Works

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1. Orchestra
2. Chamber
3. Solo Instruments
4. Vocal
5. Choral
6. Opera
7. Scenic Oratorio
8. Dance & Dance Theater
9. Children’s Music Theater

1. Orchestra

*LA FASCINACIÓN FUE MUTUA (2015) 20’ concerto for bass clarinet and orchestra 1.1.1.1./2.1.1./perc.(2)/pno./strings. Commissioned by Eduardo Raimundo Beltrán Premiere: 21 May 2016, Teatros del Canal, Madrid; Eduardo Raimundo Beltrán, soloist; Orquesta Verum; Miguel Romea, cond. Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

*IN A LONELY PLACE (2012) 16’ 4th concerto for violin, string orchestra and percussion(2). Commissioned by the Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical Premiere: 6 May 2013, Auditorio 400, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain Leticia Moreno, violin; Atalier Gombau; Carlos Cuesta, cond. Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

A PLEASANCE’S WHIMSIES (2009) 19′ 3rd concerto for violin and orchestra
1.1.1.1./1(hn)./perc(2)/strings Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

THE ISLAND COME TRUE (2008) 25′ 2nd concerto for violin and orchestra
2.2.2.2./2.1.1./timp/perc(2)/strings Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

*GEOGRAFÍAS DEL SILENCIO (2004) 22′ concerto for piano and orchestra
2.2.2.2./2.1.1/timp./perc.(1)/strings Premiere: 13 November 2007, Church of Simon and Judas, Prague Duncan Gifford, piano; Czech National Symphony Orchestra;
Adrian Leaper, cond. Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones Recording: Naxos 8.55981

CURVAS PELIGROSAS (2004) 20′ concerto for cello and orchestra
2.2.2.2./2.1.1./timp.-perc.(1)/strings Premiere: 7 October 2005, Hermitage Theatre, St. Petersburg; Anton Gakkel, cello Hermitage State Orchestra; Alexis Soriano, cond. Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

DOG-EAT-DOG (2003) 6′ chamber orchestra 2.2.2.2./2.1.1./perc.(1)/strings (8.6.4.4.3)
commissioned by the Ricciotti Ensemble (Amsterdam) Premiere: 15 September 2003, Amstelkerk, Amsterdam Ricciotti Ensemble; Bas Wiegers, cond.

*FORBIDDEN TONIC (2001) 16′ orchestra 2+1.2+1.3.2+1./4.4.3.1./timp/perc(4)/pno/strings Premiere: 24 September 2012, Auditorio de la Diputación de Alicante, Alicante Music Festival Joven Orquesta Nacional de España (National Youth Orchestra of Spain); Miguel Romea, cond. Publisher: EMEC Recording: ASV CD DCA 1153

*ARDOR (1998) 18′ concerto for violin and orchestra 2+1.2+1.2+1.2+1./4.2.2.1./timp/perc(3)/strings. Commissioned by the Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporánea Premiere: 24 November 2000, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria; Adrian Leaper, cond; Mariana Todorova, soloist Publisher: EMEC Recording: ASV CD DCA 1153

*PERFUME (1997) 12′ orchestra  2+1.2+1.2+1.2+1./4.2.2.1./perc(3)/harp/strings Premiere: 26 February 1998, Teatro Monumental, Madrid Orquesta Sinfónica de RadioTelevisión Española; Sergiu Comissiona, cond. Publisher: EMEC Recording: ASV CD DCA 1153

PASTEL (1996) 10′ orchestra 2+1.2+1.2+1.2+1/4.2.2.1./timp/perc(2)/strings Premiere: 26 May 1997, Teatro Guiniguada, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria; Joachim Harder, cond. commissioned by Tomás de Vidales Publisher: EMEC Recording: ASV CD DCA 1153

¡SOY SUPERMÁN! / I’M SUPERMAN! (1994) 10′ orchestra with or without narrator(s)
2+1.2+1.2+1.2+1./alto sax/4.3.3.1./timp/perc(4)/harp/piano-celesta/strings Premiere: 5 January 1996, Teatro Monumental, Madrid; Orquesta Sinfónica de RadioTelevisión Española; Sergiu Comissiona, cond; Fernando Argenta, Araceli González Campa, narrators Publisher: EMEC Recording: RTVE Música 65105 Recording: ASV CD DCA 1153

2. Chamber

THIEVES LIKE ME (2017) 15’ flute/piccolo/alto flute, B♭ clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, cello, percussion (1), piano

*WOMAN AT A WINDOW (2016) 14’ violin and cello Premiere: 24 November 2016, Sala Manuel de Falla, SGAE, Madrid; Pablo Martos, violin; Alberto Martos, cello Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

BIG FUN (2015) 16’ bass clarinet, violin and piano Premiere: 4 February 2018, Satélites Series (chamber music series of the Spanish National Orchestra), Auditorio Nacional, Madrid; Trío Musicalis: Eduardo Raimundo, Mario Pérez Blanco, Francisco Escoda

RISKY BUSINESS (2015) 13’ Part 3 of TV Trilogy  instrumental ensemble: fl. ob/Eng hn. cl/bass cl. bsn/contrabsn. hrn.trpt.trbn.perc(2). pno/hpschd. vln.I.vln.II.vla.vlc.db

5 PENSAMIENTOS PARA PATRICIA (2014) 18’ piano quintet Premiere: 9 February 2015, Auditorio 400, Reina Sofía Museum, Madrid; Rosa Torres-Pardo, piano; Bretón String Quartet Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

THE LAST BOHEMIAN (2013) 17′ clarinet, cello and piano

GOODBYE BLUE MONDAY (2013) 12′ Part 2 of TV Trilogy instrumental ensemble: fl/picc/alto fl-Bb clar/bass clar-bsn-trbn-perc(1)-pno-vln-vla-vlc-cb

BE STILL, MY BEATING HEART (2012) 19′ clarinet quintet

THESE DREAMS OF YOU (2012) 17′ piano quartet

*JUST COME HOME, DEAR (2011) 14′ violin and viola Premiere: 10 October 2014, Colegio Oficial Arquitectos de Madrid; Andrés Moreno, violin; Rocío Gómez, viola

NO REGRETS (2010) 18′ sonata for violin and piano Premiere: 22 November 2011, São Luiz Municipal Theater, Lisbon, Portugal; Boris Brovtsyn, violin; Zynep Öszuca, piano Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

ZAMBRA SOMBREÁ (2010) 20′ percussion trio Premiere: 23 November 2010, Festival Ritmo Vital, Centro Cultural Galileo, Madrid; Neopercusión

*STRING QUARTET NO. 3 / Part 1: …ES QUE SE ACABA TAN PRONTO, Part 2: HEART ON HOLD (2009-2010) 24′ Part 1 commissioned by the Fundación Canal Premiere: 30 May 2010, Fundación Canal, Madrid; Bretón String Quartet Part 2 commissioned by the Comunidad de Madrid Premiere: 6 August 2011, Patio de Armas del Castillo, Buitrago de Lozoya, Clásicos en Verano Festival; Bretón String Quartet Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

THE JEWEL OF ISTANBUL (2009) 12′ cello and percussion (Vibraphone, Bass Marimba, Crotales, Snare Drum, 4 Tom-toms, Splash Cymbal, Chinese Cymbal, Small Suspended Cymbal); Premiere: 2 June 2018, SO XXI Festival, Canals, Spain; Joan Castello, Joaquín Fernández

*A TIENTAS (2009) 13′ cello and piano; commissioned by Ramón Soler Premiere: 22 November 2011, São Luiz Municipal Theater, Lisbon, Portugal; Adolfo Gutiérrez Arenas, cello; Zynep Öszuca, piano Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

*THE TROUBLE WITH HAPPINESS (2009) 23′ 2nd string quartet Premiere: P: 13 May 2010, Phillips Collection Leading European Composers series, Washington DC; Mondriaan Quartet Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

MANHATTAN IN THE MIST (2007) 15′ concerto for viola and instrumental ensemble
solo viola, fl/picc, ob/English horn, cl/bass cl, bsn, horn, trpt, trbn, perc (2), pno, string quartet, cb; commissioned by the Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporánea Premiere: 27 September 2007, 23rd Music Festival of Alicante, Spain, Teatro Arniches; Julia Málkova, viola, Ensemble Enigma, Juan José Olivés, cond.

3 RECIPES FOR A PRODIGAL LIFE (2007) 15′ violin, cello and piano Premiere: 7 September 2007, Summer Academy for Piano and Chamber Music, Konz, Germany
under the auspices of Luxembourg European Cultural Capital; Goetz Hartmann, violin, Joerg Sonnenschein, cello, Valentina Messa, piano

CAT AND MOUSE (2004) 7′ for winds, percussion and contrabass; 2,2,2,2-2 t sx, 2,1,1-1 perc-cb; Commissioned by the Ricciotti Ensemble (Amsterdam) Premiere: 31 December 2004, Puddingfabriek, Groningen (Netherlands)

*QUEEN OF HEARTS (2002) 16′ Bb clarinet, violin, cello, piano Premiere: 29 March 2003, Auditorium of Torrevieja, Spain; Espejo, Iglinova, Stefanovic, Gallego

*OFF WITH ITS HEAD! (2002) 12′ Part 1 of TV Trilogy instrumental ensemble:
flute, oboe, bass clarinet, percussion (1 player), harpsichord, 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass; commissioned by Elaine Comparone and The Queen’s Chamber Band Premiere: 22 February 2011, Auditorium of Zaragoza; Grupo Enigma; Simon Klaus, conductor Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones Recording: Naxos 8.55981

*WONDERLAND (2001) 17′ string trio Premiere: 19 October 2002, Teatro Monumental, Madrid, Chamber Music series of the Orchestra of the Spanish Radio and Television;
Trio Modus Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones Recording: Albany Records TROY1043

*SOUTHERN COMFORT (2000) 15′ sonata for viola and piano Premiere: 22 September 2006, Instituto Cervantes, New York; Julia Malkova, viola and Ilona Timchenko, piano Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones Recording: Albany Records TROY1043

*DARK LOVE (2000) 15′ six essences for violin and piano Premiere: 1 December 2001, Teatro Monumental, Madrid; Mariana Todorova, violin and Irini Gaitani, piano Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones Recording: Albany Records TROY1043

*VANISHING TIME (1999) 18′ harpsichord and string quartet; commissioned by Franklin & Marshall College Premiere: 26 February 2000, F & M College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania;
New York Camerata Quartet, Bruce Gustafson

NILA (1998) 15′ sonata for cello and piano Premiere: 6 February 1999, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid; Claude Druelle, Pablo Puig Portner;
commissioned by Claude Druelle Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones Recording: Albany Records TROY1043

ARENA (1996) 16′ concerto for cimbalon and seven instruments
clarinet, english horn, contrabassoon, trombone, vln, vla, vlc, cimbalon

INVISIBLE (1994) 16′ cello octet commissioned by the Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporanea Premiere: 26 February 1995, Instituto Francés, Madrid
Conjunto Ibérico; Elías Arizcuren, cond. Recording: Channel Crossings CCS 10597

IN PASSING (1993) 20′ oboe/english horn, violin, cello, piano
commissioned by the Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst Premiere: 8 September 1993, Toneelschuur, Haarlem; Kouwenhoven, Brunt, Uitenbogaard, Corver Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones Recording: Naxos 8.55981

*SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION (1992) 6′ trumpet and piano; commissioned by the Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst Premiere: 23 May 1992, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam;
Reijer Dorresteijn, Jaap Dercksen Publisher: Donemus

SWALLOW (1992) 15′ 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, piano; commissioned by the Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst Premiere: 8 October 1992, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; Netherlands Wind Ensemble, Marja Bon; Publisher: Donemus Recording: Naxos 8.55981

*TROUBLE (1991) 20′ 1st string quartet commissioned by the Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst Premiere: 21 September 1991, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; Mondriaan Quartet Publisher: Donemus, Amsterdam Recording: Verso VRS 2086

BREATHLESS (1990) 10′ flute/piccolo, clarinet, soprano sax, baritone sax, horn,
3 trumpets, 3 trombones, piano, cb(amplified) commissioned by the Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst Premiere: 20 November 1990, Felix Meritus Concertzaal, Amsterdam; Orkest De Volharding Publisher: Donemus

ZENDORA DANCE (1982) 12′ flute/piccolo/alto flute, oboe, clarinet/bass clar, bassoon,
horn, percussion, piano, 2 vln, vla, vlc, cb

TWO MOVEMENTS FOR CLARINET, CELLO AND PIANO (1979) 10′ Premiere: 8 November 1979, Columbia University, New York; David Krakauer, Eric Bartlett, Marion Gaffney

3. Solo Instruments

EDU’S BLACK ‘N’ BLUES (2016) 9′ bass clarinet solo and a few extras (voice, foot, cowbell and vibraslap)

STUDY IN STRIDE (2016) 8′ piano solo commissioned by the Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical for pianist Judith Jáuregui Premiere: 24 January 2017, Auditorio ADDA, Alicante, Spain; Judith Jáuregui, piano

*A TAKE ON SEPHARDIC TIME (2014) 8′ violin solo commissioned by the Excelentia International Violin Competition Premiere: 8 October 2015, Auditorio Conde Duque; Pablo Martos, violin Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

*SWEET AS CANDY (2011) 14′  guitar solo commissioned by Adam Levin Premiere: 1 August 2015, Clásicos en Verano Festival, Church of Saint Sebastian, Cercedilla; Adam Levin, guitar Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE (2011) 17′ piano sonata Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

*SYMBOLICA (2002) 11′ cello solo commissioned by the Festival of Sacred Music of Cuenca Premiere: 13 April 2003, Festival of Sacred Music of Cuenca; Pieter Wispelwey, cello Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

FUGITIVE PIECES (1998) 11′ piano solo Premiere: 13 December 2000, Festival AMCC, Centro Cultural “Conde Duque”, Madrid; Manuel Escalante, piano Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

THE EARTH’S SHARP EDGE (1983) 10′ piano solo Premiere: 8 April 1983, Columbia University, New York; James Primosch, piano

4. Vocal

CHECKMATE MY LOVE (2017) 8′ for female Jazz singer, amplified violin, amplified double bass and drums/percussion; text based on an original idea of Sophie Duner’s

*AMOR ENTRE LAS ORTIGAS (2015) 13′ for soprano and Baroque ensemble (2 violins, 2 violas, cello, contrabass and harpsichord); poem by Ana Kallmeyer; Premiere: 19 May 2017, Iglesia Catedral del Redentor, Madrid; Transbaroque

ECO DE MUJER (2013) 21′ for spinto soprano and 14 solo strings; on poems by Delmira Agustini, Rosario de Acuña and Carolina Coronado Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

PRA NÃO CONTAR (2010) 12′ 3 songs for low female voice and chamber ensemble
on texts by Fernanda Cabral; flute/accordion/piano/percussion/viola/contrabass

SONGS LOST AND FOUND (2010) 19′ 5 songs for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
on poems by Emily Dickinson with additional texts by Pierre Élie Mamou
flute/picc./alto flute, oboe/English horn, Bb clarinet/bass clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, perc.(2), piano, strings Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

CELOSÍAS (2008) 25′ for mezzo-soprano and string quartet
based on 6 of the Canciones Populares Españolas of Federico García Lorca Premiere: 30 April 2009, St. Ana Church, Prague; Magdalena Llamas, Zemlinsky Quartet Recording: Verso VRS 2086

EN PIEL ABIERTA (200) 50′ 10 songs and 3 interludes for soprano, baritone, violin, cello and piano on poems by Lola Moreno

L’ULTIMO SOGNO DI MALASPINA (2005) 8′  for soprano and piano
text by Pierre Élie Mamou Premiere: 2 March 2006, Real Academia Hispano Americana, Cádiz, Spain; Elisa Belmonte, soprano; Héctor Sánchez, piano

THE GOOD BOY’S SOLILOQUY (2003) 11′ for tenor and piano on a text by R.R.

WHEN THE WORLD WAS STILL… (2002) 12′ 3 songs for soprano and piano
on poems by G. Taggard, R. L. Stevenson and E. Lear

MUDAS (2001) 15′ mezzo-soprano and string quartet on poems by G.A. Bécquer, A. Machado and F. García Lorca; commissioned by the Mondriaan String Quartet Premiere: 26 March 2002, Fundación Carlos de Amberes, Madrid; Elena Gragera, Mondriaan Quartet Recording: Verso VRS 2086

PSALM 98 (2000) 6′  soprano and organ Premiere: 11 May 2002, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Danbury, Connecticut, USA; Heather Thomson, soprano; Stephen Roberts, organ

WALTZ, TANGO AND SONG (1988/94) 20′ baritone, clarinet, violin, accordeon and piano
“Song”, on a poem by Ilsa Gilbert, commissioned by Downtown Music Productions, New York Premiere: 9 June 1994, Vineyard Theater, New York; Downtown Chamber Players

VILLES (1982) 10′ soprano, clarinet, violin and cello on the homonymous poem by A. Rimbaud Premiere: 22 January 2000, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid; Elena Serrano, Miguel Espejo, Victor Arriola, Claude Druelle

RAINBOW WRITING (1981) 25′ ten songs for soprano and string orchestra
on poems by Eve Merriam

5. Choral

UN PERRO LLAMADO ULISES (2013) 20′ commissioned by the Coro Easo Txiki; on poems by Robert Louis Stevenson, tranlated and adapted by the composer; children’s chorus, narrator and instrumental ensemble: fl, ob, cl, vibraphone, perc(2), piano, violin, cello

*DESTRUCCIÓN Y DESEO (2008) 15′ SATB Chorus and 4 Percussion
on two poems by Humberto Garza; commissioned by the America España Festival
and the National Chorus of Spain Premiere: 17 June 2009, Auditorio Nacional, Madrid;
Coro Nacional de España, Neopercusión

LOS NOMBRES (2005) 17′ cantata for vocal soloists, chorus and orchestra
on a text by Pierre Elie Mamou; soprano (light coloratura), tenor, baritone, mixed chorus (SATB) 2.2.2.2.-2.1.1.1.-timp.-perc.(3)-hpschd.-harp.-strings

NANA DE LA NENA (1999) 5′ for mixed chorus on a poem by Manuel Alquife Premiere: 11 October 2001, Teatro Real, Madrid; Chorus of the Brahms Society; Francisco Amaya, cond.

MARINERO SOY DE AMOR (1998) 7′ for mixed chorus on a text by Cervantes
commissioned by the SNK, The Netherlands Premiere: 22 January 1999, SNK Concertzaal, Utrecht; Chorus of the University of Amsterdam; Anthony Zielhorst, cond.

*COMO ANIMAL MUY LIMPIO (1996) 7′ five songs for mixed chorus on poems by Julio Maruri Premiere: 11 June 1997, Waalsekerk, Delft; Chorus of the University of Amsterdam; Anthony Zielhorst, cond.

6. Opera

MALASPINA, O LA IDEA DE LA FELICIDAD (2006) 120′ opera in 2 parts and 10 episodes; libretto in 6 languages by Pierre Élie Mamou; Commissioned by members of the Malaspina family to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Malaspina’s death and composed with the generous support of Alex and Doris Malaspina and Danielle and Alexandre Giuntini-Malaspina; coloratura soprano, tenor, baritone, 2 boy sopranos, mezzo-soprano, 2 countertenors, bass, actor, boys choir, choir SATB, orchestra: 2.2.2.2.-2.1.1.1.-Timp.-Perc.(3)-Harpsichord-Harp-Strings Publisher: EMEC

*CUENTOS DE LA ALHAMBRA (1993) 75′ lyric opera in one act inspired by the homonymous book by Washington Irving; libretto (based on various sources and in Spanish) by the composer; commissioned by the Ministry of Culture of the Netherlands
dramatic soprano, lyric soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, 2 baritones, 2 actors; flute/piccolo/alto flute, oboe/english horn, clarinet/bass clarinet, bassoon/contrabassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, percussion (2), cimbalon, harp, piano/celesta, 4 vln I, 4vln II, 3 vla, 2 vlc, cb Premiere: 26 February 1996, Toneelschuur, Haarlem (The Netherlands); Coles, Krüs, Jönsthövel, Galliford, Drost, van Deuveren, Willems, Bischoff, Esterhazy Orkest; musical dir: Frank van Kooten; stage dir: Javier López Piñón; coproduction: Stichting Tales of the Alhambra and Toneelschuur Publisher: MusicSalesClassical/UniónMusicalEdiciones

*ARIA DA CAPO (1981) 45′  chamber opera in one act based on the homonymous play by Edna St. Vincent Millay; lyric soprano, dramatic soprano, 2 tenors, actress; flute, cello, piano and percussion Premiere: 13 May 1981, Good Shepherd Faith Church, New York
Blackwell, Hunter, Gunder, Pearlston, Juditz, instrumental soloists; musical dir: José Luis Greco; stage dir: Buck Ross; production: Encompass Music Theater

7. Scenic Oratorio

HORROR VACUI (1989) 60′  on texts of Lucretius, Polignac and Maris;
virtual orchestra, mezzo-soprano, actor and SATB chorus; commissioned by Cees Maris Premiere: 28 September 1989, University of Amsterdam; Mieke Doeschot, Cees Maris, Amsterdam Vocaal Ensemble

8. Dance & Dance Theater

BELLE (2007) 9′ virtual orchestra; concept: Margaret Jova Premiere: 24 April 2007, Sala Cuarta Pared, Madrid en Danza Festival; Jova, Morris, Perdikidis, Campo, Picazo Recording: Columna Música 1CM0182

FRUTA MADURA  (2001) 7′ virtual orchestra; concept: Margaret Jova Premiere: 6 February 2001, Teatro Pradillo, Madrid en Danza Festival; Jova, Morris, Perdikidis, Pérez Mántaras Recording: Columna Música 1CM0182

ESTADO HORMONAL (1998) 6′ virtual orchestra; concept: Margaret Jova Premiere: 4 March 1998, Teatro Pradillo, Festival La Alternativa, Madrid; Elisa Morris, Teresa Nieto, Denise Perdikidis, Margaret Jova Recording: Columna Música 1CM0182

FUGITIVE PIECES  (1998) 20′ piano; choreography: Paul Norton; commissioned by the INAEM (Spanish Ministry of Culture) Premiere: 5 June 1998, Teatro de Madrid;
Compañía Nacional de Danza

SUITE ESPAÑOLA /EL PUÑAL EN LA LIGA (1997) 20′ oboe/english horn, clarinet/bass clar, horn, vln, vla, vlc, piano/harpsichord; choreography: José Greco; commissioned by Franklin & Marshall College Premiere: 21 November 1997, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; students of F&M College

*MOVIMIENTO PERPETUO  (1995) 40′ virtual orchestra; choreography: José Granero;
commissioned by the Centro Andaluz de Danza Premiere: 7 November 1995, Teatro de la Maestranza, Sevilla; Compañía Antonio Márquez Recording: Autor SA01007

MUJERES (1995) 60′ tape; choreography: José Granero; commissioned by the Festival Itálica Premiere: 5 May 1995, Teatro de la Maestranza, Sevilla; Cristina Hoyos, Lydia Azzopardi, La Ribot, Eva Leyva, Beatriz Martín; costumes by Victorio y Lucchino

*AZUL (1995) 25′ virtual orchestra, bass clarinet, cello and piano; choreography: Neel Verdoorn Premiere: 7 December 1995, Theater aan het Spui, the Hague;
Djazzex Modern Dance Company Recording: Columna Música 1CM0182

LEYENDA (1994) 20′ orchestra (2.2.2.2 – 4.2.2.1 – timp – 2 perc – strings), piano and guitar (soloists); choreography: José Granero; commissioned by the INAEM (Spanish Ministry of Culture); Spanish ballet based on the “Preludio” of “Cantos de España” by Isaac Albéniz Premiere: 23 September 1994, Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid; Ballet Nacional de España, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Enrique García Asensio, cond.

IN PASSING (1993) 30′ oboe/english horn, violin, cello, piano; commissioned by the Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst for “In het voorbijgaan”; concept and performance: Barbara Duyfjes Premiere: 8 September 1993, Toneelschuur, Haarlem

BORDERLINE RENDEZVOUS (1992) 11′ virtual orchestra Premiere: 18 August 1992, Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors Festival, New York; Cloud Chamber Recording: Autor SA01007 Recording: Columna Música 1CM0182

LINE UP/DIVERTIMENTO FOR DAVID (1991) 25′ virtual orchestra, trombone, sax and trumpet; choreography: Glenn van der Hoff Premiere: 26 January 1992, AT&T Danstheater, The Hague; Djazzex Modern Dance Company Recording: Autor SA01007

THE BURNING OF THE GREAT LIBRARY (1990) 60′ virtual orchestra Premiere: 21 June 1990, Stadsschouwburg, Holland Festival, Amsterdam; Cloud Chamber Recording: Autor SA01007 Recording: Columna Música 1CM0182

PRIVATE AND PUBLIC ACTS – A TRILOGY (1988) 1. THE TWILIGHT CLUB 75′ virtual orchestra, live electric guitar and voice Premiere: 15 April 1988, Spring Dance Festival, Utrecht 2. CANTATE 60′ clarinet, violin, accordeon and piano Premiere: 15 June 1988, Rotterdam 88 Festival, Rotterdam 3. MISE-EN-CADRE 75′ virtual orchestra Premiere: 7 September 1988, Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam; Cloud Chamber

ONTHEEMDEN (1987) 40′ tape; choreography: Wilfried van Poppel Premiere: 5 January 1988, Theater Frascati, Amsterdam; Dansgroep 3.35

DRIFT EXPEDITIONS (1986) 60′ live electronics, voice, electric guitar and tape Premiere: 27 November 1986, Theater Bellevue, Amsterdam; Cloud Chamber

CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE (1986) 70′ live electronics, voice, piano, electric guitar and tape Premiere: 1 November 1986, Aorta, Amsterdam; Cloud Chamber

THROUGH DISTANT WINDOWS (1985) 40′ tape; choreography: Wilfried van Poppel Premiere: 26 March 1985, Spring Dance Festival, Utrecht; Richard Carter, Wilfried van Poppel

WET FEATURES (1985) 30′ tape Premiere: 9 October 1985, Shaffy Theater, Amsterdam;
concept and performance: Lisa Marcus, Barbara Duyfjes

LE MUSÉE DU GRAND MIDI (1985) 30′ piano solo Premiere: 7 December 1985, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Désirée Delauney, Boris Gerrets, José Luis Greco (piano)

RAPID EYE MOVEMENT (1985) 60′ live voice, piano, electric guitar and tape Premiere: 19 March 1985, Spring Dance Festival, Utrecht; Cloud Chamber

9. Children’s Music Theater

UNA SONRISA SIN GATO (2002) 60′ flute (piccolo, bass flute), violin, 2 percussion;
based on Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland; concept by Jane Rigler and José Luis Greco; animation art by Armando Pereda; commissioned by the CDMC for the Alicante International Festival of Contemporary Music 2002 Premiere: 1 March 2003, Casa Encendida, Madrid; Rigler, Iglinova, Mas, Gálvez

GLORIA (2000) 60′ flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, percussion, piano, contrabass;
text by Jose Inazio Ansorena; commissioned by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the Basque Country and the Municipal Government of San Sebastian Premiere: 24 June 2003, Auditorio Kursaal, San Sebastian; Soloists of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi conducted by Juan José Ocón; Vaivén Producciones; stage director: Santiago Sueiros

THE LITTLE BLACK FISH (1982) 90′ virtual orchestra, live flute, harp and voices;
based on a children’s story by Samad Behrangi Premiere: 4 September 1982, Theater for the New City, New York; Azadeh Ensemble; stage dir: Manuchehr Harsini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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