Guitar, Theorbo, Cuatro, Harp

89- Oz, for French horn, electric guitar and cello 7'(2017)

Commissioned by Armando Castellano, In one movement

52. MANGOSINFONI (2005) ca. 24’

Commissioned by Chelsea Chen and Arielle
For harp and organ in six movements


-Mango Haze
-Vertigo Fandango
-La Mer Caraïbe
-Man Goes Woman Goes
-Brazil Pinball
-Apache Rondeau


Partial premiere at Paul Hall, Juilliard School, New York, in May 2006

Chelsea Chen, organ and Arielle, harp

27. PUNTOS NAVEGANTES: TWO PIECES FOR EARLY BAROQUE QUARTET (1998-99) ca. 9’

Commissioned by the Palladian Ensemble of London


For recorder, baroque violin, viola da gamba and theorbo

Music based on early European music forms still found in the Venezuelan islands
Punto del Tirano
Canarios de Indias

23. ZARPA EL FESTIVARPA (1997) ca. 17’

Commissioned for the 1998 Third Latin-American Harp Convention
For nine chromatic harps, two diatonic Venezuelan folk harps, celesta, marimba, percussion, bass and cuatro (Venezuelan guitar)

Premiered by the International Harp Orchestra Auditorio de la Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas in 1998,
conducted by Alfredo Rugeles

17. THREE PIECES FOR FLUTE AND GUITAR (TRIPTICO) (1994-95) ca. 10’

-Bossanovals
-Recuerdos de Venosa
-Kumbiologia
Luis Julio Toro, flute / Rubén Riera, guitar

 

Premiered at the Contemporary Music Festival in Caracas in October 1995 by Luis Julio Toro, flute and Rubén Riera, guitar.

Commissioned by Solistas de Cámara
Premiered at Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas in 1991 by Solistas de Cámara, conducted by Juan Tomás Martínez.

 

6. PIZZIQUITIPLAS (1989) ca. 6’17” and PIZZIGUASA GALEONICA (1988-89) ca. 5’45”

For harp, flute and cello
Pizziquitiplas also available for viola and two celli, or for three celli

-Pizziguasa Galeónica

Nicolás Real, flute / Anette Léon, harp / Paul Desenne, cello

Premiered at Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas in 1990 by the Paul Desenne Ensemble


4. EL MONOCORDIO DE LATA (1990-97) ca. 9’

For flute, oboe, violin, cello and cuatro (Venezuelan guitar)

3. QUINTETO DE LA CULEBRA (1988) ca. 5’

For flute, oboe, violin, cello and cuatro (Venezuelan guitar) in two movements
Pajarillo de la culebra
Bambuco cruzado

Nicolás Real, flute / Anette León, harp / Paul Desenne, cello


Premiered at Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas in 1990 by the Paul Desenne Ensemble; US premiere at the Caramoor International Music Festival in New York in 2008 with Paquito d’Rivera and Marco Granados


2. BOTELLA AL GUAIRE (1985-86) ca. 14’

For flute, English horn, violin, cello and cuatro (Venezuelan guitar) in three movements
-Guasa del 5 y 6
-Canción de cuna de las montañas de Caracas
-El fulchola

Nicolás Real, flute / Anette León, harp / Paul Desenne, cello


Premiered at Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas in June 1990 by the Paul Desenne Ensemble

1. QUINTETO DEL PAJARO (1981-83) ca. 17'

For flute, oboe/English horn, violin, cello and cuatro (Venezuelan guitar) in four movements

-Seis por derecho
-Guasa del borrachito
-Alba / vals
-Periquera

Nicolás Real, flute / Andrés Eloy Medina, oboe and English horn / David Moreira, violin / Paul Desenne, cello / Aquiles Báez, cuatro (Recorded in 1990)

 

Program Notes


Premiered in Paris in December 1983 by the Paul Desenne Ensemble; US premiere at Weill Recital Hall, New York in December 1994 with Paul Desenne and members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, organized by the American Composers Orchestra

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