Argenta, Ataúlfo

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Ataúlfo Exuperio Martín de Argenta Maza (November 19, 1913 – January 20, 1958), was a Spanish conductor and pianist. Before a freak accident ended his life aged 44, Atauflo Argenta was the foremost Spanish conductor of his generation and on the verge of a major international career. In 1947, he was appointed chief conductor of the Orquesta Nacional which quickly grew into a major ensemble. Argenta also established himself in Paris and made a considerable number of recordings in London for Decca.

  • Great Symphonies (5 CDs)

    Great Symphonies

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    Beethoven’s Ninth and Mendelssohn’s “Italian” are two of the great symphonies to appear in this collection, which also features works by Tchaikovsky, Schumann and Brahms, among others. With renowned conductors including Sir Adrian Boult and Gennadi Rozhdestvensky at the helm, these expertly remastered recordings represent an excellent addition to any symphony-lover’s collection.
  • Ataúlfo Argenta

    Ataúlfo Argenta

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    BEETHOVEN Symphony No.3 ‘Eroica’ Palacia de la Música, Madrid, 24 May 1957 - SMETANA The Bartered Bride Overture Victoria Hall, Geneva, 29 August 1957 - CHAPÍ GIMÉNEZ Zarzuelas Orquesta Nacional de España Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Gran Orquesta Sinfónica Madrid, 1955–77

Ataúlfo Exuperio Martín de Argenta Maza (November 19, 1913 – January 20, 1958), was a Spanish conductor and pianist. Before a freak accident ended his life aged 44, Atauflo Argenta was the foremost Spanish conductor of his generation and on the verge of a major international career. In 1947, he was appointed chief conductor of the Orquesta Nacional which quickly grew into a major ensemble. Argenta also established himself in Paris and made a considerable number of recordings in London for Decca.