The title Fantasia reflects the free use of the different formal resources used. We can therefore recognise the Variation, the Fugue and the structural elements of the Sonata form that are essential in structuring a work of certain complexity.
The lyric first movement starts the piece with three flutes and alto flute. The second movement, a perpetual motion scherzo, begins with four C-flutes. There is no break between the third and fourth movements, and takes places over an ostinato. The piece comes to a bravura and virtuosic finale.
This work is a tribute to the composer and flutist Robert Dick, who explored the resources of the instrument, The other flute, as Dick called it. The interpreter will perceive this work as a challenge to achieve and will discover a world of sonic possibilities of the flute.
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.
The music of this quintet is clearly thematic and brings together highly chromatic fragments with a profound lyricism.
Tonightingale exudes austerity with clarity and concision.
This work is a small poem with a simple and cantabile language, in which all instruments have the same level of prominence.
The title of this work refers to dispersion and contrasts of the points of color and light of Claude Monet's paintings related to the Giverny garden, which were the starting point for establishing a similarity to the sounds of the flute and guitar.
This composition is based on the painting of the same title by Joan Miró. It is a short piece in a “naïve” style.