SELECTED LIST OF WORKS...
Sa Kanyang Pangungulila
In His Yearning. 2008. text by Philippine National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario. for choir and orchestra.
Visions of the Horizon
2009-2010. music drama for 4 singers, choir and chamber orchestra. libretto by Phoebe Bitoon.
Sa Kanyang Paglingon
In Her Glances. 2009. for sextet: flute, bass clarinet, vibraphone, piano, violin, cello. awarded 1st place in the Goethe Southeast Asian Young Composer Award sponsored by the Goethe Institut Malaysia.
Sa Kanyang Paglayag
In His Voyage. 2010. for viola, cello and double bass.
perpetuum mobile (gone awry)
2011. for sextet: oboe, french horn, bass trombone, marimba, piano, cello.
another perpetuum mobile
2012. first version for bass trombone and piano. second version for clarinet and piano.
Sa Kanyang Munting Yapak
In Her Baby Steps. 2013. for sextet: piccolo (doubling alto flute), clarinet, piano, violin, cello, double bass.
Sa Kanyang Munting Pagngawa
In His Baby Cries, other possible translations. 2013. for flute, viola and piano.
2013. for solo piano.
Gandingan sa Kagiliran
Gongs by the Horizon. 2014. for two percussionists spatialized within the performance space. texts from Pagniig ng Paghihiwalay ng Liwanag at Dilim by Anna Patricia Rodriguez.
With a Dreamy Step, I Follow the Lonely Path. 2014. acousmatic miniature work. for an outdoor installation listening terminal under Project Bakawan (Philippines), February 2015.
Sahurin ang Malalim na Karagatan
...(draw out) The Depths of the Ocean. 2014-2015. for piccolo (doubling alto flute), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), percussion, piano, unamplified guitar, viola, cello.
2015. composition sketch. for alto flute (doubling piccolo), alto recorder, oboe, alto saxophone, percussion, cello. composed for the Kansas City-Montreal Exchange project under the Montreal Contemporary Music Lab and the Black House Collective.
2015. a miniature study. for alto flute (doubling piccolo), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), percussion, piano, violin, cello. written for a reading session with Ensemble Transmission.
2015. for large ensemble: alto flute (doubling piccolo), mezzo-soprano, guitar, viola /// oboe, clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), bassoon (doubling contrabassoon), horn, trumpet, bass trombone, tuba, 3 percussionists, piano, 3 violins, viola, 2 cello, contrabass. texts from Kalagitnaan ng Kailanman by Anna Patricia Rodriguez, and traditional Javanese poetry used in Ladrang Wilujeng. for the McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble.
...I would like to see again, for one last time... 2016. acousmatic miniature work.
...The fading sun, whose feeble light... 2016. acousmatic miniature work.
It is such a secret place, the land of tears. 2016. for 2 oboes, tuba and piano. performers are spatialized within the performance space.
Piano Concerto (Pagkukumahog // [Sa] Paglilok ng Batong Hindi Nakikita)
Urgency // [In] Sculpting An Invisible Rock. 2016. for piano accompanied with oboe (doubling English horn), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), trumpet, trombone, percussion, violin, cello, contrabass. the concerto is an amalgamation of two separate works: Pagkukumahog (Urgency) for solo piano , and Sa Paglilok ng Batong Hindi Nakikita (In Sculpting an Invisible Rock) for chamber ensemble .
Until Sunset. 2017. acousmatic stereo work. can be played simultaneously with Pagkukumahog, or with Sa Paglilok ng Batong Hindi Nakikita, or both.
2017. for alto flute (doubling piccolo), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), percussion, piano, violin, cello. this work can be performed as a piano+percussion duo, as a quartet of woodwinds and strings, or as a full sextet. as a full sextet, the two groups are spatialized within the performance space. texts from traditional Javanese poetry used in Ladrang Pangkur. for the Continuum Contemporary Music.
Neither here nor there. 2017. for alto flute. for Marilène Provencher-Leduc.
2017. for oboe, viola, harp and percussion. performers are spatialized within the performance space. text from a haiku written by Riley Palanca.
2017. stereo mix of three separate acousmatic tracks prepared for A Study on Exile, No. 2. recorded readings of text excerpted from a sestina written by Riley Palanca.
A Study on Exile, No. 2
2017. theatre piece. for alto flute (doubling piccolo), guitar, animator/dancer/soprano. performers are spatialized within the performance space. text from a sestina written by Riley Palanca.
...at kailan pa ibabalik ang taginting ng batingaw? (work in progress)
...and when will they ever restore the bell's resonance? 2017. for carillon.
On ne se baigne jamais deux fois dans le même fleuve...
No one crosses the same river twice. 2018. for clarinet.
recordings of selected works are found in my Soundcloud channel.
(photos: Prince Requino)