“My music emerges from the heart of Caribbean rhythms and chants. We are a creative mixture of cultures – an explosion of sounds, colors, and imagination. It has always been my universe, my poetic vision of the world…”
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Episode 2 of MOSY Motifs is LIVE! In this episode, Dr. Ashley Pribyl interviews current St. Louis resident, Dominican Darwin Aquino, Conductor & Composer. Join them as they discuss the history of classical music on the island of Hispaniola, the important impact of...
Maestro Darwin Aquino takes us to know the compositions of the great genius in his last creative stage.
This video is an interview with Darwin Aquino Composer and Conductor. In this episode of the Way They Listen we explore Darwin's recently published work, Una Isla Dos Mundos (One Island Two Worlds). This piece is a deeply moving work celebrating the shared identities...
Composed in 2015, this work for flute and violin continues Aquino's investigations of the african origins of folk music in the Dominican Republic. Duet for flute and violin.Grade 6. Approximate duration: eight minutes.The set includes a score and two parts Available in:
When Darwin Aquino was a young boy growing up in the Dominican Republic, his father directed him to choose one instrument to learn to play. Aquino opted for the violin and, with that early decision, took his first steps along a musical journey that would eventually...
Dominican classics disc 6 / vol. II Historical collection of music by classical composers from the Dominican Republic.