solo pianoLa Malinche (paraphrase)El Progreso de PedroSeven Dirty SonnetsEbbtwo pianosLoplop Dances
(2011) Paraphrase from opera of the
same name. Commissioned by Ana Cervantes
premiered International Cervantino Festival
in Guanajuato, México in October 2010. Duration 5 mins
see first page of score
Hear La Malinche solo piano
El Progreso de Pedro (2007)The music of Pedro’s Progress reflects the halting and teasing structure of the classic
Mexican novella, Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo. Pedro’s Progress was written for and commissioned by Ana Cervantes in 2007. It may be played as one complete work of
10 minutes. Alternatively
two of the three sections may be abstracted and presented in isolation. Recorded on Solo Rumores, Quindecim 188.
Seven Dirty Sonnets (1998)
Series of interludes in the structure of a sonnet, originally for bass guitar from the opera
Dirty Tricks (1997). Recorded on CD Turquoise Swans, Sargasso SCD 28035), also for solo double bass and solo cello.
Sonatina for PianoPremiered Margaret
Stachiewicz, March 1994, Trondheim, Norway, ca 12 mins.
EbbPremiered by the composer, 1986. ca: 12 minutes. The title alludes to the
movement of water and the pitch E double flat.
Ebb: played by Paul Barker
DancesFor two pianos; premiered 05/09/03, Mexico