Canto LLano

Canto LLano
La Hamaca
Mi Marioneta tiene Tres Caras

Enigma Variations, Op. 36
@ Zaha's Place
Canto LLano for Solo Marimba & Tape Delay
Canto LLano for Double Reed Quintet
Desierto de Juguete (from The Garden) for mixed media
Memorias de un Bravo Pueblo for piano solo, side drum and strings
Merengue Japonés (from The Celestial Bar) for mixed media
Unicornios (from The Living Room) for mixed media
Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, Op.27

Salut d'Amour
Aprés un Reve
Homenaje - Revueltas, Carreño, Piazzolla, Castellanos
Canto LLano
Encantamento - Piazzolla, Guarnieri, Marquez, Estevez, Revueltas
Miranda Soundtrack
Conciertos para Guitarra y Orquesta
Marturet - Music for the film Manuela Sáenz
Berliner Latin Tour
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 2
Marturet - Mantra, Canto LLano, etc.
Grieg - Piano Concerto
Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 Op.92
Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 1, Capriccio Brillante
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3
Venezuelan Classics - works by Carreño, Montes and Marturet
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1
Tierra de Gracia
Mozart - Violin Concertos, Adagio, Rondos
Brahms - Complete Symphonies
Elgar - Enigma Variations, Mendelssohn - Calm Sea & Prosperous Voyage

For a capella instrument/voice & tape delay system, or any combination of instrumental/voice forces
Item: Canto LLano Sheet Music
Item Number: 2001
Price: $30.00 USD

Canto LLano, written for british recorder player Evelyn Nallen, was composed in 1976 in Cambridge (England) for any melodic instrument and Tape Delay (today known as Digital Delay) or any combination of melodic instruments. The same year the piece was premiered by the composer himself on Marimba. Since then the work has been played many times in multiple combinations such as recorder, solo guitar, guitar duo, voice and ensemble, and full orchestra, etc; in important artistic centers like New York, Sydney, Amsterdam, Caracas, Rome, Stuttgart, London (Wigmore Hall): “in particular lingers in the memory - the Venezuelan composer Eduardo Marturet’s Canto LLano for recorder and tape delay system. This is a beautiful little modal phrase accumulating , overlapping and finally winging away into the distance” (Malcolm Hayes - The Sunday Telegraph, London May 31, 1987).

The contrapunctal character of this composition allows the free transcription for any combination of instruments without changing the meaning of the work which is eminently descriptive of the inmensity of the Venezuelan planes (LLANOS), of the infinite, the abstract, with the double meaning of the religiosity of the Canto LLano = cantus planus or Gregorian Chant.

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