composer

Beijer, Thomas

Thomas Beijer positioned himself at the top of a new generation of pianists in the Netherlands by winning the prestigious Young Pianist Foundation Competition in 2007, at the age of ...

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composition

Petenera's Night Music / Beijer, Thomas

Publisher's number: 12719
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Instruments: Piano
Duration: 5'00"
Number of players: 1
Year of composition: 2012
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Petenera's Night Music is inspired by an old Spanish gypsy-legend about a cantadora (female singer) called Petenera, who is abandoned by her lover. In her grief, she curses all men in the world. As in many gypsy-stories, there are strong connotations with mystery and black magic.
'Petenera' is also the name for a musical form (palo in Spanish) in the flamenco. However, the Spanish do not dance on it - according to tradition, this will bring misfortune...
As a motto for this nocturne for piano, I chose the following strophes from a poem by the great Spanish poet Federico García Lorca, to whose memory the piece is dedicated.

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