Pagtindig (2014)

for string quartet
 
[Score | Recording]
 
selected for performance for the University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program, 2014
Premiered by the JACK Quartet at the University of Iowa (IA)

JACK Quartet, University of Iowa

 

Program Notes:

Tagalog for "rising", Pagtindig contains Filipino-inspired musical elements that constantly ascend. Throughout, the rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic content convolves the subli dance, the kulintang (percussive, gong instrument), and the Filipino folk melody, Dandansoy.