Jaia

Jaia

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for solo piano This piece uses some melodic, rhythmic and harmonic materials from the late piano music of Albeniz as a starting point. Erkoreka exaggerates or simplifies certain aspects of the tradition of Spanish piano music, offering a renewed and personal vision by treating very differently the same materials that Albeniz used. Jaia means 'fiesta' in Basque.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 12 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 63g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193563908
  • 9780193563902

About Gabriel Erkoreka

Gabriel Erkoreka was born in Bilbao, Spain. He studied composition with Michael Finnissy at the Royal Academy of Music, where he obtained the DipRAM and a Masters degree with distinction, and was appointed Fellow of Composition 1997-98. Erkoreka's work has been performed in the Venice Biennale 2004; the Musikverein in Vienna; the South Bank Centre, Spitalfields Festival, ICA and Wigmore Hall in London. His music has been recorded and broadcast by the BBC, WDR, RAI, RNE and other radio stations from various countries; several of his works are available on CD, edited by Verso, FNAC, LIM records and the Fundacion Autor. Gabriel Erkoreka currently lives in London and teaches composition at MUSIKENE-Basque Country Conservatoire.show more