Kamex ch'ab Hilda Paredes

Kamex ch'ab cover
Text/libretto by
Ancient Mayan
Duration
23 mins
Composed
2010
Published
2010
Categories

Voice, accompanied Voice(s) & String Quartet

Instrumentation
1 Countertenor, 2 Tenor, 1 Bass, 2 Violin, 1 Viola, 1 Violoncello

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Score ISMN 57036-167-0 £40.00 Buy now
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counter‐tenor, 2 tenors and bass soli and string quartet

Programme note

An ancient Mayan setting for voices and string quartet.

Kamex ch’ab was written in 2009-10 for Hilliard Ensemble and the Arditti Quartet, commissioned by Fundación Patronato de la Semana de Música Religiosa en la edición XLIX.

Special thanks to Valentina Vapnarsky for her advice on pronunciation and translation of the text.

Premiere
Hilliard Ensemble, Arditti Quartet, 49th Week of Religious Music of Cuenca, Spain, 28th March 2010
Performances
  • 28 Mar 2010 | 7:30pm |

    Church of San Miguel, Cuenca, Spain

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    Hilliard Ensemble, Arditti Quartet