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L.BIGAZZI (1959)
1. Preludio pour un enfant
2. Formentera

KATSUITO INOUE (1962)
3. Danza Japonesa «Sakura»

ANÓNIMO
4. Ay Giz

FRANCISCO CUENCA (1964)
Beirut
5. El Rouche
6. Hambra (Danza)

ANÓNIMO
7. Romance
(Versión: Katsuito Inoue)

ERIK MARCHELIE
8. Les Nuits Andalouses
9. Berceuse Pour Olivier
10. Nazca

FRANCISCO CUENCA
Aznur (a mi hermana Mariconchi)
(Homenaje a Tárrega y Albéniz)
11. Santo Domingo (Evocación Tárrega)
12. El Rincón del Cante (Granaína Albéniz)
13. La Puente
(Danza festiva y Guajira del Rio de Oro)

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AZNUR

Anzur is a castle and a river, or a castle that was named after a small river that crosses his feet before turning the Genil. Anzur, Arab watchman saw almorávide bitter defeat in Arnizol trance and gave Ferdinand inn when nagged to Granada.

Anzur’s viewpoint and taught. Currency in a handkerchief the countryside of Cordoba and the Sierras Subbéticas and abounds on the four eyes of the old pontoon Gonzalo. Anzur rests in the sun a few minutes before turning the orchards and olive groves in the heart of Andalusia.

By here, this lookout tower ten centuries, arriving daily news East. The melody of sunrise to start life.

 

1. A PRELUDE POUR ENFANT

 

(Original for guitar and piano)

Prelude pour un enfant was written in 1996 with the idea of ​​dedicating a book to a child, trying to recreate, simply, the melodic and harmonic atmosphere evocative of a poetic world full of dreams and hopes.

Guitar and piano have a role both soloists and dialogue together «in friendship».

Writing allows the guitar to express themselves without the use of a very strong sound and the piano part is never predominant in the dynamics, but is also rich in nuances.

The sound environment that leads back to a hypothetical drift and delicate watercolor, soaked in a fine mist.

Luciana Bigazzi. Maurizio Colonna

 

2. FORMENTERA

 

(Original for guitar and piano)

Formentera, made in July 2000, is a joyous to the famous Spanish Balearic island homage.

The work, characterized by a brilliant rhythm requires an associate, both dynamic balance between the two instruments as soloists performing interpretive effort: both instruments are in fact engaged in lively phrasing and technically fast parts.

Formentera Mediterranean heat is already noticeable since the introduction.

For this composition it is evident that the pianist and guitarist be expressed through great artistic harmony and «complicity» natural interpretation.

Luciana Bigazzi – Maurizio Colonna

 

3. JAPANESE DANCE «SAKURA» (2008)

 

(Original for guitar and piano)

The author of the work, Katsuhito Inoue, is based to write this piece and old traditional Japanese melody Sakura (cherry tree). It is a very short and known in Japan song. Inoue developed a great work, mixing modern rhythms and harmonies, without losing the roots of the traditional Japanese theme.

 

4. AY GIZ (Anonymous)

 

This is an anonymous piece Azeri Turkish. It is simply a love song that shows how two lovers miss. Ahmet Kanneci made a simple harmonization for one or two guitars. Later, Francisco Cuenca made a version for guitar and piano.

 

BEIRUT

 

Original work for guitar and piano, written in 2009 and dedicated to the Italian guitarist Antonio Fruscella and Lebanese pianist Rania Debs. In this work Francisco Cuenca, creates a mysterious sound environment (Arabic · Andalusian), natural symbiosis, to evoke the beautiful city of Beirut. It is structured in two movements:

 

5. THE ROUCHE (Prelude)

 

Rock located in the sea very provided by people. The author develops a meditative and sweet melody alternating piano and guitar.

 

6. HAMBRA (Dance)

 

Place visited in Beirut, it is an energetic and rhythmic dance concertante, reflecting the festive atmosphere of this wonderful place.

 

7. ANONYMOUS ROMANCE

 

It was the great Spanish guitarist Narciso Yepes, who became famous worldwide, the melody of this romance in the French film «illegal gambling». Considered traditional (anonymous) Romance is given that the Spanish guitarist Antonio Rubira, the nineteenth century. The Japanese composer Katsuhito Inoue, adapted to the guitar and piano, Sarabande introducing a tempo melodies reminiscent various sounds to the film.

 

8. Les Nuits Andalouses (2009)

 

To harp or piano and guitar, using rhythmic and melodic elements of flamenco: as mystical as festive nights, the two movements evoke the very duality of Andalusian culture, a burning austerity.

9. BERCEUSE POUR OLlVIER (Original guitar and piano · 2005)

It was composed for a student who wanted to play a duet with her sister during a family concert; Olivier was his brother.

 

10. NAZCA (Original guitar and piano)

 

The Nazca Desert in Peru is an archaeological site still remains enigmatic day today. Footprints are drawn on the ground that can not be well seen only from the sky.

The mysterious meaning of these drawings resulted in multiple more or less fanciful interpretations.

This piece, written in 1988 for piano and guitar, there is also a version for string quartet.

 

ANZUR

 

(Dedicated to my sister Mariconchi)

Original guitar and piano, written in January 2009 and dedicated to the author’s sister Mariconchi Cuenca Morales. It is a tribute to the universal Spanish composer Francisco Tarrega and Isaac Albéniz, to mark the first anniversary of his death.

In this extensive work, Francisco Cuenca recalls his hometown Puente Genil (Córdoba), making an emotional journey through different parts of it. It unfolds in three movements:

 

11. SANTO DOMINGO (Evocation Tarrega)

 

It is the neighborhood where Francisco Cuenca born. In this wonderful movement, preceded by a mysterious introduction, the main theme of the play with a captivating and romantic melody is exposed. A fragment thereof, it sounds daily at the clock of the town of Puente Genil ·.

 

12. SING THE CORNER (Granaína Albéniz)

 

Taberna Flamenca name his family had in the past, very popular with flamenco singers of the town and other towns. Here the author is inspired by the flamenco flourishes his father Francisco Cuenca Domínguez, flamenco guitarist, taught him in childhood, but within a current sound setting.

 

13. THE BRIDGE (festive dance and Guajira Rio de Oro)

 

Name used by the pontanenses to remind Puente-Genil. In this last part, the author takes the main melodic theme of the play (festive dance) introducing new tonal and rhythmic elements that alter the Guajira Rio de Oro (so different walkways at the River Genil known) which it is located in the Guajira festive and lively atmosphere of this beautiful city of Cordoba: PUENTE GENIL.

Francisco Molina Aranda