Suite de la Mediterrània
Mediterranean Suite, for children voices
His interest on double string instruments comes from the Catalan and Majorcan string groups (rondalles) he listened to, when he was a child. These sound textures and his own interest on folk music influenced on the sound of his compositions, usually dressed with some of the more than 40 instruments from Greece, Turkey, Egypt and Portugal he plays.
Graduated in Law at the University of Barcelona, Eduard Iniesta alternated simultaneously his first musical learning period and Law down to the graduation. For a long while, he travelled to Turkey, Greece, Syria and Portugal in order to deepen the knowledge of indigenous string instruments.
His is seaport music, because is born in Barcelona, the port where arrive all the cultural influences from surrounding countries; this feature adds shades and colours to his works.
As a professional producer, performer and composer, he has received different awards. His production for CD «Marina Rossell canta Moustaki» received the best production of the year award. His CD «Andrómines» received the critic's award for the best 2007 recording, granted by Grup Enderrock; his CD «Els set pecats» also received the best 2011 recording and concert award.
He has participated in more than 200 recordings. His main CDs are «Òmnibus» (2004), «Andròmines» (2005), «Secrets Guardats» (2008), «Nítid» (2010), «Els set pecats» (2011) and «Escampa la boira» (2013). He has conducted concerts suc as «Marina Rossell al Liceu», and recordings such as «Um mar de fado» and «Fados i fades» with Névoa, «Nacer, renacer» and «Terra de jueus» with Rosa Zaragoza, among others.
He has collaborated with singers like Franca Masu, Marc Parrot, Sílvia Comes, Névoa, Maria del Mar Bonet, Miquel Gil, Núria Candela and Jaume Aragall. He presented «To taksidi tis Elenis», joining to Cor Vivaldi
He uses to compose for orchestra; it is worthy highlighting works like «El gos solitari de Mozart» (libretto by poet Joan Margarit) and «Atmosferes d'exili». He also regularly collaborates with the Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre de Liceu and the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra. He has gone on stage with the actor Lluís Soler; he has composed incidental music for Jacint Verdaguer's «El Canigó», Homer's «Odissey» and Joan Vinyoli's «Ens hi ha portat la paraula». He has also gone on stage with actress Mercè Sampietro in Joaquim Oristrell's play «9 maletes», and «Sensualitats».
He has contributed to the original soundtrack for films such as «Bruc», «De qué se ríen las mujeres», «El año del diluvio» or «El misteri del Nil», under the direction of Joaquim Oristrell, Jaime Chavarri, Jordi Llompart, Tom Fernández Daniel Benmayor, among others.
He has created and arranged the show «Ma, me, mi… Mozart», commisioned by L'Auditori de Barcelona. He has composed popular catalan music such as «De l'Atlàntic a la Mediterrània», commisioned by the Joaquim Serra Memorial (2004) for bouzouki and portuguese guitar. He is considered of the outstanding composers of catalan folk music, since the 90s.