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Canciones sobre poemas de Eduardo Hurtado: Globo, Luciérnagas, Faro

Songs on poems by Eduardo Hurtado
Written in:
1992
Duration:
13'
Instrumentation:
female voice (mezzo or soprano) and piano
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Premiered in October 1992 at Festival Cervantino, Guanajuato, Mexico by Adriana Díaz de León, mezzo soprano and Francisco Nunez, piano.

Programme Note

I have found setting poetry to music a very enriching and enlighten experience, which always sparks off my imagination into directions I don’t necessarily go towards when I write instrumental music.

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From the very first time I heard Eduardo Hurtado reading his poems in Mexico city in the early 90’s, I realised that in his poetry there was an invitation to create a world of sound. So I wrote this song cycle in 92, at a time when I was living in Mexico.