Canal March

El jazz de Erwin Schulhoff

Interview with Jorge Fernández Guerra. Ricardo Descalzo, piano

Erwin Schulhoff: Partita Op. 40 (selección); Hot music; 10 studies on syncopation (selección); "Charleston", from Cinq études de jazz No. 1

Erwin Schulhoff, a Czech Jew and communist, died in a Nazi concentration camp. Prior to his death, he was able to absorb rhythms from the other side of the Atlantic (foxtrot, tango, Charleston…), and to fuse them with the European musical avant-garde.

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