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Josu Gallastegui: A Journey Home CD

Josu Gallastegui: A Journey Home CD

Music from the Basque Country arranged for Ballet Barre & Centre by Josu Gallastegui.
£29.99

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One of the ballet world’s most accomplished and beloved pianists, Josu Gallastegui was born in Spain’s Basque Country and grew up surrounded by its rich musical traditions. In A Journey Home, he brings this subtle, evocative music to life for dancers, teachers, and students everywhere. His father, Hipólito, taught him many of the popular Basque songs included in this collection. Josu has dedicated this new collection to parents, Hipólito and Juanita Gallastegui.

 

A Journey Home features 32 selections on two CDs, including choices of music for plié, tendu, adagio, turns, and small, medium, and large jumps. The final selection is the exuberant and joyful ¡Viva Navarra!—more than 5 minutes of music superbly played in Josu’s own unforgettable style. The ballet class is based on the teaching of Professor Marta Ruiz Estrampes.

 

CD NO. 1: BARRE
1. Warm Up  Aurresku & Zortzico/ Salute & Presentation   4/4 and 5/8 (32 measures) 3:00

2. Tendu in First Position Aurtxo Danok / Everyone’s Child  4/4 (32 measures)  1:28 & repeat
3. Plié No.1  Aurtxo Seaskan / Basque Lullaby  4/4 (64 measures)  2:47 & repeat
4. Plié No.2  Akí-Aká  M.R.Estrampes/Gallastegui   3/4 (74 measures)  2:40 & repeat
5. Tendu No.1  Bat, Bi, Iru, Lau / One,Two,Three, Four 2/4 (32 measures) 1:12 & repeat
6. Tendu No.2  La Hilandera / The Spinner 2/4  (32 measures) 1:10 & repeat
7. Jeté No.1  Narrativa / The Story  J.Guridi  2/4 (32 measures) 1:03 & repeat
8. Jeté No.2 Eleizatik Kampora / The Convent’s Call J. M. Iparraguirre  6/8 (32 measures)  1:22 & repeat
9. Rond de Jambe par Terre Estampas Bilbainas / Postcards from Bilbao 3/4 (32 measures) 1:48 & repeat
10. Fondu  Galtzaundi / The Carnival at Tolosa  2/4 (32 measures) 1:58 & repeat
11. Frappé Arin--‐Arin / Fast, Fast   2/4 (64 measures) 1:48 & repeat
12. Rond de Jambeen L’Air Begiak Parrez--‐Parrez /The Smile in Your Eyes   3/8 (32 measures) 1:19 & repeat
13. Adagio No.1  Ara Nun Diran / My Village Once Again 4/4 (32 measures)  3:13
14. Adagio No.2  Aurtxo Txikia / Cradle Song 2/4 (32 measures) 2:07 
15. Grand Battement Egunda Santimamiňa / The Day of San Mames 4/4 (32 measures) 1:17 & repeat
16. Stretch  Bayonatik Bilbora / Bayonneto Bilbao  4/4 (56 measures) 3:05 & repeat

 

CD NO.2: CENTER
1. tendu Kalejira / Passacaglia  6/8 (32measures) 1:16
2. Jeté  Basque Rhapsody 2/4 (65measures) 2:09
3. Fondu & Promenade Maite 5/8 (34measures) 2:15
4. Adagio No.1 Baldorba 4/4 (48measures) 3:19
5. Adagio No.2 Santa Agueda 6/8 (62measures) 2:05
6. Turns (slower) Haurrak / Children, Play 3/8 (64measures) 2:30
7. Turns (faster)  Pipa Artuta / Smoking pipe 3/8 (96measures) 2:45
8. Small jumps No.1 Biribilketa / Joyful Dance 6/8 (64measures) 1:17
9. Small jumps No.2 Festiva/ Festival 2/4 (32measures) 0:40
10. Medium jumps No.1  Iriyarena / Parade of the Drums 3/8 (64measures) 1:24
11. Medium jumps No.2  Iriyarena No.2 / Parade of the Drums 3/8 (64measures) 1:25
12. Medium jumps No.3  Fandango 3/8 (128measures) 1:40
13. Big jumps No.1 Anton I Eta Anton 3/8 (96measures) 1:39
14. Big Jumps No.2 Forjarien Kanta/The Iron Worker´s Song 3/4 (96measures) 2:27
15. Reverance Maria Solt Eta Kastero / When Old Lovers Meet Again 3/4 (32measures) 1:46
16. Jota  !Viva Navarra!  3/4 (294measures) 5:38

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