Toccata Y Lamento

Robert Sierra

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Item Number: 494-02121
Publisher: Editions Orphee
Print Status: In Print


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Toccata y Lamento was written as a tribute for one of Latin America�s greatest composers: Heitor Villa-Lobos. The work starts with a D pedal note on the lower string and gradually evolves into highly chromatic and syncopated figures. This pedal tone gives a sense of quasi tonal harmonic center and serves as resonance pole against which dissonant and pungent chords are played. The middle section is a Lamento in which the interval of a descending minor second prevails. The last section goes back to the toccata-like character of the first section. The work was recorded by Benjamin Verdery on Ride The Wind Horse, Newport Classic Records, NPD-85509

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