Lezcano, José Manuel, (1960 –   ) 
Cuban sketches : for flute, oboe, and guitar / by José Manuel Lezcano 
Publisher Charlotte, NC : ALRY Publications, Etc., c2002
Lezcano, Jose Manuel (1960 –  ) 
Passports [sound recording] / Jose Lezcano and Bonnie Insull & Friends 
Publisher Nelson, N.H. : Native Tongues, p1999.
Lezcano, Jose Manuel, 1960- Title 
Sonatina tropical: for flute and guitar Jose Lezcano ; [flute part edited by Bonnie Insull] 
Publisher Charlotte, NC : Alry Publications, c2002
Lezcano, Jose Manuel, 1960- Title 
Sonata for Viola and Guitar, c. 2000.  Published by Mundo arts.  At www.mundoarts.com
Lezcano, Jose Manuel, 1960- Title 
Canciones de Lluvia, 2009.  For mezzo-soprano and guitar.  Poetry by Jorge Nef.
Published by Mundo arts.  At www.mundoarts.com 

Citations

Lezcano, Jose Manuel, “Afro-Cuban Rhythmical and Metrical Elements in Selected Songs of Alejandro Garcia Caturla and Amadeo Roldan,” 
Latin American Music Review 12:2 (Fall/Winter, 1991) 173-186.
 

Lezcano, Jose Manuel, “Colonial Guitar Treasures from Aztec and Inca Territory,” 

Lezcano, Jose Manuel, “Music and Musicians, Caribbean,” 
The Latino Encyclopedia : (1996) vol. 4 pp.1089-1094.
Lezcano, Jose Manuel, “Music and Musicians, South American,” 
The Latino Encyclopedia : (1996) vol. 4 pp 1100-1103.

COMPOSITIONS (published and unpublished)

Cuban Sketches (1998), Suite for two flutes and guitar. Three movements: Guaracha Nevada, Bolero, Miami Merengue.
Premiered at Keene State College, May 1998. Since then, performed at Mitad del Mundo Festival (Quito, Ecuador, June 1998), at Chengdu Conservatory of Music, People’s Republic of China (July 1998), and at Valparaiso University, Indiana (January, 1999). Published byAlry.

Sonatina Tropical for guitar and flute (1999), in three movements (En Clave de Son, Cancion de Madrugada, Samba-Finale).

Performances in Quito (premiere), Dartmouth, Memphis, and Keene. Published by Alry. (Recently reviewed in Flute Talk).

Poemas Concertantes, for guitar, flute, and string orchestra (1999), in three movements (Ilusion, Cancion, Furioso).

Premiered in Quito with National Symphony of Ecuador (June, 1999); performed again at Apple Hill Chamber Festival with Arden Quartet (July, 1999) and in Loja, Ecuador, with Sinfonica de Loja (August 1999). Newer version, with orchestra of strings and winds, premiered in February, 2000, with Keene Chamber Orchestra.

Postcards, for flute, guitar, and bassoon, (2000), in three movements (Entre dos mundos, Una tarde de agosto, Mambo jambo).

Premiered at Apple Hill Chamber Music summer festival, June 11, 2000. Previous version, for bassoon and piano, premiered at Keene State College, April 18, 2000. Performed in saxophone version, KSC Faculty Composer’s concert, Feb. 13 2002.

Sonata for oboe and guitar (October 2000), commissioned by the D’Amore Duo of Baltimore, Md. In three movements: Allegretto Movido, Adagio, and Tango-Fuga (“A la tristeza de Buenos Aires”).

Performed on tour in D.C. area by the D’Amore Duo. Also performed by myself in version for flute and guitar (Quito, Mitad del Mundo Festival, June 2001), oboe and guitar (Nashua Public Library, Summer 2001), bassoon and guitar (Apple Hill Chamber Music Festival, Nelson, NH, Summer 2002).

Canciones para Alfonsina, four songs on texts of Argentine poet Alfonsina Storni, 2000.

Premiered at Keene State College, March, 2001, with soprano Laurel Browne.

Canciones para Alfonsina, three choral songs for mixed chorus and guitar.

Commissioned by Keene High School Chorus and Tom Martin, choral director, 2004. Movements: Viaje (Afro-Peruvian Lando), Dos Palabras (Trova Cubana), Dolor (Merengue Venezolano).

Four Impromptus for Violin and Cello. Commissioned by New Hampshire Music Teacher’s Association as part of 2002 NH Composer of the Year award.

Premiered at NHMTA convention, Concord, NH, Sept. 14, 2002, with Placek/Blaskova duo.
Recording available at http://www.gmcema.com/

Three Goya Portraits for guitar solo (2002).

Currently being performed on tours by Prof. William Feasley of the University of Maryland. Movements: Royal Family, Antonia Zarate, & the Blind Guitarist.

Concerto for Guitar, Strings, Percussion, and optional folk instruments.

Premiered February 1 2004 with Jose Lezcano, soloist, and Eric Stumacher conducting the Keene Chamber Orchestra. Also in revised edition, Guitar Concerto, premiered with Lezcano, soloist, and North-South Consonance Orchestra, cond. by Max Lifshitz, New York City, June 2005.

The Guitar and the Professor http://www.keene.edu/kst/2003Summer/jose.cfm

works available from

http://www.tuscanyguitar.com/
http://www.alrypublications.com
http://www.quantzmusic.com

Unpublished Compositions are available upon request. Inquire via email for pricing.

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