Hexen has also been scored for bassoon and string orchestra. Aguila is one of the leading young composers of South America (Uruguay). His compositions include works for solo and chamber music, orchestra, chorus, theatre and television.
In four movements: 1. Shelves Full of Clocks -- 2. Midnight Strikes -- 3. Old Clock's Story -- 4. Sundial 2000 B.C. With a program note. Dedicated to Marie and Hugh Crawford. Commissioned by the Ventura Chamber Music Festival. Premiered in Ventura, May 1998 by the composer and Cuarteto…
The Divan Consort performs music by Ozkan Manav, Chen Yi, Ken Walicki, Miguel Del Aguila, William Kraft, and Aram Khachaturian.
This Arcos Piano Trio performs music by Miguel del Aguila, Roberto Sierra, Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, and Astor Piazzolla.
The ensemble Hat Trick performs music for flute, viola and harp by Miguel del Aguila, Claude Debussy, Toru Takemitsu, Theodore Dubois, and Sofia Gubaidulina.
The Quatuor Alcan performs string quartets by Jose Vieira Brandao, Alessandro Annunziata, Jose Evangelista, Miguel Del Aguila, Dimitri Nicolau, Paquito D'Rivera, and Airat Ichmouratov.
This work began life as the final movement of Del Aguila's String Quartet No. 2, and was expanded at the request of the Cuarteto Latinoamericano. The music is dance-like and playful. With program and biographical notes.
Contents: Charango Capriccioso; Presto II; Salon Buenos Aires; Life is a Dream; Clock. Performed by Camerata San Antonio.
Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Aguila is one of the leading young composers in South America. He studied in the US and Austria. The Clarinet Concerto was premiered by the American Music Ensemble Vienna in 1990 with Wenzel Fuchs as soloist and Hobart Earle, conductor.
Aguila was born in Uruguay and moved to the US in 1978 to finish his studies. After a 10-year stay in Vienna, he returned to live in Southern California in 1992. He received many commissioned and his works were awarded many prizes. Parts available separately, 61889-709, $20.00.
In four movements: I. Con nostalgia -- II. Semplice -- III. Theme -- IV. Recitando. With program and performance notes. Originally composed for clarinet and string quartet, this version was premiered in Chautauqua, 2003. Duration ca. 16 minutes.
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Commissioned by and dedicated to Johanna Cox. Premiered in Norman, Oklahoma, June 2010. Duration ca. 11 minutes.
In one movement. With a program note. Dedicated to Judith Farmer. Premiered in Los Angeles, 1994. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
Contents: I. Seducción (Seduction) -- II. Silencio (Silence) -- III. Milonga. With program notes. Composed for Néstor Torres. A challenging and expressive work. Duration ca. 21 minutes.
Commissioned by the Pacific Serenades ensemble, and premiered in 1998. This serenade features the clarinet, and includes aspects of Latin songs. With program and biographical notes.
Conga began as the last movement of the composer's Organ Fantasy, composed in 1993. That was eventually expanded into this 11 minute work for piano, pre- miered in January 1994 in Winterthur, Swizerland.
Composed in 1994 and dedicated to the Bach Camerata. Score available separately, #61889-708.
In one movement. With a program note. Premiered by the New Arts Trio at the 2002 Chautauqua Music Festival. The music recalls the early tango period of 1910-1940. Of advanced difficulty.
In three movements: 1. Samba -- 2. Tango To Dream -- 3. Obsessed Milonga. With a program note. Commissioned by Cactus Pear Music Festival, Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society, and Music in the Vineyards. A trip through Buenos Aires in the 1950s. Of advanced difficulty.