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Adriana Figueroa Maņas   Musician & Composer   

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WORKS:

 THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF WORKS COMPOSED BY ADRIANA:

CHAMBER MUSIC:

SPRING IN THE DESERT CHAMBER MUSIC FOR WIND QUINTET AND XYLOPHONE) (1996): THIS WORK WAS SENT TO A GROUP IN THE U.S.A., TO BECOME PART OF THEIR REPERTORY AND SENT TO FRANCE, TO A CONSERVATORY IN CASTRES.

FANTASYS FOR FLUTE AND PIANO: ADRIANA PREMIERED THIS WORK AS PART OF HER FINAL EXAMINATION FOR HER LICENSE IN FLUTE.

TOYS FOR FLUTE, OBOE, CLARINET AND BASSOON (1996) THE WORK IS PREMIERED IN THE 8TH FESTIVAL OF WOMAN COMPOSERS IN HARTFORD, CT, EEUU, IN 2008.

MOONLIGHT FOR CELLO AND PIANO (1996)

LITTLE SUITE FOR PIANO, FLUTE AND BASS (1997): THIS PIECE WILL BE PREMIERED IN AUSTRALIA ON MAY 26TH, BY THE TRIO OF ALISON ROSSER, FLUTE, BERNICE HARRISON, PIANO, AND DAVID REID, BASSOON.

SUITE INFANTIL (1998): A CHAIN OF LITTLE NUMBERS THAT INCLUDE KIDS' POPULAR MELODIES. THIS IS FOR WOOD QUINTET. ARRANGEMENTS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR FLUTE QUINTET, AND THE TANGO ''POR UNA CABEZA'' FOR DIFERENT QUARTETS: STRING QUARTET, WOOD QUARTET, METAL QUARTET AND SAXOPHONE QUARTET (SENT TO HOLAND) AND FOR WOOD QUINTET, AND "SOLEDAD", TANGO ARRANGEMENT (1998).

THREE CHORALS FOR  BRASS TRIO: WAS COMPOSED FOR THE "BOREALIS  TRIO" FROM ALASKA (USA) WHO WILL HAVE SEVERAL CONCERTS WITH THAT WORK IN VATICANO, FIUGGI, AND OTHER PLACES IN ITALY, DECEMBER 2000, IN THE JUBILEO FESTIVAL (CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.DONNEINMUSICA.ORG). THIS WORK AND OTHERS OF THE SAME COMPOSER ARE PART OF THE REPERTORY OF THIS TRIO. THIS WORK IS PART OF THE CD "ROME HOLYDAYS-BOREALIS BRASS",EDITED IN EEUU.

TANGO SUITE: COMPOSED SPECIALLY FOR A SAX QUARTET FROM ITALY. THE PREMIER OF THIS WORK WAS ON MARCH 3RD, TO START THE CONTRACANTO AND DONNE IN MUSIC FESTIVAL, IN ROME. THIS WORK  WAS SELECTED TO BE  PLAYED IN THE FEMINIST CONFERENCE THEORY AND MUSIC 6: CONFLUENCE AND DIVIDE, HELD JULY 5-8, 2001 AT BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY IN BOISE IDAHO. AFTER, THIS WORK HAD PERFOMANCES IN OTHER COUNTRIES, TOO.

TANGO SUITE: STRING QUARTET VERSION, PERFOMED IN ATLANTA, EEUU.

LITTLE TANGO PIECE: FOR TRUMPET AND PIANO (COMPOSED FOR A TRUMPETIST FROM ALASKA, PREMIERED IN 2001) THIS WORK HAS A SAX-PIANO AND FLUTE OR VIOLIN-PIANO VERSIONS.

LITTLE TANGO PIECE: ONLY FOR PIANO. THIS VERSION PREMIERED IN CONNECTICUT, USA, IN MARCH, 2007.IT WAS PREMIERED IN BUENOS AIRES  AND MENDOZA,ARGENTINA TOO. AFTER THIS, THE WORK  IS PERFORMED AGAIN IN THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL "MUSICA CLASICA POR LOS CAMINOS DEL VINO", IN MENDOZA ARGENTINA,2013, WHERE THE COMPOSER  AND HER WORKS WERE  HONNORED IN THAT EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL.
IN 1014, THE WORK IS SUBJET OF STUDY IN THE   SECOND CONGRESS OF   PIANISTS 2015, EN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
TANGOIMPRESSIONS: THIS IS A WORK WITH TANGO INFLUENCES, FOR STRING QUARTET. IT HAS TWO PARTS: "AUDACIOUS TANGO" AND "ROMANTIC AND MILONGA." IT WAS PREMIERED IN 2003, AND THIS WORK IS INCLUDED IN A CD "TEAR" BY THE "DEL SOL STRING QUARTET"(RECORDED IN SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES). THIS AND OTHER WORKS ARE PART OF THE REPERTORY OF THIS QUARTET, AS WELL AS OTHERS. THIS WORK HAS BEEN PERFORMED IN SEVERAL COUNTRIES, INCLUDING ITALY, AT THE BARI FESTIVAL, WHERE IT WAS SELECTED IN THE INTERNATIONAL SELECTION OF CHAMBER MUSIC OF WOMEN COMPOSERS, FOR THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL IN BARI, ITALY. OUT OF 5 WORKS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, THIS STRING QUARTET WAS SELECTED. THE "FUNDACIÓN ADKINS CHITI: DONNE IN MUSICA" ORGANIZED THIS FESTIVAL (2007).
 THIS WORK WAS SELECTED TO BE PERFORMED IN THE 2008 BEIJING CONGRESS OF WOMEN IN MUSIC, AND WILL BE PERFORMED IN APRIL OF 2008 AT THE CHAMBER CONCERT HALL OF CHINA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC. THE COMPOSER HAS BEEN INVITED TO ATTEND.
THIS WORK, RECENTLY HAD SEVERAL PERFOMANCES WITH DEL SOL "STRING QUARTET" AND JANICE GARRET & DANCERS, IN COREOGRAPHIES.

TANGOMINIATURES: (FOR PIANO-VIOLIN-HORN) THIS WORK WAS COMISSIONED FOR A TRIO FROM ALASKA UNIVERSITY, IN THE UNITED STATES. IT WAS PREMIERED IN PUERTO RICO, IN 2002. THIS WORK WAS PLAYED AGAIN IN SWEDEN, IN 2004, BY THE "MALMO HORN TRIO". IT HAS 3 NUMBERS: "NOSTALGIAS", "MILONGUEANDO", AND "LA NOCHE". THERE IS ALSO A PIANO-ALTO SAX-VIOLIN OR FLUTE VERSION.

TANGOMINIATURES: (VERSION FOR PIANO-VIOLIN-HORN-OBOE-BASSOON).THIS WORK IS SELECTED IN INTERNACIONAL SELECTION FOR THE INTERNATIONAL HONOUR COMMITTEE, THE ASSOCIAZIONE CECILE CHAMINADE, FONDAZIONE ADKINS CHITI, AND "OROBIE" QUINTET TO BE PREMIERED AND PERFORMED IN THREE REGIONS OF TRENTINO, ITALIA IN AUGUST OF 2017. THE WORK WILL BE PART OF THE REPERTORY OF THE NEW DISC OF THE QUINTET "OROBIE", IN 2018.
THE CONCERTS:
7 August  2017 - ARCO      
8 August  2017 - RONCEGNO   
18 August  2017 - BASELGA DI PINè  
19 August 2017 - CAVALESE

ARGENTIA: VERSION FOR SAX QUARTET.
ARGENTIA:  VERSION FOR STRING QUARTET.
ARGENTIA:  VERSION FOR FLUTE AND PIANO.

TANGO IMAGES: FOR TUBA AND PIANO. THIS WORK WAS SPECIALLY COMPOSED FOR AN AMERICAN MUSICIAN, MARK NELSON, WHO COMMISSIONED THIS WORK, WHICH HE PREMIERED AT A CONCERT  IN APRIL 2003. IT WAS ALSO PLAYED AT AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF TUBA AND EUPHONIUM IN  JUNE, AT ARIZONA UNIVERSITY. (WWW.ITEAONLINE.ORG)  THIS WORK AND OTHERS ARE PART OF HIS REPERTORY, AND IT WAS PERFORMED IN OTHER U.S. STATES IN 2004, 2005 AND 2006 BY MR. NELSON AND OTHER TUBISTS. THIS WORK WILL BE EDITED IN SHEET MUSIC BY THE TUBA-EUPHONIUM PRESS COMPANY, IN THE USA. THIS WORK IS PART OF THE REPERTORIES OF SEVERAL TUBISTS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE WORLD.
THIS WORK IS SELECTED TO BE THE MUSIC OF THE DOCUMENTAL VIDEO "LAS PALABRAS", PRODUCED BY "AUDIOVISUALES DEL SUR", IN ARGENTINA.

TWO IMPRESSIONS: THIS WORK IS FOR XYLOPHONE AND VIBRAPHONE, AND WAS COMPOSED FOR THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF CUYO PERCUSSION CATHEDRA. IT HAS TWO MUSICAL IMPRESSIONS AS DESCRIBED BY THEIR TITTLES: "DREAMS" AND "CLOCKS". THIS WORK WAS PUBLISHED IN "PERCUSSIVE NOTE" MAGAZINE, FOR PERCUSSIONISTS IN THE USA, BY THE PERCUSSION ARTS SOCIETY. IT WAS ALSO SENT TO FRANCE.

TRANSFORMATIONS: FOR VOICE, PIANO, CELLO, FLUTE AND CLARINET, THIS PIECE WAS WRITTEN FOR THE CATHEDRA OF SINGERS OF THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF CUYO, IN MENDOZA.

TRANSFORMATIONS: FOR VOICE, PIANO, CELLO, FLUTE AND CLARINET, AND EASY LEVEL CHORAL VOICES.

THREE ARGENTINIAN PIECES: FOR CELLO AND VIOLIN. THIS WORK WAS COMMISSIONED BY A DUO OF VIOLIN AND CELLO FROM THE USA. IT WAS PREMIERED IN NOVEMBER 2003, IN  USA. THIS WORK AND OTHERS ARE PART OF THEIR REPERTORY. IN ARGENTINA, THIS WORK WAS PREMIERED ON APRIL 6, 2007, IN THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC "POR LOS CAMINOS DEL VINO" IN MENDOZA. AND IN 2008 IN A DIFERENTS CONCERTS IN BUENOS AIRES. THIS WORK WILL BE PUBLISHED AND DISTRIBUTED BY HILEGARD PUBLISHING AND THEODORE PRESSER.IN 2009 IT IS PERFOMED IN MENDOZA AGAIN.

LANDS OF PEACE, WINDS OF FREEDOM, AND MAGIC DREAMS, ARE THREE PIECES COMMISSIONED BY THE BOREALIS TRIO (TRUMPET-HORN-TROMBONE). THESE PIECES WERE PREMIERED IN THE USA IN 2004, AND ARE PART OF THEIR REPERTORY.

CELESTE Y BLANCO: ARE TWO PIECES WITH THE FOLLOWING VERSIONS: FLUTE, PIANO, BASS OR CELLO-CLARINET, PIANO, BASS OR CELLO-CLARINET, OBOE, VIBRAPHONE, BASS OR CELLO-FLUTE, OBOE, HARPSICHORD, BASS OR CELLO. THIS WORK WON AN HONORABLE MENTION BY ALIENOR AWARDS, IN THE USA, IN 2004.THE WORK IS PREMIERED IN THE 8TH FESTIVAL OF WOMAN COMPOSERS IN HARTFORD, CT, EEUU, IN 2008

ANGELS´CARILLONS: FOR TUBA AND MARIMBA.THIS WORK WAS COMMISSIONED BY MARK NELSON, A TUBA SOLOIST WHO HAD PREMIERED SEVERAL PIECES BY THIS COMPOSER, IN THE USA. THIS WORK AND OTHERS OF THE SAME COMPOSER ARE PART OF HIS REPERTORY. THIS WORK WAS PREMIERED IN APRIL 2005, AND EDITED BY THE "TUBA-EUPHONIUM PRESS COMPANY" IN 2005. THIS WORK IS PART OF THE REPERTORIES OF SEVERAL TUBISTS IN THE WORLD.
ANGELS´CARILLONS:  CONTRABASS AND MARIMBA VERSION

ALUCITANGO: FOR FLUTE-2 VIOLINS-VIOLA AND CELLO. THIS WORK HAS BEEN PREMIERED BY NOVA ENSSEMBLE, IN THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS CONCERT, IN NOVEMBER OF 2009, IN EEUU, SELECTED BY A CONTEST FOR ITS PREMIER. IT IS A VERY CONTEMPORARY TANGO FOR STRING QUARTET AND FLUTE.

LA CIUDAD NUNCA DUERME: FOR VIOLIN-VIOLA-CELLO-BASS & PIANO. THE WORK IS PREMIERED IN THE 8TH FESTIVAL OF WOMAN COMPOSERS IN HARTFORD, CT, EEUU IN 2008.
THIS WORK IS SELECTED FOR AN EVENING CONCERT AT FEMINIST
THEORY AND MUSIC 10, MAY 27-31, 2009 AT THE UNCG SCHOOL OF MUSIC. FEMINIST THEORY AND MUSIC 10. SCHOOL OF MUSIC. UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, GREENSBORO

EL ARBOL: A WORK FOR TWO VOICES (SOPRANO AND MEZZO) AND PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE. THIS WORK WAS SPECIALLY PREMIERED BY MUSICIANS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.

RHAPSODIA ANDINA: THIS WORK, FOR HARPSCHORD AND OBO D´AMORE, WAS COMMISSIONED BY TWO MUSICIANS IN THE USA, AND IT IS PREMIERED IN 2007. THIS WORK IS PUBLISHED AND DISTRIBUTED BY HILEGARD PUBLISHING AND THEODORE PRESSER.

RHAPSODIA ANDINA: IN FLUTE-PIANO (OR HARPSICHORD) VERSION. THIS WORK IS PUBLISHED AND DISTRIBUTED BY HILEGARD PUBLISHING AND THEODORE PRESSER.

RHAPSODIA ANDINA: IN VIOLIN-PIANO (OR HARPSICHORD) VERSION. THIS WORK IS PUBLISHED AND DISTRIBUTED BY HILEGARD PUBLISHING AND THEODORE PRESSER.

TANGORMACIÓN: FOR WIND QUINTET.

TANGORMACIÓN: FOR WIND QUINTET. + MARIMBA.

TRES PIEZAS EN CLAVE DE TANGO: FOR HARPSICHORD (OR PIANO) AND CELLO. THIS WORK IS PUBLISHED AND DISTRIBUTED BY HILEGARD PUBLISHING AND THEODORE PRESSER.

TWO CHARMS FOR THREE INSTRUMENTS: FOR VIOLIN-PIANO-CELLO TRIO.PREMIERED IN NOVEMBER 2009, ARGENTINA, BY MUSICIANS OF NATIONA UNIVERSITY OF CUYO IN MENDOZA .

TWO ARGENTINIAN PICTURES : FOR BRASS QUINTET. THIS WOR WAS COMISSIONED BY A QUINTET FROM TORONTO, CANADA, AND IT  IS PREMIERED IN MAY OF 2008. THIS WORK WAS SELECTED FOR THE OPENING CONCERT OF THE IAWM CONGRESS IN 2011, IN SEPTEMBER , IN FLAGSTAFF ,ARIZONA, EEUU.

TWO ARGENTINIAN PICTURES FOR BRASS OCTET VERSION.

TANGOLUCIÓN, FOR VIOLIN SOLO. PREMIERED IN BUENOS AIRES ,ARGENTINA IN NOVEMBER 2009, IN THE FADEC CONCERTS.

MOTHERS LONELINESS : TWO PIECES SPECIALLY COMPOSED FOR COMMEMORATING 200 YEARS OF THE SCHIEDMAYER FIRM IN STUTTGART, SCHIEDMAYER CELESTA GMBH IN THE 3RD  INTERNATIONAL  CONTEST FOR COMPOSITIONS .THE WORK WAS NOT SELECTED, BUT IT WAS SELECTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL  CONGRESS OF IAWM TO BE  PROGRAMMED IN 2015, IN EEUU.

CUÉNTAME UNA HISTORIA BANDONEÓN: FOR TWO VIOLINS. HONNORED MENTION  IN "THE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC PRIZES FOR EXCELLENCE IN COMPOSITION 2009'  FOR "THE  NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MUNICIPAL CONSERVATORIES OF NEAPOLIS AND SYKIES, IN GRECIA.
THIS WORK IS PREMIERED IN AUGUST OF 2011 IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA.

DOS CANTOS MAGICOS DE UNA FLAUTA SOLITARIA: FOR SOLO FLUTE .PREMIERED IN COLOMBIA, IN 2009, ALTER IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA.
 HONNORED MENTION  IN "THE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC PRIZES FOR EXCELLENCE IN COMPOSITION 2009'  FOR "THE  NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MUNICIPAL CONSERVATORIES OF NEAPOLIS AND SYKIES, IN GRECIA.
MISTERIOS URBANOS: FOR ENSAMBLE OF FLUTE, VIOLIN, CLARINETE, PIANO & CELLO. FIRST  PRIZE IN THE COMPOSITION CONTEST J.M.CASTRO OF SADAIC, ARGENTINA,IN 2010, FOR CHAMBER MUSIC.
EL LIBRO DE LOS ENCANTAMIENTOS, FOR FLAUTA, MARIMBA AND CELLO . FIRST  PRIZE IN THE COMPOSITION CONTEST OF "FUNDACIÒN CULTURAL PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA,IN 2010, FOR CHAMBER MUSIC WITH PERCUSSION. THIS WORK WAS PREMIERED IN JULY OF 2011, IN A INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL IN PATAGONIA ARGENTINA. AFTER THIS, THE WORK  IS PERFORMED AGAIN IN THE CONCERTS OF FADEC, IN BUENOS AIRES,2013.
IN 1014, THE WORK IS PRFORMED AGAI N THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LONG BEACH, EEUU, FOR  "NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE.
"LOS SUEÑOS DE ALFONSINA" FOR PIANO. PREMIERED IN JUNE OF 2011 IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA. AFTER THIS, THE WORK  IS PERFORMED AGAIN IN THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL "MUSICA CLASICA POR LOS CAMINOS DEL VINO", IN MENDOZA ARGENTINA,2013, WHERE THE COMPOSER  AND HER WORKS WERE  HONNORED IN THAT EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL.
IN 1014, THE WORK IS SUBJET OF STUDY IN THE   SECOND CONGRESS OF   PIANISTS 2015, EN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
 "DOS ESTAMPAS" FOR SOLO EUPHONIO.
"CUATRO MINIATURAS MÀGICAS", FOR PERCUSION ENSEMBLE. HONNORED MENTION IN  CARL VON OSSIETZKY – COMPOSITION AWARD     11TH INTERNATIONAL CONTEST , GERMANY.
"LA BANDA DE LA PLAZA", FOR BRASS ENSEMBLE, FOR BRASS OCTET & FOR TROMBON OCTET.
"DIARIO DE VIAJE", FOR ENSSEMBLE OF 13 INTRUMENTS.
"LUCES DE TANGO" FOR TRUMPET AND STRING QUARTET. THIS WORK IS SELECTED  FOR "TRAME SONORE" ENSEMBLE, AND FONDAZIONE ADKINS CHITI, TO BE PREMIERED AND PROGRAMED IN ITALIA (CAGLIARI), IN 2018
"TRANSPARENCIAS", FOR VIOLA, HARP, FLUTE AND VOICE. THIS WORK HAS A HONNORED MENTION IN THE "EULALIO FERRER COMPOSITION AWARD INTERNATIONAL CONTEST", IN 2012.THE PREMIER IS IN OCTOBER 22 , 2012.
-"PUZZLE PARA PIANO":  FOR PIANO. THE WORK  IS PREMIERED IN THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL "MUSICA CLASICA POR LOS CAMINOS DEL VINO", IN MENDOZA ARGENTINA,2013, WHERE THE COMPOSER  AND HER WORKS WERE  HONNORED IN THAT EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL.
IN 1014, THE WORK IS SUBJET OF STUDY IN THE   SECOND CONGRESS OF   PIANISTS 2015, EN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA.
THIS WORK IS TAKEN AS LEIT-MOTIV OF THE ARGENTINEAN FILM "LA MIRADA DEL COLIBRI", WHERE THE COMPOSER CREATED THE ORIGINAL MUSIC. THE FILM IS PREMIERED IN THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST IN MAR DEL PLATA, ARGENTINA, 2016 EDITION.
-"CUATRO FLORES PARA DULCINEA", FOR BARITONE VOICE, PIANO,CELLO,VIOLIN & CLARINETE
-3 PEQUEÑAS PIEZAS PARA 3, FOR MARIMBA, SOPRANO SAX OR CLARINET AND VIBRAPHONE & CAJÓN. PREMIERED BY THE COMPOSER AND VER PERCUSSION TRIO "WIND & MALLETS", IN THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL "MUSICA CLASICA POR LOS CAMINOS DEL VINO", IN MENDOZA ARGENTINA,2013, WHERE THE COMPOSER  AND HER WORKS WERE  HONNORED IN THAT EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL.
-GOOD MEMORIES, FOR TUBA AND PIANO, COMISSIONED BY MARK NELSON FROM EEUU. IT IS PREMIERED IN 2015

-SWEET CHILDHOOD: FOR TUBA, EUPHONIO AND PIANO, COMMISSIONED AND PREMIERED  BY MARK NELSON, FROM USA.

-"DANZA MÁGICA PARA CINCO FLAUTAS", SPECIALLY COMPOSED FOR THE ARGENTINEAN QUINTET OF FLUTES, "FLAUTAS DEL SUR". PREMIERED IN 2018.

"LA MIRADA DEL COLIBRÍ", PIECES FOR TWO GUITARS, GOT OF THE MUSIC COMPOSED FOR THE FILM WITH THE SAME NAME. 

THE WORKS FOR CHAMBER MUSIC ARE INCLUDED IN CHAMBER MUSIC CATHEDRA AND MASTER OF LATINOAMERICAN MUSIC OF THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF CUYO, IN MENDOZA ARGENTINA

CHORAL (WITH & WITHOUT INSTRUMENTS)WORKS(2014):

TRUE LOVE : (TEXT IN ENGLISH) FOR COMPLETE CHOIR.
POR QUÈ NOS MIRAN LAS ESTRELLAS? : FOR COMPLETE CHOIR.
CUECA PARA NAVIDAD: FOR CHILDREN CHOIR AND INSTRUMENTS.

SYMPHONIC WORKS:

LAS LADERAS DEL SOL (SYMPHONIC SUITE IN SIX NUMBERS) (1996): THIS SUITE WAS PERFOMED AT A SCHOOL OF MUSIC IN HILDESHEIM, GERMANY ON JUNE 15, 1997. THIS WORK IS VERY EASY FOR STUDENTS.

(*) THREE PIECES FOR SOPRANO SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA (1997): (PIANO-SAX VERSION AND BB CLARINET-PIANO). THE COMPOSER HELD A PREMIER OF THIS WORK IN THE PIANO-SAX VERSION AND ORCHESTRAL VERSION, WHERE SHE PLAYED AS SOLOIST. SHE HELD THE PREMIER WHEN SHE WAS A SAXOPHONE STUDENT. THIS WORK IS EASY FOR YOUTH ORCHESTRAS.

ESCENCIAS (1997): IN THIS WORK, ESSENCES OF ARGENTINE FOLK MUSIC ARE MIXED WITH CLASSIC ELEMENTS. THIS IS A SYMPHONIC POEM.

FIVE MINIATURES (1998): FOR SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA. THIS WORK WAS SELECTED FOR A READING SESSION OF THE NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CUYO, IN MENDOZA, ARGENTINA.

FANTASY FOR TROMBONE AND ORCHESTRA (1998): THE PIANO-TROMBONE VERSION WAS PLAYED FOR THE FIRST TIME ON APRIL 22ND, IN ARKANSAS, AND APRIL 29TH, 1999 IN ALASKA, WITH THE TROMBONIST JAMES BICIGO, PROFESSOR AT ALASKA UNIVERSITY, WHO  PLAYED IT WITH AN ORCHESTRA FROM MICHIGAN THAT YEAR ON DECEMBER 9TH. THERE WERE ABOUT 800 PEOPLE ATTENDING THAT CONCERT AND THIS WORK RECEIVED A STANDING OVATION. THIS WORK IS NOW PART OF THE TROMBONE CHAIR OF THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC IN MARQUETTE, ALASKA UNIVERSITY AND THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF CUYO, IN ARGENTINA.
THE VERSION FOR PIANO-TROMBON IS PERFOMED AGAIN, IN OXFORD, LONDON, IN NOV.2009, IN THE 12TH LONDON NEW WIND FESTIVAL AND WOMAN IN MUSIC UK JOIN EVENTIN.IN 2013 IS PREMIERED IN ARGENTINA BY THE ORCHESTRA OF UNIVERSITY NATIONAL OF CUYO.

ARGENTINIAN RHAPSODY (1998/99): FOR XILOFON AND ORCHESTRA (PIANO-XILOFON VERSION, AND FLUTE-PIANO VERSION AS WELL). IT WAS PLAYED ON MAY 25TH, AND IN JUNE OF 1999 IN A BROADCAST (FM NATIONAL RADIO) IN AUSTRALIA WITH THE PERCUSSIONIST RISZARD PUSZ. THIS WORK HAS BEEN INCLUDED IN THE STUDY PROGRAM OF THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF MENDOZA, IN THE PERCUSSION CHAIR AND IT HAS BEEN PERFOMED,TOO. THIS WORK HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN A REVIEW IN THE USA. THIS PUBLICATION IS AVAILABLE TO ALL SUBSCRIBING AMERICAN PERCUSSIONISTS. ("PERCUSSIVE NOTES" FROM THE PERCUSSION ARTS SOCIETY). THIS WORK WAS ALSO SENT TO FRANCE.

FANTASY FOR TUBA AND ORCHESTRA (1999): (ALSO PIANO TUBA VERSION) THIS WORK IS FOR FIVE TUBA SOLISTS FROM ARGENTINA AND THE USA. THE  PIANO-TUBA VERSION HAD ALREADY BEEN PLAYED IN THE USA. THIS WORK HAS ARGENTINIAN FOLK AND CLASSIC ELEMENTS. IT RECEIVED AN HONORABLE MENTION IN A NATIONAL COMPETTITION OF SYMPHONIC MUSIC FROM THE ARGENTINIAN ARTS FOUNDATION IN 1999. ITS SYMPHONIC PREMIER WAS IN SEPTEMBER 2002, IN THE THEATRE URF WITH THE NATIONAL SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA OF BRASIL, WHERE THE TUBA SOLOIST FROM THAT ORCHESTRA, CARLOS VEGA, MADE A SPECIAL REQUEST OF THE COMPOSER TO CREATE THIS WORK. THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF CUYO INCLUDES THIS WORK IN THE CHAIR OF TUBA CAREER, IN ITS SCHOOL OF MUSIC. THIS WORK WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE ITEA JOURNAL, CONDUCTED BY MARK NELSON, TUBA SOLOIST, AND WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ALMOST ALL TUBISTS WHOM RECEIVE THIS JOURNAL WORLDWIDE. THIS WORK IS USED FOR CONTESTS OF THE FESTIVAL "TROMBONANZA", IN ARGENTINA, TO DO AN INTERNATIONAL  SELLECTION OF TUBISTS, SO SEVERAL SOLOISTS, HAS PERFORMED THIS WORK.

FANTASY: (EUPHONIUM OR TENOR TROMBONE AND ORCHESTRA VERSION)
THIS WORK WAS PREMIERED IN MENDOZA, ARGENTINA, IN THE UNIVERSITY THEATER, BY THE SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA OF THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF CUYO ON JUNE 24TH, 2005. THIS PERFORMANCE WAS CONDUCTED BY LEONARD ATHERTON (ENGLAND), A GUEST CONDUCTOR OF THE ORCHESTRA. ON OCTOBER 28TH, 2006, THIS WORK WAS PLAYED AGAIN IN ARGENTINA BY THE SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA OF CHACO, WITH THE SAME SOLOIST FROM MENDOZA.

ARGENTIA (1999): THIS IS A SUITE FOR FLUTE AND ORCHESTRA (ALSO PIANO-FLUTE VERSION). THIS WORK HAS 4 NUMBERS, AND IT CONTINUES THE FOLK STYLE THAT THE COMPOSER GIVES TO HER SOLOIST WORKS. THE FLUTE AND PIANO VERSION OF THIS WORK WAS PREMIERED WITH THE COMPOSER AS THE SOLOIST. IT WAS PREMIERED BY THE CARSON CITY SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA IN, NEVADA, USA 2004.
                                   
AIRE DE TANGO (1999-2000): FANTASY FOR CELLO AND SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA (ALSO PIANO-CELLO VERSION). IT WAS REQUESTED BY THE SOLOIST OF THE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA OF MENDOZA (1999-2000). THIS WORK IS IN THE CHAIR OF CHAMBER MUSIC OF THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF CUYO, BUT HAS NOT YET BEEN PREMIERED. IN 2007, THIS WORK WON SECOND PRIZE IN "LA TREDÉCIMA EDICIÓN DEL CONCURSO INTERNACIONAL DE COMPOSICIÓN "2 AGOSTO" POR LA ASSOCIAZIONE TRA I FAMILIARI DELLE VITTIME DELLA STRAGE ALLA STAZIONE DI BOLOGNA DEL 2 AGOSTO 1980, Y POR EL COMITATO DI SOLIDARIETÀ ALLE VITTIME DELLE STRAGI. REALIZADA EN COLABORACIÓN CON EL FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE MOZART DE ROVERETO, LA FONDAZIONE "ARTURO TOSCANINI" Y EL ISTITUTO "ALCIDE CERVI".(2007)

THE CONCERT IS PERFOMED BY THE FOLLOWING ORCHESTRAS: "ARTURO TOSCANINI" & THE "ORQUESTA DEL TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA", IN PIAZZA MAGGIORE, BOLOGNA, ITALIA, CONDUCTED BY  VITO CLEMENTE.

THE CELLO SOLOIST CELLO WAS MR. ROBERT COHEN, FROM ENGLAND. THAT CONCERT WAS BROADCAST SEVERAL TIMES FOR RAI TV IN ITALY AND RAI TV INTERNATIONAL.

IN OCTOBER OF THE SAME YEAR, THIS WORK  HAS OTHER PERFOMANCE IN ROVERETO, ITALY, WITH OTHER SOLOIST ANDREA NOFERINI.

AIRE DE TANGO: IN BASSOON-ORCHESTRA AND BASSOON-PIANO VERSION.

FANTASYTANGO: FOR FULL ORCHESTRA. (2000)

ROMANZA AND TANGO (2000): FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA (ALSO PIANO-VIOLIN AND FLUTE-PIANO,VERSION). THIS WORK IS IN THE CHAIR OF VIOLIN AND CHAMBER MUSIC OF THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF CUYO. THIS WORK WAS PREMIERED FIRST IN BRASIL, AND AFTER IN ARGENTINA IN 2012 BY THE PHILARMONIC ORCHESTRA OF MENDOZA ,AND THE SOLOIST MARIELA NEDYALKOVA , IN THE OPENNING OF THE CONCERT OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL"POR LOS CAMINOS DEL VINO 2012 EDITION"

TANGO COLOURS PIECE (2001): FOR SYMPHONIC BAND AND BRASS TRIO AS SOLOIST GROUP. THIS WORK WAS COMMISSIONED BY THE UAF BAND FROM ALASKA (USA) AND THREE  SOLOIST MUSICIANS WHO BELONG TO "BOREALIS TRIO", A BRASS TRIO THAT HAS PLAYED OTHER WORKS BY THIS COMPOSER IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY AND OTHERS. THIS WORK WILL BE PREMIERED IN NOVEMBER, IN THE "ALASKA MUSIC EDUCATORS CONFERENCE". THIS WORK IS PREMIERED IN EUROPE, ITALY BY THE BAND OF ARMY OF CARABINIERI OF ROMA  IN NOVEMBER OF 2008.

TANGO PICTURES: THEY ARE 3 TANGUISTIC NUMBERS FOR MEDIUM ORCHESTRA: "LOVERS", "LOVE AND PASSION", AND "THE DANCERS". THESE NUMBERS DESCRIBE TANGUISTIC SCENES, AS THOUGH THEY ARE PAINTED IN A PICTURE. THIS WORK WAS PREMIERED BY THE CARSON CITY SYMPHONY IN THE USA, CONDUCTED BY DAVID BUGLI IN 2003.

EASY TANGO SERENADE (2008): A VERY EASY WORK FOR YOUTHFULL AND AMATEURS  ORCHESTRAS.

METROPOLIS (2004): PROFESSIONAL ORCHESTRA.METRÓPOLIS IS A SYMPHONIC POEM. THIS WORK  DESCRIBES A JOURNEY THROUGH  A BIG CITY.

WE SEE  ITS LIGHTS AND COLOURS, ITS DARK PLACES, THE CATHEDRAL (THERE IS ALWAYS A CATHEDRAL), THE ROMANTIC SIDE OF THE CITY, ETC, ALL THESE PICTURES THROUGH  THE DIFFERENT THEMES AND ORCHESTRAL GAMUTS.

THE VIOLIN SOLO REPRESENTS THE MUSICIANS WHO PLAY IN THE STREETS THAT EVERY BIG CITY HAS.
(AT THIS MOMENT, THE SCORE SUGGESTS  THE SOLOIST VIOLIN  TO STAND UP WHEN PLAYING THE SOLO …).

THE WORK WAS COMPOSED IN 2004 AND THE WORLD PREMIER WAS IN OCTOBER 2008, AT THE "UNIVERSIDAD" THEATRE, IN MENDOZA, ARGENTINA AND PERFORMED BY THE SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA OF THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF CUYO, WITH THE WOMEN CONDUCTOR LUCÍA ZICOS, FROM BUENOS AIRES.

IN 2009, THE WORK HAS DESERVED A MENTION OR DISTINCTION FROM SADAIC (COMPOSERS SOCIETY OF ARGENTINA), OWING TO THE  WORLD PREMIER IN THIS COUNTRY.

 THIS WORK IS PUBLISHED AND DISTRIBUTED AS RENTAL MATERIAL FOR ORCHESTRAS BY HILEGARD PUBLISHING AND THEODORE PRESSER.

"FORMA HUMANA": A SYMPHONIC FANTASY FOR FULL ORCHESTRA OF A PROFESSIONAL LEVEL. THIS WORK HAS NOT YET BEEN PREMIERED.THERE ARE THE VERSION FOR ORCHESTRA AND CHOIR OF THIS WORK TOO.

"RHAPSODIA CIUDADANA": FOR SYMPHONIC BAND. THIS WORK IS SELECTED AS FINALIST IN "FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST" COMPOSITION COMPETITION FOR BANDS OF MANHATTAN BEACH MUSIC. (2009),  BETWEEN 150 SCORES. PREMIERED IN SPAIN, BY THE BAND OF VALENCIA. PREMIERED IN ARGENTINA IN 2017, BY THE BANDA DEL TEATRO LIBERTADOR DE CÓRDOBA.

"LATINOAMÉRICA": FANTASY FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA. THIS WORK WILL BE PREMIERED IN ARGENTINTNA IN 2011, WITH THE FILARMONICA OF MENDOZA AND THE SOLOIST DORA DE MARINIS, IN THE OPENNING OF THE CONCERT OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL"POR LOS CAMINOS DEL VINO 2011 EDITION"

"PAISAJES DE BRONCE": FOR ORCHESTRA AND TUBA & TROMBON AS SOLOISTS. NO- PREMIERED YET.

VIENTOS DE LIBERTAD, FOR SYMPNONIC BAND. PREMIERED BY THE SYMPHONIC BAND OF THE MONCADA, CONDUCTOR: JOSE ALCACER DURAVALENCIA ESPAÑA, IN MARCH 4TH, 2011. CONDUCTOR : JOSE ALCACER DURA.

"NOCHE Y BANDONEÒN": FOR BANDONEÒN AND STRINGS ORCHESTRA.THIS WORK WAS COMPOSED SPECIALLY FOR THE ARGENTINIAN SOLOIST DANIEL BINELLI, AND IS PREMIERED IN SEPTEMBER 24 TH, 2010, IN MENDOZA ARGENTINA BY BINELLI AND THE "ORQUESTA FILARMÒNICA DE MENDOZA", UNDER THE CONDUCTION OF LIGIA AMADIO (BRASIL), IN THE "TEATRO INDEPENDENCIA", MENDOZA, ARGENTINA.

"HAY VIDA EN SU CORAZÒN"  FOR SOPRANO VOICE SOLOIST & ORCHESTRA. NO PREMIERED.

"DIARIO DE VIAJE", FOR SMALL ORCHESTRA,  FIRST PRIZE IN SYMPHONIC CATHEGORY IN THE  FIRST COMPOSITION CONTES FOR PEACE, ARGENTINA, 2014.

"LOS ANDES", FOR SAXO SOPRANO SOLISTA & SIMPHONIC BAND", PREMIERED IN MARCH 6 ,2012, IN EEUU, AND PERFORMED WITH DIFERENT BANDS AFTER THE PREMIER WITH THE SOLOIST GEORGE WOLFE. PREMIERED IN ARGENTINA IN 2017, BY THE BANDA DEL TEATRO LIBERTADOR DE CÓRDOBA. CONDUCTOR: HADRIAN AVILA. SOLOIST: GUILLERMO REBOSOLAN.  

"TRES PIEZAS MODERNAS PARA FAGOT Y ORQUESTA", PREMIERED THE MARCH 1ST, O2012, BY THE ORQUESTA DE LA UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE CUYO, EN MENDOZA, ARGENTINA. SOLOIST: ANDREA YURCIC. CONDUCTOR: JORGE LHEZ.

"IMPRESIONES ANDINAS" FOR SYMPHONIC BAND. WORLD PREMIERED BY THE SYMPHONIC BAND OF "CUIDAD DE JAEN", OSCAR MUSSO BUENDIA, CONDUCTOR, IN SPAIN, 2017

"LEYENDAS DE AMÉRICA" FOR SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA & A GROUP OF PERCUSION.

"LOS COLORES DEL ALMA", FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA. WORLD PREMIER WITH ORCHESTRA IN 2018 IN MENDOZA ARGENTINA, BY MENDOZA PHILARMONIC ORCHESTRA, SOLOIST: ELENA DABUL IN PIANO. CONDUCTOR: GUSTAVO FONTANA. (THE VERSION ONLY FOR 2 PIANOS, IS PREMIERED IN VIRGINIA, EEUU BY THE PIANISTS ANDREW KRAUS AND ROBERT WELLS IN UNIVERSITY OF MARY WASHINGNTON, ON APRIL OF 2018 )

"LA HISTORIA DE LA TIERRA", A POEM FOR SYMPHONIC BAND. PREMIERED IN SPAIN BY BANDA MUNICIPAL OF GRANADA, SILVIA O. ANARTE, CONDUCTOR.

"TANGOIMAGES FOR TUBA & STRING ORCHESTRA VERSION", ARRANGEMENT BY JOSE MARIA LOPEZ KIEFFER, UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE COMPOSER. WORLD PREMIER OF THIS VERSION, IN MARCH AND APRIL OF 2018, PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, TUCSON EEUU, SOLOIST: MARK NELSON, CAYCE MINER, CONDUCTOR FIRST, AND ARIZONA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, LINUS LERNER, CONDUCTOR, IN TWO CONCERTS MORE.

SIMPHONIC AND ENSEMBLE  ARRANGEMENTS:
 
POR UNA CABEZA (1998): (TANGO OF GARDEL-LE PERA) ARRANGEMENT FOR SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA. THIS ARRANGEMENT WAS PREMIERED BY AN ORCHESTRA FROM PORTUGAL ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2003, AND CONDUCTED BY BARRY KOLMAN, A GUEST CONDUCTOR FROM THE UNITED STATES. MR. KOLMAN OBTAINED THIS ARRANGEMENT FROM THE COMPOSER, TO TAKE WITH HIM TO ORCHESTRAS IN PORTUGAL AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC.
POR UNA CABEZA: (TANGO OF GARDEL-LE  PERA) ARRANGEMENT  FOR  BRASS ENSEMBLE AND FOR WIND BAND.
POR UNA CABEZA: (TANGO OF GARDEL-LE  PERA) ARRANGEMENT  FOR STRING QUARTET.
ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET, ARRANGEMENT  FOR  BRASS ENSEMBLE AND FOR WIND BAND.
2 TRADITIONAL TANGOS: "EL CHOCLO" & "ADIOS MUCHACHOS", ARRGENGED FOR
TRIO OF MARIMBA, VIBRAPHONE & FLUTE.
3 TANGOS: "AÑOS DE SOLEDAD", "EL CHOCLO", Y "POR UNA CABEZA", ARRANGEMENTS FOR SAX QUARTET
"YOU´VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME"(DISNEY FILM), ARRANGEMENT FOR SAX QUARTET

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

CANCIONES PARA LOS INQUIETOS I AND II (SONGS FOR CHILDREN) (1994-1996): AVAILABLE ON A WEBSITE OF MUSIC FOR CHILDREN IN THE UNITED KINDOM; THE WEBSITE OWNERS LIKED HER MUSIC AND INCLUDED SOME OF HER WORKS ON THEIR WEB PAGE WITH THEIR REPERTORY. CAN BE FOUND AT:
http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/AdrianaIsabelFigueroaManas
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.personal.personalkids
YOUTUBE: KIDLOOM

 

MUSIC FOR BRANDS, FILM, ANIMATICS, MOTION PICTURES, SERIES & VIDEOGAMES:

 

- Original Music for the documental film "La Mirada del Colibrí", of the director Pablo Nisenson and support of INCA Cine Argentino. The film is selected to be performed in the  International Film Festival de Mar del Plata ,2016.
La mirada del Colibri 1 - La mirada del Colibri 2 - Afiche de La mirada del Colibri
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41YuDVAms1k

 

-ORIGINAL MUSIC OF THE ANIMATION for THE VIDEOGAME LUDIKO

-FOR FOX MOVIE CHANNEL( BY STATOSTADO STUDIO IN BUENOS AIRES): PUBLISHING BRANDS MUSIC. http://vimeo.com/30338354

--FOR BENTEVEO TV, PRODUCCIONES, IN BUENOS AIRES, INCIDENTAL MUSIC AND MAIN THEMEL OF THE SERIE "CUENTOS BICENTENARIOS",TO PREMIER IN 2012. https://vimeo.com/44251753

KIDLOOM S.A.( CHILDREN CONTENTS) :10 CHILDREN SONGS : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxMf4enIpA6RHptk46sZ1FA

- FOR BAGUET GAMES, FROM MEXICO:"NO CHICKEN SOUP TODAY SUITE". FOR VIDEOGAME : 4 MUSICAL THEMES: MENU, FINAL, GAMEPLAY1 & GAMEPLAY2)

-FOR "ROBOTRONICA"FROMN COLOMBIA, THE MAIN THEME OF THE TV PROGRAM "EL CLUB DE TV SWITCH"

-FOR AUDIOVISUALES DEL SUR,(ARGENTINA),ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR DOCUMENTALS & FILM

​, "LA MIRADA DEL COLIBRÍ" (COMPLETE FILM)Y "LA LENGUA DE LA TIERRA" (TEASER, FILM IN DEVELOPING)​

-FOR COMICS PRODUCTIONS OF MEXICO, ORIGINAL COMPOSITION AND SCORING OF MUSIC.

-SUITE N.1 FOR VIDEOGAMES: 10 FILM MUSIC THEMES.

- SUITE N.2  FOR VIDEOGAMES: 8 FILM MUSIC THEMES.

-2 EPIC OVERTURES FOR VIDEOGAMES

-MUSIC FOR TRAILER OF THE VIDEOGAME "THE SECRET OF IVAN", FROM MEXICO.

-ORIGINAL MUSIC OF THE VIDEOGAME "TANGO, THE ADVENTURE. ITS DEVELOMENT CAN BE FOLLOWED IN

https://aventuratango2x4.wordpress.com/
https://www.facebook.com/tangoaventura/?fref=ts

THIS VIDEOGAME HAS BEEN APROVED BY FONSOFT(ARGENTINA) AS TECHNOLOGIC PROJECT TO BE DEVELOPED AND FINISHED IN 2017.


 

Adriana I Figueroa Mañas
musician and composer


 

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