K.Fune Duo Play Mitología de las Aguas by Brouwer

K.Fune Duo with Lievenka Van de Meirssche (Flute) and Abel Roland (Guitar), play Mitología de las Aguas by Leo Brouwer (b.1939). This comes via Abel Roland’s YouTube channel. Nice playing and such a big project. There’s a nice Wiki article on the work: “Mitología de las Aguas, or Mythology of the waters, is a composition for flute and guitar by the Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, written in 2009 for the German-Venezuelan guitarist and composer Sef Albertz. Brouwer defines this work as his first sonata for flute and guitar, and especially dedicated the work to Albertz, who played the world premiere in the German city of Leipzig on September 4 of that year, in the Peterskirche, as part of the closing concert of the International Festival Con Guitarra under the cultural patronage of the German Section of UNESCO. The total duration of this composition, divided into four movements, is approximately 25 minutes. Although Brouwer refuses to confine it to a mere description or imitation of nature, the music of this monumental sonata is a kind of musical cartography Latin America, with its most emblematic landscapes, characters and cultures…”

I. Nacimiento del Amazonas – The Birth of the Amazon River (Brazil)
II. El Lago escondido de los Mayas – The hidden lake of the Mayas (Central America)
III. El Salto del Ángel, -The Angel Falls (Venezuela)
IV. El Güije, duende de los ríos de Cuba – The Güije, goblin of the rivers of Cuba (Caribbean)


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