Xochipilli : an imaginary Aztec music (6:27) Toccata : for percussion (12:01) Cuatro melodías tradicionales Indías del Ecuador (6:37) Tambuco : for percussion (15:12) Lamentaciónes (2:16) Cantos de México (3:40) Antígona : apuntes para la sinfonía (6:03) Tres exágonos (3:25) Otros tres exágonos (4:55) Partita : for solo timpani (9:04).
Ricardo Gallardo, timpani ; Suzanna Guzmán, mezzo soprano ; Alba Quezada, soprano ; Southwest Chamber Music ; Tambuco ; Jeff von der Schmidt, conductor.
1st work for piccolo, flute, clarinet, trombone, and percussion; 3rd work for soprano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, percussion, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, and bass; 5th work for mezzo soprano, piccolo, oboe, and percussion; 6th work for woodwinds, strings, guitars, harp, and percussion; 7th work for piccolo, oboe, English horn, clarinet, trumpet, harp, and percussion; 8th-9th works for soprano, flute/piccolo, oboe/English horn, viola, bassoon, and piano. 3rd work based on poems from the collection of René and Marguerite D'Harcourt; text of 6th work a poem from Cantares Mexicanos; 8th and 9th works based on poems by Carlos Pellicer. Recorded Oct. 23-24, 2004 in the Herbert Zipper Concert Hall at the Colburn School of Performing Arts, Los Angeles, California. Eds. recorded: Belwin Mills ; Carlanita Music. Compact disc. Program notes by the conductor, and vocal texts with English translations (26 p.) inserted in container.