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||Kin-toccata for clavier
||Kin-toccata for piano
||three in one
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||keyboard: piano, harpsichord, organ, synthesizer in the appropriate registers.
Kin-toccata for keyboard (Piano, Harpsichord, Organ, Synthesizer)
This piece is a Mayan or Mesoamerican calendar, Kin is the ancient measure of time projected to the future, Kin is the sun, is the day, Tzol-Kin is the account of the days or Mayan Ritual Calendar. This toccata is very near on this system of measurement: 260 measures and their multiples, 5200 years compacted, twenty times thirteen, 5 great cycles of 52 in three big movements: fast, slow, fast, as if we attended a enormous ball’s game of the mayan numbers.
The use of typically Afro-rhythm cell is taken here like constructive and unifying material. The piano is consider like a gigantic resonador in which material, mainly percussive, excites the different fields or registers of the instrument, evoking therefore the idea of generating cosmic center of the cyclicity of the Tzol-Kin.