The music of this quintet is clearly thematic and brings together highly chromatic fragments with a profound lyricism.
Soldados de plomo (Lead Soldiers) is a simple piece, inspired by the memory of the games that children used to play with miniature lead soldiers.
Gerhard's Suite comprises two movements in the form of dance, El Conde Sol with a solemn character and predominance of a binary rhythm, and Sevillana, more agitated and in a ternary rhythm.
The Miniatures are small pieces for small groups (from duets, trios and quartets to groups of eleven players) which explore the possibilities of the performers from the perspective of sound rather than technique or virtuosity.
Lluís Benejam’s music flows forth from an open and vivacious spirit, susceptible to different influences. His work includes reminiscences of impressionism and jazz, incorporated in a personal way of understanding music:
The work is written in ternary form and broadly speaking it is composed as an improvisation. After a short introduction, appear the main lyrical theme on the horn. In the middle of the piece there is a section in a jazz style, which has some interesting figures on the piano. The most noteworthy features is its expressive depth, which is at its greatest in...