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Cantallops

1931
Original for cobla  {Catalan ensemble: 1 flubiol, 2 tibles, 2 tenors, 2 cornetins, 1 trombó, 2 fiscorns, 1 contrabaix}
Dedicated: (to the village of Cantallops, the village of Maria Sobrepera, his wife)
Premiered: Traditional Festival of Choir and Cobla of January 1st of 1932. Palau de la Música Catalana by the Cobla "Barcelona". [program]
Unpublished

 

COMMENTS

The beginning is very similar to the Sardana Capvespre (1935) and the song Cançó incerta (1927) with the ostinato syncopated rhythm, and the slurred four notes and the bass accentuating the off beat.