Works by genre


PIANO

SONATA 0 (1971)
For piano in one movement Duration 3’59”

SONATA I (1976)
For Piano in one movement . Duration 11’07”

SONATA II (1982)
For piano in one movement. Duration 8’31”

SONATA III "MADRE JUANA" (1988)
For piano in three movements. Duration 13’51”

SONATA IV (1990)
For piano in one movement. Duration 11’44”

SONATA V (1995-1996)
For piano in three movements. Duration 13’50”

SONATA VI (2001-2003).
For piano in two movements. Duration 10’30”

“PÁRAMO PÉTREO” (2006).
For piano. Duration 4’28”

 

PIANO FOUR HANDS

TRES PRELUDIOS MONOCROMATICOS (1964)
Duration 8’

TOCCATA (1971)

“LOS SOLES NEGROS” (1975)
Duration 8’10”

HARPSICHORD
GALOPA DE LA MOSCA TRAPECISTA (1969)
Duration 1’20’’

MÚSICA PARA TEATRO II (1986)
Duration 6’17”

ORGAN

INTRADA (1985)
Duration 1’06”

MÚSICA PARA TEATRO IV (1989)

 
 



VOICE AND PIANO

“LA ERMITA” (1965)
For voice and piano. Anonymous poem, XVth century. Duration 2’47”

CINCO CANCIONES DE LA NOCHE (1976)
For soprano and piano. Poems by Xavier Villaurrutia, José Emilio Pacheco, José Ramón Enríquez,Homero Aridjis and Carlos Pellicer. Duration 12’05”

“NAVEGA LA CIUDAD EN PLENA NOCHE” (1985)
For baritone and piano. Songs cycle on poems by Octavio Paz.
Duration 7’50”

TRES CANCIONES sobre POEMAS DE GARCIA LORCA (1998)
For mezzosoprano and piano. Duration 9’31”

SEIS MÉLODIES sobre POEMAS de VERLAINE. (2000-2003)
For voice and piano. Duration 16’40”

ORATORIO

“BRINDIS POR UN MILENIO” (1999).
Dramatic oratorio in one act, for soloists, choir and orchestra, on José Ramón Enríquez´s libretto "Las otras voces". Duration 1h.
2fl.,2ob.,2fgt.,1sax tenor.,3trb.,1tuba,hp., perc.,timp.,strings.

VOICE AND INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES

SUITE DEL INSOMNIO (1973)
For contralto, piano, harmonium and celesta. Poem by Xavier Villaurrutia.
Duration 10’36”

CANCION ARCAICA PARA NIÑOS (1979)
For soprano and instrumental ensemble or soprano and piano. Poem by
Federico García Lorca. Duration 3’ 40’’ Sop.,pf.,ob.,cl.,vl.,vcl.

TRES CANCIONES DEL AMOR (1980)
For tenor and piano or baritone and instrumental ensemble. Poems by Xavier Villaurrutia, José Ramón Enríquez and Salvador Novo. Duration 6’ 48’’
Bar.,fl.,cl.,harp,vl.

“LOS CAMINOS QUE EXISTEN” (1986)
For soprano and string orchestra. Songs cycle on poems by
José Ramón Enríquez. Duration 11’12”

“DÉCIMA MUERTE” (1992).
Song for voice and instrumental ensemble on a
poem by Xavier Villaurrutia
Duration 3’13”. v.,2cl.,vl.,vcl.and cb.

“LOS OJOS DEL SUEÑO” (2007).
For voice and orchestra, on poems by José Gorostiza. Duration 19´
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,bass tuba,harp,soloist voice, perc.,timp.,strings.

 

 

ÓPERAS

“LEONCIO Y LENA” (1980-81)
Opera in two acts, for soloists, narrator and instrumental ensemble,
after a play by Georg Büchner. Libretto by José Ramón Enríquez
1fl.,1ob.,1fgt.,1trb.,perc.,1vn.,1vc.,pf. Duration 1h 10’’

“ORESTES PARTE” (1981)
Opera in nine scenes for soloists, narrator and orchestra.
Libretto by José Ramón Enríquez
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,1c.i.,2cl.,1clB.,3fgt.,4cor.,3trp.,1trb.,1tuba,perc.,timp.,harp, celesta, strings
Duration 1hr.

“MADRE JUANA” (1986)
Opera in two acts, eight scenes, for soloists and chamber orchestra.
Libretto by José Ramón Enríquez. Duration 1hr30’
1fl.,1ob.,1cl.,1sax tenor,1cor.,1trp.,1trb.,harp,perc,strings.

“EL PEQUEÑO PRINCIPE” (1988)
Opera for soloists and instrumental ensemble, after Antoine de Saint-Exupéry´s “Le petit prince”. Libretto by Luis de Tavira. Duration 1hr.
1fl.,1cl.,harp,perc.,2vl.,1vla.,1vcl.

“ALICIA” (1989-1990)
Opera in two acts, for soloists, choir and orchestra, after Lewis Carroll´s books about Alice. Libretto by José Ramón Enríquez.
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp., 2trb.,1 tuba, harp,perc.,timp.,strings, accordeon. Duration 1hr. 34’

“DESPERTAR AL SUEÑO” (1994)
Opera in one act and eight scenes, for soloists and instrumental ensemble. Libretto by David Olguín.
1cl.,pf.,1vcl. Duration 1hr 05’

“EL JUEGO DE LOS INSECTOS” (2007-08)
Opera in two acts, for soloists, choir and orchestra. Libretto by Verónica Musalem, after Karel Câpeck´s homonymous play.
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,1tuba,perc.,timp.,harp,strings. Duration 2h.

“ANTONIETA” (2009-2010)
Opera in one act, for soloists, choir and orchestra. Libretto by Verónica Musalem. Duration1h05’
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,1tuba, perc.,timp.,strings.

 

CHORAL WORKS

CANTATA I "PASEO SIN PIE" (1967)
For narrator, soloists, mixed choir, piano, harmonium, celesta and percussions,
text by Carlos Pellicer. Duration 18’19”

CANTATA II "NOCTURNO SUEÑO" (1969)
For tenor, men´s choir,fl.,pf., poem by Xavier Villaurrutia. Duration 7’

CANTATA III "NOCTURNO DE LA ESTATUA" (1969)
For narrator, two mixed choirs and instrumental ensemble, on a poem by Xavier Villaurrutia. Duration 17’
2 trp.,trb,four hands pf.,electric generator,perc.

VILLANCICO VI "JUGUETE" (1970)
For mixed choir, two baroque flutes, harp and percussions, on a poem by
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Duration 3’42”

CANTATA IV "DADÁ" (1971)
For mixed choir and woodwind quintet (fl.,ob.,cl.,fg.,cor.), on poems by Tristan Tzara. Duration 8’

CANTATA V "DE LA NATURALEZA CORPORAL" (1971)
For a capella mixed choir. Duration 4’12”

CANTATA VI "DEL UNICORNIO" (1972)
For two narrators, mixed choir and instrumental ensemble, on texts by
Baudelaire and Verlaine
Pf.,org.,clav.,perc. Duration 10’10”

CANTATA VII "NOCTURNO MUERTO" (1973)
For mixed choir and orchestra, on poems by José Ramón Enríquez and Xavier Villaurrutia.
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,2cor.,2trp.,2trb.,percs.,celesta,four hands pf.,strings.

"A UNA DAMA QUE IBA CUBIERTA" (1980)
For a capella mixed choir, on a poem by Gómez Manrique. Duration 3’ 15’’

ROMANCILLO (1980)
For a capella mixed choir, on a poem by Luis de Góngora. Duration 5’ 34”


 



3 CANTATAS CYCLE “LOA PARA LA CIUDAD QUE ESPERA”:

CANTATA III “LAMENTACIONES” (1986)
For mezzosoprano, mixed choir, actors, percussions ensemble and organ.
Text by José Ramón Enríquez. Duration 15’

CANTATA I “LAS FUNDACIONES” (1987)
For contralto, mixed choir, percussions ensemble, harp and actors. Text by José Ramón Enríquez.Duration 11’15”

CANTATA II “ENTRADA TRIUNFAL” (1987)
For soprano coloratura, mixed choir, actors, 2trp. and percussions ensemble. Text by José Ramón Enríquez. Duration 11’30”

TRES CANTOS (1996)
For a capella choir. Poemas by Xavier Villaurrutia, José Gorostiza and Carlos Pellicer. Duration 8’

“MARGARITA, ESTÁ LINDA LA MAR”. (1998).
For children´s choir and piano. Fragments selected by the composer of Rubén Darío´s poem. Duration 6’
Orchestra and choir version: 2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,perc., timp.,strings.

“SERRANILLA” (2006).
For equal voices choir, after a Marqués de Santillana´s poem.
Duration 3’ 40’’.

SOLOIST AND ORCHESTRA CONCERTI

CONCIERTO (1979-80)
For amplified piano and orchestra. Duration 25’
1picc.,2fl.,3ob.,3cl.,2fgt.,1cfgt.,4cor.,3trp.,3trb.,1tuba, perc.,timp.,harp, celesta,soloist pf.,strings.

CONCIERTO (1988-1989)
For violoncello and orchestra. Duration 18’45”
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,1tuba,perc.,timp.,vc.,soloist vcl, strings

CONCIERTO (1997)
For violin and orchestra. Duration 26’
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,1tuba, perc.,timp.,harp,soloist vl.,strings

BALLET MUSIC

“IMÁGENES DEL QUINTO SOL” (1980)
Ballet in two acts for orchestra. Duration 28´
2picc.,1fl.,2ob.,1c.i.,2cl.,1clB.,2fgt.,1cfgt.,perc.,timp.,harp,pf.,strings

CUATRO IMÁGENES COREOGRÁFICAS (2009)
For chamber ensemble. Duration 12’
1 Fl.,1 ob.,1cl.,1fgt.,1Tpt.,1 Cor.,1Tbn.,pf.,1 percussionist, 1vl.,
1Vla.,1vcl.,1cb.

 

ORCHESTRAL

“EL PROCESO DE LA METAMORFOSIS” (1970)
For narrator and orchestra. Texts by André Breton and Franz Kafka.
Duration 11’53”
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,2trp.,2trb.,1tuba,harp,celesta,perc.,timp.,pf.,vl solo, strings.

ORQUESTACION DE LOS TRES PRELUDIOS MONOCROMATICOS (1972)
For orchestra. Duration 8’
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,2l.,2fgt.,1cfgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,1tuba,perc.,timp.,strings.

“RITO DEL REENCUENTRO” (1974)
For narrator, string orchestra and two pianos. Text by José Ramón Enríquez. Duration 15’40”

“CINCO MISTERIOS ELÉUSICOS” (1979)
For orchestra. Duration 10’29”
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,1c.i.,3cl.,3fgt.,1cfgt.,6cor.,3trp.,3trb.,1tuba,harp,celesta, perc.,timp.,pf.,c.

“LA CHUTE DES ANGES” (1983)
For percussions ensemble. Duration 10’45”
SINFONÍA I (1991)
For little orchestra, in a single movement. Duration 10’22”
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,2cor.,timp.,strings

TRES PIEZAS PARA ORQUESTA (1991) For orchestra.
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,3trp.,3trb.,tuba, perc.,timp.,strings.
Duration 8’14”.

SINFONÍA II “LAS ANTESALAS DEL SUEÑO” (1993)
For orchestra, in one movement. Duration 10´07”
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,1c.i.,3cl.,2fgt.,1cfgt.,4cor.,3trp.,3trb.,1tuba,harp,celesta, perc.,timp.,pf.,strings.

OBERTURA PARA UN NUEVO MILENIO (1993)
For orchestra. Duration 10’27”
3fl.,3ob.,3cl.,2fgt.,1cfgt.,4cor.,3trp.,3trb.,1tuba,harp,celesta,perc.,timp., strings.

OBERTURA PARA UN CUENTO FANTASTICO (1993-2006)
For orchestra. Duration 4´27”.
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,3trp.,2tfb.,1trbB.,tuba, perc., timp., strings.

BALADA (1995)
For string orchestra. Duration 8’

“ORFEO ENCANTANDO A LOS ANIMALES” (1997) Symphonic tale for narrator and orchestra. Duration 21´17”.
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,1c.i.,2cl.,2fgt.,cfgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,1trbB.,1tuba,harp, perc.,timp.,strings.

III SINFONÍA (2000)
For orchestra. Duration 17´04”.
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,3trp.,2trb.,1trbB.,tuba,arpa,perc.,timp., strings.

INTERLUDIO Y OBERTURA al segundo acto de la ópera “EL JUEGO DE LOS INSECTOS” (2009)
For orchestra. Duration 9´
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,tuba,harp,perc.,timp.,strings.

IV SINFONÍA “CONMEMORATIVA” (2009-2010)
For choir and orchestra. Text by Justo Sierra. Duration 30’ 1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,1c.i.,2cl.,2fgt.,1cfgt.,4cor.,3trp.,2trb.,1trbB.,tuba, perc.,timp.,strings.

“DUELO DE SIGLOS” (2010)
For orchestra. Duration 7´
1picc.,2fl.,2ob.,1c.i.,2cl.,1clB.,2fgt.,1cfgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,1tuba,perc., timp.,strings.

CHAMBER MUSIC

“INVIERNO” (1963)
For string quartet. Duration 7’24”

SUITE EFÉBICA PARA CINCO INSTRUMENTOS (1965)
For violin, flute, bassoon, piano and celesta. Duration 7’24”

CUARTETO I “DEL TRASMUNDO” (1975)
For string quartet. Duration 9’19”

CINCO ESTUDIOS PREMONITORIOS (1976)
For instrumental ensemble and piano. Duration

CINCO MANUSCRITOS PNAKÓTICOS (1977)
For violin and piano. Duration 8’39”

MÚSICA PARA TEATRO I (1982)
For flute, oboe, cello and piano. Duración

INTERLUDIO Y CUATRO ESCENAS de la Ópera “ORESTES PARTE” (1984)
For brasses, percussions and harp. Duration 22’ 24’’
1cor.,trp.,trb.,tuba,harp,perc.

SEXTETO (1985)
For flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, cello and piano.
Duration 8’45”

SONATA BREVE (1991)
For violin solo. Duration 5’18”

MÚSICA PARA TEATRO III (1987) For cello and piano. Duration 8´
SONATA (1992)
For cello and piano. Duration 17’06”

II CUARTETO PARA CUERDAS "ÓRFICO" (1992)
For string quartet. Duration 13’

TRES PIEZAS PARA FAGOT Y PIANO (1993)
Duration 11’

“EL VIAJE IMAGINARIO” (1994)
For violin, cello, clarinet and piano. Duration 17’37”

“JUEGOS NOCTURNOS” (1995)
For woodwind quintet. Duration 13’04”

CINCO MINIATURAS. (2000).
For violin, viola and cello. Duration 8’
SONATA para dos violonchelos y piano (2004)
Duration 14’30”

ARRANGEMENTS OF OTHER COMPOSERS´ WORKS

“EL BAILE DE LOS NIÑOS” (Arrangement and orchestration) (2007)
of the Melesio Morales´homonymous work for piano.
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,tuba,perc.,timp.,strings.

“LA BORRACHITA” (Arrangement and orchestration) (2007) Original song by Tata Nacho.
2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,2trb.,tuba,perc.,timp.,strings,mixed choir

MARCHA (Arrangement and orchestration) (2008)
of the Melesio Morales´homonymous work for piano.
1fln.,2fl.,2ob.,2cl.,2fgt.,4cor.,2trp.,3trb.,tuba,perc.,timp.,strings.

“LA TAMALERA” (Arrangement for children´s choir) (2009)
of the homonymous work by Melesio Morales for voice and piano.