Originally from Brazil, Geísa Dutra now lives in Seattle, Washington, where she has just recorded The Spanish Piano, a collection of works by Albeniz, Granados, Turina, and Mompou. You can either sample tracks or buy the entire album on Geísa's CD Baby Page for The Spanish Piano. Also be sure to check out Geísa's previous CD El Ultimo Tango (Six Tangos by Astor Piazzolla).
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Spanish piano music is one of the most overlooked and under-appreciated corners of the piano repertoire. It's not just a body of work, but an entire world to explore, spanning several hundred years of high-quality music that begs to be placed on piano recital programs.