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La Belleza de lo Efímero

Title: La Belleza de lo Efímero

Type: Sound

Year: 2007

Genre: Ensemble

Instruments: Fl_B.Cl_Per_ P_Vl_Vla_Vc

Duration: 7m 55s

Prize: Second Prize CDMC - Fundación Autor 2007

Premiere: 3 December 2007

Location: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía / Madrid

Performer: Taller Sonoro

Conductor: Guillermo Martínez

In La belleza de lo efímero, Roberto López shows the idea that everything is subject to the laws of time as a mere process of life and death in contrast to the idea that human beings have of having to overcome his finitude.

To represent this idea of the ephemeral against the persistence of time, Roberto López elaborates the work with extreme delicacy and introduces small sets of sound expression which fade without solution of continuity under a structure in perpetuum mobile.

La belleza de lo efímero was premiered at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía of Madrid in 2007 and was awarded the second prize for the Author Foundation and the Center for the Diffusion of Contemporary Music.