The work Variations on the Theme "Cuncti Simus Concanentes" from the Llibre Vermell de Montserrat explores the theme through a series of matrices based on this theme, starting with a light movement that progressively moves on to different structural passages, gradually increasing in speed and culminating in a tremolo in the final chord.
In Pinewood Waltz drums is treated as a classical percussion section. This work is a waltz from the first bar to the last, which requires virtuosic technique and deep musical knowledge of the player.
It is a brilliant work that is difficult to perform and includes the best of the author’s jazz-based repertoire. The composer say, “The skill of a percussionist in creating highly complex rhythms and multi-rhythms and the search for exotic timbres is a boundless source of inspiration”.