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Don Quijote

El caballero de la triste figura

Piano a 4 manos


Reg.: B.3642

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  • Ensemble: Duos: .
  • Genres: Classical / contemporary: Chamber.
  • Product format: Partitura
  • Difficulty level: Intermediate-advanced
  • Period: 2nd half S. XX - XXI
  • Publishing house: Editorial Boileau
  • Collection: Siglo XXI
  • No. of pages: 56
  • Measure: 31,00 x 23,00 cm
  • Lenght: 16'38"
  • ISMN: 979-0-3503-0888-8
  • Available in digital: No
  • Available for rent: No

This four-handed piano work was conceived as a kind of symphonic poem with a rhapsodical form. The structural balance comes out of the strong opposition between the assertively motorized passages and those with a euphoric lyricism. The programmatic discourse deals with the great Quixotic themes -madness, idealized love, the struggle between the individual and society, and death- interconnect not as a description of the facts of the novel, but rather as an attempt to sketch a portrait of the Knight of the Sad Countenance and his interior psychological conflict. The rhythmic element represents Quixote´s obstinate resistance and his heroic defence of his ideal when faced with  the prosaic and mocking incomprehension of those around him. The melodic themes symbolize the retreat into oneself and the search for interior refuge. In keeping with the Germanic conception of Don Quixote which refused to accept his final, sad capitulation, I have, like Nietzsche and Thomas Mann, tried to give our hero´s story a victorious ending- one  without knee-bending or lowering-of-the-gaze.

Daniel Basomba
Translation: Jeff Keefe

Penetrando en la Quimera
Contra el Mundo
Canción del Loco Enamorado
Muerte y Victoria

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