The unit of the 4 cançons 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.
The treatment that Benejam makes of each member of this family is completely idiomatic, harnesses their respective resources without forcing them and achieves a balance indicative of a deep understanding. These characteristics are present in the Four movements for string quartet, a piece full of both grace and intensity.
The play Auris Concertum by Alejandro Civilotti is a hymn about return to the world of sounds.
This small piece of less than five minutes is much appropriate for starting of a concert.
In Barcelona Revisited, the idea of movement and shifting runs throughout the piece and this forward motion is the reason for the choice of musical matter and its transformations.
The work Barocke Partita by Francesc Taverna Bech has five movements for piano and chamber orchestra: Intrata, Fughetta, Intermezzo (for piano solo), Canzonetta and Invenzione.
The four Cançons sobre poemes de García Lorca (Songs on poems of García Lorca) by Miquel Ortega are written in a style that we might call post-falla, with evident Spanish roots, essentially Andalusian, given the nature of the poems.
The chamber work is exquisite and though initially it may seem unusual, the voice is treated as just another instrument which Oltra interweaved naturally with the other timbres.
The Concerto for bassoon and string orchestra was commissioned by bassoonist Vasil Nikolov. This is a concerto with a certain austerity and intimacy, which at the same time allows the bassoon to unleash its captivating and magical capacities. Vasil Nikolov with the Radio Sofia Symphony Orchestra under composer direction recorded it the CD will be...
The Concert for Percussion and Symphony Orchestra by Pere J. Puértolas keeps the same structure of a classical concert. Moreover, it's a very complex concert that required absolute mastery of every aspect of percussion.
The Concert for Percussion and Orchestra by Pere J. Puértolas is a concert with a classical bent in three movements: Allegro, Andante moderato and Allegro con fuoco, and the brilliance of the soloist and, indeed, the whole orchestra is evident from the first few bars.
Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra stems from the orchestration that made Lluís Benejam of one of his compositions, the Sonata for Saxophone and Piano, one of the most brilliant works of the author.