This disc presents a rare recording of Hekel Tavares’ Concerto in Brazilian Forms, Isaac Albeniz’s vibrantly percussive Spanish Rhapsody, Op. 70 and ambitious Piano Concerto No. 1 (Concierto fantastico), Op. 78.
Hekel Tavares - Concerto in Brazilian Forms for Piano and Orchestra Op. 105, No.2
Felicja Blumental - piano
Anatole Fistoulari - conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Liner Notes:Hekel Tavares
Hekel Tavares (1896 – 1969) was the son of a wealthly plantation owner and lived close to the land and people of Brazil. He cared more for the evocation of the spirit of national folksong and dance than with their use as melodic material.
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