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.
All of the Songs of the City of Raimon Romaní are very affordable for all levels of choirs and surely if you try to make them sing will satisfy you and you will check that the piano accompaniment gives them great strength and a powerful rhythmic foundation.
Three of the songs in the collection are traditional (from Aragon, Extremadura and Jaén) with simple, amusing arrangements that are bursting with freshness. Of the songs for mixed voices, we should highlight Capvespre and Idil.li de la fruita galana, impregnated by the climate that these texts portray, especially the first - a very inspired piece that...
These pieces have been written with an unusual language of Manuel Oltra, making them unique; over the years have gained a great recognition by the best choirs in Catalonia.
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.
All these Songs of the City are very affordable for all levels of choirs and surely if you try to make them sing will satisfy you and you will check that the piano accompaniment gives them great strength and a powerful rhythmic foundation.
This book is complementary to E661, a very versatile instrument, with several proposals for school music.