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Patagon_5

Posted by Cindy Cox on April 28, 2012

V. La cruz del sur y el cielo que gira ("The southern cross and the revolving sky")
This piece was commissioned by the Alexander String Quartet for the occasion of their thirtieth anniversary season, and is gratefully dedicated to them.

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Patagon_4

Posted by Cindy Cox on April 28, 2012

IV. La tierra fría que duerme ("The sleeping cold earth")
This piece was commissioned by the Alexander String Quartet for the occasion of their thirtieth anniversary season, and is gratefully dedicated to them.

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Patagon_3

Posted by Cindy Cox on April 28, 2012

III. Ballenas australes y pingu?inos de Magallanes ("Southern right whales and Magellanic penguins")
This piece was commissioned by the Alexander String Quartet for the occasion of their thirtieth anniversary season, and is gratefully dedicated to them.

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Patagon_2

Posted by Cindy Cox on April 28, 2012

II. La tierra caliente que duerme ("The sleeping warm earth")

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Patagon

Patagón is the ancient, archaic name for the land of Patagonia. My newer compositions increasingly link to nature and landscape, and this latest string quartet evokes the idea of the far away, the other-worldly, and the remote.