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  • I AM NOT A TERRORIST - Interdisciplinary show (2017)

       Involves dancers, musicians, poetry, theater, 3D projections and visual art.

 

                     Scene I                                                    Scene II                                                         Scene III

                    Overture                                                Duel of Truth I                                               Naked Souls

                    Speech I                                                   White Lie                                      We Are Becoming Ashes of Love

                  East/West                                                Knives Table                                                Innocent Aura

                Oil Addiction                                             Duel if Truth II                                          I Am Not a Terrorist

                   Speech II

 

Instrumentation

-        5 Singers                                        - 2 Pianos

-        Oud                                                - Clarinet

-        Percussion                                     - Trumpet

-        2 Electric Guitars                           - 3 Sound Sculpture Instruments

-        Electronics

 

  • Saraswati (2017)

-        Quartertone Trumpet

-        Electric Guitar

-        Electronics

 

  • Perpetual Moonlight (2017)

-        Tenor Voice                                   - Oud

-        Quartertone Trumpet                    - Nay

-        Quartertone Flugelhorn                - Electronics

-        Electric Bass                                - Electric Guitar

 

  • Intuition (2017)

-        Quartertone Trumpet

-        Electric Guitar

-        Synthesizer

-        Fender Rhodes

-        Electronics

 

  • Involution (2017)

-        Trumpet                          - Tuba

-        String Quartet                 - Trombone

-        Alto Sax                          - Children Choir

-        Tenor Sax                       - Electronics

 

  • Danza de las Animas(2017)

-        Indigenous Flutes         - Quartertone Flugelhorn

-        Handpan                       - Kigonki                   

-        Electronics

 

  • Be Aware of Love (2017)

-        Tenor Voice

-        Quartertone Flugelhorn

-        Qanun

-        Frames

 

  • Lullaby for the Moon (2017)

-        Children Choir              - Electronics

-        Flugelhorn                    - Fender Rhodes

 

  • بيروت على ضوء القمر  Bayrut aala daw' al qamar  (Beirut under the Moonlight) (2016)

-        Tenor Sax                                         - Ney

-        Baritone Sax                                    - Oud

-        Quartertone Flugelhorn                    - Qanun

-        Piano                                                - Drums

-        Electric Guitar                                  - Darbuka

-        String Orchestra                               - Frames

 

  • Bukra (2016)

-        Clarinet                                            - Piano

-        Ney                                                  - Electric Guitar

-        Quartertone Flugelhorn                   - String Orchestra

-        Oud                                                  - Drums

-        Qanun                                              - Darbuka

-        Frames

 

  • Thousands of Kisses (2016)

-        Flugelhorn

-        Electric Guitar

-        Oud

-        Frame

 

  • Patricia (2016)

-        Piano

-        Steel Guitar

-        String Orchestra

 

  • Somberness (2016)

-        Piano

-        Oud

-        Soprano Voice

 

  • Kindred Spirits (2016)

-        Electric Guitar

-        Electronics

-        Flugelhorn

-        Cello

 

  • Arrangements of a Fusion of Arabic & Tango music for the Beirut International Tango Festival called “Tango الهوى” (2016)

 

  • Naranjo en Floor (Homero Expósito, Virgilio Expósito)
  • Silueta Porteña (Cuccaro, D’Aniello, Nolli )
  • Milonga Sentimental (Sebastián Piana, Homero Manzi)
  • Libertango (Astor Piazzolla)
  • Malena (Lucio Damare, Homero Manzi)
  • El Choclo (Angel Villoldo)
  • La Cumparsita (Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, Pascual Contursi, Enrique Maroni)
  • Sur (Aníbal Troilo, Homero Manzi)
  • La Yumba (Osvaldo Pugliese)
  • Pedacito de Cielo (Francini, Stamponi, Expósito)
  • Cada Vez Que Me Recuerdes (Jose Maria Contursi, Mariano Mores)

 

Orchestration:

-        Violin I & II                    - 2 alto voices (in Arabic & Spanish)         

-        Bandoneon                   - Trumpet/Flugelhorn

-        Piano                            - Darbuka

-        Contrabass                   - Drum Set

-        Oud                              - Qanun

 

  • Los Ojos Nunca Mienten (2015)

-        Oud                                - Drum Set

-        Qanun                            - Electric Bass

-        Nay                                - Electric Guitars

-        Percussion                     - Quartertone Flugelhorn        

-        Synthesizer

 

  • Asha - Film Score (2015)

-        Bansuri

-        Female Voice

-        Sarod

-        Diruba (traditional Indian harp)

-        Percussion

 

  • Vadis Quo - Interdisciplinary show (2015)

      Involves dancers, musicians, poetry, theater, 3D projections and visual art. Topic: Media Brainwashing

-        4 Singers                        - Flugelhorn

-        Oud                                - Electric Bass

-        Qanun                            - 2 Nays

-        Violin                              - Percussion              

-        Drum Set                        - 3 Electric Guitars

-        Electronics                      - DJ

 

  • Influx (2015) for a dance show

-        Qanun                            - Oud

-        Nay                                - Violin

-        Percussion                     - Drum Set

-        String Orchestra             - Electric Bass

-        Electric Guitar                 - Electronics

-        Flugelhorn

 

  • Transcendence (2014)

-        Qanun                                              - Santur

-        Middle Eastern Singers                    - Solo Violin

-        Percussion                                        - Orchestra

-        Duduk

 

  • Pachamama – Interdisciplinary show (2014)

Involves 12 dancers, 17 musicians, poetry, theater and visual arts. Topic: Global Environmental issues

 

-        Middle Eastern Singer - Classical Singer

-        Trumpet/Flugel                               - Tenor Saxophone

-        Indigenous Flutes                           - Flutes

-        Piano                                              - Violin

-        Didgeridoo                                      - Synthesizer

-        DJ                                                   - 2 Electric Basses

-        Electric Guitar                                 - Mandolin

-        Oud                                                - Multi Percussions

-        Drums                                            - Dancers

-        Multi Media

 

  • Web – Interdisciplinary show (2014)

 Involves dancers, music, poetry, theater and visual arts and revolves around our New World of Social Media

 

-        Middle Eastern Singer - Classical Singer

-        Trumpet                                            - Piano 

-        DJ                                                     - Violin

-        Electric Bass                                     - Electric Guitar

-        Drum set                                           - Percussion

-        6 Sound Sculptures                          - Dancer

-        Social Media                                     - Multi Media

 

  • Las dos Caras de la Incertidumbre (2013)

-        Trumpet

-        Piano 

-        Electronics

 

  • Rainbow Mandala - Temple of the Inner World (2013)

-        Native American Flute

-        Huaca

-        Vibrophone

-        Violoncello

 

  • Green Mandala  (2013)

-        Soprano                                           - 2 Pitched Percussion players

-        Violoncello                                       - Violin

-        Guitar                                               - Contrabass

-        Soprano Saxophone                        - Flute

 

  • The Eye of Horus  (2013)

-        Egyptian flute

-        Trombone

-        Percussion

 

  • La Cicala, La Formica e la Farfalla (2012)

-        Voice                                - Piano

-        Electric Bass                    - 2 Percussion

-        2 Guitars                          - 2 Flutes

 

  • Paul Robeson (2012)

Orchestra & Singers

 

  • Tribus de mi Alma (2012)

-        Trumpet                       - Alto Saxophone

-        Piano                           - Contrabass

-        Darbuka                       - Drum Set

 

  • The Untimely Concurrence Film Score - (2012)

 

  • Lament for Humanity’s Inhumanity (2011)

-        Duduk                           - Egyptian Flute

-        Voice                            - Soprano Saxophone

-        Piano                            - Contrabass

-        Darbuka                        - Drumset

-        Electronics

 

  • Solitude (2011)

Eight Movements for Orchestra and Singers

 

  • Fanfarrias para Dos Amantes (2010)

-        2 Pianos

-        2 Percussion

 

  • Sette (2010)

Soprano and Electronics

 

  • Breeze (2010)

-        Oud

-        Flugelhorn

-        Percussion

-        Electronics

 

  • Seaside Tango (2010)

-        Trumpet

-        Piano/Bandoneon

-        Contrabass

-        Percussion

-        Alto Saxophone

 

  • Blues for Woodie Long (2010)

-        Trumpet

-        Piano

-        Contrabass

-        Drum Set

 

  • Fractus Impromptu (2009)

Chamber Orchestra & Singers

-        String Orchestra                             - Piano

-        Flute                                               - Clarinet

-        Alto Saxophone                              - Bassoon

-        2 Trumpets                                     - 2 French Horns

-        Tuba                                               - 3 Percussion

-        3 Voices (S,A,T)

 

  • Maitri (2009)

-        Vibraphone

-        Contrabass

-        Drums

-        Trombone

-        Cornet

 

  • The Itinerant (2008)

-        Trumpet

-        Violin

-        Contrabass

-        Guitar/Piano

-        Percussion

-        Drum Set

 

  • My Crooked Slide English (2008)

-        2 Slide Trumpets

-        Bass Trombone

-        Drum Set

 

  • Eurydice (2008)

-        String Orchestra                           - Piano

-        Harp                                             - Flute

-        Oboe                                            - Clarinet

-        Percussion

 

  • Healing Mother Earth – Suite - (2008)

-        2 Native American Flutes            - Flugelhorn

-        Alto Saxophone                           - Piano

-        Contrabass                                  - Drum set/Percussion

-        Electronics

 

  • Absentmindedness (2008) – dedicated to Africa

Chamber Orchestra

-        Flute                                            - Oboe

-        Clarinet/Bass Clarinet                  - Bassoon

-        French Horn                                 - Trumpet

-        Trombone                                     - 2 Percussion

-        Piano                                            - String Orchestra

 

  • Nested Box (2008)

-        Cornet                                              - Trombone

-        Tuba                                                 - Piano

-        Electric Guitar                                  - Drum Set

 

  • La Ciudad de Los Angeles (2007-2008)

Jazz Big Band and Electronics

 

  • El Jardín del Poeta (2007)

Solo Violoncello and Electronics

 

  • One Free Mind (2007)

Solo Trumpet, Middle Eastern Percussions and Electronics

 

  • I Wish We Were Smarter (2007)

-        Cornet                            - Trombone

-        Tuba                               - Piano

-        Drum Set                        - Video

 

  • A Little Stone in The Way (2011)

Huaca in B

Voice (S,T or B)

Narrator

2 Percussionists

Electronics

 

  • Latino a-America (2006)

Solo Double-bell Trumpet and Electronics

 

  • Wrong Notes (2006)

-        Cornet                           - Trombone

-        Alto Saxophone             - Piano

-        Contrabass                    - Drum Set

 

  • On the way back (2005) Dedicated to Ray Anderson

-        Flugelhorn                    - Soprano Saxophone

-        Piano                            - Contrabass

-        Drum Set                      - Electronics

 

  • Song for Bunny (2005) Dedicated to Bunita Marcus

-        Flugelhorn                   - Clarinet

-        Tuba                            - Classical Guitar

-        Electric Guitar              - Piano

-        Congas/Percussion

 

  • 4 Free Minds (2005)

-        Trumpet

-        Bass Clarinet

-        Congas

-        Drum Set

-        Electronics

 

  • Demons and Seraphs (2005)

Solo Trumpet and Gamelan Orchestra

 

  • Quinceañera Means Forever (2005)

-        String Orchestra              - Piano

-        Harp                                - Alto Saxophone

-        Huaca in B                      - Trumpet

-        Percussion

 

  • Celestial Spheres (2003-2004)

-        Gamelan Orchestra                        - Mellophonium

-        French Horn                                   - Piccolo Trumpet in A

-        C Trumpet                                      - Flugelhorn

-        Trombone                                       - Euphonium

-        Tuba                                               - Multi Percussion

-        EVI or EWI                                     - Laptop ( 6 to 8 Channels)

-        Electronics                                     - Theremin

-        Voices: Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Child Voice, 8 Male Voices

  

  • Allí Buenos Aires (2004)

String Quartet

 

  • Reflejo (2003)

Solo Percussion and Poem

 

  • Suntuosidad (2003-2004)

Six Movements for Five Percussionists

 

  • Algo para Dar (2003)

-        Flugelhorn

-        Voice

-        Classical Guitar

-        Pandero

 

  • Syncretism (2003)

-        Trumpet

-        Congas/Hand Percussion

-        Electronics

 

  • Mi Tango de Hoy (2003) Dedicated to Horacio Salgan

-        Bandoneon                  - Cornet

-        Violin                            - Piano

-        Indian Tablas               - Turntables

 

  • Tolerance (2003)

-        Cornet                            - Trombone

-        Tuba                               - Violin

-        Piano                              - CD

 

  • White Silence (2003)

-        4 Performers (2 bottles of water, bucket of water, sand, two cymbals)

-        3 Narrators

-        Piano

-        EVI (Electronic Valve Instrument)

-        CD

 

  • An Unseen Poet and a Farewell (2002)

-        Flute                              - Trumpet/Flugelhorn

-        Classical Guitar             - Grand Piano

-        Upright Piano                - Vibraphone

-        Hand Percussion           - Indian Tablas

 

  • Both Sides of the Coin (2002)

Open Score and CD

 

  • Algo Llamado Amor (2001)

For a cappella Choir

 

  • Con el Corazón en el Sur (2001)

Jazz Big Band

 

  • Allí Buenos Aires (2000)

For Orchestra, Bandoneon, Electric Guitar and Drum Set.

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