Arrillaga Ansola, Santiago 25.jul.1847-27.jan.1915 Spain Guipuzcoa, Tolosa - USA California, Oakland
pianist, in Tolosa he learned music theory with the city bandmaster Antonio Buenechea and piano with the parish church organist D C Aguayo, 16.sep.1864-1867 studied piano with Manuel Mendizabal, harmony with Rafael Hernando, counterpoint with Hilarion Eslava at Madrid Royal Conservatory, 1867 studied with Antoine Bazin and Francois Marmontel at the Paris Conservatoire, 1866-1874 he traveled South America and the Antilles and remained for 5 years in San Jose Costa Rica, 1874 emigrated to the USA San Francisco, with singer Carlotta Patti he toured the Pacific coast, 21.mar.1880 organist/choirmaster of Our Lady of Guadalupe church in San Francisco, founded and directed the Arrillaga Musical College in San Francisco, 1916 Fernando Michelena became the new president ; 23.jan.1878 in San Francisco he married Hortancia Clementina Savin (Mexico, La Paz 26.apr.1861-21.jan.1937 Oakland) ; of six children son composer Vincent and daughter pianist Graziella (San Francisco 14.jul.1891-)

Title Parts

[] Angelica. Schottisch pour piano
pub A. I. Kelmer, Paris 1870

[] Home, sweet home with variations. Piano
performed by Santiago Arrillaga at the Musical Soiree, given by Prof. and Mrs. D. C. Stone at their residence, 1814 Geary Street, San Francisco 4feb1876

[] Rizos de oro (Golden locks). Spanish dance. Piano
dedication: For the album of my pupil, Miss Ernestine Schamel
pub M. Gray, San Francisco 1880

[] Misa Mi bemol de Hilarion Eslaba. 4vv and organ
music Hilarion Eslava for 4vv choir and orchestra
performed at the inauguration of the Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe church, San Francisco 21mar1880

[] Un beso (A kiss). Mazurka. Piano
pub M. Gray, San Francisco 1883
pub Leo Feist, New York 7may1906

[] O Salutaris. Voice and piano or organ with violin obbligato
dedicated to Mrs. Leonora Vignier
pub A. Waldteufel, San Francisco 1884

[] Ave Maria. Tenor and organ
dedication: To the memory of Dona Ignacia de Laveaga, who piously erected the Chapel of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Church of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, San Francisco
pub Pacific Music Co., San Francisco ; Oliver Ditson Co., Boston ; W. A. Pond & Co., New York ; Lyon & Healy, Chicago 1890

[] Nere mendi maiteak. Zortziko. 1912
[] Two Spanish characteristic pieces. Piano
pub Santiago Arrillaga, San Francisco, trade supplied by Clay Sherman 9dec1912
[] 1 - Nere mendi maiteac (Dear mountains of my province). Zortzico (Basque)
[] 2 - Graziela. Habanera
[] Malaguena (Andalucia). Spanish dance. Piano
music Santiago Arrillaga, edited by V. de Arrillaga (Arrillaga Musical College)
pub Sherman, Clay & Co., San Francisco 12nov1926

[] Trip to Spain. Piano and orchestra
[] Jota and danza habanera. Piano
[] Graziella. Habanera. Piano
dedication: daughter Graziella (San Francisco 1891-)

[] O sacrum convivium. Motet 4vv
[] Un paseo por Espana. Piano and orchestra [] 1 - Introduccion
[] 2 - Zortzico (Provincias Vascongadas)
[] 3 - Malaguena (Andalucia)
[] 4 - Marcha real
[] 5 - Himno de Riego "Viva la libertad"
[] 6 - Muneira (Galicia)
[] 7 - Sardana (Cataluna)
[] 8 - Habanera (Cuba)
[] 9 - Jota (Aragon)
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