La Perla del Pico
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La Perla del Pico

Price: $12.95
by Frank A. Wallace
a quintet for flute and four guitars, op. 63
fourth part of the For Federico collection; PARTS INCLUDED

Preview: sample of the sheet music for La Perla del Pico

Duration: 6:30 minutes; 12 pages

Difficulty level: Moderate ensemble parts; mostly single notes

Written: September, 2011

Instrumentation: flute, guitar quartet

World Premiere: by Allison Hughes, flute, Joseph Van Doran, guitar with Morgan Brown, Matthew Miskin, and Joshua Nakama; guitars; April 28, 2015 at Auerbach Auditorium in Hartford, CT

Supported by: a NH Arts Council Project Grant supported the creation, debut and recording of Epitafio; Thanks also go to the Mariposa Museum, Keene State College Guitar Festival and the Concord Community Music School for their support.

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Copyright ©2011 Frank A. Wallace
Cover photography and design by Nancy Knowles
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This playlist includes several works from the collection “For Federico”: Epitafio a un Pájaro, Sombra para mis Gritos, La Perla del Pico, De la Muerte Oscura, and Un Establo de Oro.

La Perla del Pico
“….and her eyes had
the depth of centuries
while the great pearl
of her beak glowed.”
Federico García Lorca

This is the fourth piece in a series dedicated to the memory of the great Spanish poet who was murdered in a field in the Spanish civil war of 1936. Other works in the series are: Epitafio a un Pájaro; Sombra para mis Gritos; La Perla del Pico; De la Muerte Oscura, and finally Un Establo de Oro.

Gyre Publications
Copyright ©2011 Frank A. Wallace
Cover photography and design by Nancy Knowles
All rights reserved.