La Otra Voz (work in progress)
instrumentation: electric guitar, eight classical guitars and contrabass
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
To be premiered by the San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Ensemble conducted by David Tanenbaum


Anthem for a Never Ending Song (2019)
instrumentation: guitar orchestra
duration: 6 minutes
commissioned by Connecticut Guitar Festival
premiere: February 2019. Suzuki Music School, Westport, CT.


Camino del Río (2018)
instrumentation: two guitars
duration: 6 minutes
commissioned by Conservatory of the University of Chile
To be premiered by Luis Orlandini y Romilio Orellana
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Response.restoration (2018)
instrumentation: flute and guitar orchestra
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Miroslav Loncar and the Wolf Trap Grants Program for High School Performing Teachers
To be premiered at the Park View High School, VA
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Jondo (2017)
instrumentation: guitar, strings and timpani
duration: 11 minutes
commissioned by the Chamber Orchestra of Chile
premiere: October 2017. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago-Chile.  The Chamber Orchestra of Chile conducted by Alejandra Urrutia. José Antonio Escobar (guitar)
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Memorial para un Regreso (2017)
instrumentation: four guitars
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by GuitarCoop; Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet
premiere: July 2017. SESC Vila Mariana, Sao Paulo-Brazil. Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet.
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Fast-paced Guitars (2017)
instrumentation: classical, electric and acoustic guitar; percussion and electronics
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
Recorded by Mike Stern and Javier Farías.
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La Puerta Fatal (2017)
instrumentation: guitar quartet
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by David Veslocki
premiere: April 2017. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. David Veslocki, Scott Borg, Scott Hill, Adam Kossler (guitars)
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Canto de Todos (2017)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 6 minutes
commissioned by David Veslocki
premiere: April 2017. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. José Antonio Escobar (guitar)
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Paqueana (2016)
instrumentation: viola, classical and electric guitar
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by David Veslocki
premiere: April 2017. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. David Veslocki (el. gtr.); Scott Hill (cl. gtr.); Carlos Boltes (viola)
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Andean Suite (2016)
instrumentation: string quartet and guitar
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by Apollo Chamber Players
premiere: April 2017. Match Houston, TX. Apollo Chamber Players, Javier Farías
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Algo se Asoma (2016)
instrumentation: eight guitars
duration: 7 minutes
commissioned by New Music USA
premiere: October 2016. Entre Cuerdas Guitar Festival, Santiago-Chile. Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile
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La Sangre Derramada (2016)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB) and guitar
text by Federico García Lorca
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by Coral Cantigas
premiere: June 2016. River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Bethesda, MD. Coral Cantigas, Javier Farías
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La Oración por Todos (2016)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB) and eight guitars
text by Andres Bello
duration: 22 minutes
commissioned by Andres Bello University (Chile)
premiere: August 2016. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile
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Elogio de la Raza (2015)
instrumentation: two guitars, orchestra (2.2.2.2 – 2.2.1.0 – T. Perc. I,II – Str.)
duration: 14 minutes
commissioned by Fromm Music Foundation
To be premiered by Sergio and Odair Assad and the YOA Orchestra of the Americas conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto
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Nazcan (2015)
instrumentation: eight guitars and two narrators (Spanish, English).
text by Miguel Angel Asturias
duration: 22 minutes
commissioned by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music
premiere: January 2016. Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall in San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Ensemble conducted by David Tanenbaum
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La Lucha Contra el Ancestro (2015)
instrumentation: orchestra (2.2.2.2 – 2.2.1.0 – T. – Str.)
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by University of Los Andes (Chile)
premiere: September 2015. University of Los Andes Hall, Santiago-Chile. Camerata de la Universidad de los Andes conducted by Eduardo Browne
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Historias de Guatemala (2015)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 10 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: July 2015. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Romilio Orellana (guitar)
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La Otra Historia (2015)
instrumentation: guitar and piano
duration: 14 minutes
commissioned by Roberto Limon
premiere: February 2017. Mexican Museum of Art, Mexico City. Roberto Limón (guitar), Amanda Limón (piano)
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Mece (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 11 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: July 2015. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Carlos Perez (guitar)
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Suite Paceana (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 10 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: July 2015. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Luis Orlandini (guitar)
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Suite a Mario Vargas Llosa (2014)
instrumentation: eight guitars
duration: 12 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: July 2015. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile conducted by Javier Farías
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Romanzas de Riohacha (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
premiere: December 2014. Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium, Washington D.C. Ricardo Cobo (guitar)
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Tres Ideas Sobre un Poeta (2014)
instrumentation: electric and classical guitar
duration: 10 minutes
commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Composed and recorded by Andy Summers and Javier Farías. September 2014.
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Homenaje a Octavio Paz (2014)
instrumentation: guitar and string quartet
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by Centro Cultural de Tijuana (CECUT)
premiere: October 2014. Centro Cultural de Tijuana, CECUT-Mexico. Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Roberto Limón (guitar)
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Geografia de un Canto (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 12 minutes
commissioned by Wake Forest University (NC)
premiere: September 2014. Brendle Hall-Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC. Eliot Fisk (guitar)
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Cortada fue la Tierra (2014)
instrumentation: two guitars
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Wake Forest University (NC)
premiere: September 2014. Brendle Hall-Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC. Eliot Fisk, Ben Verdery (guitars)
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Cuarto Tonante (2013)
instrumentation: string quartet
duration: 7 minutes
commissioned by The Catholic University of America, Washington DC
premiere: November 2014. Tsuda Hall-Japan. Cuarteto Latinoamericano
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Canciones de Tierra (2013)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB)
text by Gabriela Mistral
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by The Catholic University of America, Washington DC
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La Paloma Volara. 40 years after Victor Jara’s death (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 9 minutes
premiere: October 2013. Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, Santiago-Chile. Romilio Orellana (guitar)
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24 Etudes for Guitar (2012-13)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 62 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
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Las Puertas de la Memoria (2012)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 9 minutes
premiere: May 2013. University of Sevilla Hall-Spain. Marcelo de la Puebla (guitar)
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Cantos de Vida Nueva (2012)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB)
text by Raul Zurita
duration: 10 minutes
premiere: October 2012. Instituto Cervantes of New York. Khorikos Choir
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Seis por Tonante (2012)
instrumentation: bandoneón, piano and guitar
duration: 7 minutes
premiere: November 2013. Teatro Colubsisio, Bogota-Colombia. Daniel Binelli (band.) Polly Ferman (piano) Eduardo Isaac (guitar)
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Concierto de los Andes (2011)
instrumentation: charango, guitar, orchestra 2 (Picc.) 2 (E.H.) 2 (B.C.) 2 (Cbsn) – 2.2.1- T. Perc. I,II – Str.
duration: 28 minutes
commissioned by the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
premiere: October 2012. George Mason Center for the Arts, Fairfax, VA. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra conducted by Christopher Zimmerman; Carlos Boltes (charango); Scott Hill (guitar)
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Concerto for two guitars (2011)
Instrumentation: two guitars, Orchestra 2.2.2.2 – 2.2 – T. – Str
duration: 30 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: October 2012. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago-Chile. The Chamber Orchestra of Chile conducted by Carlos Ramón Dourthé; Dúo Orellana & Orlandini (guitars)
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Concerto for four guitars (2010)
Instrumentation: four guitars, orchestra 1.1.1.1 – 1.1.1 – T. Perc. I, II – Str
duration: 22 minutes
premiere: February 2011. Aschaffenburger Guitar Festival, Aschaffenburger-Germany
The Philharmonie Baden-baden conducted by Pavel Baleff; Cuarteto de Guitarras de Chile
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Tres Dolores de Patria Muerta (2010)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Liliana Pérez International Music Competition, Santiago-Chile
premiere: November 2010. Chilean Obligatory repertory for the IX version of The Liliana Pérez International Music Competition, Santiago-Chile
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¡Arma!, ¡Enfrena!, ¡Aína! (2010)
instrumentation: charango, 12 guitars and 2 contrabasses
duration: 32 minutes
commissioned by Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: May 2010. Isidora Zegers Hall, Santiago-Chile. Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile conducted by Javier Farías
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Caderas de las Islas (Oceana) (2008)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB), viola and guitar
text by Pablo Neruda
duration: 22 minutes
commissioned by VOCE Choir
premiere: October 2009. Immanuel Congregational Church, Hartford-CT. VOCE Choir; Carlos Boltes (charango); Scott Hill (guitar)
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Sobre el Mundo la Quietud (2009)
instrumentation: soprano, orchestra 2.2.2.2 – 2.2.1 – t. perc. 1,2 – str.
duration: 10 minutes
text by Gabriela Mistral
commissioned by Festival Mozart in Rovereto, Italy
premiere: September 2009. Festival Mozart in Rovereto, Italy. Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino conducted by Andrea Dindo; Tiziana Scandaletti (soprano)
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Toccata (2009)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 7 minutes
commissioned by Dr. Luis Sigall International Competition, Viña del Mar-Chile
premiere: November 2009. Chilean Obligatory repertory for the XXXVI version of The Dr. Luis Sigall International Competition, Viña del Mar-Chile
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El Vuelo del Condor (2008)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Gioventù Musicale Festival di Modena
premiere: February 2009. Gioventù Musicale Festival di Modena, Modena-Italy. Emanuele Segre (guitar)
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Canta la Tierra (2008)
instrumentation: synthesizer, orchestra 2 (picc.) 2 (E.H.) 2 (B.C.) 2 (cbsn) – 2.2.1- T. Perc. I, II – str.
duration: 11 minutes
premiere: August 2008. Piazza Maggiore, Bologna-Italy. Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna conducted by Vito Clemente
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3 suites for guitar (2008)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: c.45 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
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Trastocada (2007)
instrumentation: two guitars
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: January 2008. Salle Cortot Paris-France, Ateneo de Madrid-España, Meistersaal, Berlin-Germany
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Elegia (2007)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean Guitar Festival in London.
premiere: September 2007. Leighton House Museum, London-UK. Romilio Orellana (guitar)
score sample
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Estancia al Viento (2007)
instrumentation: bandoneón, viola, piano and guitar
duration: 9 minutes
premiere: May 2007. Simsbury Chamber Music Festival, CT. Daniel Binelli (bandoneón); Polly Ferman (piano); Carlos Boltes (viola); Scott Hill (guitar)
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Arauco; por fuerte, principal y poderosa… (2006)
instrumentation: classical guitar, flamenco guitar, 16 guitars and narrator
text by Alonso de Ercilla y Zuniga
duration: 46 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: April 2007. Teatro Municipal de Arauco-Chile. Eugenio González (classical guitar); Carlos Ledermann (flamenco guitar); Isaac Collao (narration); Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile conducted by Javier Farías
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El Vuelo de tu Alma (2006)
instrumentation: charango and guitar
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by Alturas Duo
premiere: October 2006. Brendle Hall-Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC. Carlos Boltes (charango); Scott Hill (guitar)
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Arauco Indomito (2006)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 12 minutes
recorded by Eugenio Gonzalez
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5 Fachadas (2005)
instrumentation: viola and guitar
duration: 16 minutes
premiere: October 2005. 20th Anniversary of the Connecticut Classical Guitar Society. Carlos Boltes (viola); Scott Hill (guitar)
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Retorna (2004)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 10 minutes
premiere: December 2006. Obligatory repertory at The XXI Andrés Segovia International Competition for Classical Guitar, Granada-Spain.
score sample
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Concerto II for guitar and double string quintet (2004)
instrumentation: guitar, vln.I (2),  vln.II (2), vla. (2), vlc.  (2), cb. (2)
duration: 23 minutes
premiere: October 2004. Entrecuerdas International Guitar Festival, Santiago-Chile. Orquesta Moderna de Cuerdas conducted by Luis José Recart. Eugenio González (guitar)
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Sonata for guitar (2003)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 18 minutes
premiere: October 2004. Teatro Comunale, Alessandria-Italy. José Antonio Escobar (guitar)
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Dezlia (2001)
instrumentation: Flamenco Group (guitar, cante, percussion, palmas); Jazz Ensemble (2 flutes; 2 alto saxophones; 2 tenor saxophones; baritone saxophone; 4 trumpets; 4 trombones; el. guitar, bass, drums); string orchestra
duration: 32 minutes
premiere: August 2003. Escuela Moderna de Música, Santiago-Chile. Orquesta Moderna de Cuerdas conducted by Luis José Recart
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Libro I. 15 pieces for classical guitar quartet (2002-2003)
instrumentation: classical guitar quartet
duration: c.54 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
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Libro II. 12 pieces for electric guitar quartet (2002-2003)
instrumentation: electric guitar quartet
duration: c.50 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
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Rencontre Avec les Indiens Yahgan (2002)
instrumentation: symphonic band
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: February 2003. Teatro Municipal de La Serena, Chile. Symphonic Band of La Serena conducted by Sergio Fuentes
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Quinteto Tridestante (2001)
instrumentation: string quartet and percussion
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: December 2001. Teatro Escuela Moderna, Santiago-Chile. Quadrivium Ensemble
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Anexion (2001)
instrumentation: viola and tom-toms
duration: 12 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: November 2001. Teatro Escuela Moderna, Santiago-Chile. Luis José Recart (viola); Gonzalo Muga (tom-toms)
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Concerto I para guitarra y grupo instrumental (2000)
instrumentation: guitar, fl. cl. tr. bs. – vla. vlc. cb. – 2 perc.
duration: 24 minutes
premiere: February 2001. 25 Festival Aspekte, Salzburg, Austria. Aspekte New Music Ensemble conducted by Kai Rohrig. Joaquín Clerch Díaz (guitar)


Urbexuda (1999)
instrumentation: electric guitar, string orchestra
duration: 15 minutes
premiere: October 1999. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile. Youth Symphonic Orchestra of Chile conducted by Guillermo Rifo. Felipe Llanos (electric guitar)


Fandangos (1999)
instrumentation: flamenco guitar
duration: 6 minutes
recorded by Javier Farías


Que me Guarde (tarantas-1998)
instrumentation: flamenco guitar
duration: 5 minutes
recorded by Javier Farías


Arena Gruesa (bulerías-1998)
instrumentation: flamenco guitar
duration: 4 minutes
recorded by Javier Farías


Encuentros (zapateado-bulerías-1998)
instrumentation: flamenco guitar
duration: 8 minutes
recorded by Javier Farías


Ausencias (1997)
instrumentation: guitar, oboe and clarinet
duration: 6 minutes
premiere: May 1997. Teatro Escuela Moderna (Santiago, Chile). Agrupación ECOS


Quinteto (1996)
instrumentation: 2 guitars, 2 flutes, bassoon
duration: 5 minutes
premiere: April 1996. Teatro Escuela Moderna (Santiago, Chile). Agrupación ECOS
Canto de Todos (2017)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 6 minutes
commissioned by David Veslocki
premiere: April 2017. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. José Antonio Escobar (guitar)
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Historias de Guatemala (2015)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 10 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: July 2015. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Romilio Orellana (guitar)
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Mece (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 11 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: July 2015. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Carlos Perez (guitar)
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Suite Paceana (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 10 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: July 2015. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Luis Orlandini (guitar)
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Romanzas de Riohacha (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
premiere: December 2014. Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium, Washington D.C. Ricardo Cobo (guitar)
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Geografia de un Canto (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 12 minutes
commissioned by Wake Forest University (NC)
premiere: September 2014. Brendle Hall-Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC. Eliot Fisk (guitar)
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La Paloma Volara. 40 years after Victor Jara’s death (2014)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 9 minutes
premiere: October 2013. Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, Santiago-Chile. Romilio Orellana (guitar)
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24 Etudes for Guitar (2012-13)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 62 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
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Las Puertas de la Memoria (2012)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 9 minutes
premiere: May 2013. University of Sevilla Hall-Spain. Marcelo de la Puebla (guitar)
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Tres Dolores de Patria Muerta (2010)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Liliana Pérez International Music Competition, Santiago-Chile
premiere: November 2010. Chilean Obligatory repertory for the IX version of The Liliana Pérez International Music Competition, Santiago-Chile
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Toccata (2009)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 7 minutes
commissioned by Dr. Luis Sigall International Competition, Viña del Mar-Chile
premiere: November 2009. Chilean Obligatory repertory for the XXXVI version of The Dr. Luis Sigall International Competition, Viña del Mar-Chile
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El Vuelo del Condor (2008)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Gioventù Musicale Festival di Modena
premiere: February 2009. Gioventù Musicale Festival di Modena, Modena-Italy. Emanuele Segre (guitar)
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3 suites for guitar (2008)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: c.45 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
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AUDIO

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Elegia (2007)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean Guitar Festival in London.
premiere: September 2007. Leighton House Museum, London-UK. Romilio Orellana (guitar)
score sample
link to video


Arauco Indomito (2006)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 12 minutes
recorded by Eugenio Gonzalez
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Retorna (2004)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 10 minutes
premiere: December 2006. Obligatory repertory at The XXI Andrés Segovia International Competition for Classical Guitar, Granada-Spain.
score sample
link to video


Sonata for guitar (2003)
instrumentation: guitar
duration: 18 minutes
premiere: October 2004. Teatro Comunale, Alessandria-Italy. José Antonio Escobar (guitar)
score sample
link to video
Jondo (2017)
instrumentation: guitar, strings and timpani
duration: 11 minutes
commissioned by the Chamber Orchestra of Chile
premiere: October 2017. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago-Chile.  The Chamber Orchestra of Chile conducted by Alejandra Urrutia. José Antonio Escobar (guitar)
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Elogio de la Raza (2015)
instrumentation: two guitars, orchestra (2.2.2.2 – 2.2.1.0 – T. Perc. I,II – Str.)
duration: 14 minutes
commissioned by Fromm Music Foundation
To be premiered by Sergio and Odair Assad and the YOA Orchestra of the Americas conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto
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Concierto de los Andes (2011)
instrumentation: charango, guitar, orchestra 2 (Picc.) 2 (E.H.) 2 (B.C.) 2 (Cbsn) – 2.2.1- T. Perc. I,II – Str.
duration: 28
commissioned by the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
premiere: October 2012. George Mason Center for the Arts, Fairfax, VA. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra conducted by Christopher Zimmerman; Carlos Boltes (charango); Scott Hill (guitar)
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Concerto for two guitars (2011)
Instrumentation: two guitars, Orchestra 2.2.2.2 – 2.2 – T. – Str
duration: 30 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: October 2012. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago-Chile. The Chamber Orchestra of Chile conducted by Carlos Ramón Dourthé; Dúo Orellana & Orlandini (guitars)
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Concerto for four guitars (2010)
Instrumentation: four guitars, orchestra 1.1.1.1 – 1.1.1 – T. Perc. I, II – Str
duration: 22 minutes
premiere: February 2011. Aschaffenburger Guitar Festival, Aschaffenburger-Germany
The Philharmonie Baden-baden conducted by Pavel Baleff; Cuarteto de Guitarras de Chile
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Concerto II for guitar and double string quintet (2004)
instrumentation: guitar, vln.I (2),  vln.II (2), vla. (2), vlc.  (2), cb. (2)
duration: 23 minutes
premiere: October 2004. Entrecuerdas International Guitar Festival, Santiago-Chile. Orquesta Moderna de Cuerdas conducted by Luis José Recart. Eugenio González (guitar)
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Concerto I para guitarra y grupo instrumental (2000)
instrumentation: guitar, fl. cl. tr. bs. – vla. vlc. cb. – 2 perc.
duration: 24 minutes
premiere: February 2001. 25 Festival Aspekte, Salzburg, Austria. Aspekte New Music Ensemble conducted by Kai Rohrig. Joaquín Clerch Díaz (guitar)


Urbexuda (1999)
instrumentation: electric guitar, string orchestra
duration: 15 minutes
premiere: October 1999. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile. Youth Symphonic Orchestra of Chile conducted by Guillermo Rifo. Felipe Llanos (electric guitar)

La Otra Voz (work in progress)
instrumentation: electric guitar, eight classical guitars and contrabass
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
To be premiered by the San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Ensemble conducted by David Tanenbaum


Anthem for a Never Ending Song (2019)
instrumentation: guitar orchestra
duration: 6 minutes
commissioned by Connecticut Guitar Festival
premiere: February 2019. Suzuki Music School, Westport, CT.


Response.restoration (2018)
instrumentation: flute and guitar orchestra
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Miroslav Loncar and the Wolf Trap Grants Program for High School Performing Teachers
To be premiered at the Park View High School, VA
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Algo se Asoma (2016)
instrumentation: eight guitars
duration: 7 minutes
commissioned by New Music USA
premiere: October 2016. Entre Cuerdas Guitar Festival, Santiago-Chile. Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile
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La Oración por Todos (2016)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB) and eight guitars
text by Andres Bello
duration: 22 minutes
commissioned by Andres Bello University (Chile)
premiere: August 2016. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile
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Nazcan (2015)
instrumentation: eight guitars and two narrators (Spanish, English).
text by Miguel Angel Asturias
duration: 22 minutes
commissioned by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music
premiere: January 2016. Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall in San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Ensemble conducted by David Tanenbaum
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Suite a Mario Vargas Llosa (2014)
instrumentation: eight guitars
duration: 12 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: July 2015. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile conducted by Javier Farías
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¡Arma!, ¡Enfrena!, ¡Aína! (2010)
instrumentation: charango, 12 guitars and 2 contrabasses
duration: 32 minutes
commissioned by Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: May 2010. Isidora Zegers Hall, Santiago-Chile. Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile conducted by Javier Farías
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Arauco; por fuerte, principal y poderosa… (2006)
instrumentation: classical guitar, flamenco guitar, 16 guitars and narrator
text by Alonso de Ercilla y Zuniga
duration: 46 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: April 2007. Teatro Municipal de Arauco-Chile. Eugenio González (classical guitar); Carlos Ledermann (flamenco guitar); Isaac Collao (narration); Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile conducted by Javier Farías
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Andean Suite (2016)
instrumentation: string quartet and guitar
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by Apollo Chamber Players
premiere: April 2017. Match Houston, TX. Apollo Chamber Players, Javier Farías
score sample
link to video


La Otra Historia (2015)
instrumentation: guitar and piano
duration: 14 minutes
commissioned by Roberto Limon
premiere: February 2017. Mexican Museum of Art, Mexico City. Roberto Limón (guitar), Amanda Limón (piano)
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Homenaje a Octavio Paz (2014)
instrumentation: guitar and string quartet
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by Centro Cultural de Tijuana (CECUT)
premiere: October 2014. Centro Cultural de Tijuana, CECUT-Mexico. Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Roberto Limón (guitar)
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Seis por Tonante (2012)
instrumentation: bandoneón, piano and guitar
duration: 7 minutes
premiere: November 2013. Teatro Colubsisio, Bogota-Colombia. Daniel Binelli (band.) Polly Ferman (piano) Eduardo Isaac (guitar)
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Estancia al Viento (2007)
instrumentation: bandoneón, viola, piano and guitar
duration: 9 minutes
premiere: May 2007. Simsbury Chamber Music Festival, CT. Daniel Binelli (bandoneón); Polly Ferman (piano); Carlos Boltes (viola); Scott Hill (guitar)
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El Vuelo de tu Alma (2006)
instrumentation: charango and guitar
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by Alturas Duo
premiere: October 2006. Brendle Hall-Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC. Carlos Boltes (charango); Scott Hill (guitar)
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5 Fachadas (2005)
instrumentation: viola and guitar
duration: 16 minutes
premiere: October 2005. 20th Anniversary of the Connecticut Classical Guitar Society. Carlos Boltes (viola); Scott Hill (guitar)
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Ausencias (1997)
instrumentation: guitar, oboe and clarinet
duration: 6 minutes
premiere: May 1997. Teatro Escuela Moderna (Santiago, Chile). Agrupación ECOS


Quinteto (1996)
instrumentation: 2 guitars, 2 flutes, bassoon
duration: 5 minutes
premiere: April 1996. Teatro Escuela Moderna (Santiago, Chile). Agrupación ECOS
Jondo (2017)
instrumentation: guitar, strings and timpani
duration: 11 minutes
commissioned by the Chamber Orchestra of Chile
premiere: October 2017. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago-Chile. The Chamber Orchestra of Chile conducted by Alejandra Urrutia. José Antonio Escobar (guitar)
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La Lucha Contra el Ancestro (2015)
instrumentation: orchestra (2.2.2.2 – 2.2.1.0 – T. – Str.)
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by University of Los Andes (Chile)
premiere: September 2015. University of Los Andes Hall, Santiago-Chile. Camerata de la Universidad de los Andes conducted by Eduardo Browne
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Sobre el Mundo la Quietud (2009)
instrumentation: soprano, orchestra 2.2.2.2 – 2.2.1 – t. perc. 1,2 – str.
duration: 10 minutes
text by Gabriela Mistral
commissioned by Festival Mozart in Rovereto, Italy
premiere: September 2009. Festival Mozart in Rovereto, Italy. Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino conducted by Andrea Dindo; Tiziana Scandaletti (soprano)
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Canta la Tierra (2008)
instrumentation: synthesizer, orchestra 2 (picc.) 2 (E.H.) 2 (B.C.) 2 (cbsn) – 2.2.1- T. Perc. I, II – str.
duration: 11 minutes
premiere: August 2008. Piazza Maggiore, Bologna-Italy. Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna conducted by Vito Clemente
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Dezlia (2001)
instrumentation: Flamenco Group (guitar, cante, percussion, palmas); Jazz Ensemble (2 flutes; 2 alto saxophones; 2 tenor saxophones; baritone saxophone; 4 trumpets; 4 trombones; el. guitar, bass, drums); string orchestra
duration: 32 minutes
premiere: August 2003. Escuela Moderna de Música, Santiago-Chile. Orquesta Moderna de Cuerdas conducted by Luis José Recart
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Rencontre Avec les Indiens Yahgan (2002)
instrumentation: symphonic band
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: February 2003. Teatro Municipal de La Serena, Chile. Symphonic Band of La Serena conducted by Sergio Fuentes
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Jondo (2017)
instrumentation: guitar, strings and timpani
duration: 11 minutes
commissioned by the Chamber Orchestra of Chile
premiere: October 2017. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago-Chile.  The Chamber Orchestra of Chile conducted by Alejandra Urrutia. José Antonio Escobar (guitar)
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Andean Suite (2016)
instrumentation: string quartet and guitar
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by Apollo Chamber Players
premiere: April 2017. Match Houston, TX. Apollo Chamber Players, Javier Farías
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Cuarto Tonante (2013)
instrumentation: string quartet
duration: 7 minutes
commissioned by The Catholic University of America, Washington DC
premiere: November 2014. Tsuda Hall-Japan. Cuarteto Latinoamericano
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Concerto II for guitar and double string quintet (2004)
instrumentation: guitar, vln.I (2),  vln.II (2), vla. (2), vlc.  (2), cb. (2)
duration: 23 minutes
premiere: October 2004. Entrecuerdas International Guitar Festival, Santiago-Chile. Orquesta Moderna de Cuerdas conducted by Luis José Recart. Eugenio González (guitar)
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Quinteto Tridestante (2001)
instrumentation: string quartet and percussion
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: December 2001. Teatro Escuela Moderna, Santiago-Chile. Quadrivium Ensemble
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Anexion (2001)
instrumentation: viola and tom-toms
duration: 12 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: November 2001. Teatro Escuela Moderna, Santiago-Chile. Luis José Recart (viola); Gonzalo Muga (tom-toms)
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Urbexuda (1999)
instrumentation: electric guitar, string orchestra
duration: 15 minutes
premiere: October 1999. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile. Youth Symphonic Orchestra of Chile conducted by Guillermo Rifo. Felipe Llanos (electric guitar)
La Sangre Derramada (2016)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB) and guitar
text by Federico García Lorca
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by Coral Cantigas
premiere: June 2016. River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Bethesda, MD. Coral Cantigas, Javier Farías
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La Oración por Todos (2016)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB) and eight guitars
text by Andres Bello
duration: 22 minutes
commissioned by Andres Bello University (Chile)
premiere: August 2016. Andres Bello University Hall, Santiago-Chile. Ensamble de Guitarras de Chile
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Canciones de Tierra (2013)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB)
text by Gabriela Mistral
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by The Catholic University of America, Washington DC
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Cantos de Vida Nueva (2012)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB)
text by Raul Zurita
duration: 10 minutes
premiere: October 2012. Instituto Cervantes of New York. Khorikos Choir
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Caderas de las Islas (Oceana) (2008)
instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB), viola and guitar
text by Pablo Neruda
duration: 22 minutes
commissioned by VOCE Choir
premiere: October 2009. Immanuel Congregational Church, Hartford-CT. VOCE Choir; Carlos Boltes (charango); Scott Hill (guitar)
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Camino del Río (2018)
instrumentation: two guitars
duration: 6 minutes
commissioned by Conservatory of the University of Chile
To be premiered by Luis Orlandini y Romilio Orellana
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Memorial para un Regreso (2017)
instrumentation: four guitars
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by GuitarCoop; Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet
premiere: July 2017. SESC Vila Mariana, Sao Paulo-Brazil. Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet.
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La Puerta Fatal (2017)
instrumentation: guitar quartet
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by David Veslocki
premiere: April 2017. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. David Veslocki, Scott Borg, Scott Hill, Adam Kossler (guitars)
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Cortada fue la Tierra (2014)
instrumentation: two guitars
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by Wake Forest University (NC)
premiere: September 2014. Brendle Hall-Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC. Eliot Fisk, Ben Verdery (guitars)
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Trastocada (2007)
instrumentation: two guitars
duration: 9 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
premiere: January 2008. Salle Cortot Paris-France, Ateneo de Madrid-España, Meistersaal, Berlin-Germany
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Libro I. 15 pieces for classical guitar quartet (2002-2003)
instrumentation: classical guitar quartet
duration: c.54 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
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Fast-paced Guitars (2017)
instrumentation: classical, electric and acoustic guitar; percussion and electronics
duration: 16 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
Recorded by Mike Stern and Javier Farías.
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Paqueana (2016)
instrumentation: viola, classical and electric guitar
duration: 8 minutes
commissioned by David Veslocki
premiere: April 2017. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. David Veslocki (el. gtr.); Scott Hill (cl. gtr.); Carlos Boltes (viola)
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Tres Ideas Sobre un Poeta (2014)
instrumentation: electric and classical guitar
duration: 10 minutes
commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Composed and recorded by Andy Summers and Javier Farías. September 2014.
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Libro II. 12 pieces for electric guitar quartet (2002-2003)
instrumentation: electric guitar quartet
duration: c.50 minutes
commissioned by the Chilean National Council for the Arts
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Urbexuda (1999)
instrumentation: electric guitar, string orchestra
duration: 15 minutes
premiere: October 1999. Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile. Youth Symphonic Orchestra of Chile conducted by Guillermo Rifo. Felipe Llanos (electric guitar)
Dezlia (2001)
instrumentation: Flamenco Group (guitar, cante, percussion, palmas); Jazz Ensemble (2 flutes; 2 alto saxophones; 2 tenor saxophones; baritone saxophone; 4 trumpets; 4 trombones; el. guitar, bass, drums); string orchestra
duration: 32 minutes
premiere: August 2003. Escuela Moderna de Música, Santiago-Chile. Orquesta Moderna de Cuerdas conducted by Luis José Recart
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Fandangos (1999)
instrumentation: flamenco guitar
duration: 6 minutes
recorded by Javier Farías


Que me Guarde (tarantas-1998)
instrumentation: flamenco guitar
duration: 5 minutes
recorded by Javier Farías


Arena Gruesa (bulerías-1998)
instrumentation: flamenco guitar
duration: 4 minutes
recorded by Javier Farías


Encuentros (zapateado-bulerías-1998)
instrumentation: flamenco guitar
duration: 8 minutes
recorded by Javier Farías
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