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Leonardo Balada

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Repertoire/Discography

Leonardo Balada DISCOGRAPHY / recordings


http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/balada/discography.htm


COMPOSITIONS

Opera

  • Hangman, Hangman!, chamber opera (1982)
  • Zapata, opera (1984)
  • Christopher Columbus, opera (1986)
  • Death of Columbus, opera (1996)
  • The Town of Greed, chamber opera (1997) (sequel to Hangman, Hangman!)
  • Faust-bal, opera (20
  •  Orchestral
  • Symphonies
    • Symphony No. 1 Sinfonia en Negro, a homage to Martin Luther King (1968)
    • Symphony No. 2 Cumbres, a short symphony for band (1972)
    • Symphony No. 3 Steel Symphony (1972)
    • Symphony No. 4 Lausanne (1992)
    • Symphony No. 5 American (2003)
    • Symphony No. 6 Symphony of Sorrows (2005)
  • Guernica (1966)
  • Homage to Sarasate (1975)
  • Homage to Casals (1975)
  • Sardana (1979)
  • Quasi un Pasodoble (1981)
  • Fantasias Sonoras (1987)
  • Zapata: Images for Orchestra (1987)
  • Columbus: Images for Orchestra (1991)
  • Divertimentos, for string orchestra (1991)
  • Celebracio (1992)
  • Folk Dreams (1994-8)
  • Passacaglia (2002)
  • Prague Sinfonietta (2003)

 Concertante

  • Piano
    • Piano Concerto No. 1 (1964)
    • Piano Concerto No. 2, for piano, winds, and percussion (1974)
    • Piano Concerto No. 3 (1999)
  • Violin
    • Violin Concerto No. 1 (1982)
    • Caprichos No. 2 (2004)
    • Caprichos No. 3 (2005)
  • Cello
    • Cello Concerto No. 1, for cello and nine players (1962)
    • Cello Concerto No. 2 New Orleans (2001)
    • Concerto for Three Cellos and Orchestra A German Concerto (2006)
  • Flute
    • Morning Music, for flute and orchestra (1994)
    • Music for Flute and Orchestra (2000)
  • Guitar
    • Guitar Concerto No. 1 (1965)
    • Sinfonia Concertante for Guitar and Orchestra Persistencies (1974)
    • Concerto for Four Guitars and Orchestra (1976)
    • Concierto Magico, for guitar and orchestra (1997)
    • Caprichos No. 1 (2003)
  • Concerto for Bandoneon and Orchestra (1970)
  • Concertino for Castanets and Orchestra Three Anecdotes (1977)
  • Music for Oboe and Orchestra Lament from the Cradle of the Earth (1993)

Vocal/Choral

  • Maria Sabina (1969)
  • La Moradas (1970)
  • No-res (1974)
  • Ponce de Leon, for narrator and orchestra (1974)
  • Torquemada (1980)
  • Thunderous Scenes (1992)
  • Dionisio: In Memoriam (2001)
  • Ebony Fantasies, cantata (2003)

Balada's works have been extensively recorded by Naxos Records