Sheet Music: Score
Suite Latina / Richard Charlton.
by Richard Charlton (2006)
Based on various South American styles, this work opens with a toccata-like 'Preludio' in the form of a choros followed by a slow 'Tango' with slightly dark harmonies. 'Cancion del Rosa' is a nostalgic memory of the smell of a rose garden on a warm sunny afternoon and the last movement, 'Vals by Moonlight', is a homage to the great Venezuelan guitar composer Antonio Lauro.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (5p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — Some movements are of a medium level difficulty only
Duration: 9 mins
Preludio -- 1. Tango in the dark -- 2. Cancion de la rosa (The song of the rose) -- 3. Vals by moonlight (Homage to Lauro).
Dedicated to Oliver Fartach-Naini
Commissioned by Oliver Fartach-Naini.
First performance by Hilary Field — 1 Jul 14. Seattle, Canada
Written in South American idiom.
'Preludio' added in 2007.
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