Official website of Composer Jairo Duarte-López

Works

Andronicus: Violin Concerto, 2011-2016
Commissioned by violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport
Duration: ca. 10-12 minutes

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Bodas de Sangre (Blood Wedding), opera-in-progess, 2011-
Commissioned by the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University.
Composed in collaboration with Michaela Eremiášová.
Based on the play “Bodas de sangre” by Federico Garcia Lorca.
Duration: ca. 120 minutes
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OLD FILMS & NEW MUSIC (three film scores)
Der Sieger (Ein Film in Farben) 2010
film score for the 1922 film by Walter Ruttmann. Duration: ca. 2 minutes
Impressionen vom alten marseiller Hafen (vieux port) , 2011
film score for the 1929 film by László Moholy-Nagy. Duration: ca. 9 minutes
Ein Lichtspiel (Schwarz-Weiss Grau), 2011
film score for the 1930 film by László Moholy-Nagy. Duration: ca. 5 minutes
Commissioned by the Kurt-Weill Fest  in collaboration with the George Eastman House and the Eastman School of Music
Premiered on January 30, 2011 at the Kurt-Weill Fest “Entdeckungen” by Matthias Badczong (cl), Rick McRae (trb), Bobby Mitchell (pno),
Anyango Yarbo-Davenport (vln), and Agnieszka Dziubak (vc); conducted by Jairo Duarte-López
Arsenal Kino at the Sony Center, Berlin, Germany

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Currents for string quartet and experimental film, 2008
Co-composed with Michaela Eremiášová in collaboration with film maker and RIT Prof. Stephanie Maxwell
Premiered at the IMS Film Festival (ImageMovementSound), April 6, 2008
Anyango Yarbo-Davenport (vln), Yencheng Yin (vln), Jonathan Larson (vla), and Andrew Larson (vc)
Ingle Auditorium, Rochester Institute of Technology, Henrietta, NY
Duration: ca. 6 minutes
[Program Notes] [Images]

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Effugit for six percussionists, 2007-08
Commissioned by Prof. John Beck
Premiered by the Eastman Contemporary Percussion Ensemble, April 10, 2008
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Duration: ca. 3 minutes

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Corriente Fluida for (variable) chamber ensemble, 2007
Premiered for [vln, cl, pno] by the Eastman Triana, October 24, 2008
MACCM 29th Annual New Music Festival at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Premiered for [7 vlns, 2mar] at the Eugene Feygelson Degree Recital, December 8, 2007
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Duration: ca. 7-9 minutes
[Program Notes]

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Ekphrasis sobre “El Miedo” de Tanguy for violoncello solo, 2006-07
Commissioned by David Gerstein through the Hanson Institute for American Music
Premiered by David Gerstein, January 26, 2008
Lillian H. Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX
Duration: ca. 14 minutes

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Car Crash Opera chamber opera, 2006-07
Co-composed with Michaela Eremiasova
Commissioned by film animator and RIT Prof. Skip Battaglia
Premiered by Musica Nova; conducted by Johannes Müller-Stosch, May 7, 2007
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Duration: ca. 8 minutes
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Pulso for 15 performers, 2004-5, Rev. 2006
Premiered by the Composers Sinfonietta; conducted by Clay Greenberg, 2005
Revised version conducted by Martin Seggelke, 2006
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Duration: ca. 9 minutes

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12 x 8 + Liberties for chamber ensemble, 2004
Premiered by The New York Miniaturist Ensemble [bsn, vln, vc], 2004
New York, NY
Arranged for [fl, cl, vln, pno] in 2009
Duration: 1:00 minute

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Computer Music Study No.2 for processed violin sounds, 2004
Original samples performed by Chris Otto
Premiered at the Composers’ Forum, 2004
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Duration: 3:22 minutes

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Hekura for mixed choir, 2004
Read by the Eastman Chorale, 2004
Duration: ca. 3 minutes

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Grillos Lunares computer music study No.1, 2004
Premiered at a Composers’ Forum, 2004
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Duration: 3:55 minutes

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The Cricket King for mezzo-soprano, flute and two alto flutes, 2003
Premiered at an Eastman Composers Concert, 2003
Heather Gardner (mezzo-sop), Daria Binkowski (fl), Sarah Frisof and Jeffrey Barker (alto fl)
Christ Church, Rochester, NY
Duration: ca. 6 minutes

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Withdrawn works
Espejos y Ciclos [cl,vla,perc] 2004
21 [orch] 2003
Darikbá [orch]2000 /[arr. for wind ens]2004
Kogi [orch]1999
String Quartet No.1, 1999
Okkyoung [vc] 1999
Liege [vln,pno] 1998