The Film Music of Alberto Ginastera: An Introduction to the Sources and Their Significance

Schwartz-Kates, Deborah
September 2006
Latin American Music Review;
This article explores the critical issues surrounding the motion picture music of Alberto Ginastera. Particular focus is given on the central issue that relates to the aesthetic connections that the composer shared with musical colleagues throughout the Americas. The article also describes a brief biography of Ginastera and his knowledge of Argentine folk music.


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