Jointly commissioned by Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. and Spain’s Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporanea. Premiered in Alicante, Spain, by the Orquesta Nacional de España under the baton of Josep Pons, on September 22, 1992, during Alicante’s VIII International Festival of Contemporary Music. It was performed later that year in Caracas, Venezuela, by the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolivar, under the baton of Alfredo Rugeles, during the VI Festival of Latin American Music. Approx. duration: 20 minutes. Instrumentation: 3333 – 4321 – timp, perc, pn (cel), harp – strings.