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El Burrito Pardo

THE LITTLE GREY DONKEY
Written in:
2017
Duration:
1'
Instrumentation:
Children's choir, cymbal, guiro and marimba
Commisioned by

Commissioned by the University of New Mexico Prep School to incorporate folk-songs from the UNM John Donald Robb Archive in 2017.

Premiere

May 9th 2018 at the Keller Hall of the University of New Mexico with New Mexico Prep Scholl’s Lobo and Farolito children’s choir.

Programme Note

This commission was a great opportunity to revisit my first experiences learning music in my childhood. This short piece was based in folk songs from the JD Robb Archive of New Mexican children’s songs.