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Celular

Cell Phone
Written in:
2016
Duration:
8'
Instrumentation:
Soprano and string quartet
Commisioned by

Commissioned by XXII Festival Internacional Eduardo Mata. Funded by Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte, Mexico.

Premiere

Premiered on Tuesday 29th November 2016 by Beatriz Elena Martinez , soprano, Daniel Cruz & Patricia Santiago Hernández, violins; Gwedolyn Matias-Ryan, viola, Yalissa Cruz Espino, cello.

At Teatro Macedonio Alcalá, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Programme Note

Celular explores with instruments the phonetics of the Mayan language and structurally the musical poetics inspired by the imagination of the poet Briceida Cuevas, with whom I have had a long collaboration over several decades.