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||Song for cor anglais, percussion and string quartet
|Year/Date of Composition
||English horn, suspended triangle, suspended cymbal, glockenspiel, bongos, conga, bass drum, vibraphone, 2 violins, viola and cello.
Based on the idea of a plot where an established situation develops into something new, this piece explores the lyrical capabilities of the cor anglais as a soloist in a dialogical relationship to the percussion, with a particular focus on the vibraphone, to create an imaginary story in a dreamlike portrait. With a special attention given to detail and the articulation of each instrument, the string quartet provides a warm and moving background for a harmonic texture that starts orbiting in Bm and gradually moves away to a distant and contrasting whole-tone sonority.