Flor de Mayo
for wind ensemble
Composition for a symphonic band inspired by the story of a Valencian family of fishermen as told by writer Vicente Blasco Ibáñez in his book of the same name.
Commissioned by CulturArts (Generalitat Valenciana) as the mandatory piece at the Valencia State Wind Ensemble Competition (2016)
Duration: 20 min.
2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon (opt.)
4 clarinets, Eb clarinet, bass clarinet
2 alto sax, 2 tenor sax, baritone sax, bass saxophone (opt.)
4 horns, 4 trumpets, flugelhorn, 3 trombones, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba
timpani, 6 percussionists, harp (opt.) violoncellos (opt.), double basses (opt.)