The unit of the 4 Songs stems from their common features: cadences and melodic turns that appear at different moments. Enric Ferrer has managed to maintain a perfect equilibrium and achieve the ideal symbiosis by adapting the music to the poem it represents.
4 Rimes breus were composed by after reading the first edition of the collection of poems L’oreig entre les canyes by Josep Carner. The four songs interpret the lyrics of poet, evoking different moods and a wide range of rhymes but which are always concise and epilogic.
In these five songs we perceive a perfect symbiosis between word and musical expression. The delicacy of the poems for children by Federico García Lorca, is highlighted by these melodies at its service.
Cançó a l'amor perdut (Song of Love Lost) has emerged from the feelings of Pepita Moliner, due to the untimely death of her husband. Among the poems of Josep Maria Brull, the composer chose El Lletissó (The Thistle) because it reflects the simplest expression.
This work by Consuelo Colomer has four Lullabies written with an effectively simple use of resources; sweet melodies with piano accompaniment from the hands of a great pianist, with texts by the composer herself which reveal her sensitivity towards children.
At the work Cant Espiritual (Spiritual Chant) by Miquel Ortega the instrument is not just an accompaniment but plays a predominant role, conversing with the voice at the same level.
The catalogue of works by Lluís Benejam contains around sixty pieces which include 11 songs for voice and piano with poems from some of the best Catalan poets. Just three of the manuscripts are dated so we can place them at between 1944 and 1949, thus they were very probably among his earliest compositions. However, they already contained many of the very...
These poems have subtle irony that Lamote adjusted perfectly to their music. The famous soprano Mercè Plantada divulged these songs, so these became very popular.
These two songs composed with more than ten years apart are part of the composer's personal life: Plugeta lleu (Fine Mist) is a hymn to nature, and A l'amic (To a Friend) is a tribute to friendship.