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Sony Classical announces Mi Alma Mexicana (My Mexican Soul), the debut recording of conductor Alondra de la Parra with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas. Mi Alma Mexicana is a 2-CD set celebrating Mexico's 2010 Bicentennial with 200 years of orchestral music by Mexican composers. The album features the world premiere recordings of Enrico Chapela's ýnguesu and Eugenio Toussaint's Concierto para Piano with Alex Brown as piano soloist. Mi Alma Mexicana also includes Gustavo Campa's Melodýa with violinist Daniel Andai, and Manuel M. Ponce's Conciertodel Sur for Guitar and Orchestra with guitarist Pablo Sýinz Villegas, as well as music by Ricardo Castro, Carlos Chavez, Candelario Huýzar, Federico Ibarra, Mario Lavista, Arturo Mýrquez, Josý Pablo Moncayo, Silvestre Revueltas, and Juventino Rosas. Mi Alma Mexicana was engineered by Grammy Award-winning producer Adam Abeshouse, with De la Parra as executive producer.
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