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La Alborada de la Esperanza / The Dawn of Hope

·        Commissioned by and dedicated to French cellist Sébastien Hurtaud

·        Length: 4 minutes

·        Mood: contemplative, lyrical

·        Description: "The Dawn of Hope" is a composition about the journey from darkness to light. Just as the light of the rising sun dissipates the darkness of the night, and fills us with the promise of a bright and beautiful new day, hope and compassion give light to life's challenges and remind us that we can overcome adversity and focuses on the hope of a better future.

·        Premiere: The piano and cello version was premiered by Sébastien Hurtaud and Pamela Hurtado as part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on November 11th, 2018. The version for cello and string orchestra was premiered during the World Youth Days in Panama on January 24th, 2019. 

·        Programming notes: This piece can be performed as a suite in combination with other compositions by Elizondo. For example:

o   “The Dawn of Hope”, “Limoncello”, Crepúsculos (Twilights)

o   “The Night of the Moon”, “The Dawn of Hope”, “Cherry Blossoms”

o   “The Night of the Moon”, “The Night Flower”, “The Dawn of Hope”

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Flute soloist + String Orchestra

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Bandoneon + String Orchestra

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String Quartet

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String Quintet

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Cello Solo

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Cello Duet (2 cellos)

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Cello Trio (2 cellos + Piano)

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Cello Ensemble (4 parts)

 

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Cello Ensemble (8 parts)

 

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Contrabass solo

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SPANISH Lyrics by Rafael Z Flores

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ENGLISH Lyrics by Timotheus Vermote

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