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JDT 147
Albeniz "IBERIA", Montsalvatge "CINCO CANCIONES NEGRAS" and works of de Falla, Ravel and Tomas Marco
Carole Farley, soprano
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Tomas Marco was born 1942 in Madrid. He studied violin and composition simultaneously with secondary and Law studies in which he graduated in 1963 at Madridīs University. He also took courses in psychology and sociology. He extended his musical studies in France and Germany and counts Boulez, Stockhausen, Ligeti, Maderna and Adorno among his masters. In 1967 became assistant of Stockhausen. In 1968 and 1971 he obtained international awards from the Gudeamus Foundation (Holland). he received the National Award of Music of Spain in 1969 and the same year the Prize of Honour at the VI Parus Biennale. He was also awarded the Gold Harp (1975) and the Casalīs Centenary award. In 1976 he obtained UNESCOīs International Rostrum of Composers Award. Since 1963 he has also undertaken musical critiscism and he has published several books and lectures at European and American Universities. For three years he was Professor of Composition in Madrid Senior Conservatory of Music and lectures on History of Music in the University UNED. He has been on the staff of Spainīs Radio National music service for eleven years. From 1981 to 1985 he was managing Director of the autonomous Body "Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de Espaņa". 1985-1995 he was in charge of the Center for the Advancement of Contemporary Music , a post held jointly since October 1990 to December 1994 with that of Technical Director of Spanish National Orchestra and Choir. In 1985 he founded the International Festival for Contemporay Music in Alicante and he has directed the first 11 editions. In 1996 in was appointed as Director of the Autumn Festival in Madrid and from May 1996 to July 1999 General Director of Music and Theater in the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture. In 1992 he was elected membership of the Spanish Society of America and in 1993 member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Spain. Since 1998 Doctor Honoris Causa by the Madridīs University. As composer he touched all genres and his works have been played throughout the world. Among his works are an opera, a ballet, 6 symphonies, several concertos, chamber works, as well as choral and solo compositions.

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Albeniz: IBERIA "El Corpus en Sevilia"
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