McDowell is primarily known for her light-hearted educational pieces but here she demonstrates another aspect of her talent. Commissioned by Susan Milan, the three movements are inspired by the poetry of Lorca and are written in a contemporary idiom. McDowell has combined techniques such as quarter-tones, harmonics and slap-tonguing with her skill for making music very approachable. Do try it.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).