MOMBACHO

2019

Quartet and electronics
guitar, harp, cymbalum and double bass

DURATION • 12 minutes

ÉDITOR •  Edited by the composer

COMMISSION • CIRM - Centre national de création musicale of Nice (France)

WORLD PREMIERE • December 6th 2019 at the Théâtre de l'Artistique, Nice, France, Festival Manca. By Thomas Keck (guitar), Eva Debonne (harp), Cyril Dupuy (cymbalum), Charlotte Testu (double bass) and Monica Gil Giraldo (music computing director).

Mombacho is the name of a volcano near Granada in Nicaragua, near which the composer lived for many years. The piece is not really a representation of the volcano but is inspired by the variety of sound landscapes and temporal relationships that are inherent in the volcano and the jungle that covers its summit.