "
  2. ^ Historia de Euskadi — Volume 6 - Page 83 Martín de Ugalde - 1981 "Así ocurre con Andrés Isasi Linares (1890-1940), que cursa sus estudios con Karl Kampf y Humperdinck. Durante su estancia en Alemania estrenó en 1914, en Berlín, sus poemas Amor dormido, Zharufa, El Oráculo y El Pecado."