Partita III "Dieci Cori"

Written in 1999 for Duo Capriccioso, Gertrud Tröster (mandolin) and Michael Tröster (guitar). The title refers to the total number of strings of the mandolin and guitar. Although Duarte referred to the Partita as being in four movements, there is a fifth movement, marked 'Uscita' (Exit), at the end, although the page is blank. In a letter dated 4 November 2001 Duarte refers to the need to complete the work.


I - Entrata; II - Andante spettrale; III - Rondoletto gentile; IV - Scherzo.