Volver a Patinar (Roller Skating Again)


performed by Kristina Finch

“Volver a Patinar” (“Roller Skating Again”) is an original pedal harp solo by Juan Pablo Contreras. “This piece is inspired by my recent attempt to practice roller skating, after more than a decade, in New York’s Central Park,” says the composer. “I was surprised as to how difficult it was to engage in an activity that I used to master when I was young, to erase the fear and precautions that one accumulates with time, and to try to be the same person at a different age.” This piece won third place in Harp Column’s New Music Contest.

This piece is available as a PDF download for $10.00.

Length: 2 pgs.

Duration: 2:15