Homenaje a Milanés

Jon Appleton

Homenaje a Milanés

  • Jon Appleton
  • Year of composition: 1987
  • Duration: 5:25
  • Instrumentation: fixed medium
  • ISWC: T9012409879

Perhaps my favorite singer/songwriter, the Cuban Pablo Milanes, inspired this work. It was composed for a Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music in Varadero, Cuba organized by Juan Blanco. It uses a ten bar phrase from one of Milanes’ most beautiful songs. The “commandante” refers to Che Guevara.

[source: Réseaux des arts médiatiques]