Despertaferro, for Orchestra (2004, arr. 2010)

Other titles | Despertaferro, per a orquestra (Catalan) — Despertaferro, para orquesta (Spanish).

Instrumentation | Symphony orchestra (1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 fagots, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 2 timbales, 1 additional percussionists (triangle, crash cymbals, 1 side drum, 1 little tambour, tam-tam), strings).

Duration | 9 minutes.

Premiere

| Auditorium of Sant Cugat del Vallès — Barcelona (Spain) | 24th of April of 2005.
| Sant Cugat Symphony Orchestra, Josep Ferré (conductor).

Comments

| Medieval fantasy inspired by the adventures of the Almogavars in Turkish lands. The title of this work is the war shout of the Almogàvers (Catalan medieval warriors). It is divided into five sections: 1. Introduction (Fanfarre), 2. Farewall and departure of the Almogaver warriors, 3. Advance of the Turkish and Almogaver armies, 4. The battle and 5. Desolation and devastation at the battlefield.
| Orchestration of the original version for three coblas.

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Scores | Influx Sheet Music (PDF Edition).

Video On-Line

| Concierto del ciclo Eivissa en Do Major (junio de 2014). Orquestra Simfònica Ciutat d'Eivissa, Xavier Pagès-Corella (director).

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