Wow, what a tone! is a little musical joke or Humoreske on the melody of the beginning of the Sardana.
The variable order of the twelve tones of the chromatic scale is very present in the construction of both preludes, but simultaneously maintains an harmonic cadential substrate.
Harmonices Mundi deals with the fugue in all its possibilities, often on its own, but also with preludes, associated to dances or within a partita. In this volume, the first five fugues are presented directly (in three or four voices) and it is only in the last piece that the fugue is presented with a prelude.
The Magnificat is based on the Gospel of Luke, in which the Virgin praises the wonders of the creator and refl ects on his people’s history.
Un capaltard d’octubre (An October Evening) is a seven-minute work which expresses the gradual process of someone venturing confidently into the heart of nature in search of their inner world. The text comes from the first part of Tarda i Vespre (Afternoon and Evening), a poem in four sections written by Màrius Torres in 1941.
Work of great tension and expressiveness, built in five sections describing five scenes from the Bible (Luke 24: 1-12) which recounts the moment of the resurrection of Jesus.
The work consists of different parts which echo the nuances of the text, with two musical motifs standing out that reflect the parts of the hymn. As well as other secondary motifs, the long and melodic theme of Accende lumen sensibus stands out. However, the most glorious moment of the melody is found in the stanza Deo Patri, constituting the culmination...