List of compositions

Tres canciones. text by R. Alberti. soprano y piano. 1972-73 First Performance: Luisita Rodríguez and Pablo Boissen, San Juan1973. Recorded for radio serie in 1975

Antífona. Flute and clarinet. 1972-73. F.P. Rubén López and Genesio Riboldi, San Juan1973.

¡Ñoño, los coños no son moños! Tape. 1975. F.P. First Latin American Contemporary Music Festival, Maracaibo, Venezuela. 1977

Sobre la inmiscusión. Tape. 1975. F.P. San Juan. 1975

Casa Llena. Orchestra. 1976. F.P. Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Guy Taylor, Cond. 1979

¡Dadme mi número! Incidental music for play 1977. F.P. New York, 1977.

Dos piezas para clarinete solo. Clarinet solo.1976-86. F.P. George Morales,Interamerican Arts Festival, San Juan 1986. Published by Editorial UPR, 1990.

Tres Cantos de Pájaros. Flute and cello. 1977. F.P. Robin Geisel and Michael Woyton, New York University, 1978. Recorded by ANCO Vol. II with Ricardo Mariani and Roselyn Iannelis, 1982.

Tres Añoranzas. guitar. 1978. F.P. Ernesto Cordero, New York 1978.

Preludio y Danza. Bass trombone. 1979. F.P Douglas Yeo, New York 1979. Published by Universidad Central, 1990.

Don Antonio. Solo Bassoon. 1980. F.P. Felix Febo, II Contemporary Music Bienal, San Juan 1980.

La cara de un angelito. Chorus and tape. 1980. F.P. University of Puerto Rico Chorus, 1980.

Esta es mi Fantasía. Percussionist. 1981. F.P. Penner, Charles Ives Music Center, Connecticut. 1983

Cantos de los pueblos. 9 songs. Primitive poetry gather by Ernesto Cardenal. Soprano, piano, chelo y percusión. 1982. F.P. Susan Pabón, Vanesa Vasallo, Roselyn Iannelis and José Alicea on the Interamerican Arts Festival, San Juan, 1982.

Flamboyán. Orchestra. 1982. F.P. Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra(commissioned), John Barnet 1983.

Capricho. Guitar. 1983. F.P. Juan Sorroche, Cayey P.R. 1983

Alborada Isleña. Live electronics (first produced and played on computer in Puerto Rico). 1983. F.P. Composer, University of Puerto Rico, 1983

Serenata. Mixed Chorus. 1983. F.P. University of Puerto Rico Chorus(commissioned), Carmen Acevedo, Director, UPR, 1985

3 para 4. String quartet. 1984. F.P. Tocata on Interamerican Arts Festival, San Juan. 1983

Caballo de Palo. Text by Clemente Soto Vélez. Soprano, percussión and tape. 1985. F.P. Angélica Rosa, Diana Valdés and the composer, San Juan, 1986.

Madrigal. Text by José Luis Vega. Voice and piano. 1985. F.P. Virginia Gutierrez and José Rivera, San Juan, 1987. Published by ANCO 1987.

¡Ecua-Jey! Piano Concerto 1986. F.P. Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra(commissioned) Samuel Pérez, piano Odón Alonso, Cond. 1988, San Juan.

Brisas del Caribe. Symphonic Suite. 1986 (commissioned by Inter American Music Council, OAS). F.P. Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, San Juan, 1988.

Variaciones Centenarias sobre un tema de Gabrieli. Brass Quintet. 1990. F.P. Gabrieli Brass Quintet (commissioned) on Interamerican Arts Festival, San Juan, 1990

Mágicas Antillas. Tape. 1991, F.P. On the International Electroacoustic Music Festival at Varadero, Cuba 1991.

Sonata Boricuotica. Sonata for clarinet and piano. 1991. F.P. Eloy Salgado and Pablo Sabat on Caribbean Composers’ Forum, Caracas, 1992.

Juracán. Live electronics. 1992. F.P. By the composer on the First International Electroacoustic Music Sample. UPR, 1992.

Sinfonía de la Nacionalidad. Orchestra with soprano (commisioned by UPR)1992. F.P. Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Evagelina Colón, soprano and Guillermo Figueroa, Cond. San Juan, 1994

El Encanto de la Noche Tropical. Tape. 1993. F.P. On the International Electroacoustic Music Festival at Varadero, Cuba 1993.

Imágenes Caribeñas. Piano 1993. F.P. Felix Rivera on Caribbean Composers’ Forum, San Juan 1993.

Luisa. Choreographic work for tape and slides 1994. F.P. Amparo Rodríguez, dancer on Second International Electroacoustic Music Sample. UPR, 1995

Un Catalán en Borinkén. Chelo solo. 1996. F.P. Arto Noras on Casals Festival (commissioned) San Juan, 1996.

Saxofonía. Alto sax and tape. 1996. F.P. Neil Leonard, Boston 1996.

Virtualmente Serenata. String Orchestra, 1997. F.P. El Salvador Symphonic Orchestra on the Second International Contemporary Music Festival, San Salvador. 1997.

Cantos del Africa. Chorus. 1998

Boleros Innobles. Harp. 1998

Mascarada. Multimedia, soprano, projections and tape. 1999

FP= First Performance

Comercial Recordings

Tres Cantos de Pájaros. on ANCO Compositores Puertorriqueños II. 1982. Iván Mariani, Flute and Roselyn Iannelly, cello.

El Encanto de la Noche Tropical I: El Yunque. on Leonardo Music Journal CD Series vol. 4. Música Electroacústica de Compositores Latinoamericanos. 1994.

Imágenes Caribeñas. on Albany-troy 242. Sonoric Rituals, Rarely Performed Latin American Music. 1997. Martha Marchena, pianist.

Sonata Boricuotica. on Foro de Compositores del Caribe and UPR, La Música en Caribe II: Edición Sonora. 1997. Kathleen Jones, Clarinet and Félix Rivera, piano.

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Musical samples of Carlos A. Vázquez works

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Musical example 1: a fragment from Vazquez's El Encanto de la Noche tropical I: El Yunque. an electronic work
Musical example 2: a fragment of Varadero, #1 in Imágenes Caribeñas for piano
Musical example 3: a fragment of the 1st Mov. of Sonata Boricuotica for clarinet and piano

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