Mar Acá, for flute, ideophones (maracas, chéquere, rain stick) and chamber orchestra

Commissioned by Patty and Gustavo Cisneros for Sinfonietta Caracas. Premiered in Caracas at the 1989 gathering of the Society of the Americas, February 16; Luis Julio Toro, soloist; Sinfonietta Caracas conducted by Eduardo Marturet. The European premiere took place in Barcelona, Spain, by the Orquestra de Cambra Teatre Lliure under the baton of Josep Pons; October 25, 1990. It was recently performed at New York’s Weill Recital Hall by Luis Julio Toro and members of the American Composers Orchestra; December 1st, 1994. Approx. duration: 13 minutes. Instrumentation: 0120 – 0111 – perc, pn, harp, solo fl/perc. – strings **