This piece was written as a 1st Course Composition Studies exercise at the High Conservatory of Music of Murcia, in 2001, having Manuel Seco de Arpe as professor. I wanted to do an accompanied saeta from a poem by García Lorca.
Relevant performances of the piece:
· 2012’VI’9: Romances rusos y canciones españolas @ Casa de Cultura, Alzira (Valencia). Consuelo Hueso at the voice and Marina Zhidkova at the piano.
· 2012’III’17: Canciones. Music from Latin America and Spain @ Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. New York (USA). Marina Aslan at the voice and Theresa Rosas at the piano.
· 2010’VI’26: Concierto monográfico Sonia Megías @ Auditorio de Basilios, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), organized by the Music Department of Alcalá de Henares University. Isabel García López at the voice and Carlos Rodríguez at the piano.
Some pictures from recordings or performances of the piece:
Linda Collazo, mezzo-soprano; Elizabeth Rodgers, pianist. Project ‘Voices Raising Voices’, by Christman Opera Company, New York. Recorded during the COVID19 confimenemt.