Conceived during his days on Mount Matouba, the march of the Gibaros (Puerto Rican peasants) uses a traditional Christmas folksong of the region. It is hard to understand why it does not appear in recitals, having much to offer besides its invigorating pianistic demands.
Recording details: September 1990
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: June 1991
Total duration: 6 minutes 44 seconds
Souvenir de Porto Rico 'Marche des Gibaros', RO250 Op 31