Clarice Assad

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Quebra-Queixo (Jaw Breaker) is the name of a sweet, hard candy from Brazil and this sugary treat was the inspiration for this piece for its sugar high, roller coaster effect. The piece is energetic,  based on a single melodic idea (motif) that repeats in various forms amidst peaks and crashes, which pulls the listener back and forth from from and to a frenetic stage.

Duration: c.a. 5 minutes