Fuente

ALBA FERNANDA TRIANA

Fountain

Flute, 1994

Duration: eight minutes

Premiere: Ernesto Bein concert hall, Bogota, Colombia, 1994

Performed at the College Music Society Annual Meeting, U.S., 2001; York University, England, 2004

 

Audio:
Maria Nury Polaina, Flute

This single movement piece was composed for flutist María Nury Polanía. Built upon a dialogue between discernible and non-discernible materials, Fuente explores the instrument’s timbral possibilities, incorporating the performer’s breathing and other physiological sounds.

 

The title, unrelated to the music, honors Marcel Duchamp’s famous artwork Fountain.

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