pno, perc, vcl, e bass gtr/db
duration: 8 minutes
Commissioned by Tamara McLorg with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain
First performed (in concert version) by the New Arts Consort at Chapter Theatre on 21 August 1981 with Noriko Kawai (piano), Simon Limbrick (percussion), William Bruce (cello), Neil Watson (basses)
Taking its title from a popular Cuban song style, Guajia juxtaposes African rhythms against melodic material from Spanish sources.