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Ginastera "Lamentaciones"

In the opening and near the end of the first movement, "O Vos Omnes"
of "Lamentaciones de Jeremias Propheta" by Alberto Ginastera, the women's
parts have grace notes written. Does any one know whether Ginastera
intended for these to be on the beat, or before the beat? I have heard
that a recording of this piece either conducted, supervised, or in some
way involving Ginastera may exist. Has anyone heard such a recording and
can describe how the grace notes are executed? Can anyone cite documents
that address this issue? It might be interesting to know how this was
treated by well respected conductors, however I am interested much more
in why they made their decision with respect to this issue than what they
did.

Thanks.

Rick Sowers
Professor of Music
Anderson University
rlsowers(a)anderson.edu
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