(version available for mezzo soprano). Duration: 6′ Poetry by the composer in Catalonian. Written for soprano Rachel Rosales. Premiered by Catalonian mezzo soprano Anna Alàs at COMRadio.com (Spanish radio). Village Scenes was inspired by memories of my childhood in the early 60s. In the summers me and my parents vacationed in Ullastrell, a very small village near […]
SOPRANO & PIANO
Duration: 15′ Poetry by Federico Garcia Lorca in Spanish Written for soprano Rachel Rosales Read NATS article New Directions: “The Inspirational Lorca” by Sharon Mabry. See Performance history. This song cycle was inspired by five poems of the Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936). The poems El silencio, La luna negra, Las seis cuerdas, andClamor” are drawn from the collection Poema del Cante Jondo (1921), […]
Duration: 15′ Poetry by the composer in Spanish. Written for soprano Rachel Rosales. Performance history. In 1992, the casual meeting of an old friend in a busy city street prompted the revival of many memories, some going back to my teenage years. These intense feelings were translated to poetry in the span of two days […]
Duration: 15′ Poetry by Margaret Atwood in English. Written for soprano Eileen strempel. Performance history. Song cycle of five songs for soprano and piano based on five poems by Canadian writer Margaret Atwood. The moment from Morning in the Burned House;Habitation, More and more, It is dangerous to read newspapers, and Late night from Selected Poems 1965-1975. I. The moment illustrates the false […]
SOPRANO, TENOR & PIANO
Duration 15′ Commissioned by the 2015 Barcelona Festival of Song and director/soprano Patricia Caicedo. Premiered on June 27, 2015, by Patricia Caicedo, soprano, Lenine Santos, tenor, and Nikos Stavlas, piano. Texts by Ibn Zaydun and Wallada (in Spanish) Tiempo de amor (Time for Love) (2015) for soprano, tenor and piano is set to texts by […]
SOPRANO, CLARINET, CELLO & PIANO
Duration: 12′ Poetry by Federico Garcia Lorca in Spanish Commissioned by the Gotham Ensemble New York premiere at the”Village Variations” Concert Series Greenwich House Music School, New York, by the Gotham Ensemble and guest soprano Cheryl Marshall (10/8/92). Published by Hidden Oaks Music Company.
MEZZO-SOPRANO, FLUTE & PIANO
Duration: 9′ 30″ Based on three poems (in Spanish) by Federico Garcia Lorca from the collections Diwan del Tamarit (1931-1934) and Canciones. Commissioned by and written for Christiane Meininger, flute; Jörg Waschinski, male soprano; and Rainer Gepp, piano. World premiere at the Zentrum for Information und Bildung in Unna, Germany. Sponsored by the American Embassy in Berlin, the Center for International Light […]
MEZZO SOPRANO & PIANO
Duration: 6′ Arrangement of the piece of the same title for soprano and piano. Published by Hidden Oaks Music Company.
Duration: 15′ Arrangement of the piece of the same title for soprano and piano. Published by Hidden Oaks Music Company. ‘
BARITONE & PIANO
(Version available for lyric or dramatic baritone). Duration: 10′ Poetry by Antonio Machado in Spanish. Premiered by baritone Jacob Cantu and the composer at the piano at Our Lady of the Lake University on February 11, 2001. Published by Hidden Oaks Music Company.
BARITONE, CLARINET, CELLO & PIANO
Duration 3’30” Solitary for baritone, clarinet, cello and piano, based on poetry by Hollis Robins, was commissioned by Andrew Talle and was premiered at Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins in the fall of 2009. According to Robins, the poem Solitary is part of a sonnet sequence called “Sonnets of Imprisonment,” which are all loosely about […]
TENOR & PIANO
Duration 12′ Poetry by Rosselló-Pòrcel (1913-1938) in Catalan Commissioned by tenor Jess Muñoz,with generous support from a University of Delaware General University Research Grant. Premiered on March 12, 2018, at the University of Delaware in a program dedicated to Catalonian and Latin American women composers. This work was recorded on August 10-13, 2018, by Jess Muñoz, tenor, […]