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Javier Torres Maldonado



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WORKS FOR THE STAGE


SIDEREUS NUNCIUS (2009)
for percussions (3 players), dancers, electro-acoustic interactive system. ( 50 ’ )
Work commissioned by the Festival Musica y Escena and the Festival Internacional Cervantino.
The electro-acoustic part was composed during several artistic residences of Javier Torres Maldonado at the GRAME (Centre National de Création Musicale) of Lyons, France, in 2009.
Conceptualization: Javier Torres Maldonado and José Manuel Recillas.
Lyric texts : José Manuel Recillas.
Original choreography for the premiere: Claudia Lavista and Victor Manuel Ruiz.
Original video for the premiere: Mario Villa.
Instruments: Timp. I - 32", II - 29", III - 23", V - 20", 3 Tibetan sing. bowls (high, medium) and the largest possible), 3 Jav. or Thai gongs (high, medium, large), 3 spring coils, 2 Bass-drums, 3 pairs of Maracas, 4 cymbals on the timpani: Timp. I (32"): cymb. 20", Timp. II (29"): cymb. 18", Timp. III (26"): cymb. 16", Timp. V (20"): cymb. 14"; 3 susp. cymbs., 2 Vibrphns, 2 Windchmes., 2 bamboo-chmes., Trngl. (large),1 fngr. cmbls., sistro, 2 tam-tams, 2 mrmbas., 3 berimbaus.
Instruments hanging on the ceiling (behind the public): wood-chms, bamboo chms, maracas, and any other instrument that its timbre can be associated to wood or produced by the percussion of seeds in its body.
First world performance: Sala Miguel Covarrubias, Centro Cultural Universitario, Mexico City, Festival Internacional Musica y Escena.
Percussions: Yi-Ping Yang, Ricardo Gallardo and Raul Tudon.
Delfos Danza.
Max Bruckert, sound engineer.
Score published by
Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


UN POSIBLE DIA (2010-2011)
quasi un radio dramma -almost a radio play-
for female voice, actor, ensemble, interactive electroacoustic system and video (ad libitum.) Duration: 55 minutes.
Work commissioned by the Ensemble 2e2m and the SNCA of Mexico.
The electro-acoustic part was composed during several artistic residences of Javier Torres Maldonado at La muse en circuit (Centre National de Création Musicale), Paris, France, between 2010-2011.
Conceptualization: Javier Torres Maldonado.
Original radio play: Ana Candida de Carvalho.
Lyric texts (scenes II and IX): José Manuel Recillas.
Video: Magali Lara.
Players: soprano, actor; ENSEMBLE: flute (also piccolo, alto flute and bass-flute.), clarinet in Bb (also bass-clarinet.), percussion (1 player: vibraphone, 2 tam-tams (high, low), 4 sups. cymbal (high, medium and two lows), susp. cymbal (low), 4 cow bells, Chinese cymbal, 3 Javanese or Thai gongs [high, medium and low], triangle (low), spring coil, glockenspiel, whip, bass-drum, 2 maracas, 1 timpano (32' = 73 cm.), 1 Tibetan singing bowl, 4 wood blocks, 1 rainstick, 4 bamboo-cimes, 5 tom-toms, metal chimes, a 6th string guitar, 4th string violoncello or low string piano used by the percussionist to use at the edge of a cymbal, metal chimes and 1 flexatone), piano, accordion, violin I, violin II, viola, violoncello, double-bass.
Other objects used as musical instruments:
- 18 wooden pencils (except for the percussionist and the voice, two pencils for every musician)
- 9 little toys: Except for the singer and for the percussionist, each performer will be assigned a small toy that produces sound (mechanically, not electronically), like a music box, clockwork toys, little harmonicas, toy rattles, toy drums (as small as possible)... As far as possible, each player will use a toy that produces a sound different from others. In the case of toys that produce excessively loud sounds for the dynamics specified in the score, they can be blown into a bag of skin or a thick cardboard box or other containers that could serve as a damper.
- 7 crystal glasses (one for every of the next players: flute, clarinet, piano, accordion, violin I, violin II and viola), each one preferably with a different timbre.
First world performance: 20.05.2011, Maja Pavlovska (soprano), David Jisse, actor, ENSEMBLE 2E2M, Pierre Roullier (conductor), technique: La Muse en Circuit. Festival Extension, Théâtre de Villejuif, FRANCE.
Sound design: Javier Torres Maldonado and Max Bruckert (GRAME, Centre National de Création Musicale of Lyons, France.)
Technique: La Muse en Circuit, Centre National de Creation Musicale.
Score published by
Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.
STICKY NOTES ABOUT UN POSIBLE DIA: interactive page with audio examples, computer assisted orchestration and composition examples and algorithms, sample score, translations of texts by Ana Candida de Carvalho and Jose Manuel Recillas and other informations about the piece and its composition processeses.



VIAJE (2011-2014)
chamber opera or dramatic musical action for 4 singers, 4 musicians and electroacoustic interactive system
Work commissioned by Festival Internacional Cervantino
Cristina Rivera Garza, libretto
First world performance: 22.10.2014, Teatro Cervantes, Festival Internacional Cervantino, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Performers: Compagnie Le Grain - Théâtre de la Voix: Baltazar Zuñiga, tenor (Hombre); Sevan Manoukian, soprano (Mujer); Camille Royer, mezzo-soprano (Tajeew), Alberto Albarán, baritone (Policia)
Ensemble Sillages (Philippe Arrii-Blachette, artistique direction): Stéphane Sordet (saxophones), Gilles Deliège (viola), Vincent Leterme (piano), Eve Payeur (percussion).
Nicolas Chesneau, musical direction
Christine Dormoy, stage direction
Nicolas Déflache, sound direction
Ladislas Rouge, stage manager
With the collaboration of: Mathilde Germi, video, Philippe Marioge stage design, Cidalia Da Costa costumes, Jean-Pascal Pracht light, Elodie Brémaud stage director's assistant, Etienne Graindorge sound director's assistant, Daniele Amidani musical informatics and software for performance
Recorded voices of Magali Klipffel, soprano, Romie Esteves, mezzo-soprano, Philippe Estephe, baritone
Project co-produced by :
Festival Internacional Cervantino
DRAMA/Ensemble Sillages
Compagnie Le Grain / Théâtre de la Voix
The electronic part was composed by Javier Torres Maldonado in different artistic residences at CIRM, Centre National de Création Musicale de Nice, Studio Théâtre de la Voix de Bordeaux and LaBRI /SCRIME (Université de Bordeaux)

Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano



WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA


COMO EL VIENTO (2002)
for orchestra ( 15 ’ )
(2.2.2.2. - 2.2.0.0. - 5 Tp. - Perc. [Ps., Chinese cymbal, 4 Wbl., Tt., Trg., Crot., Bg., Metal chimes, Spring coil] - Str.)
First Prize, International Composition Competition "Alfredo Casella" of Siena, Italy (2002).
Siena, Teatro dei Rozzi, 31.10.2002 - Orchestra della Toscana, cond. H. Schellenberger.
Score published by
Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

CURRENTES (2003)
for orchestra ( 10’)
(2.2.2.1. - 1.2.0.0. - Perc. [Glock., Vibr., Mr., 2 Ps., 2 G ., Tt., 4 Tot., Tp.] - Str.)
Work Commissioned by the Sistema Nacional de Fomento Musical of Mexico.
Mexico City, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Auditorium Blas Galindo, 12.10.2003
"Carlos Chávez" Symphony Orchestra, cond. Li-Sun Sung
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

ESFERAL (2006)
for orchestra and CD ( 11’)
(2.2.2.2. - 4.2.3.1. - Pf. - Ar. - 3 Perc. - Str.)
Work commissioned by the Biennale di Venezia Music Festival and the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico.
Venice, Biennale Musica, La Fenice Opera Theater, 4.10.2006 - Symphony Orchestra of La Fenice Opera Theater, cond. P. Hirsch.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


DI NATURA ARTIFICIALE (2015)
for orchestra ( 12’ )
(3 [II also picc.).3 [III Eng. hn.].3 [II also Eb cl., III bss-cl.].3 [III cntrbssn.]. - 4.3.3.1. - Pf. - 3 Perc. - Str.)
Work commissioned by the Mineria Symphony Orchestra of Mexico City.
Sala Nezahualcoyotl, Centro Cultural Universitario, Mexico City, 4.10.2016 - "Mineria" Symphony Orchestra, cond. José Areán.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

SILUETA (2001)
for orchestra ( 6’)
(2.2.3.2. - 4.2.3.1. - 4 Perc.[Glock., Vibr., Mr., Cp., Crot., 2 Trg., 2 metal chimes, Tt., G. giavanese, Ps., Gc., 4 Tot., Conga, Bg., Cv., Wbl., Tbl., Fr.] - Str.)
Work commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico.
Mexico City, Palacio de Bellas Artes, 01.07.2001 - National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, cond. E. A. Diemecke.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

TRES INVENCIONES “HAYDN” (2005)
for orchestra ( 10’)
(2.2.2.2 - 2..2.0.0. - 3 Perc. [2 Tp. - 2 Ps. - Gc. - 2 Tot. - Bg. - Congas - Fr. - Trg. - Cp. - Glock. - Xylo. - Vibr. - Mr. - Tt. - G.] - A.: 10.8.6.5.3.)
Work commissioned by the "Haydn" Symphony Orchestra and the
National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico.
Auditorium of Trento (Italy), 13.4.2005 - Haydn Symphony Orchestra , cond. O. Rudner.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.



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SOLOISTS AND ORCHESTRA

FIGURALMUSIK III (1998)
for flute, oboe, clar. and string orchestra (8/9’)
Milano, Palazzina Liberty, 10.05.1998 - fl. C. Tasini, ob. F. Rizzi, cl. A. Giandomenico, Orch. Milano Classica, cond. F. Meloni.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

OBSCURO ETIAMTUM LUMINE (2004)
for violin and 3 orchestral groups (
12’)
(2.2.2.2. - 4.2.3.1. - Ar. - Cel. - 3 Perc. - A. [minimum: 0.0.8.6.4.])
Bruxelles, Grand Prize of the Queen Elisabeth Competition for Composers 2004, Palais de Beaux-Arts, 23.5.2005 - v. D. Zhu, Orch. Nat. de Belgique, dir. G. Varga.
Work composed with the support of the N
ational Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.



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ENSEMBLE

CLAROSCUROS (2001)
for 5 players (12-13’)
(2 clarinetists, Bass tbn, Vc, Db.)
Work in two movements:
1. Voz Oscura.
2. Antiphonae-aurae.
Auckland, Hopetoun Alpha, 11.11.2001 - Ensemble 175 East, Hamish McKeich, cond.
Score published by:
Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.
© 2001 Sugarmusic S. p. A. - Milano, all rights reserved.
Mp3, pdf score sample, more info about the piece (NEW!)

DE IGNOTO CANTU (2004).
Version for 5 instruments and CD ad libitum ( 8’ )
(Bass cl., Trmpt in C, Perc. [Vibr., 2 Ps., 2 Tot., Gc., Gong thai, Tt.] - V. - Vc.)
Amsterdam, International Gaudeamus Music Week 2004, 11.9.2004 - Ensemble Aleph. (See also: electro-acoustic with instruments.)
Work composed with the support of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

ECOS (2002)
for 2 groups of wind instruments ( 8’ )
(2 C, 2 Ob, 2 Bssn, 2 Hr.)
Stupinigi, Italy, Palazzina di Caccia, 28.6.2002 - Sinfonietta Ventus, cond. G. Guida.
Work commissioned by the Sinfonietta Ventus.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

EL SUSPIRO DEL ÁNGEL (2006)
for 3 instrumental groups and electro-acoustic support -4 channels-. (10’30”)
(Group I: Ob., Fl., Tr., Pf., 2 V. - Group II: 2 Clb., Trbn. - Group III: Bssn., Cr., Perc., Va., Vc., Cb.) (See also: electro-acoustic with instruments.)
Montréal, Canada, Salle Claude Champagne, 29.11.2006 - Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, cond. L. Vaillancourt.
Work commissioned by the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne and by the
National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

EXABRUPTO (1997-98)
for 3 instrumental groups, piano and perc. (16’)
(1.1.2.1. - 1.1.1.0. - Pf. and Cel. [1 es.] - Perc.[Vibr., Tot., 5 Pt . antichi, 2 Ps., Wbl., G. Javanese, Anvil, 2 Trg., Fr., 2 Bass Drum, Mr., Xyl., 3 Tbl., Tp., Spring Coil, Cv., M., Whistle, Cp., Tt., Glock., 2 Congas] - Strings: 1.1.1.1.1.) 
Prix des musiciens, Forum 1998.
Work commissioned by the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne.
Montréal, Salle Claude Champagne, Forum 98, November 1998 - Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, dir. L. Vaillancourt.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

FIGURALMUSIK I (1996)
for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano ( 8’ )
Milan, Auditorium Lattuada, 16.05.1997 - Ens. Niccolò Castiglioni, cond. T. Ceccherini.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

FIGURALMUSIK II (1996)
for 10 players (10/11’)
(Fl. - Ob. - Cl. - Fg. - Perc. [Vibr., Glock., 2 Ant. cymb. , 2 G . Jav, Tt., Ps., Fr., Bass drum] - Pno. - V. - Va. - Vc. - Db.)
Siena, Palazzo Chigi Saracini, August 1996 - Ens. dell’Accademia Chigiana di Siena, dir. G. Garbarino.
First Prize, International Composition Competition "Ad Referendum II" of Montreal.
(See also: electro-acoustic with instruments.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

HEMISFERIOS ARTIFICIALES (2002)0
for flute, clarinet, 1 perc., piano, violin and violoncello ( 8’ )
Percussion instruments: 4 Tot., Ps., Tt., 3 Ant. cymb.., 4 Tbl., Bg., Vibr., Tub. bell.
Strasbourg, Théâtre des Lisières, 2.2002 - Ens. du CNR de Strasbourg.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

ROSA MUTABILE (2010)
for 2 instrumental groups (A: flute, guitar and viola, B: bass-clarinet, percussions -1 player-).
Duration: 8'30".
Listen to the recording of the premiere of the piece
Work commissioned by the Festival Puentes of Madrid, with funds of the SNCA of Mexico.
World premiere: 20.10.2010, Ensemble Espiral and Duo Duplum, Festival Puentes, Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid, Spain.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

SINFONIA MIXTA (2006-2008)
for 3 instrumental groups and electro-acoustic support -8 channels-. (21’)
(Instruments: fl. -also picc-., bass-fl. and fl. in G-, ob. -also cr. ingl.-, cl. -also b.-clar.-, bssn., cr., trpt., tbn., piano, perc., harpe, 2 vl., 1 vla., 1 vc., 1 db, electr. support -eight channels-), See also: electro-acoustic with instruments.)
Work commissioned by the GRAME (Centre National de Creation Musicale of Lyon.)
First world performance: 15-03-2007, Biennale Musiques en Scene, Varese Concert Hall of the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique of Lyon. Performers: Ensemble Orchetral Contemporain conducted by Daniel Kawka. Music informatics: Christoph Lebreton.

Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


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SOLOISTS AND ENSEMBLE


INTERMITENCIAS (2009)
for accordion and ensemble of 5 instruments (12’)
Ensemble instruments: Fl., Cl. (in Bb), V., Vla., and Vc.
First world performance: Pascal Contet (accordion), Ensemble 2e2m, Salon del Consejo Universitario, Festival Internacional Cervantino, Guanajuato, Mexico, 25.10.2009.
Work composed with the support of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
Score published by
Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

THE UNEXPECTED CLOCK IN THE MIRRORS (2005)
for violin, bass clarinet and ensemble of 5 instruments (12’)
Ensemble instruments: Fl. (also Piccolo and Bass Flute), Cl. (also Bass clar.), V., Vc. and Piano.
Sueca, Spain, Casa Fuster, Mostra Sonora Contemporary Music Festival, 18.06.2005.
Carlo Chiarappa, violin, Rocco Parisi, bass clarinet, Dynamis Ensemble, cond. Javier Torres Maldonado.
Work composed with the support of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
Score published by Edizioni Nuova Stradivarius.


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VOCAL MUSIC

JUEGOS FANTASTICOS (JEUX FANTASTIQUES, 2012-2013)
for 3 childrens choirs, female choir, didjeridoo and electroacoustic interactive system, commissioned by BIENNALE MUSIQUES EN SCENE 2012, GRAME (Centre National de Création Musicale) of Lyons, France, and SNCA/CONACULTA of Mexico.(11')
Musical informatics and technical realisation: Javier Torres Maldonado, Daniele Amidani and Max Bruckert.
World premiere: Biennale Musiques en Scene, Théâtre Laurent Terzieff (ENSATT), Lyon, France.
Didjeridoo: Daniele Amidani.
Choeur Britten and Childrens Choir of Villefranche, Nicole Corti (conductor).

Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


URIS (1999)
for mixed choir -16 voices- on texts of Rumi, Cino da Pistoia, and Thibau de Navarre (6’30”)
Not yet premiered.
Honorific  Mention,  XXVII  International Composition Competition "Guido d'Arezzo", Italy, 1999.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.




VOCAL MUSIC WITH INSTRUMENTS


DESTELLOS, ABISMO (2007-2010)
for voice and ensemble (5 players).
Dedicated to Armand Angster and Françoise Kubler.
Lyiric Text: Jose Manuel Recillas.
Commande d'Etat 2006 by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, for the Ensemble Accroche Note of Strasbourg.
Instruments of the ensemble: fl. and bass-fl. -1 player-, bass-cl. and double-bass cl., percussions -1 player: - Vietnamese or Javanese gong –low-. 3 Javanese gongs (1 little and 2 medium.) Spring coil. Metal chimes. Small Javanese gong. Tubular bells: La b 3, La 3, Si b 3, Tam-tam. Marimba. Vibrafono. 4 tom-toms. Triangle. Bass-drum. Percussion instruments assigned to the other performers:
- Played by the singer: percussion resonant metal instrument 1. It would be: a triangle, a spring coil, finger antique cymbals.
- Played by the flutist: percussion resonant metal instrument 2, not pitched. It would be: a triangle, a spring coil, a chinese suspended cymbal, metal chimes...
- Played by the clarinetist: percussion resonant metal instrument 3. It would be: a triangle, a spring coil, a little suspended cymbal, a little tibetan singing bowl...
- Played by the pianist: percussion resonant metal instrument 4. It would be: a spring coil, a suspended cymbal –low-, a little gong, medium tibetan singin bowl ...
- Played by the cellist: percussion resonant metal instrument 5. It would be: a spring coil, a low triangle, a cymbal –medium-, a medium tibetan singin bowl, metal chimes.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


...EN EL AIRE... (2002)
for soprano and 5 players, texts by Octavio Paz and E. Torres Maldonado ( 8’ )
(Fl. - Cl. - Pf. - V. - Vc.)
Erl, Tiroler Festspiele, 24.7.2002 - msopr. E. Comotti, Ens. Risognanze, cond. T. Ceccherini.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

XIMOHUA (1997)
for voice and wind quintet on texts by Nezahualcoyotl   (9/10’)
(Fl. - Ob. - Cl. - Bssn. - Hr.)
Mexico City Wind Quintet, E. Granados, ten., Auditorio Blas Galindo of the National Center for the Arts, International Music Forum for Contemporary Music "Manuel Enriquez" of Mexico City.14.11.1996.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.




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CHAMBER MUSIC

AD IMITATIONEM MODULI (2004)
for violin, viola and violoncello ( 4’ )
Prato, ContempoPratoFestival, 24.11.2005 - v. A. Bologni, va. A. Porath, vc. V. Ceccanti.
Download a PDF score (712 KB), by gentle concession of the Edizioni Suvini Zerboni, © 2001 Sugarmusic S. p. A. - Milano, all rights reserved.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

CUARTETO DE CUERDAS NUMERO 1 (STRING QUARTET NUMBER ONE) (2009) ( 17-18’ )
Work commissioned by Irivine Arditti and the Festival Klangspuren of Austria, composed with funds of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts (FONCA / CONACULTA) of Mexico.
World premiere: 24.09.2009, Arditti Quartet, Festival Klangspuren Schwaz, BTV TonHalle, Stadtforum, Innsbruck, Austria.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


CUARTETO DE CUERDAS NUMERO 2 (STRING QUARTET NUMBER TWO) (2015) ( 25-26’ )
Commande de l'Etat, French Ministry of Culture, 2013.
World premiere: 26.11.2015, Ensemble Sillages, "Le Quartz" Theater, Scène Nationale, Brest, France.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


DE IGNOTO CANTU (2003)
V:ersion for 3 players: for Bass cl., Perc., Vc. and electronic sounds (CD) ad libitum ( 8’ )
Work commissioned by the Ensemble La Pluma de Hu in occasion of the Rencontres Internationales entre Compositeurs et Interprètes.
Paris, Cité Internationale Universitaire, 28.3.2004  - Ensemble La Pluma de Hou.
(See also: Electro-acoustic music with instruments.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

ESPIRA I, ESPIRA II (2005)
for guitar, piano, violin and violoncello ( 8’ ca.)
Mozarteum Argentino, Punta del Este (Argentina), 6.8.2005 - ch. P. Márquez, Ensemble Alma Viva.
Work composed with the support of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

ESPIRA III (2008-2009)
for violin and accordion ( 11’ ca.)
Work commissioned by the Jeunesses Musicales de France.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

IMAGENES DE LA CAIDA DE ALTAZOR (2003)
for 2 pianos and 2 perc. ( 14’ )
Work in 3 movements:
1. Jeux des étoiles.
2. Interludio
3. Y ahora mi paracaidas cae de sueno en sueno por los espacios de la muerte.
Strasbourg, Théâtre des Lisières, 18.3.2003 - Ensemnble du CNR de Strasbourg.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


IM WINDESWEBEN III (2002)
for flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb and bassoon( 7” ca.)

Work commissioned by the Mexico City Wind Quintet and the Conservatory of Perpignan.
(This pieces can be alternated with the movements of Im Windesweben III; the performance of the entire cycle can be completed with a short piece: Im Windesweben IV, for wind quintet, clic HERE for more information about it).
23.10.2013. Mexico City, Festival de Primavera,
Sala Ollin Yoliztly, Mexico City Wind Quintet.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


INTERSTIZI (2003)
for violin and violoncello (
Work in 3 movements:
1. "X"
2. "Y"
3. !Oh, luz lejana!
Siena, Settimana Musicale Senese, 16.7.2003 - v. C. Chiarappa, vc. M. Zeller.
Work commissioned by the Accademia Chigiana of Siena, Italy.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


IRIDISCENTE (2010-2011)
for piano, percussions (1 player), electro-acoustic interactive system and video (ad libitum.)
( Duration:10 ’ )
Work commissioned by GRAME (Centre National de Création Musical, Lyons, France) and the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte/FONCA, Mexico.
The electro-acoustic part was composed during several artistic residences of Javier Torres Maldonado at GRAME (Centre National de Création Musicale) of Lyons, France, between 2010-2011.
Musical informatics: Javier Torres Maldonado and Max Bruckert.
Original video: Danio Catanuto.
Percussion instruments: Marimba, Tam tam, 2 Susp. cymbal (medium and low), 4 Polyblock, Snare-drum, 2 Javanese or Thai gong (medium or high and low), 2 cow-bells, Chinese cymbal, 1 pair of maracas, 2 wood-blocks (or use the polyblocks at the place of them), 3 or more ping-pong balls (1 for the pianist), 2 Bamboo chimes, Glockenspiel, 2 tom-toms, Wind chimes, Spring-coil.
First world performance: Opera de Lyos, France, Journees de GRAME festival, Candida Felici (piano), Yi-Ping Yang (perc.), Max Bruckert (sound engineering.)
Clic here to see the technical requirements.
Score published by
Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano

LUZ (2000)
For accordion and string quartet (16-17')
1.- Contemplaciones del Angel.
2.- Fragmento de la Noche del Angel.
3.- Insomnio sin Angel.
4.- La Noche del Angel.
5.- Fantasía que tañeba el Angel...
6.- El vuelo ausente del Angel.
First Prize, International Composition Competition Queen Maria Jose of Geneva.
Lausanne, Festival de Musique Contemporaine, 11.2.2002 - ac. P. Contet, Terpsychordes String Quartet.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


MASIH (2012-2013)
for saxophone quartet ( ca. 10’ )
Work commissioned by (and dedicated to) Sigma Project Quartet.
San Sebastian, Spain, 25.08.2013, Museo de San Telmo, Quincena Musical de San Sebastian.
Sigma Project Quartet.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


MONTUNO Y CANTO (2006)
for 2 violins ( 1’ )
Guanajuato, Mexico, 07.10.2007, Salon del Consejo Universitario, Festival Internacional Cervantino. Carlo & Donique Chiarappa, violins.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

QUINTETO (1994)
for flute, oboe, clar., bssn., Hr. (5')
Mexico City, Auditorio “Simón Bolivar”, May 1995 - BSM Quintet.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

REFLEJO ESPIRAL (2000)
for flute in G and perc. ( 4’ )
Work commissioned by the Divertimento Ensemble.
Venezia, La Biennale, 1.10.2000 - Soloists of the Divertimento Ensemble.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

SEGUNDO LIBRO DEL CANTO ALADO (2006)
for clarinet and string quartet ( 9’ )
Work composed with the support of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

SONES (2001)
for violin, violoncello and piano (2/3’)
Semana de Musica Contemporanea 2006 of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, 30.9.2006 - Trio Morelia.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.



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SOLOS


ALBORADA (2004)
for soprano saxophone. ( 40” )
Work commissioned by the “International Music World Days 2004” for the project “Orb_it”.
First performance: Lucerna , Switzerland , 04-10-2004, “International Music World Days 2004.
Work composed with the support of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
(See also: electro-acoustic music with instruments.)
Download a PDF score (69 KB), by gentle concession of the Edizioni Suvini Zerboni, © 2001 Sugarmusic S. p. A. - Milano, all rights reserved.
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DESDE EL INSTANTE (2002)
Three pieces for clarinet (6/7’)
Strasbourg, Théâtre des Lisières, 18.3.2003 - J. Charles Francois.
Download a PDF score (484 KB), by gentle concession of the Edizioni Suvini Zerboni, © 2001 Sugarmusic S. p. A. - Milano, all rights reserved.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

HACIA EL UMBRAL DEL AIRE (2005)
for accordion and digital electro-acoustic support -4 chnls or stereo version.-. ( 7’ )
Roma, Goehte Institut, Festival di Nuova Consonanza, 10.11.2005 - accordion G. Scurti. 
(See also: Musica elettronica con strumenti.)
Work composed with the support of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

HUAYRA YANA (2003)
for bass-flute and digital electro-acoustic support -4 chnls or stereo version.-. ( 10’ )
Fortezza delle Verrucole, 7.8.2003 - fl. G. Nuccini (see also: Musica elettronica con strumenti.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


IM WINDESWEBEN II (2002)
for solo French horn (2013, see also SOLOS) ( 3” ca.)

Work commissioned by the Mexico City Wind Quintet and the Conservatory of Perpignan.
(This pieces can be alternated with the movements of Im Windesweben III; the performance of the entire cycle can be completed with a short piece: Im Windesweben IV, for wind quintet, clic HERE for more information about it).
23.10.2013. Mexico City, Festival de Primavera, Sala Ollin Yoliztly, Paul Miller, French horn.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


INOLTRE (2017)
for piano and electronics (8' 38")
-two versions: quadraphonic and stereo diffusion-
Work commissioned by the Festival “Electr()cution”.
First World performance: 29.03.2017, Vincent Leterme (piano), Camille Juglaris -CIRM, Nice- (electronics), Centre Culturelle "Pasarelle", Festival Electr()cution (IV edition), Brest, France .
(See also: electro-acoustic music with instruments.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


INVENCION (2002)
for violin solo ( 40” ca.)
Work commissioned by the Ensemble Risognanze.
Erl, Austria, Tiroler Festspiele, 24.7.2002 - v. F. Gianinetti.
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LACRYMOSA I (2001)
for accordeon or any keyboard-aerophone instrument ( 4’ )
Lausanne, Festival de Musique Contemporaine, 11.2.2002 - acc. P. Contet
Work commissioned by the International Composition Composition Queen Maria Jose of Geneva.
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ORIOR (1997)
for forte piano solo (or harpsichord solo, or piano solo) (7')
Second Prize, International Composition Competition Mozart Salzburg 1997, Mozarteum in Salzburg , 1997-1999, Austria .
February 1999, Großer Saal's  Mozarteum  in Salzburg, Mozart Week , Biliana Tzilinkova, forte piano.
Publisher: Universal Edition, Vienna.

PRIMER LIBRO DEL CANTO ALADO (2006)
for piccolo, flute, flute in G and bass flute -1 player- ( 6’ ca.)
Pieces:
1. Le moineau... l'escalier (the nightingale... the stairs.)
2. Luz de luna (light of moon.).
3. Vuelo (flight.)
4. Reminiscencia del viento nocturno. (reminiscence of the nocturne wind.)
Work composed with the support of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.) First world performance: 30.08.2007, 10th Akiyoshidai International Contemporary Music Seminar & Festival, Japan, Flute: Mario Caroli
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

TIENTO (2000)
for solo cello (6/7’)
Work commissioned by the Tiroler Festspiele Erl.
Erl, Austria,Tiroler Festspiele, 07.2000 - vc. G. Casati.
(See also: Musica elettronica con strumenti.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

TRES ESTUDIOS PARA VIOLIN (2001) (9 -10' )
Violin solo.
1.- "Cordes... vivantes"
2.- Dies Irae
3.- Guitar Gradus
Second Prize, International  Composition  Competition  Mozart   Salzburg 2001, Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria.
Premiered by Silvia Mandolini, Chappèlle Historique du Bon-Pasteur de Montréal, Canada, in a concert for CBC Radio Canada. 02.2006.
Publisher: Universal Edition, Vienna.



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ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC WITH INSTRUMENTS


ALBORADA (2005)
for soprano saxophone. and CD version ( 50 seconds ca.)
The composition of this work was supported by the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte of Mexico.
(See also: solos)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

EL SUSPIRO DEL ÁNGEL (2006)
for 3 instrumental groups and electro-acoustic support -4 channels-. (10’30”)
(Group I: Ob., Fl., Tr., Pf., 2 V. - Group II: 2 Clb., Trbn. - Group III: Bssn., Cr., Perc., Va., Vc., Cb.) (See also: music for ensemble.)
Montréal, Canada, Salle Claude Champagne, 29.11.2006 - Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, cond. L. Vaillancourt.
Work commissioned by the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne and by the
National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
(See also: Ensemble.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

DE IGNOTO CANTU (2003)
for bass clarinet, perc., violoncello and CD ad libitum ( 8’ )
Paris, Cité Internationale Universitaire, 28.3.2004  - Ensemble La Pluma de Hou.
(See also: Chamber Music.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

DE IGNOTO CANTU (2004)
version for 5 instruments and CD ad libitum ( 8’ )
(Cl. basso in sib - Tr. in do - Perc. [Vibr., 2 Ps., 2 Tot., Gc., Gong tailandese, Tt.] - V. - Vc.)
(See also: Ensemble.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

FIGURALMUSIK II/a (2003)
for 10 players and electronics (CD) ( 8’ )
(1.1.1.1. - Perc. [Vibr., Glock., Pt., Gong javanesi, Tt., Ps., Whip., Tam. basso] - Pf. - Str.: 1.1.1.1.)
Madrid, 12.03.2007, Auditorio 404 of the Museum "Reina Sofia", CDMC concert season. Laboratorium Ensemble, cond. Aurelian Azan Zienlinski.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

HACIA EL UMBRAL DEL AIRE (2005)
for accordion and digital electro-acoustic support -4 chnls.-. ( 7’ )
Roma, Goehte Institut, Festival di Nuova Consonanza, 10.11.2005 - accordion Germano Scurti (see also: Musica elettronica con strumenti.)
Work composed with the support of the National Endowment for Culture and Arts of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

HUAYRA YANA (2003)
for bass-flute and digital electro-acoustic support -4 chnls or stereo version.-. ( 10’ )
Fortezza delle Verrucole, 7.8.2003 - fl. G. Nuccini (see also: Musica elettronica con strumenti.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


INOLTRE (2017)
for piano and electronics (8' 38")
-two versions: quadraphonic and stereo diffusion-
Work commissioned by the Festival “Electr()cution”.
First World performance: 29.03.2017, Vincent Leterme (piano), Camille Juglaris -CIRM, Nice- (electronics), Centre Culturelle "Pasarelle", Festival Electr()cution (IV edition), Brest, France .
(See also: electro-acoustic music with instruments.)
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.



IRIDISCENTE (2010-2011)
for piano, percussions (1 player), electro-acoustic interactive system and video (ad libitum.) ( 10 ’ )
Work commissioned by GRAME (Centre National de Création Musical, Lyons, France) and the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte/FONCA, Mexico.
Special prize for musical/scene projects European Union/Mexico "Rutas Escénicas" 2014.
The electro-acoustic part was composed during several artistic residences of Javier Torres Maldonado at GRAME (Centre National de Création Musicale) of Lyons, France, between 2010-2011.
Musical informatics: Javier Torres Maldonado and Max Bruckert.
Original video: Danio Catanuto.
Percussion instruments: Marimba, Tam tam, 2 Susp. cymbal (medium and low), 4 Polyblock, Snare-drum, 2 Javanese or Thai gong (medium or high and low), 2 cow-bells, Chinese cymbal, 1 pair of maracas, 2 wood-blocks (or use the polyblocks at the place of them), 3 or more ping-pong balls (1 for the pianist), 2 Bamboo chimes, Glockenspiel, 2 tom-toms, Wind chimes, Spring-coil.
First world performance: Opera de Lyon, France, Journees de GRAME festival, Candida Felici (piano), Yi-Ping Yang (perc.), Max Bruckert (sound engineering.)
Clic here to see the technical requirements.
Score published by
Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

SINFONIA MIXTA (2006-2008)
for 3 instrumental groups and electro-acoustic support -8 channels-. (21’)
(Instruments: fl. -also picc-., bass-fl. and fl. in G-, ob. -also cr. ingl.-, cl. -also b.-clar.-, bssn., cr., trpt., tbn., piano, perc., harpe, 2 vl., 1 vla., 1 vc., 1 db, electr. support -eight channels-), (See also: music for ensemble.)
Work commissioned by the GRAME (Centre National de Creation Musicale of Lyon.)
First world performance: 15.03.2008, Biennale Musiques en Scene, Varese Concert Hall of the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique of Lyon. Performers: Ensemble Orchetral Contemporain conducted by Daniel Kawka. Music informatics: Christoph Lebreton.

Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

TIENTO (2004)
for violoncello and electronic sounds -CD- version ( 7’ ca.)
Milan, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, 30.4.2004 - vc. Teresa Felici.
Score published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.



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ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC

AURAE (2000)
Electroacoustic composition -CD- (7’53”)
Work published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

FONTANE (2004)
Electroacoustic composition -CD stereo version- (5’42”)
Milan, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, 30.4.2004 -
Work published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

VENTUS ANIMAE (2007)
Electroacoustic composition -CD stereo version- (5’42”)
Montbelliard, "Les vents des anches", show perrformance by Pascal Contet (accordion), Wu Wei, Carol Robinson, Tom Mays (live electronics), Xavier Lazarini (lights), Christina Clar (sound engineer). 12.9.2007 -
Work published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.



VIDEO (collaborations)

FONTANE (2004)
Video by Elisa Franzoi and Sara Maino based on the electroacoustic composition of Javier Torres Maldonado "Fontane" (5’42”)
See also: Electro-acoustic.
Auditorium fo the Conservatoire of Riva del Garda, Italy, 18.3.2005 -

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Works included in film productions

UN GIOCO ARDITO.
Film. Italy, Portugal, Spain, 2006. Duration: 100'.
Direction and screenwriting: Francesco Leprino.
Production: Al Gran Sole, Milan.
It includes AD IMITATIONEM MODULI, for string trio (see "chamber music").

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