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Mauricio Kagel composer portrait in Vilnius

Posted by Johannes Feigl on 08 April 2016

Mauricio Kagel (c) Lietuvos Ansamblių TinklasThe pseudo folkloristic character of some movements in Kantrimiusik, their double-hearted, vague folklore, should certainly not lead to double-hearted presentations. The piece purposely doesn't claim any authenticity with regard to sources, it rather works up the usual apocryph music. Every accurate musical interpretation ought to make clear how much parody and caricature or substantiated seriousness it contains. (Mauricio Kagel)

Under the motto “20 years of bilateral collaboration between Belgium and Lithuania” Vykintas Baltakas, the Het Collectief ensemble and LENsemble will be presenting a composer portrait of Mauricio Kagel. For more information and the full program book visit the website of Vykintas Baltakas.

Among the works performed will be Kagel’s Kantrimiusik:

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