Cárdenas, Leonardo (1968)

Leonargo Cárdenas (2016). Picture by Gonzalo Guaña Alarcón in CCMC

Alternative last name spellings: Palacios
Alternative first name spellings: –
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Description: Leonardo Cárdenas is a composer, conductor, arranger, guitarist and pianist from Ecuador. He has been a member of many musical bands from Ecuador such as “Quito Metropolitan Symphonic Band”, among others. In his music, he performs a combination of Ecuadorian melodies with classical music, resuming the foundations of 19th-century musical nationalism. Leonardo has participated in many meetings, seminars and musical congresses, and has won some composition awards.
Sex: Male Occupation: Composer, conductor, arranger, pianist, guitarist and bass player. 
Place of Birth / Death: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Country Tags: Ecuador.
Periods: 20th Century, 21st Century Genres: Symphonic music, Orchestral music, Choral music, Chamber music, Vocal music, Instrumental music, Concert.
Styles: Nationalism music, Electroacoustic music, Computer music, Folk. School / Group: Salvador Bustamante Celi Music Conservatory.
Instruments: Piano, guitar, bass, harmonica, tiple, charango. Relatives: –
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External links



  • Burkholder, J. Peter. Jay Grout, Donald. Palisca, Claude V. (2015). Historia de la música occidental. Madrid: Alianza música.
  • Michels, Ulrich. (1992) Atlas de música, vol. 2. Madrid: Alianza Editorial.
  • Morgan, Robert P. (1999). La música del siglo XX. Madrid: Akal.
  • Onnen, Frank. (1967). Enciclopedia de la música. Madrid: Afrodisio Aguado.
  • Pajares Alonso, Roberto L. (2010). Historia de la Música en 6 bloques. Madrid: Visión libros
  • Ross, Alex. (2013). El ruido eterno. Escuchar al siglo XX a través de su música. Barcelona: Seix Barral.
  • Turina, Joaquín. (2000). Enciclopedia abreviada de la música. Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva.