Sonora Run

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Publication Type Art Original
School or College College of Fine Arts
Department Music, School of
Creator Chuaqui, Miguel Basim
Title Sonora Run
Date 2006
Description Sonora Run is a 7 minute work for orchestra dedicated to the memory of the Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño. Although his novels take the reader all over the world, the Mexican state of Sonora and the Sonoran desert play a central role in several of his works, including his acclaimed major works, The Savage Detectives and 2666. The title "Sonora Run" refers to the final section of The Savage Detectives, in which the main characters are both searching for a poet and running away from a pimp. The Sonoran border culture is portrayed in the work through jazzy "North American" sections in four-four time which alternate with folk-like "Latin American" sections in six eight time.
Type Text
Publisher Self-published
Subject Roberto Bolaño; Sonora Mexico
Subject LCSH Orchestral music; Bolaño, Roberto, 1953-2003
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Chuaqui, M. (2006). Sonora Run.
Rights Management (c)Miguel Chuaqui
Format Medium application/pdf
Format Extent 1,886,499 bytes
Identifier ir-main,10893
ARK ark:/87278/s6bk1wvt
Setname ir_uspace
Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
ID 705842
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bk1wvt
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