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Solo instruments and orchestra

Quasi un Réquiem (Música celestial No. 3) (1965, rev: 1971) 18´

(Quasi un Réquiem - Celestial Music No. 3)

String quartet and string orchestra.

Premiere: Palais des Sports d´Orléans (France), 27.II.1972. Quatuor de l´ORTF, Ensemble de Cordes d´Orléans. Conductor: Fernand Vandenbogaerde.

Dedicated to Gerardo Gombau in memoriam.

Recordings: RNE-RAI-SRF

Score: Alpuerto


Vitral (Música celestial No. 1) (1968-1969) 16´

(Glass window - Celestial Music No. 1)

Organ and string orchestra.

Premiere: Cuenca Sacred Music Week. Old Church of San Miguel, Cuenca (Spain), 28.III.1972. Ramón González de Amezúa, organ, Chamber Group of the City of Barcelona Orchestra. Conductor: José María Franco Gil.

National Music Award 1969.

Recordings: RNE

Score: Salabert


Concierto para violín y orquesta (Los mecanismos de la memoria) (1971-1972) 18´

(Concert for violin and orchestra - The mechanisms of Memory)

Violin solo, 2-2(cor anglais)-2 (bass clarinet)-2 (double bassoon), 4-3-3-1, harp, timpani, 3 percussionists, strings.

Premiere: Festival de Royan, Casino de Royan (France), 19.IV.1973. Agustín León Ara, violin, Sarre Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Hans Zender.

Dedicated to Agustín León Ara.

Recordings: RNE-SRF

Score: Moeck Verlag


Concierto Guadiana (1973) 15´

(Guadiana Concert)

Guitar and string orchestra.

Premiere: The English Bach Festival. Church of Saint John’s Smith Square, London (UK), 5.V.1974. Timothy Walker, guitar, Orchestra of Saint John’s Smith Square. Conductor: Cristóbal Haffter.

Dedicated to Siegfried Behrend.

Commissioned by the English Bach Festival.

Recordings: RNE-SRF. LP: RCA. CD: Koch-Schwann

Score: Alpuerto


Concierto para violonchelo y orquesta (1974-1976) 19´

(Concert for cello and orchestra)

Cello solo 2 –1 (cor anglais)-2 (bass clarinet)-0. 0-0-0-0, 3 saxophones, timpani, percussionist, strings.

Premiere: Homage to Pau Casals, Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona (Spain), 14.V.1977. Lluis Claret, cello, City of Barcelona Orchestra. Conductor: Antoni Ros Marbá.

Dedicated to the memory of Falla and Casals.

2nd International Award, Casals Centenary.

Recordings: RNE

Score: Alpuerto


Concierto Eco (1978) 23´

(Echo Concerto)

Amplified guitar and orchestra (3 flutes)-3(cor anglais)-3 (bass clarinet)-3 (double bassoon), 4-3-3-0, timpani, 3 percussionists, harp, strings.

Premiere: Smetana Theater of Prague (Czechoslovakia), 19.IX.1980. José Luis Lopátegui, guitar, Prague Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Frantisek Vajnar.

Dedicated to Narciso Yepes.

Commissioned by Czech Radio.

Recordings: RNE-CSR

Score: Suvini Zerboni


Concierto Austral (1981) 18´

(Austral Concerto)

Oboe solo and orchestra (3(piccolo)-3(cor anglais)-3 (bass clarinet)-3(double bassoon)-4-3-3-1, timpani, 2 percussionists, harp, piano, strings).

Premiere: Gulbenkian Festival, Lisbon (Portugal), Gulbenkian Auditorium, 9.VI.1982. Miguel Quirós, oboe, Portuguese Radiotelevision Orchestra. Conductor: Luca Pfaff.

Dedicated to Laszlo Bohr.

Recordings: RDP-RNE

Score: Salabert


Concierto del alma (1982) 15´

(Soul Concerto)

Violin solo and string orchestra.

Premiere: Testimonium Festival, Israel, Tel Aviv (Israel), 30.I.1983. Yigal Tuneh, violin, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Juan Pablo Izquierdo.

Commissioned by the Israel Testimonium Festival.

Dedicated to Víctor Martín.

Recordings: RNE-IBA-RDP. CD: Bis

Score: Salabert


Triple concierto (1987) 25´

(Triple Concerto)

Violin, cello, piano and orchestra (2-2-2-2. 2-2-1-0. timpani, percussion, strings).

Premiere: Teatro Calderón, Valladolid (Spain), 2.X.1988. Trio Mompou (Joan Lluis Jordá, Pilar Serrano, Luciano González Sarmiento), City of Valladolid Orchestra. Conductor: Luis Remartinez.

Dedicated to Trio Mompou.

Commissioned by Hazen for the City of Valladolid Orchestra.

Recordings: RNE-Radiodifusión Cubana. CD: Iberautor

Score: EMEC


Bastilles (1988) 10´

Harpsichord and string orchestra.

Premiere: Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (Spain), 15.XI.1988. Menchu Mendizábal, harpsichord, Anton Webern Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: José Luis Temes.

Commissioned by Ville d´Avray (France).

Dedicated to Lucio Muñoz.

Recordings: RNE, SRF. LP: Discobi

Score: EMEC


Settecento (1988) 15´

Piano solo and chamber orchestra (2 oboes, 2 horns, strings).

Premiere: Murcia International Festival of Youth Orchestras, Casa de la Cultura, Los Alcázares, Murcia (Spain), 24.III.1989. Humberto Quagliata, piano, Murcia Festival International Youth Orchestra. Conductor: René Clément.

Commissioned by the Murcia International Festival of Youth Orchestras.

Recordings: RNE-RAI. CD: RCA

Score: BMG-Ariola


Terramar (Divertimento Concertante No. 1) (1992) 15´

Violin solo, harp, percussion and strings.

Premiere: National Concert Hall of Dublin (Ireland), 15.XI.1992. Roland Masin, violin, Degani Ensemble. Conductor: John Finucane.

Commissioned by Young European Strings “ Musical Messages” .

Recordings: RTE. CD: EMEC

Score: EMEC


Aurora (Divertimento concertante No. 2) (1992) 15´

Clarinet and String Orchestra.

Premiere: Suntory Hall, Tokyo (Japan), 15.X.1992. Adolfo Garcés, clarinet, Reina Sofia Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Víctor Pablo Pérez.

Dedicated to Adolfo Garcés.

Recordings: RNE


Concierto del agua (1993) 25´

(Water Concerto)

1. Almadraba 2. Acuario 3. Anadiomena

(1. Tunny fishery 2. Aquarium 3. Anadiomène)

Guitar and string orchestra.

Premiere: Auditorio Nacional, Madrid (Spain), 11.X.93. Gabriel Estarellas, guitar, Reina Sofia Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Odón Alonso.

Dedicated to Gabriel Estarellas.

Commissioned by BMW Ibérica.

Recordings: RNE. CD: Verso


Creación (1996) 25´

(Creation)

Organ, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones and 3 percussionists.

Premiere: Auditorio Javier Barros, Mexico City (Mexico), 14.XI.1996. Víctor Urbán, organ, Instrumental Ensemble. Conductor: Jorge Velazco.

Dedicated to Jorge Velazco.

Recordings: RNE


Palacios de Al-Hambra (1996-1997, second version 1999) 35´

(Al-hambra Palaces)

Two pianos and Orchestra (3 (piccolo)-3 (cor anglais)-3 (bass clarinet)-3 (double bassoon), 4-3-3-1, timpani, 3 percussionists, harp, celeste (inside piano), strings.

Premiere:

First version: Sarre Music Festival, Saarlouis (Germany), 18.VI.1999. Dúo Uriarte-Mrongovius, Orchestre Philarmonique de Lorraine. Conductor: Leo Kremer.

Final version: Granada International Festival, Carlos V Palace, Granada (Spain), 5.VII.2001. Dúo Uriarte-Mrongovius, BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.

Dedicated to: Begoña Uriarte and Karl-Hermann Mrongovius.

Recordings: RNE

Score: EMEC


Algunos cantares (1997) 12´

(Some Songs)

Voice and string orchestra (other versions for voice and piano and for voice and 8 cellos).

Dedicated to Teresa Berganza.


Apoteosis del Fandango (1997-98) 24´

(Apotheosis of the Fandango)

Amplified harpsichord and orchestra (2 piccolo, 2 cor anglais, 2 bass clarinet, 2 double bassoon). 2-2-2-0, timpani, 3 percussionists, piano, strings.

Premiere: Auditorio Nacional, Madrid (Spain), 26.III.1998. Elisabeth Chojnacka, Harpsichord, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: José Ramón Encinar.

Dedicated to Madrid Complutense University Rector Rafael Puyol and Lecturer Emilio Casares.

Recordings: RNE. CD: A & B Master Records

Score: EMEC


Twilight birds (Pájaros crepusculares) (2000) 12´

Violin and two string groups.

Premiere: National Concert Hall, Dublin (Ireland), 14.I.2001. Roisin Walters, violin, Young European Strings. Conductor: Ronald Massin.

Commissioned by the European Union Culture 2000 Project.

Dedicated to Victor Martin on his 60 thbirthday.

Score: EMEC


De seda y alabastro (2001) 21´

(Of silk and alabaster)

Flute in G, two string groups and piano ad libitum.

Premiere: Stilwerk Forum, Berlin (Germany), 12.XII.2002. Angela Sondermann, flute, Deutsche Kammerorchester, Berlin. Conductor: Javier Jacinto.

Dedicated to María Antonia Rodríguez.

Score: EMEC


Laberinto marino (2001) 20´

(Marine Labyrinth)

Cello and two string groups.

Premiere: Príncipe Felipe Auditorium, Oviedo (Spain), 10.XII.2002. Dimitr Furnadjev, cello, City of Oviedo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gregorio Gutiérrez.

Dedicated to Dimitr Furnadjev and Carlos Prieto.

Recordings: CD: Verso

Score: EMEC


Doble concierto (Ensueño y resplandor de Don Quijote) (2004) 27´

(Double Concerto - Reverie and shining of Don Quijote)

Violin, cello and orchestra (1-.2-0-0. 2-.0-0-0, timpani, 2 percussionists, strings).

Premiere: Estío Musical, Burgos, Teatro Principal, Burgos (Spain), 3.IX.2004. Manuel Guillén, violin, Carlos Prieto, cello, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pedro Halffter.

Commissioned by the Burgos Musical Summer.

Dedicated to Víctor Martín and Carlos Prieto

Score: EMEC


Vanitas con chaconas y folías (2005) 25´

(Vanitas with chaconas and folias)

Recorders and orchestra with cello obbligato and one off-stage violin .

Solo recorder and orchestra (2-2-2-2, 2-2-0-0, timpani, 2 percussionists, piano, cello obbligato, off-stage violin and strings).

Premiere: Auditorio Nacional, Madrid (Spain), 27.I.2006. Álvaro Marías, recorders, Community of Madrid Orchestra. Conductor: José Fabra.

Commissioned by the Community of Madrid Orchestra.

Dedicated to Álvaro Marías.

Recordings: RNE

Score: EMEC

Paseo con Sarasate (2011) 20´

(Promenade with Sarasate)

Violin and orchestra (2-2-2-2. 2-2-0-0. timp, 2 perc., strings).

Premiere: Auditorio Nacional de Madrid 8.III.2012. Manuel Guillén, violín. Orquesta Filarmonía.Conductor: Pascual Osa.

Dedicated to Manuel Guillén.

Score: EMEC

Concierto de Córdoba (2012) 27´

(Cordoba´s concerto)

1.Excelsos muros,torres coronadas 2.Tanto por plumas como por espadas 3.Nunca merezcan mis ausentes ojos

(1.Lofty walls, towers crowned 2.As much for its writers and its swordmen 3.My eyes should never again deserve to see)

Guitar and Orchestra (2(alt-flute)-2(english horn)-2(bass clarinet)-2,2-2-0-0,timp. 2 per., strings)

Premiere: Great Theater of Córdoba 3.VII.2012.Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar, Cordoba´s Orchestra.Conductor: José Luis Temes

Dedicated to Pablo Sáinz Villegas

Commissioned by the 32 th International Guitar Festival of Córdoba