These duets were written with the aim of familiarizing violinists with playing techniques, introducing them to playing chamber music. They can also be played by other instruments such as cello, viola or piano.
The five movements of Apuntes sobre Pizarro, a work orchestrated for the clarinet, trumpet, fagot, violin, viola, cello and double bass, are: I. Soñando con La Zarza (Dreaming of La Zarza); II. La otra visión (The Other Vision); III. El esplendor manchado, (The Tarnished Splendour); IV. Domingo en Los Reyes (Sunday in Los Reyes) and V. Las traiciones (The...
Aquàtic is a tribute to all those feelings evoked in us by water in its various forms.
Garcia Gago developes a simple melodic theme in Arioso, based on the Prelude No. 5 in D by Johann Sebastian Bach, while the work Clar de lluna (Moonlight) by Beethoven recives an impressionist brushwork of Josep Garcia Gago.
The work Au pays de la soif et de la peur is wonderfully expressive and unfolds in slow movements, making use of the full breadth of the two instruments’ ranges. Although he does not seek virtuosity, the performance of the work demands the utmost of performers, and above all, requires an extreme rapport.
Everything is so relative: past, present, future, etc.
Constant dialogue between the saxophone and piano. It's a reflective music that has a intimist character that invites to meditation.
Balls de Gegants by David Puertas is a compilation of six songs, which accompany the dance of the giants (large figures representing characters typical of the village where they belong), of different Catalan villages.
This work of Manuel Oltra is composed by two independent parts, which respond to two different rhythmic atmospheres. The first is a lullaby, and the second a rondo.
This melody, taken from the repertoire of the chansonniers, is also representative of a musical repertoire that interested Poulenc, one which he made use of in the third movement of his Clarinet Sonata.
This piece seeks to reflect on the thoughts and worries that come and go, when you travel by train, while linking up with others, with those of other passengers, even, who get on and off the train, bringing their own thoughts, ever more remote, with them, with their gaze lost in infinity. Finally, the train arrives at the station and the travellers...
Calidoscopi III by F. Taverna-Bech is not just a descriptive work but features numerous reflective elements and a certain melancholy, like a flow of nostalgia for other times when, as a child, he was captivated by the toy.