Unpublished works

 

 

ARRANGEMENTS

 

A los bosques yo me interno (South American folk song)

SATB a cappella

2000

 

Aguinaldo (Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas song)

Unison children’s choir and string quartet

2009

 

Aguinaldo jíbaro (Puerto Rican Christmas song)

Composer: Rafael Hernández

SA children’s choir and string quartet

2009

 

Aguinaldo jíbaro (Puerto Rican Christmas song) 

Composer: Rafael Hernández

SATB a cappella

2014

 

Alegre vengo (Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas song)

Unison children’s choir, violin, viola and piano

2007

 

Alegre vengo (Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas song)

SAATB a cappella

2004

 

Alegría, alegría, alegría (Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas song)

Unison children’s choir, violin, viola and piano

2007

 

Alegría, alegría, alegría (Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas song)

SATB a cappella

1994

 

Alma Mater

Anthem of the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

SATB with piano accompaniment

SATB with orchestra

2017

 

Araní (Puerto Rico)

Composer: Alberto Vals

SAATBB a cappella

2004

 

Ave María

Composer: Ernesto Cordero

SATB choir with guitar accompaniment

Guitar part from the original composer’s score

 

Campana sobre campana (Traditional Spanish Christmas song)

SATB a cappella

1998

 

Cantares de Navidad (Puerto Rican Christmas song) 

Composer: Benito de Jesús

SATB a cappella

2016

 

Cinco siglos igual (Argentina)

Music: Luis Gurevich

Lyrics: León Gieco

SATB a cappella

1998

 

Concordi lætitia (Gregorian chant)

Composer: Pierre de Corbeil (d. 1222)

SATB and organ

2006

 

Corcovado (Brazil)

Composer: Antônio Carlos Jobim

SATB and guitar

1998

 

De lejanas tierras (Puerto Rican Christmas song)

Composer: Cristino “Piní” Maldonado-Muriel

SATB a cappella

2013

 

El ángel y los pastores (from El evangelio según San Lucas)

Puerto Rico

Composer: Pedro “Papo” Gely (b. 1955)

SATBB and cello

2003

 

El telegrama (Spain)

Composer: Gregorio García-Segura

Arranged for SSAA a cappella

by Enid Ortega-Rivera and Guarionex Morales Matos

1994

 

If You Come to Have Church (Traditional African-American Spiritual)

SATB with piano accompaniment

2012

 

La empalizá (Dominican merengue)

Composer: Luis Kalaff-Pérez

SATB a cappella

2011

 

Las madreselvas (Puerto Rican Children’s song)

Traditional Neapolitan tune with Spanish lyrics

Unison children’s choir, violin, viola and guitar

2006

 

Las Navidades (Puerto Rican Christmas song)

Music: Jaime Pericás

Lyrics: María Cabrera-Lierta

SAATB a cappella

1994

 

Los pollitos (Puerto Rican children’s song)

Music: Traditional

Lyrics: Monserrate Deliz

SSATB a cappella

1999

 

Los Reyes Magos (Puerto Rican Christmas song)

Music: Braulio Dueño-Colón (1854-1934)

Lyrics: Manuel Fernández-Juncos (1846-1928)

SAATB with piano or harp accompaniment

1994

 

Manuelita la tortuga (Argentinian children’s song)

Composer: María Elena Walsh

SATB, baritone solo and guitar

2007

 

Miles de pastores (Puerto Rican Christmas song) 

Composer: Monserrate Ferrer-Otero

SATB and soprano solo a cappella

2017

 

Nochecita de Navidad (Puerto Rican Christmas song)

Composer: Rafael Hernández

Unison children’s choir and string quartet

2009

 

O pato (Brazil)

Composers: Jayme Silva and Neuza Teixera

SSAATB a cappella

2007

 

Pastores a Belén (Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas song) 

SATB a cappella

2015

 

Pastores y zagalas (Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas song)

SA children’s choir and string quartet

2009

 

Sabor a mí (Mexican bolero)

Composer: Álvaro Carrillo

SATB a cappella

1992

 

Salve de los cielos (Traditional Fiestas de Cruz Puerto Rican folk music)

From Rosarios Cantados a la Santísima Cruz de Mayo

SATB a cappella

2002

 

Salve rociera (Andalusia, Spain)

Music: Manuel Pareja-Obregón and Guardo del Valle

Lyrics: Rafael de León and Manuel Llavero

SATB a cappella

Also arranged for SATB with string orchestra, organ and guitar

2002

 

Samba de uma nota só (Brazil)

Composer: Antônio Carlos Jobim

TTTBBB a cappella

2004

 

Silencio (Puerto Rican bolero)

Composer: Rafael Hernández

SATB a cappella

2017

 

Venid pastores (Traditional Spanish Christmas song)

Unison children’s choir, violin, viola and piano

2006

 

Verde luz (Puerto Rican danza)

Composer: Antonio Cabán-Vale

TTBB a cappella

2017

 

Vicentillo (Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas song)

Unison children’s choir and string quartet

2009

 

Were you there? / I’ve Just Come from the Fountain

(Traditional African-American Spirituals)

SATB a cappella

2016

 

 

ORIGINAL WORKS

 

Ave Maria

Version for SAAB soloists, string orchestra and organ

2010

Version for soprano, string orchestra and organ

2011

 

Catá, Maruco y Cheché (Güembé)

Lyrics: Fortunato Vizcarrondo (1895-1977)

Excerpts from the poem Tango, tarango, té

Published in Dinga y mandinga (1942)

Version for SATB choir and bomba drums

2012

 

Cecilia virgo

Anthem for Saint Cecilia

SATB choir, soprano solo, flute and organ

2017

 

El girasol (The Sunflower)

Lyrics: María Juanita Caro

Children’s song

Unison Children’s choir with piano accompaniment

2006

 

Fault Lines

Lyrics: Allora & Calzadilla

Duet for boy sopranos (or sopranos) a cappella

or with piano accompaniment

2013

 

Misa a San Francisco de Asís (Mass to Saint Francis of Assisi)

Kyrie

Gloria

Alleluia

Sanctus

Benedictus

Agnus Dei

SATB choir and tenor soloist with oboe, cello, harp,

harpsichord or organ accompaniment

2014

 

Portal de niebla y aliento (Portal of Haze and Breath)

Gloria in altissimis Deo

Baja un presagio desde la montaña

Allí desde lo alto de la braña

Esta tierra mía, ya sin sosiego

Gloria in altissimis Deo (reprise)

Lyrics: Alberto Prieto (n. 1962)

Christmas cantata for double choir (SATB/SSAT children’s choir),

tenor soloist, and orchestra (strings, two flutes, oboe, clarinet in A, bassoon,

two trumpets in C and organ)

2017

 

Requiem: muerte y renacimiento de la Patria

(Requiem: Death and Rebirth of Our Homeland)

Kyrie

Dies irae

Confutatis

Sanctus-Benedictus

Pie Jesu-Agnus Dei

Lux aeterna

Lyrics: José María Lima (1934-2009), Angelamaría Dávila (1944-2003),

Hugo Margenat (1933-1957), Víctor Fragoso (1944-1982) and

Juan Antonio Corretjer (1908-1985)

Requiem for double choir (SATB/SAB), soprano and two mezzosoprano soloists, twelve cellos, Puerto Rican cuatro, organ, clarinet in A and handbell

2016

Version for full orchestra

2017

 

Topografía (Topography)

Lyrics: Carlos Vázquez-Cruz

Madrigal for SSATBB choir with piano accompaniment

2016

 

Ubi caritas

SAATB a cappella choir

2017

 

VII (Ballet)

Envidia (Envy)

Soberbia (Pride)

Codicia (Greed)

Lujuria (Lust)

Gula (Gluttony)

Pereza (Sloth)

Ira – anteDante / Coda (Wrath)

Lyrics: Nydia Fernández-Toledo

Scenic cantata based on the Seven Deadly Sins for SATB choir,

two soprano soloists, strings, guitar, piano, trumpet in C

and percussion (zills, cymbal, snare drum, tumbas and djembe)

2015