- Composition: 1995
- Instruments: Narrator
- Ensembles: Full Orchestra
- Genres: Classical Music, Children's Music
- Instrumentation: nar - 2222 - 2210 - perc - archi
- Percussion: 2tom.4sus cym.bong.vib.xyl.flex.gong.marac.ratch.guiro.tam.claves.woodblk.sd.frog.2tri.templeblks.whip
- Duration: 28 Minutes
- Reference: TR00073
Barcelona ( 1931 - 2017 )
His family went into exile to Santiago de Chile in 1940 as a result of the Spanish Civil War. He himself returned to Barcelona in 1954 to join what was known as the ’51 Generation and began his studies with Cristòfor Taltabull - though he really should be considered a self-taught composer. He quickly became associated with the neo-classic tendencies of composers such as Bartók or Stravinsky, and a short time later he was also to follow those of the Viennese School. He wrote Cantata d’amic e amat (Cantata of friendship and love), which incorporates serialist techniques, in 1959. His music has been widely recorded....
Reviews7 Fables of La Fontaine (orchestral version)
"La música de Xavier Benguerel pinta estos relatos con efectividad colorista y un sabio uso de los instrumentos, tanto a solo como en pequeños grupos"