Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony’s Concertmaster Andrés Cárdenes. In three movements. Premiered by the San Antonio Symphony (Texas) conducted by Carl Saint Clair; October 4, 1990. Also performed by the New World Symphony (Miami) under the baton of Eduardo Mata; March 27, 1993. Approx. duration: 27 minutes. **Instrumentation: 1021 – 0211 – timp, 3 perc, pn (cel), solo vln – strings.