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EDUARDO DIAZMUÑOZ
Compositions

PART 1

TRES ESTUDIOS / 1971-72
No 1, For piano
Aprox. duration: 10'

No 2, For piano
First Public Performance: December 17, 1986
Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL)
National Museum of Art , Mexico City
On December 18, 1986
Mena recorded it for Radio Educación. Mexico City
Aprox. duration: 1' 30”
Maria Teresa Mena, piano

No 3, Estudio Festivo
For bassoon and piano
First Public Performance: May 29, 1993
Teatro Colón, Salon Dorado Buenos Aires, Argentina
Aprox. duration: 11'20"
Andrea Merenzon, bassoon
Darío Mármol, piano
There is a non commercial recording of the Premiere

SERIALOGÍAS / 1973

No1, For two pianos
Aprox. duration: 10'35"

No 2, For piano
(6 small pieces)
Aprox. duration: 7'

No 3, Un momento a J.S.B.
For three flutes and cello
First Public Performance: October 29, 1998
Chemistry Institute Auditorium
National Autonomous University (UNAM) Mexico City
Aprox. duration: 3'20"
Signos Ensemble
Oscar Romano, Director and flute
María Elena Solorio, flute
Jaime Segura, flute
Carmen Uribe, violoncello
The same ensemble recorded it for Quindicim Records 1999.
QP 20125
Instead of Jaime Segura, Martin Arnold Performed the Clarinet

EPSILON / 1973-74
Piano sonata
First Public Performance: December 17, 1986
Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL)
National Museum of Art , Mexico City
Five mouvements version
Aprox. duration: 25' 40”
Three mouvements version
Aprox. duration: 15'35"
Maria Teresa Mena, piano
On December 18, Mena recorded it for Radio Educación. Mexico City.

HOY, EN UN AMIGO / 1974
For piano
Aprox. duration: 2'30"

LOS COLORES PERDIDOS DE LA TIERRA / 1973-74
For small orchestra and female choir
Aprox. duration: 20'
Score for a never produced film

DE, PARA, POR; LOS NIÑOS / 1973-81
Hellenic suite for piano
First Public Performance: March 31, 1995 Miami-Dade Community College (MDCC)
Wolfson Campus Miami, Florida. USA
Aprox. duration: 15'
Rodolfo Brito, piano
Maria Teresa Mena
recorded five pieces for Radio Educación on December 1986.
Eva María Zuk recorded it for Lejos del Paraíso-SACM in 1998 / GLPD 35

CINCO ESTUDIOS / 1973-74
For piano
First Public Performance: December 17, 1986
Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL)
National Museum of Art , Mexico City
Aprox. duration: 16'35"
María Teresa Mena, piano
On December 18 Mena recorded them for Radio Educación

SATMER / 1974
For three oboes
Aprox. duration: 7'

UN MOMENTO EN ESPACIO / 1974
For piano
First Public Performance: November 17, 1975
National Conservatory, Silvestre Revueltas Hall , Mexico City
Aprox. duration: 2'
Thalía González, piano

W.A. MOZART / 1974
For piano
Aprox. duration: 4'10"

SRI-ISOPANISAD / 1975
For mixed choir a capella
Aprox. duration: 5'10"

EXTROVERSIONES INTRINSECAS / 1977
For woodwind quartet
First Public Performance: June 3, 1977 (Only First Movement)
National Conservatory, Silvestre Revueltas Hall , Mexico City
National Conservatory Woodwind Quartet
Evelyn Groesch, flute
Carlos Santos, oboe
Javier Alvarez, clarinet
Lourdes Tourrent, bassoon
In 1983 all four movements were recorded for Radio UNAM (National University Radio station) by the University Philharmonic's Woodwind Quartet
Aprox. duration: 21'50"
Héctor Jaramillo, flute
Rafael Tamez, oboe
Francisco Javier Garduño, clarinet
Fernando Traba, bassoon
First Public Performance: November 23, 1993
Premiere of the entire quartet at the 15th New Music Forum organized by the National Council of Arts San Angel Mexico City
Aprox. duration: 21'50"
Mexico City Woodwind Quartet
Asako Arai, flute
Carmen Thierry, oboe
Eleanor Weingartner, clarinet
Wendy Holdaway, bassoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2

ZONANTE / 1980
For violoncello solo
First Public Performance: November 21, 1981
English Language Library for the Blind Paris , France
Aprox. duration: 6'45"
Diane Bucchianeri, cello
CENIDIM edited in 1983, the same year in which Alvaro Bitrán did the Mexican premiere of it.
EduardoVassallo recorded it for ASV Records in 1995. London CD QS 6224

ESTUDIO/ 1980-81
For string quartet
Aprox. duration: 7'05"

CUARTETO Nº 1 / 1980
For string quartet
First Public Performance: October 8, 1987
Manuel M. Ponce Hall, Bellas Artes Palace Mexico Cit
Aprox. duration: 6'45"
Cuarteto Latinoamericano
Saul Bitrán, first violin
Aron Bitrán, second violin
Javier Montiel, viola
Alvaro Bitrán, violoncello
There is a non commercial recording of the premiere.

CUARTETO Nº 2 / 1980-81
Revised in 1986
For mezzo, clarine(s), horn and violoncello.
Text: Antonio Machado
Aprox. duration: 15'

CANTARES PROVERBIALES / 1981-
For mezzo, violoncello, harp and woodwind orchestra
The work remains unfinished

"¡ALERTA!" / 1981
For soprano coloratura and piano
Text: Antonio Machado
First Public Performance: May 14, 1981
Fondation des Etats-Unis Paris , France
Aprox. duration: 7'
Judy Roberts, soprano
Eduardo Diazmuñoz, piano
There is a non commercial recording of the premiere

LOS AMOROSOS / 1983
Incidental music for Luis Mandoki's Film “ Motel ”
First Public Performance: It was never performed in public. It is available in video
Recording session: August 1-7, 1983. Mexico City
Aprox. Duration: 33'
Cuarteto Latinoamericano
Jorge Risi , first violin
Aron Bitrán, second violin
Javier Montiel, viola
Alvaro Bitrán, violoncello
Hector Jaramillo, flute
Rafael Tamez, oboe
Abel Perez Pitón, clarinets and saxos
Fernando Traba, bassoon
Gustavo Rosales, trombon
Rafael Rodríguez, stringbass
Emily Israel, contralto
National Conservatory Chamber Choir
Luis Fernando Luna, Director
Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor,piano, harpsichord,
drum set, percussion and guitar

DOS MINIATURAS STRAWINSKIANAS
/ 1984-85
For violin and oboe
Aprox. duration: 4'45"

PLAZA DE SANTO DOMINGO / 1985-
Opera in three scenes,
Prologue and Epilogue.
Libretto by author Manuel Capetillo and E. Diazmuñoz

ENCUENTRO (SIETE PARA SEIS) / 1987
For woodwind quintet and piano
First Public Performance: October 1, 1988
MDCC – Wolfson Campus, Miami, Florida, USA
Aprox. duration: 50'20"
Miami-Dade International Sextet
María Luisa Meneses, flute
Karen Kang, oboe
Richard Hancock, clarinet
Antonio Briceño, bassoon
Javier Gándara, horn
Rodolfo Brito, piano
Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor
The work was commissioned by the Miami- Dade CommunityCollege in 1986 for the opening concert of the 1987 Hispanic Heritage Week. The name of the event was "Harmony Across The Americas ”. There is a non commercial recording of the Premiere.

LOS AMOROSOS / 1992
Version for 13 players
First Public Performance: May 12, 1992
San Angel Cultural Center, Mexico City
Aprox. duration: 13'
La Camerata
Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor
Concert version based on the 1983 work. Commissioned for the opening concert of the 14 th New Music Forum in Mexico City , May 1992.

DANZA / 1992-93
For symphony orchestra
First Public Performance: August 12, 1994
“1º de Mayo ” Municipal Theatre, Santa Fé, Argentina
Aprox. duration: 14'
Santa Fé Symphony
Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor
Composed with a National Council for Culture and Arts Grant. Mexico

INSTÁNTANEA / 1998-99
For violoncello and piano
First Public Performance: March 2, 2000
Manuel M. Ponce Hall, Bellas Artes Palace, Mexico City
Alvaro Bitrán, cello
Arturo Nieto, piano
Commissioned by and written for Alvaro Bitrán

ELEGÍA. IN MEMORIAM:
Marco Antonio Anguiano / 2002
For Guitar and Small Orchestra
First Public Performance: May 2, 2002
Chula Vista Library, San Diego, Ca. USA
Roberto Limón, Guitar
Baja California Orchestra [OBC]
Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor
Commissioned by the US-MEX Endowment of Culture.
Written for Roberto Limón and the Baja California Orchestra

Music for Theatre

Author: Griselda Alvarez
Work:
Letanía Erótica para La Paz
Company:
Teatro Laboratorio de Imágenes
Production Date: 1971

Author: José Bravo
Work:
El Orate
Company:
Teatro Laboratorio de Imágenes
Production Date: 1972

Author: Julio Ortega
Work:
Varios Rostros del Verano
Company:
Teatro Laboratorio de Imágenes
Production Date: 1973 / 1975 / 1976

Author: Pablo Salinas
Work:

Sonata en Miau Menor Para Gato Indiferente

Company:
Teatro Popular de México
Production Date: 1973

Author: Ricardo Diazmuñoz
Work:
La Faja Mar
Company:
Teatro Laboratorio de Imágenes II
Production Date:
1978

Note: All five scores were lost in the September 1985 earthquakes in Mexico City