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Simón Bolívar, a giant figure in the history of Latin America, dedicated a special place in his upbringing to Hipólita, a humble slave who was Bolívar’s wet nurse and mother figure. Venezuelan poet laureate Andrés Eloy Blanco captures a confrontational scene between Hipólita and Bolívar’s mother. Venezuelan conductor and composer Maibel Troia translates the intensity of the moment in a highly rhythmic and dramatic composition that combines accented repeating melodies with chromatic harmonies, building towards a climatic finale. Gentry Publications is pleased to present one of the jewels of the 20th century Venezuelan choral repertoire.


Product Info: 

JG2464

2015

Medium

Choral Music of Latin America and the Carribbean