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Corazón de Onix

Heart of Onix
Written in:
2005
Duration:
15'
Instrumentation:
flute (+piccolo, alto & bass flute), clarinet (+bass clarinet), piano, violin, viola, cello
Commisioned by

Commissioned by Onix Ensemble, with funds provided by FONCA (Mexico).

Premiere

Premiered on 20th May 2006 at Sala Blas Galindo, Mexico City by Ensemble Onix conducted by Jose Luis Castillo.

Programme Note

The title of the piece refers to the harshness of the stone, which despite being so hard lends itself to be sculpted into many shapes including producing wonderful sounds when turned into wind chimes, as they often do in Mexico. The title of the piece refers to the harshness of the stone, which despite being so hard lends itself to be sculpted into many shapes including producing wonderful sounds when turned into wind chimes, as they often do in Mexico.