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Promenade among Invisible Cities


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From the young Argentine talent Juan Mariano Porta a fascinating composition in 3 movements for guitar and mandolin that returns in music the suggestions of the “invisible cities” of Italo Calvino. The mandolin plays the voice of Marco Polo, while Kublai Kan speaks through the guitar.

Score of great virtuoso effect and emotional involvement of the audience. Score and detached parts included.

Bilingual Italian and English.

SKU: MP175 Categories: , , , Product ID: 10216


Juan Mariano Porta


among Invisible Cities

for mandolin and guitar



Score + parts

Technical notes in English and Italian


pages 20+24

price € 20,00

size cm 23,5×31, staple

Music Collection series

ISBN 978-88-31274-72-2

  • The dialogues of the duo guitar and mandolin gradually tell the cities that the two characters meet, starting from the center of the immense Asian empire to increasingly distant borders.
  • Score of great virtuoso effect and emotional involvement of the audience.
  • Score (20 pages) and separate parts included (16 + 16 pages).


Reader profile

  • concert musicians
  • guitarists
  • mandolinists


Author’s profile

Juan Mariano Porta, composer, guitarist, trombonist and musicologist from Argentina. After graduating in guitar, trombone and music education in his hometown he moved to Padua to continue his studies in Musicology and Composition, which alternates teaching guitar and solfeggio. As a composer he has received several awards at the competitions Gramazio Metallo, Alea III, Musiche dal Sud del mondo, Le città invisibili Project. As musicologist, he deals with the musical edition of the works of Giuseppe Tartini.

Additional information

Weight 0.154 kg