Miguel del Águila

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“Conga for Orchestra… With layers of rhythm, a sensual bolero and a final urban frenzy like a Miami hurricane, it brought the house to its feet.” – Herald Tribune, Sarasota, Florida

“Wild and sincere music, skillful and effective. I enjoyed conducting it” – Lukas Foss, composer conductor

ORCHESTRA

BACK IN TIME – 3222,4331, 4 perc, 9:30′
CARIBBEAN BACCHANAL – 3333-4331,hrp, pno. perc. 13:00 Peer

CARIBEÑA – orch. (2222-4221-pno-timp+2, strings) 8:00 Peer
CARIBEÑA – ch. orch. (1111-1110-pno-timp+1, strings) 8:00 Peer

CHAUTAUQUAN SUMMER  – full orch. 13:00 Peer

SALON BUENOS AIRES – orchestra 20:00 Peer

CONGA – 2222,3221,4 perc,pno, hrp, strings 12:00 Peer

CONGA-LINE IN HELL  1111-1111-hrp,1perc,pno. vl,va,vc,cb. 11:00 Peer

LIFE IS A DREAM string orchestra 15:00 Peer

TENSANDO – 2222 – 422 – Timp + 3 perc, hrp, keyboard, strings 12:00 Peer

THE FALL OF CUZCO – 3333,4331,4 perc,harp,cel,pno.strings 20:00 Peer

THE GIANT GUITAR  –  3333,4331,4 perc,harp,cel,pno.strings 7:00 Peer

TIME AND AGAIN BARELAS OVERTURE – full orch. 9:00 Peer
TIME AND AGAIN BARELAS CHORAL SUITE – choir,orch  17:00 Peer
TIME AND AGAIN BARELAS SUITE 2 – orch/choir, solo tenor 33:00 Peer

TOCCATA – 2222-2111, large perc,pno,str. 8:00 Peer

SOLO INSTRUMENT/VOICE AND ORCHESTRA

BROKEN RONDO  solo English horn and orch.  13:00 Peer
BROKEN RONDO solo English horn and symphonic band  13:00 Peer

CLARINET CONCERTO  solo Clarinet and orch. 25:00 Peer

CONCIERTO EN TANGO  solo cello and orch. 18:00 Peer
CONCIERTO EN TANGO solo viola and orch. 18:00 Peer
CONCIERTO EN TANGO solo string quartet and orch. 18:00 Peer

IT IS SO COLD TONIGHT solo high voice and orchestra 9:00 Self
IT IS SO COLD TONIGHT solo medium voice and orchestra 9:00 Self

ISLAMORADA solo piano and string orchestra 9:30 Self
ISLAMORADA  pno/strings shorter version as intro to Caribeña 5:00 Self

HEXEN  solo bassoon and string orch. 12′ Peer

MALAMBO  solo bassoon and string orchestra 13:00 Self
MALAMBO  solo clarinet and string orchestra 13:00 Self
MALAMBO  solo saxophone and string orchestra 13:00​ Self
MALAMBO  solo piccolo or flute and string orchestra 13′:00 Self

PIANO CONCERTO  solo piano and orch. 25:00 Self

RETURN TO HOMELAND  solo violin and orch. 15:00 Self

TIME AND AGAIN BARELAS CHORAL SUITE  choir,orch  17:00 Peer
TIME AND AGAIN BARELAS SUITE No.2  orch. choir, solo tenor  33:00 Peer

VIOLIN CONCERTO  solo violin and orch, 27:00 Peer

CHAMBER MUSIC – no piano

BOLIVIANA guitar and string quartet 20:00 Self

HERBSTTAG (Autumn Day) fl, bn,harp 7:30 Peer

HEXEN bn,string ensemble 12:00 Peer

LIFE IS A DREAM  string quartet 15:00 Peer

MALAMBO bassoon and string quartet or quintet (+Cb) 13:00 Self
MALAMBO clarinet / string quartet or quintet +Cb) 13:00 Self
MALAMBO saxophone / string quartet or quintet +Cb) 13:00 Self
MALAMBO flute / string quartet or quintet +Cb) 13′:00 Self

NOSTALGICA  bassoon and string quartet 19:00 Self
NOSTALGICA  double bass and string quartet Self

PACIFIC SERENADE  string quartet, clarinet (opt.sax) 16:00 Peer

PRESTO A CUATRO  guitar quartet (opt.:4guit.4strgs) 6:00 Self

PRESTO II  string quartet 6:00 Peer

PROCESSION OF LUNATICS  four cellos 9:00 Self

QUINTETO SINFÓNICO  wind quintet 12:00 Self

SUBMERGED  flute, viola, harp  10:00 Self
SUBMERGED  flute, violin and harp Self
SUBMERGED  flute, viola Self
SUBMERGED  oboe, violin and harp Self
SUBMERGED  English horn, violin and harp Self
SUBMERGED  (Sumergida) –  three harps Self
SUBMERGED  two harps Self

THE DAY AFTER  4 cellos (optional 8 cellos) 3:00 Self

TRANSOCEÁNICA   clarinet quartet (3 cl + B.cl) 8:00 Self
TRANSOCEÁNICA   reed quintet (ob,cl,sax,b.cl,bn) 8:00 Self

WIND QUINTET No.2  fl,ob,cl,hn,bn 30:00 Peer

WIND QUINTET No. 3  woodwind quintet 10:00 Self

QUINTETO SINFÓNICO wind quintet Self

GUARANÍ AL AIRE  3 harps (harp trio) 8:00 Self

CHAMBER MUSIC – with piano

BROKEN RONDO  English horn, pno. 13:00 Peer

CARIBBEAN BACCHANAL  2 pianos/8 hands  13:00

CHARANGO CAPRICCIOSO string quartet,piano 14:00 Peer
CHARANGO CAPRICCIOSO  piano 4-hands, 2 violins, viola 2 cellos 14:00 Peer

CLARINET CONCERTO  cl, pno 17:00 Peer

CLOCKS string quartet,pno. 17:00 Peer

CONCIERTO EN TANGO  cello and piano 18:00 Peer
CONCIERTO EN TANGO viola and piano 18:00 Peer
CONCIERTO EN TANGO string quartet and piano 18:00 Peer

CONGA-LINE IN HELL  1111-1111-hrp,1perc,pno. vl,va,vc,cb.11:00 Peer
CONGA-LINE IN HELL fl,cl,harp,piano, 1perc,8 cellos. 11:00 Peer
CONGA-LINE IN HELL  six pianos 13:00

DISAGREE!  clarinet, violin, cello and piano 10:30 Self
DISAGREE!  clarinet, violin and piano 10:30 Self
DISAGREE!  clarinet, viola and piano 10:30 Self
DISAGREE! – flute, violin,cello and piano 10:30 Self
DISAGREE! – flute, clarinet and piano 10:30 Self

HEXEN (Witches) bn,pno 12:00 Peer

MALAMBO bassoon and piano 13:00 Self
MALAMBO clarinet and piano 13:00 Self
MALAMBO piccolo and piano or flute and piano 13:00 Self
MALAMBO saxophone and piano 13:00 Self
MALAMBO flute, double bass and piano Self

MIAMI FLUTE SUITE  flute and piano 23:00 Peer

MILONGA  clarinet, piano Self

PACIFIC SERENADE   clarinet and piano 16:00 Peer
PACIFIC SERENADE   saxophone and piano 16:00 Peer

RETURN  vl,pno. 15:00 Self

SALON BUENOS AIRES  fl,cl, vl,vla,vc,pno. 23:00 Peer
SALON BUENOS AIRES – fl,bn, vl,vla,vc,pno. 23:00 Peer
SALON BUENOS AIRES – fl,cl, vl,vc,pno. 23:00 Peer

SEDUCCION flute,cl,piano 9:00 Self
SEDUCCION flute,cello,piano 9:00 Self
SEDUCCION  flute, alto sax and piano​ Self
SEDUCCION  vl,piano. 7:00 Self
SEDUCCION  clarinet, piano 7:00 Self
SEDUCCION DANCE flute,oboe,pno  9:00 Self
SEDUCCION DANCE flute,bassoon, pno Self

SEXTET DANCES wind quintet and piano 8:00 Self

SILENCE  violin and piano 10:00 Self
SILENCE viola and piano 10:00 Self
SILENCE  cello and piano 10:00 Self
SILENCE  clarinet and piano 10:00 Self

SUMMER SONG  oboe,pno. 16:00 Peer

SUNSET SONG  bassoon,pno 18:00 Peer

TAMBOREÑO  piano quintet (string quartet and piano) 8:00 Self

TANGO TRIO   vl,cello,pno. 12:00 Peer
TANGO TRIO   cl,cello,pno. (opt:ob,cello pno) 12:00 Self
TANGO TRIO   ob,bn,pno. (opt:cl,bn,pno) 12:00 Self
TANGO TRIO  vl,cl,pno 12:00 Self
TANGO TRIO  cl, alto sax and piano 10:00 Self
TENSANDO  vl, cello, double bass and piano 10:00 Self

SOLO INSTRUMENT

PIANO

CONGA  solo piano 10:00 Peer

MALAMBO  piano 4-hands 13:00 Self

HALF OF ME   pno. left hand only. 8:00 Self

INVISIBLES  solo piano 13:00 Self

ISLAMORADA  solo piano 6:00 Self

MUSIC IN A BOTTLE   solo piano 10:00 Presser

NOCTURNE  solo piano 8:00 Self

PIANO SONATA No.2  solo piano 15:00 Peer

TOCCATA   solo piano 5:00 Peer

VALS BRUTAL  solo piano 5:00 Self

HARPSISHORD/ORGAN

BELLS WITH A MISSION  solo organ 15:00 Self

ONE OF YOU   solo organ, 14:00 Self

PICTURES FROM AMERICA  harpsichord 13:00 Self

TOCCATA  harpsichord 3:30 Self

OTHER

ESTUDIO RÍTMICO  solo unaccompanied clarinet 8:00 Self
ESTUDIO RÍTMICO  solo unaccompanied saxophone 8:00 Self

SONATA FLAUTÍSIMA  solo unaccompanied flute 11:30 Self

CUTTING LIMES  solo unaccompanied violin 4:00 Self

TENNESSEE solo guitar 11:30 Self

VOCAL – STAGE WORKS

AGNUS DEI  med-high voice, pno. 7:00 Self
AGNUS DEI  choir a capella 5:00 Self

ALBUQUERQUE  barbershop quartet  3:00 Self

AVE MARIA  treble chorus and piano (opt Hrp) 5:00 Peer

COMPOSER MISSING – chamber opera: choir, S,A,T,B soli  9o:00 Self

CUAUHTEMOC – full length opera: orch,choir soli  3 hrs. Self

CUAUHTEMOC CHORAL SUITE – choir,3 soli,pno,perc 35:00 Self

CUAUHTEMOC SONGS  T,B,S soli and piano 50:00 Self

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT  ch choir, wind quartet, harp. 8:00 Self

IT IS SO COLD TONIGHT   high voice and piano (opt. orch) Self
IT IS SO COLD TONIGHT   medium voice/piano (opt. orch) Self

LACRYMOSA  med-high voice,piano 7:30′ Self

OPHELIA IN SEVILLE  sopr, tenor, fl, cl, tbn, 2 vlns, vla, vc 16:00 Self

SALVA ME  choir a cappella (opt. piano) 7:00 Self

TIME AND AGAIN BARELAS  Opera in two acts: chorus, orchestra. alto, tenor and other soli. 150:00 Peer
TIME AND AGAIN BARELAS CHORAL SUITE – orchestra, mixed chorus. 17′ Peer
TIME AND AGAIN BARELAS CHORAL SUITE No.2. Same plus overture, solo tenor. 29:00 Peer

TROUBADOURS –  mixed choir, opt. pno., 10:00 Self

CHAMBER ARRANGEMENTS
L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILEGES  (Ravel)
LIEUTENANT KIJE for 2 pianos 4-hands
RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY  (Weill)

DANCE – FILM – TELEVISION

A CONGA-LINE IN HELL
choreography: Annabella Gonzalez
Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater New York

CONVERGENCE (Silence and Seducción)
choreography Brett Weidlich
Dance ART Ensemble/Ventura County Ballet
Focus on the Masters, Ventura, California

DANSAQ  (PRESTO II)
choreography: Mari Fujibayashi/Olivia Rosenkrantz
Tapage Dance Ensemble New York

TIME AND AGAIN BARELAS DANCES
choreography: David Vega Chavez
New Mexico Ballet Dancers and New Mexico Symphony Orchestra. Albuquerque

CLOCKS
Choreography: Minou Lallemand
Onium Ballet Project and Chamber Music Hawaii.  Honolulu, Hawaii

CAPADOCIA Third Season  – (Clocks)
Episode 36 “Taller con olor a muerto”
HBO Latin America and Argos Productions
Written: Laura Sosa, Leticia López Margalli, Guillermo Ríos Joaquín Guerrero Casasola and Carmen Madrid. Directed: Javier Patrón, Carlos Carrera, Pitipol Ybarra. Starring: Ana de la Reguera, Alejandro Camacho, Juan Manuel Berna, Dolores Heredia, Héctor Arredondo, Cecilia Suárez, Cristina Umaña, Marco Treviño

NATURALEZA QUIETA  a documentary series produced
TV UNAM, Mexico
Directed: Marcos Limenes and Carolina Kerlow
Episodes:
Sin aventuras no hay arte
El centro del equilibrio

Incidental television music for:
KULTUR JOURNAL
ORF Radio, Vienna, Austria
Incidental music for several theater productions worldwide.

BUY / RENT MUSIC

For all selfpublished works and inquiries contact m@migueldelaguila.com or 

FOR RENTAL QUOTE

 

in the USA, Latin America and Canada

 

Concierto en Tango

Music in a Bottle

Submerged

Broken Rondo

Toccata

Miguel del Aguila is 2020 Composer in Residence with Orchestra of the Americas, Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor

Miguel del Águila on YouTube

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