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Solo Works
HOMENAJE A BARTÓK 1987  
for solo PIANO
Duration: 2’
First performed:  December 17, 1995. Centro Cultural Iberoamericano, Camagüey, Cuba.
Piano: Maiquelín García.

META  MÚSICA   1986-1988  
for solo Piano
Duration: 6.09’’
Dedicated to Vassil Kimov
First performed: December 17, 1988. Instituto Superior de Arte, La Habana, Cuba.
Piano: Deisy Serrano.

LA CIUDAD DE DIOS    1990
(Homage to O. Messiaen)
for solo VIOLIN
Duration: 5’
First performed: July 1995.  Iglesia de las Mercedes, Camagüey, Cuba. Violin: Louis Aguirre

The Garden of God     1990/2013
(Homage to O. Messiaen)
for solo VIOLA
Duration: 5’
First performed: November 3, 2013. KUNSTEN, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark.
Viola: Barbara Lüneburg.

LA CIUDAD DE DIOS  II    1990
(Homage to O. Messiaen)
for solo Violoncello
Duration: 5’
First Performed: December 19, 1998. Camagüey, Cuba.  Sala de Música de la Biblioteca Provincial.
Cello: Maylín Sevila.

Alegoría  I    1992 / Rev. 2006/2013  
for solo Double Bass
Duration: 10.24’’
First performed: October 1994. IX Contemporary Music Festival, Havana, Cuba.
Double Bass: Yusleidys Hernández.
First prize at the Cuban  Artists and Composers’ Society contest 1993
First Prize at the Cuban National Art School Center contest 1994
Published by Simon Verlag für Bibliothekswissen.  

The Annunciation  1992   
(after a painting by Leonardo da Vinci)
for solo Violin
duration: ca. 4’.
First performed: December 1995. Centro  Cultural Iberoamericano, Camagüey, Cuba.
Violin: Louis Aguirre.

ALEGORÍA  II   1993 /Rev. 2005  
For solo Flute
Duration: 9’
To  GUSTAVO FERNÁNDEZ-LARREA.
First performed: October 1994. La Habana, Cuba. IX International Havana contemporary Music Festival.
Flute : Michelle  Rodríguez.
First performed of the revised version: November 26, 2005. Århus, Denmark. CRUSH FESTIVAL.
Flute: Karolina Leedo.

ALEGORÍA  III   1996/ Rev. 2005    
for solo Guitar
Duration: 7’
First performed:  December 1997, Munich, Germany.
Guitar: Johannes Tonio Kreusch.
First performance revised version: October 28, 2005.
Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium. Århus, Denmark. Global-Lokal Festival. //Guitar: Karl Petersen.

IYÁ       1999/ Rev. 2011
(Homenaje a  Alejandro García Caturla)
for solo Guitar
Duration: Ca.12’
First performed: December 2, 2000. Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum (KUNSTEN), Aalborg, Denmark.  
Guitar: Karl Petersen.

ALEGORIA  IV      2000 /Rev.2005/2007   
For solo Clarinet in Bb
Duration: 6’
First performed: October, 2000. Amadeo Roldán Theater, Chamber Hall.
XV International Contemporary Music Festival, Havana, Cuba.
Clarinet: Nilo Borges.
First performed of the revised version 2005: November 25, 2005. Århus, Denmark. CRUSH FESTIVAL.
Clarinet: Miisa Nampajärvi.
First performed of the revised version 2007: September 27, 2007. Portrait Concert at the Aalborg Conservatory.
Clarinet: Carlos Gálvez

ESHU ELEGGUA  2003     
For solo amplified Harpsichord
Duration: 10’
First performed: January 8, 2004. Amsterdam. The Karnatic Lab. Cultureel Centrum de Badcuyp.
Harpsichord: Ere Lievonen.
Written for Ere Lievonen.

OGGÚN  2004    
REQUIEM for solo ORGAN
Piece written for Ere Lievonen.
Duration: 21’  
First performed: September 10, 2004. Amsterdam, WESTERKERK, Holland.
International Gaudeamus Week. Organ: Ere Lievonen.

Oggún   (version 2005)  
Requiem for solo Organ
duration: ca. 18’

ALUYÁ    2004/ 2013   
(Oru a Shangó)
For solo amplified Double Bass
Duration: 17’
First performed: December 14,  2013.
KUNSTEN, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Denmark.
Double Bass: Irina Kalina Goudeva.

THE  ANNUNCIATION  II       1992/2005   
for solo Cello
Duration: 4’
 
EXTREMOS: INTERJECCIONES DEL MUNDO DE AYER   2005
(To Harold Gramatges, In Memoriam)  
for solo Guitar
Duration: 12’
First Performed: April 22, 2007
Århus Royal Music Conservatory, Stor Sal, Århus, Denmark. Guitar: Ruben Ipsen

Ibeyi Añá   2006 /2014 - Rev. 2016
(Gaia and Chaos)  
for amplified Bass Flute
Written for Karolina Leedo
Duration: 7.25’’
First performed: August 6, 2016.
Vendsyssel Festival, Tversted Kirke, Denmark.
Bass flute: Karolina Leedo

Ashabá      2007 - 2016  
(Oru a Yemayá)
For amplified Bass Clarinet with an Effects pedal board .
Piece commissioned by and written for Carlos Gálvez with funds provided by the Dansk Komponist Forening .
Duration: 13.30
First performed: November 19, 2016
Kuntsten, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum of Modern Art, Denmark. Bass Cl.: Carlos Gálvez

INCENSE    2007
(For solo voice)
Lyrics: BASHO
Dedicated to Louis Arturo Aguirre, my son.
Duration: ca. 20’
first performed: December 12, 2017
Portrait concert with Louis Aguirre’s music.
"Bådteatret" (Nyhavn), Copenhagen, Denmark. Voice: Malene Bichel

Kabiosile II    2008/ under revision
(for solo amplified alto/tenor/sopranino recorder)
Written for Susanna Borsch
Duration: 12’’
First performed: October 14, 2008.
Karnatic Lab, Cultureel Centrum de Badcuyp. Amsterdam, Holland. Recorders: Susanna Borsch.

Fractal  2       1992-2008/ 2009
for solo Piano
duration: Ca. 12’
2010- Special Mention at the 19th IBLA World Competition, New York, USA.
First performed:  August 18. 2012
OpenDays Festival. Klaverstemmeren, Aalborg, Denmark. Piano: Hans Andersen.

Gardens of the Beloved   2008  
(Five Tropes for solo Alto flute in G/ flute)
Lyrics: Rumi
duration: 21’
Written for Karolina Leedo.
First performed: December 19, 2008. Aalborg Kloster, Denmark.
Flute: Karolina Leedo.

Liturgias de Igbodú IV   2009- (UNDER REVISION)
for solo Double Bass
duration: ca. 20’

Liturgias de Igbodú   2011/ Rev. 2015
(for amplified solo Viola)
Written for Mina Fred
duration: 25’
First performed: June 11, 2011.
KUNSTEN, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum of Modern Art, Denmark. Viola: Mina Fred.

Liturgias de Igbodú  III     2011   
For solo Clarinet in Eb
Written for Ainoha Miranda with funds provided by the Danish Composers’ Society.
duration: 6’
First performed: August 12, 2012.
Vor Frue Kirke, Open Days Festival, Aalborg, Denmark. Clarinet: Ainoha Miranda.

Oru a Olokun   2012  
For solo amplified Mezzo-soprano
Lyrics: Ancient yoruba prayers.
Written for Helene Gjerris.
duration: 8’
First performed: September 22, 2012
KUNSTEN, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum of Modern Art, Denmark.
Mezzo- soprano: Helene Gjerris

Oru a Olokun  2     2012   
For solo amplified Soprano
Lyrics: Ancient yoruba prayers
duration: 8’
First performed: October 31, 2014
Skive Music School i Musikkens Hus, Denmark. Soprano: Malene Bichel.

Oru a Olokun   2012  
version for solo amplified Baritone
Lyrics: Ancient yoruba prayers.
duration: 8’

A Soul’s Journey   2012   
(Seven Tropes for solo Guitar)
Lyrics by: Thomas of Celano, Li Po, Wang Wei, Rumi, Sanai and
John 3:16.
Piece commissioned by and written for Mikkel Andersen with funds provided by the Statens Kunstfond of Denmark and the Danish Composers’ Society.
duration: 9.42’’
First performed: October 21. 2012. Arena Festival for New Music, Arsenāls Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia. Guitar: Mikkel Andersen

Oggún II     2012   
(For solo Guitar)
To Yvonne Zehner
duration: 6’
First performed: August 29, 2014.
"Passages" at INNtöne Barock, Pfarrkirche Diersbach www.inntoene.com , Austria.
Guitar: Yvonne Zehner.

Nsambia Mpungun     2012/Rev. 2014   
(After a painting by Louis Arturo Aguirre)
FOR SOLO AMPLIFIED SINGER/VIOLA
Piece commissioned by Ny Musik i Frederikshavn and written for Mina Fred with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: 26’
First performed: September 30, 2012. Nordkraft, Aalborg, Denmark.
Viola: Mina Fred.

Eggun y Olokun  2012/13  
For solo amplified Soprano (or any kind of voice)
Piece written with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond and the Danish Composers’ Society.
Duration: 5’
First performed: November 21, 2015
XXVIII Havana’s Contemporary Music Festival, Basilica Menor San Francisco de Asís, La Habana, Cuba. Voice: Evelin Ramon

Toque a Eshu y Ochosi    2013  
For amplified solo Violin
Piece written for Barbara Lüneburg with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond and the Danish Composers’ Society.
Duration: 10.42’’
First performed: November 2, 2013
KUNSTEN, Museum of Modern Art, Denmark. Violin: Barbara Lueneburg.  

Oshún  Olodí  II    2013
for solo Alto Flute in G
Piece written for Karolina Leedo with funds provided by the Danish Composers’ Society.
Duration: 8’
Pre-premiere: July 6, 2013. Casa de Cultura Ca Don José, Valencia, Spain.
First performed: October 19, 2013. Utzon Center, Aalborg, Denmark.
Alto flute: Karolina Leedo

Siete Rayos    2012/2015
for solo amplified Violoncello
Duration: 10.16’’
First performed: November 7,  2015.
Det Gamle Rådhus, Nørresundby, Denmark. Cello: Sonja Lena Schmid

Toque a Oyá y Oshún  2013/Rev. 2014
for amplified Alto saxophone
Piece commissioned by and written for Boglárka Nagy.
Duration: ca. 21’
First performed: June 13, 2014
Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Bernard Haitinkzaal, Holland
Boglarka Nagy Classical Saxophone Master Final Exam.
Saxophone: Boglarka Nagy

Toque a Oyá y Oshún    2018
version for amplified Bass Clarinet in Bb
Duration: ca. 21’
First performed: June 14, 2018
Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Holland.
Bass Clarinet: Daniel Yiau (Final Master Exam in Contemporary Music)

Cánticos Espirituales   2014   
for solo Saxophone (Soprano, Alto & Tenor)
Piece commissioned by and written for Henriette Jensen with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: 23’
First performed: September 7, 2014. Buderup Ødekirke, Støvring, Denmark. Saxophones: Henriette Jensen
Edited by Da Vinci Edition
https://davinci-edition.com/product/dv-11119/

Cánticos Espirituales II    2015
version for amplified alto/tenor/sopranino recorder
duration: ca.10’
first performed:

Cántico a Olokun    2014
for solo tenor saxophone
duration: ca.7’
First performed: September 7, 2014. Buderup Ødekirke, Støvring, Denmark.
Saxophone: Henriette Jensen

Toque a Ochosi   2014 - 2015
To Peter Bogaert
Piece commissioned by Open Days Festival, and written for Peter Bogaert.
for solo Violin
Duration: 6’
First performed: September 19, 2015.
Open Days Festival, Aalborg Kloster, Denmark.
Violin: Peter Bogaert
2017- Winner of the call for scores done by Diaphonia Edizioni & XelmYa+ trio.
2017- Winner of the call for scores done by the Russian String Quartet “Cantando".
Edited by Da Vinci Edition.
https://davinci-edition.com/composer/louis-aguirre/

The World of Yesterday   2009/2014
for solo Bass flute
Duration: 8’
First performed: September 18, 2016
OpenDays Festival. Utzon Centre, Aalborg, Denmark.
Bass Flute: Marianne Leth

The World of Yesterday   2009/2014
version for solo Flute
Duration: 8’

NGANGAS    2015
(for solo amplified Cello)
Piece written for Sonja Lena Schmid with funds provided by the Danish Composers’ Society.
Duration: 23’
First performed: November 7, 2015.
Det Gamle Rådhus i Nørresundby, Denmark. Cello: Sonja Lena Schmid
Edited by Da Vinci Edition.
https://davinci-edition.com/composer/louis-aguirre/

IMMORAL TALES   2015
(Homage to Bukowski, Breillat & Alain Robbe-Grillet)
Libretto: Louis Aguirre
for amplified female singing/flutist, pre-recorded and live electronics.
Piece written for Karolina Leedo with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
Duration: 18’
first performed: August 29, 2015.
Festival Aalborg i Rød, Budolfihus, Aalborg, Denmark.
flute: Karolina Leedo

SIETE RAYOS II       2012-2018
(for solo amplified singer/violin)
to Barbara Lüneburg
duration: 10’
First performed: September 16, 2018
Utzon Center, OpenDays Festival, Aalborg, Denmark. Violin: Barbara Lüneburg.

PANDORA’S MANIFEST    2016/17
(Monodrama for solo electric guitar)
Piece written for Pilar Rius Fortea
Libretto: Louis Aguirre
duration: ca. 7’
first performed: August 11, 2018
Vendsyssel Festival. Det Gamle Rådhus i Nørresundby, Denmark.
el-guitar: Pilar Rius Fortea

Wemilere a Yemayá y Oshún    2017
for solo amplified oboe and pre-recorded electronics
Piece commissioned by Ny Musik and written for Pilar Fontalba.
duration: ca. 8’
first performed: July 16, 2017
Det gamle Rådhus, Nørresundby, Aalborg, Denmark.
oboe: Pilar Fontalba
first performed of revised version: November 3, 2017. KUNSTEN (Museum of Modern Art), Aalborg, Denmark. Oboe: Pilar Fontalba

IKOLÉ   2017
for solo amplified Bb Clarinet
Piece commissioned by OpenDays Festival and written for Anna Klett.
duration: ca. 11’
first performed: September 16, 2017.
OpenDays Festival, Aalborg Kloster, Denmark. Clarinet: Anna Klett.

BAGATELAS CON MÁSCARA     2017
for solo piano
Piece written for Maria Eshpai
duration: 7’
first performed: December 1, 2017. Vendsyssel Teater, Hjørring, Denmark.
http://vendelboposten.dk/klaver-og-saxofon-paa-teateret/
Piano: Maria Eshpai
first performed of the revised version: January 19, 2018.
Chamber Hall of the Moscow Philharmonic, Moscow, Russia. Piano: Maria Eshpai

DOS BAGATELAS SACRAS   2017
for solo organ
duration: 8.44’’
first performed: September 14, 2018.
Ansgars Kirke, OpenDay Festival 2018. Aalborg, Denmark.
organ: Ere Lievonen.

TRES CÁNTICOS A LO DIVINO    2017
for solo Horn in F
piece written for Gabriel Trottier
duration: ca.14’
first performed: December 20, 2018.
Array Music, Toronto, Canada. Horn: Gabriel Trottier

ORIKI A OSHÚN   2018
for solo Bassoon
written for Ramiro García Martín
duration: 21’
first performed: November 25, 2018
Snow Mask concerts in Utzon Center, Aalborg, Denmark. Bassoon: Ramiro García
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ky5nBBj1eb0&fbclid=IwAR3Y-xf8WpaFLMlA6L9mTutkWPU322Bw-45Fj_CsIIxcgMUjOFplxfXvXKk

PARTITA CRÉOLE    2019
(pour violon)
Commissioned by and written for Barbara Lüneburg.
duration: ca.15’
first performed: July 14, 2019.
Det Gamle Rådhus i Nørresundby, Denmark.
violin: Barbara Lüneburg

ORIKI A OGGÚN   2019
for solo trombone
Commissioned by and written for Andras Spang Olsen with funds provided by Dansk Komponist Forening and the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: 10.33’’
first performed: November 24, 2019. Utzon Center, Aalborg, Denmark.
Trombone: Andras Spang Olsen.

MAMBO      2019
(homage to Pérez Prado & Bernstein)  
for solo trombone with a pedal wood block
duration: 2.50’’
first performed:

ELECTRONIC MUSIC
Journey to Ixtlan 2014
for Electronics
Duration: 10.11’’
First performed: November 9, 2014
Skolegade 4, Concert Hall, Hjørring, Denmark.

GENESIS    2016
for electronics
duration: 5.45
first performed: December 3, 2016.
KUNSTEN; Aalborg, Denmark.

SOLO ACCORDION WORKS
Yemayá   2008   
(Oru)
for solo Accordion
duration: 16’
Commissioned by Ny Musik i Frederikshavn for Adam Ørvad with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
First performed: August 8, 2008
New Music Festival “Wind & Bellows”, Det Musike Hus i Frederikshavn, Denmark.  Accordion: Adam Ørvad.
Edited by Da Vinci Edition
https://davinci-edition.com/composer/louis-aguirre/

STILL LIFE WITH CANDLE    2008
(after a painting by Picasso)
for solo Accordion
duration: 3.20’’ 

y de tal manera espero…    2009/Rev. 2019
for accordion
duration: 2.50’’

Still Life with Candlestick    2010/Rev. 2019
(after a painting by Picasso)
for accordion
duration: 4.20’’

Études post-modernes  1     2012  
for solo accordion
duration: 5’
First performed: October 6, 2012.
KUNSTEN, Aalborg, Denmark.Accordion: Adam Ørvad

Fractal  3     2012     
For solo Accordion
Dedicated to Adam Ørvad.
duration: 6’
First Performed: December 7,  2014
Utzon Center, Aalborg, Denmark. Accordion: Adam Ørvad

Études post-modernes  2      2012
For two Accordions
duration: 4’
First Performed: June 3, 2018
Klang Festival, KU-BE, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Duo Accordiomania (students fra Frederiksbergs Musikhøjskoles MGK) Freja Sibbern and Liam Siebeneicher

TWO MOMENTS AT THE GARDEN OF ADORATION  2013/rev. 2019
for Accordion
duration: ca.5’  

LA MARCHA DE LA HUMANIDAD EN LA TIERRA Y HACIA EL COSMOS  2013
(after a painting by David Alfaro Siqueiros)
for accordion
duration: 2.50’’
First performed:

LES MASQUES DE NEIGE    2018-2019
(33 ÉTUDES DE CONCERT POUR ACCORDION SOLO)
Commissioned by and written for Adam Ørvad with funds provided by the Statens Kunstfond of Denmark and the Danish Composers Society.
duration: ca. 120’  (2 hour)
first performed (part 1): December 18, 2018.
Kvarterhuset Amagerbro, København, Denmark. Accordion: Adam Ørvad
first performed (part 2): December 17, 2019.
Kvarterhuset Amagerbro, København, Denmark.
Accordion: Adam Ørvad

IMPROMPTU    2018
for solo accordion
duration: ca. 11’

ACCORDION AND ONE INSTRUMENT:
TOCCATA  2017
for Accordion and Harpsichord
Piece written for Anka Zatleva & Adam Ørvad.
duration: 2.01’’
first performed: August 6, 2017
Det gamle Rådhus, Nørresundby, Aalborg, Denmark
Duo Diagonal: Anka Zatleva & Adam Ørvad.

TOCCATA 3   2017
for Viola and Accordion
duration: 2’

NEIGE DE NEIGE      2019-2020
pour accordéon et clavecin
written for Duo Diagonal.
duration: ca. 12’
first performed:

SOLO PERCUSSION

OBA  KOSSO      2004 / Rev. 2007   
(Orun a Shangó)
for solo PERCUSSION
Written for  Enric Monfort
Duration:10’
First Performed: June 15, 2007. Amsterdam Conservatory, Ellington Zaal, Amsterdam, Holland.
Percussion: Enric Monfort.
2011- Winner (3rd prize) at the 9th Italy Percussion Competition, Fermo, Italy.

OBA KOSSO   2004/2015  
for solo Percussion and pre-recorded electronics
Duration: ca.12’
First performed: July 9, 2015. MACBA (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo), Barcelona, Spain
Percussion: Enric Monfort

The stairway of existence  II    2015
(for solo Timpani and 2 Sirens)
To Juanjo Guillém
duration: 7’
First performed: May 23, 2015
V Festival SoXXI. Centro Cultural de Canals Calixto III, Valencia, Spain.
Percussion: Juanjo Guillem.

Dies Irae    2016
(fanfare for solo timpani)
duration: 1’
First performed: July 21, 2016
Australian Percussion Gathering 2016 (Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University), Australia. Timpani: Brent Miller.

The juggler’s drum   2015
(Litany for solo Timpani)
To Juanjo Guillem
duration: 10.33’’

Songbook from the Garden of Heaven  2015/Rev. 2016  
(for solo amplified percussion and live electronics)
Commissioned by Ny Musik i Frederikshavn and written for Juanjo Guillem.
duration: 35’
First performed: October 7, 2015.
Musikskoles koncertsal, Nordkraft, Aalborg, Denmark.
Percussion: Juanjo Guillem
first performed of the revised version: March 5, 2016
XIX Festival de Música Contemporánea, Auditorio del Conservatorio Superior de Música Rafael Orozco, Córdoba, Spain. Percussion: Juanjo Guillem

Oru a Elegguá      2015
(for solo amplified spring drum & whistle)
To Juanjo Guillem
duration: 5.37’’
First performed: May 23, 2015
V Festival SoXXI. Centro Cultural de Canals Calixto III, Valencia, Spain.
Percussion: Juanjo Guillem.

Oru a Elegguá y Oshún   2015/16
(for solo percussion)
To Juanjo Guillem
duration: 10.50’’
First performed: March 5, 2016
XIX Festival de Música Contemporánea, Auditorio del Conservatorio Superior de Música Rafael Orozco, Córdoba, Spain
Percussion: Juanjo Guillem.
Edited by Da Vinci Edition

ECHOES     2015
for solo percussion and live electronics
(flexatone with bow/singing percuss.)
To Juanjo Guillem
duration: 4.38’’
First performed: July 26, 2015
Festival Sounds of the Universe. The Ballery Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
Percussion: Juanjo Guillem

MOYUGBACIÓN   2015/16
(for solo amplified percussion)
duration: 2.31’’
First performed: October 7, 2015.
Musikskoles koncertsal, Nordkraft, Aalborg, Denmark.
Percussion: Juanjo Guillem

SUTRAS  2015
(for solo amplified percussion)
duration: 1.33’’
First performed: October 7, 2015.
Musikskoles koncertsal, Nordkraft, Aalborg, Denmark. Percussion: Juanjo Guillem.

ESHU I     2017-19
for solo Marimba
Commissioned by and written for David Hildebrandt with funds provided by the Statens Kunstfond of Denmark.
duration: ca. 9'
first performed: June 5, 2019
Copenhagen Music School, Denmark.
marimba: David Hildebrandt

IYÁ  II      2017
(Homage to Alejandro García Caturla)
for solo Marimba
duration: 9.16’’
first performed: June 16, 2019
Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Getafe, Spain.
Marimba: Alberto Serrano Leñero.

MAFEREFÚN AÑÁ   2005 - 2018
(Liturgia del Tambor)
for solo percussion
Commissioned by and written for David Hildebrandt with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: ca.16’
first performed: July 23, 2019
https://www.dr.dk/radio/p2/p2-koncerten/p2-koncerten-nordisk-kammermusikfestival-2
Nordisk Musikfestival, Luthersk Mission Højskole, Hillerød, Denmark.
Percussion: David Hildebrandt

TRES ESTUDIOS CON MÁSCARAS    2018
for vibraphone
Commissioned by and written for David Hildebrandt with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: 5’
first performed: March 31, 2019. Vanløse Church, Copenhagen, Denmark.
vibraphone: David Hildebrandt

IBÚ AÑÁ  II   2019
(Liturgia por la Presencia Divina)
for solo percussion (Vibrph. Glock. Almglockens)
Commissioned by and written for David Hildebrandt with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: ca.18’
first performed: September 13, 2019.
Louis Aguirre’s portrait concert at the Nordkraft Theater, OpenDays Festival, Denmark. percussion: David Hildebrandt

WASTE LAND  2019
for amplified & prepared marimba, prepared transducer & pre-recorded electronics.
to Juanjo Guillem
duration: ca.14’
first performed: April 5, 2018.
Festival Mostra Sonora Sueca, Valencia, Spain. Marimba: Juanjo Guillem

FLEUR, FEMME, ÉTOILE, ESCARGOT ET RUCOLA  2019
(étude du rythme d’après un tableau de Miró)
pour vibraphone solo
durations: ca. 6’
first performed: September 13, 2019.
Louis Aguirre’s portrait concert at the Nordkraft Theater, OpenDays Festival, Denmark. percussion: David Hildebrandt

PERCUSSION MUSIC

SOLO PERCUSSION AND ORCHESTRA
IYALODDE    2018
for two solo percussionists and orchestra
commissioned by Juanjo Guillem
duration: 25’
first performed: March 28, 2018
Auditorio del Conservatorio Superior de Musica de las Islas Baleares, Spain.
Soloists: Juanjo Guillem and Armando Lorente
Symphony Orchestra of the Balearic Islands Superior Conservatory,
Conductor: Alfredo Oyágüez.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnwIm585Md8

SOLO PERCUSSION  AND ENSEMBLE

AÑÁ    2005
(LITURGIA DE LA TRANSMUTACIÓN)
Concerto for solo Percussion and Ensemble
(Sopranino recorder or (Piccolo), Fl, B.Cl/Cl. in Bb, Tpt in Bb, Tbn, Pno, Vl, Vla, Vc, Cb)
Duration: 40’
FIRST PERFORMED: MARCH 9,  2005. AUDITORIO Y  SALA DE  LOS CONGRESOS  DE CASTELLÓN, SPAIN. SOLO PERCUSSION: ENRIC MONFORT.  AXYZ ENSEMBLE.  CONDUCTOR: JOS  ZWAANENBURG.
COMISSIONED BY THE  DÁVALOS-FLETCHER FOUNDATION  FOR ENRIC MONFORT AND THE AXYZ ENSEMBLE.

WEMILERE  2014
(for solo amplified percussion and amplified ensemble)
Commissioned by and written for Juanjo Guillem for the 20th anniversary of Neopercusión, with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: 12’
First performed: December 9, 2014.
Teatros del Canal, Sala Roja, Madrid, Spain.
Solo percussion: Juanjo Guillem, Flutes: Alessandra Rombolá, Oboe: Pilar Fontalba, Clarinet: José María García, Saxophone: Beatriz Tirado, Piano: Laura Sánchez,
Perc.1: Rafa Gálvez, Perc. 2: Joan Castelló , Violin: Aaron Lee Cheon, Cello: Teresa Lli.

PERCUSSION SEXTETS (OR LARGER PERCUSSION GROUPS)

Oru de Igbodú I    2004-2020 /work in progress
(cycle of 10 works including soprano saxophone, solo percussion, and percussion ensemble)
Total duration: ca. 113’ (1 hour 43 minutes)
I- Toque a Eggun  2008
(for 6 percussionists)
duration: 4’
Commissioned by Kimbala Percussion Group with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
First performed: August 24, 2008/ Moncofa Percussion Festival, Moncofa Festival Hall, Moncofa,Spain./ Kimbala Percussion Group.
II-  ESHU I     2017-19
for solo Marimba
Commissioned by and written for David Hildebrandt with funds provided by the Statens Kunstfond of Denmark.
duration: ca. 9'
first performed: June 5, 2019
Copenhagen Music School, Denmark. marimba: David Hildebrandt
III- Egungun    2006 - 2007     
(for six percussionists)
A mis Egguns, a mi madre Yemayá
Commissioned by Kimbala Percussion group with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
Lyrics: Ancient Yoruba prayers.
Duration: 10.14’’
First performed: April 22, 2007. Teatro de Polinyá de Xúquer, Valencia, Spain. Kimbala Percussion Group.
IV- LA SOLEDAD SONORA     2017
        (Oru a Obba)
for solo soprano saxophone and seven musicians
piece written for Henriette Jensen
duration: 11.25’’
first performed: September 10, 2017.
Saxophone: Henriette Jensen.
Concert organized by Ny Musik i Frederikshavn and the Rebild Culture School, at the Buderup Ødekirke, Støvring, Denmark.
V- MAFEREFÚN AÑÁ   2005 - 2018
(Liturgia del Tambor)
for solo percussion
Commissioned by and written for David Hildebrandt with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: ca.16’
first performed: July 23, 2019
https://www.dr.dk/radio/p2/p2-koncerten/p2-koncerten-nordisk-kammermusikfestival-2
Nordisk Musikfestival, Luthersk Mission Højskole, Hillerød, Denmark.
Percussion: David Hildebrandt
VI- Toque a Yemayá y Obbatalá-  work in progress
Dedicated to Obbatalá, my father.
VII- OBA  KOSSO      2004 / Rev. 2007   
(Orun a Shangó)
for solo PERCUSSION
Written for  Enric Monfort
Duration:10’
First Performed: June 15, 2007. Amsterdam Conservatory, Ellington Zaal, Amsterdam, Holland.
Percussion: Enric Monfort.
2011- Winner (3rd prize) at the 9th Italy Percussion Competition, Fermo, Italy.
VIII- Bembé  2008   
(for six percussionists)
duration: 10’
Commissioned by Kimbala Percussion Group for its concert “A laTerra” at the Moncofa Percussion Festival 2008, with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
First performed: 24th August, 2008/ Moncofa Percussion Festival, Moncofa Festival Hall, Moncofa, Spain. /Kimbala Percussion Group.
IX-  IBÚ AÑÁ  II   2019
(Liturgia por la Presencia Divina)
for solo percussion
Commissioned by and written for David Hildebrandt with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: ca.18’
first performed: September 13, 2019.
Louis Aguirre’s portrait concert at the Nordkraft Theater, OpenDays Festival, Denmark. percussion: David Hildebrandt
X- WEMILERE A ELEGGUA Y OGGÚN     2019-2020
for percussion sextet
Commissioned by and written for Joan Soriano and the Ensemble SOXXI with funds provided by the Cintas Foundation and
duration: ca.12.54’’
first performed: May 17, 2020.
Festival SOXXI, Centre Cultural Calixte III, Canals, Valencia, Spain.
Retrat de Louis Aguirre III
https://soxxi.es/projecte-soxxi-retrat-de-louis-aguirre-iii/
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Egungun    2006 - 2007     
(for six percussionists)
A mis Egguns, a mi madre Yemayá
Commissioned by Kimbala Percussion group with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
Lyrics: Ancient Yoruba prayers.
Duration: 10.14’’
First performed: April 22, 2007. Teatro de Polinyá de Xúquer, Valencia, Spain. Kimbala Percussion Group.

Toque a Eggun  2008
(for 6 percussionists)
duration: 4’
Commissioned by Kimbala Percussion Group with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
First performed: August 24, 2008/ Moncofa Percussion Festival, Moncofa Festival Hall, Moncofa,Spain./ Kimbala Percussion Group.

Bembé  2008   
(for six percussionists)
duration: 10’
Commissioned by Kimbala Percussion Group for its concert “A laTerra” at the Moncofa Percussion Festival 2008, with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
First performed: 24th August, 2008/ Moncofa Percussion Festival, Moncofa Festival Hall, Moncofa, Spain. /Kimbala Percussion Group.

WEMILERE A ELEGGUA Y OGGÚN     2019-2020
for percussion sextet
Commissioned by and written for Joan Soriano and the Ensemble SOXXI with funds provided by the Cintas Foundation.
duration: ca.12.54’’
first performed: May 17, 2020.
Festival SOXXI, Centre Cultural Calixte III, Canals, Valencia, Spain.
Retrat de Louis Aguirre III
https://soxxi.es/projecte-soxxi-retrat-de-louis-aguirre-iii/

PERCUSSION QUARTETS
SEVEN NORDIC MASQUERADES   2019
for percussion quartet
Commissioned by and written for Joan Soriano and the SOXXI Percussion Ensemble with fund provided by the Cintas Foundation.
duration: ca. 20’
first performed: May 17, 2020.
Festival SOXXI, Centre Cultural Calixte III, Canals, Valencia, Spain.
Retrat de Louis Aguirre III
SOXXI Percussion Ensemble.
https://soxxi.es/projecte-soxxi-retrat-de-louis-aguirre-iii/

PRELUDIOS Y TOCCATAS  2019
for percussion quartet
duration: ca. 9’
first performed: May 15, 2020
Conservatory of Carcaixent, Valencia, Spain.

PERCUSSION TRIOS

Toque a Eggun II    2012  
For 3 Percussionists
Piece written with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond and the Danish Composers’ Society.
Duration: 4’

The stairway of existence  2015
(Colours of the Celestial City)
for amplified percussion trio
Commissioned by and written for Juanjo Guillem and Neopercusión with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: 16’
First performed: March 16, 2015.
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Auditorio 400, Madrid, Spain.
Neopercusión: Juanjo Guillem, Rafa Gálvez, Joan Castelló.

Dies Irae  2    2016
(fanfare for solo timpani, 2 sirens and almglockens)
duration: 1.15’’
first performed: March 16th, 2018
Duderstadt Video Studio,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
2017- Winner of the Chamber Timpanist Initiative’s Call for Scores Project.

ORU A OSHÚN   2015
(for percussion trio)
duration: 3.02’’
first performed: April 29, 2016
Ramsey Concert Hall, University of Georgia, USA.
Lineage Percussion Trio
https://youtu.be/yw8ZvDiuVqs

TROIS CONTREPOINTS AVEC MASQUE   2019
for percussion trio
Commissioned by and written for SOXXI Percussion Ensemble with funds provided by the Cintas Foundation.
duration: ca. 8.10’’
first performed: May 17, 2020.
Festival SOXXI, Centre Cultural Calixte III, Canals, Valencia, Spain.
Retrat de Louis Aguirre III
SOXXI Percussion Ensemble.
https://soxxi.es/projecte-soxxi-retrat-de-louis-aguirre-iii/

PERCUSSION DUOS

Yalodde II   2006 / Rev. 2007/ 2011
(for two percussionists)
Duration: 7’30
written for Enric Monfort and Vicent Vinaixa.
First Performed: October 20, 2006. Casa Saladriga, Blanes, Cataluña, Spain.
X Percussion Duo.

Eshu II  2007 / Under revision
(Oru a Eleggua)
For two Marimbas
Duration: 16’
First performed: December 7,  2007.
Auditori D’ Aielo de Malferit. Valencia, Spain. Percussionists: Nexeduet.

Yalodde III    2008  
(for Iyá & Mridangan)
duration: 11’
Written for Enric Monfort and B.C. Manjunath.
First performed: December 12,  2008. Van Gogh Museum. Amsterdam, Holland.
Iyá: Enric Monfort- Mridangan: B.C. Manjunath.

Yalodde I    2009    
For two percussionists
duration: Ca 13’
Honorable Mention at the 11. Kompositionswettbewerb 2011 um den Carl von Ossietzky-Preis der Universität Oldenburg, Germany.
First performed: Febrero 12, 2018
“London Music Nights”, Café Comercial, Madrid, Spain.
Neopercusión: Juanjo Guillem & Rafa Gálvez

ONZE MASCARADES D’HIVER  2019 - 2020
pour deux marimbas
Commissioned by David Hildebrandt & Johan Bridger with funds provided by the Danish Composers’ Society.
duration: ca. 31’
first performed: 2020

TROIS ÉTUDES POST-MODERNES
pour deux marimbas
duration: ca. 5.30’’

OTHER INSTRUMENTS AND PERCUSSION

Ayágguna    2003       
For amplified Bass/Alto Recorder and amplified Tablas (or Mridangan, or Flamenco Cajón, or Congas)
Duration: 9’
First performed: May 8, 2003. Amsterdam, Holland. The Karnatic Lab. Cultureel Centrum de Badcuyp.
Recorders: Susanna Borsch, Tablas: Pierluca Pineroli.
Piece written for Susanna Borsh and Pierluca Pineroli.

ORIKI ASHANGÓ: KABIOSILE!  2004-2020
for amplified Flute/Piccolo, amplified Clarinet/Bass Clarinet in Bb/ Eb clarinet and percussion.
Duration: ca. 16.06’’
First performed: May 31, 2004. Amsterdam Percussion Festival. A.M.P. Holland.
Ned McGowan, Arwieke Glass & Enric Monfort.
First performed revised version:  

Ayágguna  II   2006 /rev.2007  
(Oru  a Obbatalá)
Written for Duometrie.
FOR BASS CLARINET in Bb and PERCUSSION
Duration: 16’
First performed: Conservatorio de Música de Alcazar de San Juan, Ciudad Real, Spain.
April 4, 2006. DuoMetrie: Bass clarinet: Carlos Gálvez / Percussion: Enric Monfort

Ayágguna  III    2019  
(Oru  a Obbatalá)
for tenor saxophone and percussion
Duration: ca. 15’
First performed: March 14, 2020
Festival SOXXI, Centre Cultural Calixte III, Canals, Valencia, Spain.
https://soxxi.es/s-p-duet/
S.P. Duet (tenor sax: Javier Evil González, percussion: Víctor Segura.)

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory   2006   
after a painting by S. Dalí
version for Alto sax.,Tenor sax. and Percussion
duration: 16’

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory   2006
after a painting by S. Dalí
for Alto saxophone, Bassoon, and Percussion
duration:16’
First performed: June 16,  2006. Amsterdam Conservatory, Ellington Zaal, Holland.
Alto sax: Anna-Nora zur Nieden; Bassoon: James Aylward; Percussion: Michel Mootz.

ORULA       2011
(Liturgia de la Adivinación)
Concerto for solo amplified Flute (also Piccolo, Alto flute & Bass flute) and 3 Percussionists
Commissioned by and written for Karolina Leedo with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfonds.
duration: 34’
First performed: December 13. 2011
Flute: Karolina Leedo
Neopercusión: Juanjo Guillem, Rafa Gálvez, Rosa Tornel.
Festival Rítmo Vital, Teatro Galileo, Madrid, Spain.

TOCCATA 2  2017
for Vibraphone and Accordion
duration: 2’

PANDORA’S  ANNUNCIATION      2017
for amplified alto saxophone and amplified large tam-tam
duration: ca 8’
first performed: February 24, 2017 Godsbanen Theater, Aarhus, Denmark.
Saxophone: Henriette Jensen; Percussion: Heigo Rosin.

GAIA AND EROS: DISINTEGRATION IN LOVE  2017
for Bass Clarinet in Bb, Alto Saxophone and Percussion
duration: ca.16’
first performed: February 24, 2017. Godsbanen Theater, Arhus, Denmark.
Bass Cl.: Carola Schaal; Saxophone: Henriette Jensen; Percussion: Heigo Rosin.

LA SOLEDAD SONORA     2017
(Oru a Obba)
for solo soprano saxophone and seven percussionists
piece written for Henriette Jensen
duration: 11.25’’
first performed: September 10, 2017.
Saxophone: Henriette Jensen.
Concert organized by Ny Musik i Frederikshavn and the Rebild Culture School, at the Buderup Ødekirke, Støvring, Denmark.

LAS FUGITIVAS LUCES    2019
for piccolo/flute/alto/bass flute and percussion
Commissioned by and written for InNova Duo with funds provided by the Cintas Foundation.
duration: ca. 20’
first performed: April 25th, 2020
Festival SOXXI, Centre Cultural Calixte III, Canals, Valencia, Spain.
InNova Dúo.
https://soxxi.es/innova-duo-2/

Chamber Music Works

STRING QUARTETS

MPUNGOS   2007-20… (work in progress)
For amplified String Quartet
Lyrics: Ancient Yoruba Prayers. (Anonymous)
Piece written with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: 30’

OCHOSI      2010
(for Amplified String Quartet)
Commissioned by and written for the Arditti String Quartet with funds provided by the Dansk Komponist Forening.
Duration: 10.22’’
First performed: July 19, 2010.
45 Internationale Ferienkurse für neue musik, Orangerie, Darmstadt, Germany.
Arditti String Quartet.
2011- Winner (1st prize) of the 2011 Martirano Award, University of Illinois, USA.

CHAMBER WORKS WITH PIANO

IDEA   1987
for Flute and Piano
A Nelson Dalmau
Duration: 12’
First performed: May 19, 1987.  
Museo Nacional de la Música, La Habana, Cuba.
Flute: Vivian Jiménez / Piano: Eva Garrucho.

FRACTALES 1992/ Rev. 2007    
for TWO PIANOS
To  my Mother.
Duration: 12’
First performed:  October, 1995. Havana, Cuba.  X  Contemporary Music Festival, Havana, Cuba.
Gran Teatro de La Habana, Sala Lecuona, Cuba.
Pianos: Iliana Ross & Selena Cancino.
Awarded First prize at the Cuban’s Artists and Composers’ Society (UNEAC) contest 1994.

CONCIERTO PARA TRÍO CLÁSICO (1987-1988)
For VIOLIN, CELLO AND PIANO
Duration: 27’
Dedicated to Tulio Peramo
First performed: October 5, 1993. Sala Villenas, UNEAC.  
VIII  Contemporary Music Festival, Havana, Cuba.
Violin: Zenón Díaz, Cello: Carmen R. Rodríguez, Piano: Ofelia Montalván.
Awarded First Prize at the Cuban Artists and Composers’ Society (UNEAC) contest 1988.

Inciso    1992     
for  two PIANOS
Duration: 3’
First performed: December 17, 1995. Camagüey, Cuba. Centro Cultural Iberoamericano.
Pianos: Irina Escalante & Maiquelín García.

Iconos   1992/ Rev.1999  
for Violin and Piano
Duration: 16’
A la memoria de José Ramón Nápoles.
First performed: July 15, 1997.  Camagüey, Cuba. Teatro Principal de Camagüey.  
II  Camagüey International Festival of Contemporary  Music.
Violin: VESSELIN PARACHKEVOV // Piano: VALTER SIVILOTTI.
FIRST PERFORMED of REVISED VERSION: JULY 12,  2000. CÍRCULO DE BELLAS ARTES, SALA DE LAS COLUMNAS, Madrid, Spain. Violin: JUAN LUIS GALLEGO // Piano: JUAN CARLOS GARVAYO.
2012- Winner (3rd prize) at the Musica Domani Prize 2012, USA.

Cinque chansons oublièes  1992-1997
pour saxophone alto et Piano
duration: 13’

Cinque chansons oublièes  1992-1997
pour clarinette en Sib et Piano
duration: 13’

Olokun ni ká le    2001 - UNDER REVISION
For Violin, Cello and Piano
Duration: 21’
First performed: October 2, 2003.  
XIX Alicante International Contemporary Music Festival, Spain. Sala de la CAM. Trío Arbós.

IDEA  I    1987/2009    
for Alto/Soprano Saxophone and Piano
Duration: 12’
First performance: November 28, 2010
Aalborg Conservatory, Denmark. Saxs: Pia Munch // Piano: August Munk Berg.

Quartet No. 1      1988/Rev. 2014   
For Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano
Duration: 12.30’’

FOUR NOCTURNES WITH  MASK     2017
for violin (with scordatura) and piano
piece written for Valeria Zorina
duration: 10.40’’

TWO WINTER MASQUERADES    2018
for two pianos
duration: 7’

Soloist with Ensemble 


Idea II (1987)
 solo flute and string orchestra (4,4,2,2,1) (16 min)

Añá (liturgia de la transmutación) (2005) solo perc, ensemble: (Sopranino rec, Fl, Cl/B.cl in Bb, Tpt, Tbn, Pno, Vl, Vla, Vc, Cb) (40 min)

Toque a Oshún y Olokun (2013) Ampl vl, amp ensemble: alt fl./picc., obo., cl. Bb, alt sax., 2 Perc., Pno) (13 min)

Orchestral works

IDEA  II    1987   
For solo Flute and String Orchestra (4,4,2,2,1)
Duration: 10.16’’
First performed: July 12, 1997. Teatro Principal, Camagüey, Cuba.
II  Camagüey International Festival of Contemporary Music.
Flute: Naizadits Milhet// Camagüey Symphony Orchestra// Conductor: Louis Aguirre.

DOS PATRIAS   1996
for Soprano and Orchestra
(2 Fl. 2 also Picc., 2 Ob, 2 Cl, 2 Bsn, 4 Hr, 2 Trp, 3 Tbn, Tba, 4 Percuss., solo Soprano, 12,10,8,6,4).
Lyrics: José Martí
Duration: 14’
First performed: July 1996. Teatro Principal, Camagüey, Cuba. 1st Camagüey International Festival of Contemporary Music. /Soprano: Bárbara Llanes/ Camagüey Symphony  Orchestra.
Conductor: Louis Aguirre.
Commissioned by the Cuban Music Institute. Dedicated to Adriano Galliussi.
https://soundcloud.com/louis-aguirre/dos-patrias-1996

Oggún-Oniré   2008/2012   
pour Orchestre de Bois, Cuivres, et Percussions
(Picc, 2 Fl, 2 Ob, Eh, Eb.Cl, 3Cl. in Bb, B.cl. in Bb, Cb.cl. in Bb, 2Sax. (Sopr. & Alto),
2 Bsn, Cbsn, 4 Hr, 2 Crts in Bb, 3 Trp in C, 3 Tbn, Euph, 2 Bass.tba + 8 percuss.)
Duration: 24.27’’
Piece written with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.

The Garden of Heaven 2010/UNDER REVISION
(For Orchestra)
Commissioned by the Santiago de Cuba Symphony Orchestra with funds provided by the Dansk Komponist Forening.
Dedicated to Leonora Aguirre, my daughter.  duration: ca. 24’
First performed: October 30, 2010
Salón de los Vitrales, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
Santiago de Cuba Symphony Orchestra.//Conductor: Louis Aguirre

IDEA III    1987/2015
for solo Alto/Soprano saxophone and String Orchestra
Duration: 10.24’’

IYALODDE    2018
for two percussionists and orchestra
commissioned by Juanjo Guillem
duration: 25’
first performed: March 28, 2018
Auditorio del Conservatorio Superior de Musica de las Islas Baleares, Spain.
Soloists: Juanjo Guillem and Armando Lorente
Symphony Orchestra of the Balearic Islands Superior Conservatory,
Conductor: Alfredo Oyágüez.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnwIm585Md8


CHAMBER WORKS WITH LARGE ENSEMBLE
(from 9 players to 20)


CHAMBER SYMPHONY   1991 - 2017
(Memories of yesterday’s world)  
For 15 musicians
(Fl./picc., Ob., Cl in Bb./Eb.Cl/B.Cl., Bsn, Horn in F, Trpt in C, Trbn, Percussion, Harp, Piano, Vl. 1, Vl. 2, Vla, Vc. and Db.)
In loving memory of Harold Gramatges, mentor, professor and friend.
THE WORK WAS WRITTEN FOR ATHELAS SINFONIETTA WITH FONDS PROVIDED BY THE DANISH COMPOSERS’ SOCIETY.
Duration: 40’
First performed: February 25, 2018.
Johan Borups Højskole, Frederiksholm Kanal 24, 1220 København, Denmark.
Athelas Sinfonietta. (Flute: Helene Navasse, Oboe: Elizabeth Gibbs, Clarinets: Anna Klett, Fagot: Signe Haugland, Horn: Dominika Piwkowska, Trumpet: Lázló Molnár, Trombone: Andras Olsen, Percussion: David Hildebrandt, Piano: Manuel Esperilla, Harp: Marie Åström, Violin 1: Anne Søe, Violin 2: Maria Stabrawa, Viola: Mina Fred, Cello:Adam Stadnicki, Double Bass: Andrew Stalker.) Conductor: Daniel Moreira.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8M2_kB8TJk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C0W60-WoWw

BREATHE WITH ME THIS FEAR   2003/under revision
For solo Soprano, Flute (also Alto flute and Piccolo), Bass Cl. in Bb ( also Cl. in Bb), Alto Saxophone, Percussion, Violin, Viola, Cello and 2 Pianos (PIANO 1, MICROTONALLY TUNED).
Lyrics: E.E. Cummings.
Duration: ca. 20’
First performed: June 13, 2003. Amsterdam Conservatory, Ellington Zaal.
Soprano: Natsuko Arai, Amsterdam Conservatory ensemble. Cond. Louis Aguirre. dedicated to J. POULSEN.

AGNUS DEI  2005  / under revision  
(Oru a Oggún y Obbamoró)
For Brass Ensemble and two Percussionists
Duration: 26’
First Performed: October 29, 2005.
Århus Conservatory, Concert Hall. Denmark.
Global Lokal Festival. DJM Brass Ensemble.
Conductor: Louis Aguirre.

ODDÚA    2010
(for Ensemble: Fl./picc.; cl.Eb/B.cl.; 3 percussionists; piano; vl, vla, vc.)
Commissioned by the Ensemble Residencias with funds provided by the INAEM (Instituto Nacional de las Artes Escénicas y de la Música de España).
duration: ca. 20’
First performed: July 11, 2010.
59 Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de Granada, Spain.
Hospital Real (Crucero), Granada, Spain.
Ensemble Residencias. Conductor: Louis Aguirre

CHAMBER MUSIC: SMALL ENSEMBLES (4 to 8 players)

SOMBRAS - ESPACIO INFINITO  1993   
For Wind Quintet  (Fl,Ob,Cl.in Bb, Hr in F, Bsn)
Homage to Luigi Nono
Duration: ca. 4’
First performed: December 19, 1998.
Sala de Música de la Biblioteca Provincial de Camagüey, Cuba.
Ensemble Gramatges. Conductor: Louis Aguirre.
Awarded First Honorable Mention at the Cuban National Center of Art and Music Schools contest 1994.

YANSÁ   2004/ Rev. 2010
(YORUBA LITURGY)
For Amplified Soprano voice, tenor Saxophone, 3 Recorders and Harpsichord.
Text: Anonymous ancient yoruba prayers.
Duration: 9’
First performed: June 18, 2004. Tropen Theater, Amsterdam, Holland.
Soprano: Natsuko Arai, Amsterdam Conservatory Ensemble. Conductor: Louis Aguirre.

Nfumbi    2005    
(Liturgia de la Palabra  Divina)
Lyrics: Ancient Bantú prayer.
for amplified solo female Voice, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Percussion, Piano, Violin and Violoncello.
Duration: 12’
First performed: May 20,  2006.
Esbjerg Conservatory, Concert Hall, Denmark.
Soprano: Malene Bichel // Esbjerg Ensemble// Cond. Jesper Nordin.

Butterfly’s wings   2006 / 2009   
Lyrics: Basho
Dedicated to Louis Arturo Aguirre, my son.
for Mezzo Soprano solo, Flute (also Piccolo + Alto Flute in G), Mandolin, Guitar & Harp.
Duration: ca. 30 ’
First performed: June 28,  2009. KUNSTEN, Nordjylland Modern Art Museum, Aalborg, Denmark/ & VENDSYSSEL KUNSTMUSEUM, Hjørring, Denmark.
Mezzo Soprano: Annette Bo Nielsen, Flutes: Karolina Leedo, Mandolin: Karl Petersen, Guitar: Mats Lindblad, Harpe: Maria Sørensen. Conductor: Louis Aguirre

Cricket     2007/2009   
(for Soprano and Ensemble of 6 musicians/ Cl. in Bb, Trpt in C, Pno, 1 Percuss., Vl & Vc.)
Dedicated to Louis Bárbaro Aguirre, my son.
Lyrics: Basho.
Duration: 8’
First performance: November 19, 2009.
Vendsyssel Kunstmuseum, Hjørring, DENMARK.
Soprano: Annette Bo Nielsen/ Clarinet: Trine Georgsen/ Trumpet: Heidi Nielsen Piano: Karina Brix Andersen/ Percussion: Jonas Bové/ Violin: Olga Tsukanova Carlsen/ Cello: Natalie Hoejenbos. Conductor: Louis Aguirre

Toque a Oshún y Olokun   2013  
For amplified Violin and amplified Ensemble (Alto Fl./also Picc., Ob., Cl.Bb,
Alto Sax., 2 Percuss., Piano)
Piece written with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond and the Danish Composers’ Society.
Duration: 13’
First performed: November 23, 2013
Amsterdam Conservatory, Holland.
Solo Violin: Winnie Cheng // CMtNWT Ensemble. Conductor: Jos Zwaanenburg

Oru a Yemayá y Obba   2012/2013
For Clarinet in Bb, Trumpet in Bb, Vibraphone, and 2 Pianos
(Piano I microtonally tuned)
Piece written with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond and the Danish Composers’ Society.
Duration: 8’
First performed: April 18, 2013. Amsterdam Conservatory, Holland.
Jason Alder- clarinet/ Hans Leeuw- Trumpet/ Sven Hoscheit-vibraphone/
Jelena Popovic- piano/ Ere Lievonen- microtonal piano.Conductor: Jos Zwaanenburg

Toque a Aggayú, Ikolé y Shangó    2013   
for Amplified Ensemble (Flute, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Percuss., Piano & String trio)
Piece commissioned by Mimitabu Ensemble with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: 14.20’’
First performed: October 20, 2013.
Festival Magnet 2013, Vara Konserthus, Sweden. Mimitabu Ensemble// Helen Benson – flutes, Romola Smith – clarinets, Jonas Olsson – piano, Martin Salomonsson – percussion, Emelie Molander – violin, Andreas Weserdahl – viola, My Hellgren – cello. Conductor: Rei Munakata.

Songs of the Garden of Heaven    2013    
for six instruments: flute 1(also bass flute), flute 2 (also piccolo & alto flute), guitar, accordion, viola & cello.
Piece commissioned by and written for Snow Mask Ensemble and Gunnar Berg Ensemble.
duration: 16.35’’
First performed: November 3, 2013. KUNSTEN, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark.
Flutes: Karolina Leedo and Vera Klug; Guitar: Yvonne Zehner; Accordion: Adam Ørvad; Viola: Barbara Lüneburg; Cello: Chi-Hui Chang.  

TOQUE    2015
(for Guitar Orchestra/or Guitar Quartet)
Piece written with funds provided by the Statens Kunstfond of Denmark.
duration: 6’
first performed: November 27, 2015
Escuela de Artes “El Cucalambé”, Las Tunas, Cuba.
“Isaac Nicola” Guitar Orchestra. Conductor: Ramón Leyva

ORU DE IGBODÚ  III    2016/Rev. 2018
(for Saxophone Quartet)
Piece commissioned by and written for Melisma Saxophone Quartet with funds provided by the Danish Composers’ Society.
duration: 60’
first performed: September 18, 2016
OpenDays Festival. Utzon Center, Aalborg, Denmark. Melisma Saxophone Quartet.

COME, SEE   2016
for solo Soprano and ensemble (clarinet in Bb, Percussion, Harp & Piano)
Lyrics: Basho
duration: 8.35’’
first performed: September 11, 2016
Soprano: Lærke Kobberup, Clarinet: Christian Kold, percussion: Karoline Skovrider Koch,
Piano: Luisa Gundersen, Harp: Mette Nielsen. Conductor: Morten Friis.
Concert organized by Ny Musik i Frederikshavn and the Rebild Culture School, at the Buderup Ødekirke, Støvring, Denmark.

MALLARMÉ FRAGMENTS   2018
for solo soprano and ensemble of 6 musicians (Bass flute/flute, trombone, viola, 2 percussionists & accordion.)
Lyrics: Stéphane Mallarmé
Piece commissioned by the Asociación E7.2 for the 2018 Festival After Cage V.
duration: 33’
first performed: October 23, 2018
Festival After Cage V, Teatro Gayarre, Pamplona, Spain.
Soprano: María Graciela Armendariz, flute: Alessandra Rombolá, Trombone: Antonio Jiménez, viola: Rosa San Martín, Accordeon: Ander Telleria, Percussions: Salva Tarazona & Jesús Prados. Conductor: Carolina Cerezo.

TOQUE A OGGÚN Y SHANGÓ    2018
for Ensemble
(Flute/Piccolo, tenor Saxophone, Bass clarinet/Clarinet in Bb, percussion & Piano)
commissioned by the “Nuevo Ensemble de Segovia”.
duration: ca.12’
first performed: November 2, 2018.
XXVI edición de las “Jornadas de Música Contemporánea de Segovia”, “Sala Ex.presa2 - La Cárcel-Segovia. Centro de creación. Segovia, Spain.
Flutes: Ana Isabel Gómez, Clarinets: Enrique Salgado, Saxophone: Pablo Castaño, Percussion: Eugenio Uñón, Piano: Elena de Santos.  
Conductor: Chema García Portela.

CHAMBER MUSIC: DUOS, TRIOS.

GOD’S CITY   1990/2017
(Homage to O. Messiaen)
for Violin and Cello
duration:5’
First performed: February 25, 2018.
Johan Borups Højskole, Frederiksholm Kanal 24, 1220 København, Denmark.

YALODDE  IV    2000 - 2018
for FLUTE and CLARINET in Bb
Duration: 14’

IBEYI     2004 / Rev. 2006
(Oru)
For amplified  PANFLUTE and GUITAR
Written for  MATTHIJS KOENE and STEFAN GERRITSEN  (Duo Verso)
Duration: 14.15’’
First performed: January  22, 2006.  Cristofori Museum’s Concert Hall, Amsterdam, Holland. Duo Verso.

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory   2006   
after a painting by S. Dalí
version for Alto sax.,Tenor sax. and Percussion
duration: 16’

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory   2006
after a painting by S. Dalí
for Alto saxophone, Bassoon, and Percussion
duration:16’
First performed: June 16,  2006. Amsterdam Conservatory, Ellington Zaal, Holland.
Alto sax: Anna-Nora zur Nieden; Bassoon: James Aylward; Percussion: Michel Mootz.

The breath of the Eumenides  2009
(Live Art Installation for a Music Theatre of Cruelty)
for Soprano, Clarinet in Bb (also Bass Cl. in Bb), Guitar, Electronics & a female Dancer.
Libretto: Louis Aguirre, with texts by Hafiz, Chekhov & Aeschylus.
Commissioned by SyZyGy trio with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
duration: Ca. 30’
First performed: May 30, 2009.
Kuntsten, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum of Modern Art, Denmark.
SyZyGy trio.

OYÁ    2011/Rev. 2016/ Rev. 2018
(for two amplified Alto saxophones)
Commissioned by Claus Olesen and Kasper Hemmer Pihl with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
Dedicated to Henriette Jensen and Boglárka Nagy
duration: 28.35’’
First performed: July 11, 2015
17eme congrès et festival du saxophone – Strasbourg.
Cité de la musique e la danse- Salle d’Orgue, Strasbourg, France.
Projekt 046- Sax Duo (Oriol Pares & Anja Marie Nedremo)
First performed of revised version: August, 25, 2016
Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium, Kammermusiksalen, Århus, Denmark.
Saxophones: Henriette Jensen & Boglárka Nagy.

Oggún Adeolá     2011      
for Bass flute/Flute, Viola and Accordion
Commissioned by Ny Musik i Frederikshavn for the Snow Mask Ensemble.
duration: 14.30’’
First performed: August 19, 2011. Open Days Festival, Aalborg Kloster, Denmark. Snow Mask Ensemble.
Flutes: Karolina Leedo/ Viola: Mina Fred/ Accordion: Adam Ørvad.

Liturgias de Igbodú  II     2011/ 2017
      (Toque a Eggun Chan y Olokun)
For amplified Viola, Percussion, and pre-recorded electronics
Commissioned by and written for Black Pencil Ensemble.
duration: 10’
First performed: December 18, 2011
Het Bethaniënklooster, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Black Pencil Ensemble: Viola- Esra Pehlivanli / Percussion- Enric Monfort.
First performed of revised version: September 17, 2017.
OpenDays Festival, Utzon Center, Aalborg, Denmark.
Black Pencil Ensemble. (viola: Esra Pehlivanli, percussion: Enric Monfort)

YALODDE  YEYÉ  KARI !     2012/2014   
FOR FLUTE/ ALTO FLUTE in G AND CLARINET in Bb
Duration: 13’30
First performed: December 5, 2014
Århus Kunsthal, Århus, Denmark.
Shadanga Duo: Flutes: Kata Szanyi, Clarinet: Jason Alder.

Olokun  II     2012   
For Viola and Accordion
Piece commissioned by Adam Ørvad for the Snow Mask Ensemble with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
Duration: 10’06’’
First performed: December 15,  2012
KUNSTEN, Aalborg, Denmark.//Viola: Mina Fred / Accordion: Adam Ørvad.

Oshún Olodí   2012/2013
For Flute and Clarinet in Bb
Piece written with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond and the Danish Composers’ Society.
Duration: 6’
First performed: February 12, 2013. Amsterdam Blue Note, Amsterdam Conservatory, Holland. Flute: Kata Szanyi / Clarinet: Jason Alder

The Garden of Dreams   2013  
for Piccolo and Guitar
Duration: 4.33’’
First performed: March 21, 2014.
Passauer Saiten, 6. Internationales Gitarrenfestival, Passau, Germany.
Piccolo: Vera Klug/ Guitar: Yvonne Zehner.

The Garden of Dreams   2013- 2018
version for violin and guitar
duration: 4.33’’
first performed: November 1, 2018
Spil Dansk Dag, Roskilde Gymnasium, Denmark.
Violin: Kuno Kjærbye, Guitar: Mikkel Andersen.

Fugitive Gardens    2013  
for two Flutes
Duration: 8.44’’

Ibeyi  I   2004/2014   
          (Oru seco)
To Yvonne Zehner and Vera Klug
for Flute and Guitar
duration: 8.30’’

Olokun III    2012/2014  
For Violin and Accordion
Duration: 10.25’’

TWO WINTER BAGATELLES    2018
for soprano saxophone and organ
duration: ca.8’
 
VOCAL WORKS

Oru a Olokun (2012) solo ampl mezzo-sopran text: Ancient yoruba prayers.
 (8 min)

Oru a Olokun 2 (2012) solo amp sopran tekst: Ancient yoruba prayers (8 min)

Eggun y Olokun (2012/13) Ampl sopran (or any kind of voice)
 (5 min)


VOICE AND PIANO.

TRES POEMAS DE PEDRO SALINAS    1992-93   
For Soprano and Piano
Duration: 6’
First performed: December 1995. Centro Cultural Iberoamericano, Camagüey, Cuba.
Soprano: Dalia Pérez // Piano: Irina Escalante.
Awarded First Honorable Mention at the Cuban Artists and Composers’ Society contest 1994.

LA MARIPOSA AMARILLA  1995  
For Soprano and Piano
Lyrics: Cintio Vitier
duration: 4’
First performed: October, 1996. Casa de las Américas. XI Havana International Contemporary Music Festival, Cuba. Soprano: Ivochka Tello, Piano: Irina Escalante.

NOVIEMBRE  1997  
for Soprano and Piano
Lyrics: Eliseo Diego
Duration: 3’
Dedicated to Romy Medina.
First performed: July 21, 1999. Camagüey, Cuba.
Camagüey Symphony Orchestra’s Concert Hall. Festival Internacional de Música Contemporánea, Camagüey, Cuba. Soprano: Yetzabel Arias // Piano: Yudelkis Mayola.

VOICE AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

Lights of years past    2007  
(Six Haiku for soprano and guitar)
Dedicated to Adrian Aguirre Poulsen, my son.
Lyrics: BASHO
Duration: 15’
commissioned by SANGUINE DUO.
First performed: July 16, 2007
Vendsyssel Festival, Sct Catharinæ Kirke, Hjørring, Denmark.//Sanguine Duo.

ORA PRO NOBIS   2017
for voice and accordion
piece written for Malene Bichel and Dean Delgiusto
Lyrics: Ancient anonymous prayers
duration: 2.40’’
first performed: October, 15, 2017.
Metronomen, Godthåbsvej 33, Frederiksberg, Denmark.
Soprano: Malene Bichel /Accordion: Dean Delgiusto.

SONGS UNDER A SNOW OF ASHES   2019
for soprano & trombone
Lyrics by: Mallarmé, Rumi, Basho, and anonymous Afro-Cuban prayers.
written for Viviane Hasler and Antonio Jiménez-Marín.
duration: ca. 25’
first performed:      2020
Soprano: Viviane Hasler/ Trombone:
Antonio Jiménez-Marín

CHORAL

NO ME TIENTA LA GLORIA   1993    
for  mixed choir
Lyrics: JUAN RAMÓN JIMÉNEZ.
Duration:  3.30’’
First Performed:  Festival Kor i Nord. November 10,  2007.  
Ansgars Kirken, Aalborg, Denmark.
Kammerkoret Hymnia. Conductor: Flemming Windekilde.

TRES BAGATELAS SACRAS       2017-2018
for mixed choir
Lyrics: Ancient anonymous prayers.
duration: 11’
first performed:

OPERAS
EBBÓ     1998
Chamber Opera-Oratorio for solo Soprano, Narrator, Dancers and Ensemble.
Libretto: Rafael Almanza. (After an ancient African legend.)
Duration: 27’
- Pre-premiere: July 11, 1998.  III Festival Internacional de Música Contemporánea de Camagüey.Teatro Principal, Camagüey, Cuba.
Soprano: Maria Jonas, Narrador: Rafael Almanza, Oboe: Ina Stock, Horn: Efrain Molina, Percussions: Yansser Cardoso & Carlos de la Fuente, Piano: Yudelvys Reyes Isern, Violin: Marcos Niño Wong, Viola: Klaus Heidemann.
(Camagüey Festival Ensemble) Conductor: Bernd HÄNSCHKE.
- First performed: January 17, 1999.  Brotfabrik Theater, Bonn, Germany.
Soprano: Maria Jonas. Narrador: Mario Junquera, Oboe: Inna, Horn: Efrain Molina, Percussions: Yansser Cardoso & Carlos de la Fuente, Piano: Yudelvys Reyes Isern, Violin: Louis Aguirre, Viola: Klaus Heidemann.
(Camagüey Festival Ensemble) Conductor: Bernd HÄNSCHKE.

Ogguanilebbe  2005   
    (Liturgia de la Palabra Divina)
For solo Soprano, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Double Bass and Piano.
Lyrics: Anonymous ancient yoruba prayers.
Duration: 19’
First performed : July 23, 2005.
Castello di Udine, Sala del Parlamento, Italy.
Soprano: Franca Drioli / MIKROKOSMOS Ensemble / Conductor: Louis Aguirre.

OGGUANILEBBE    2005
      (Liturgia de la Palabra Divina)
version for solo Voice, Baritone Saxophone in Eb, Cello and Piano.
Lyrics: Anonymous ancient yoruba prayers.
Duration: 19’
First performed: November 14, 2005.
Concert Hall, Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium, Aalborg, Denmark.
Soprano: Malene Bichel/ Baritone sax: Jakob Skov/ Cello: Johanne Andersson/ Piano: Karina Brix Andersen//Conductor: Louis Aguirre

OGGUANILEBBE    2005
      (Liturgia de la Palabra Divina)
version for solo Voice, Bass Clarinet, Cello and Piano.
Lyrics: Anonymous ancient yoruba prayers.
Duration: 19’
First performed: September 27, 2007.
Concert Hall, Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium, Aalborg, Denmark.
Soprano: Malene Bichel/ Bass Clarinet: Carlos Gálvez/ Cello: Johanne Andersson/ Piano: Karina Brix Andersen//Conductor: Louis Aguirre

YO EL SUPREMO   2014   
(Sainete Concertante con Dictador en un Acto)
Libretto & Music: Louis Aguirre
For solo singing/percussionist and ensemble of 9 singing/players.
(Flute /also Piccolo & Bass flute/, Oboe, Alto Saxophone, Clarinet/also Bass Clarinet in Bb, 2 Percussionists, Piano, Violin and Cello).
Commissioned by and written for Juanjo Guillem for the 20th anniversary of Neopercusión, with funds provided by the Danish Statens Kunstfond.
Duration: 60’
First performed: October 27, 2015.
Teatro Galileo, Madrid Spain
Soloist & conductor: Juanjo Guillem & Colectivo Neo.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cTwforSJ_I

THE WAY THE DEAD LOVE     2016
(Theogony: an operatic manifest)
Libretto & Music: Louis Aguirre
for Mezzo-Soprano, dancers, ensemble & pre-recorded electronics
duration: ca. 60’
Opera commissioned by Lydenskab Ensemble with funds provided by KODA, Denmark.
first performed: February 24, 2017 Godsbanen, Aarhus, Denmark.
As part of Århus European Capital of Culture 2017.
Ensemble Lydenskab, singer Laura Bowler (GB), dansers Ichi Go (J/D) and Tizo All (BR/D), costume designer Chia-Chia Hsu.
Director Troels Primdahl (DK/D), stage design: Anders Bigum, Troels Primdahl & David Ramírez Gómes.
https://vimeo.com/189214018/acef63e442

Vocal with accompaniment

Tres poemas de Pedro Salinas (1992-93 sopran, pno (6 min)

La Mariposa Amarilla (1995) sopr, pno. tekst: Cintio Vitier (4 min)

Dos patrias (1996/2007) sopran, orkester: 
2 fl., 2 picc., 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bsn, 4 hr, 2 trp, 3 tbn, tba, 4 perc, 12,10,8,6,4. tekst: Jose Marti
 (14 min)

Noviembre (1997) Sopran, pno tekst: Eliseo Diego (3 min)

Breathe With Me This Fear (2003/under revision
) Sopran, Bass-alto recorder, fl, microtonally tuned guit, 2 pno (pno I microtonally tuned, perc. 
tekst: e.e. cummings
 (12 min)

Yansá (Yoruba liturgy) (2004/rev. 2010) amp sopranstemme, tenor saxofon, 3 rec, harpsichord. tekst: anonymous ancient yoruba prayers. (9 min)

Ogguanilebbe (Liturgia de la Palabra Divina) (2005) Solo sopran, bass cl in bb, cb, pno (alt. version: solostemme, bar. Sax, vlc, pno) tekst: anonymous ancient yoruba prayers. (19 min)

Nfumbi 2005 (liturgia de la palabra divina) tekst: Ancient Bantú prayer.
 Solo sopran, bass clarinet, vl, vlc, pno, perc. (12 min)

Butterfly’s Wings (2006/2009) tekst: BASHO
 dedicated to Louis Arturo Aguirre, my son.
 Mezzo soprano solo, fl (picc + alto flute in G), Mandolin, Guit, Harp. (30 min)

Lights of Years Past - Six Haiku for soprano and guitar (2007) Dedicated to Adrian Aguirre Poulsen, my son. Lyrics: BASHO (15 min)

Cricket (2007/2009
) Sopran, ensemble: Cl. in Bb, Trpt in C, Pno, 1 Perc, vl & vc.) Dedicated to Louis Bárbaro Aguirre, my son. tekst: Basho
 (8 min)

Oru de Igbodú II (2012/ 2013) Vl, sopran, fl (+ picc, alt fl), obo, cl Bb, alt Sax, trp Bb, 2 pns (Piano 1 microtonally tuned), 3 perc (50 min)