Los Cinco Hermanos

The Five Brothers

marimba solo

This five-movement suite for solo marimba, written in April 2010, reviews five of the personalities within each human being.

SYNOPSIS

 

This work attempts to use a contemporary style to describe human traits that make us unique, yet complex and wonderful.

 

I. Extrovert: cheerful, agile, light, and playful.

DETAILS OF THE WORK

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Instrumentation:

           Marimba 4.5 octaves (F2-C7)

 

Level:

Advanced

 

Duration:

15:30 min.

II. Meditative: represents a being who likes silence. Someone who, in concentration, feels at ease contemplating and letting himself be carried away by the essence of an idea.

V.Passionate: represents being spiritually demonstrative. That human being who has no qualms about sharing their feelings with the world and also causes us to share our feelings with others.

III. Furious: represents a very angry person, someone who cannot control their impulses; very agitated, frantic and violent in character.

IV. Introvert: mysterious, shy, insecure.