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Canciones del pasado (2019)

for high voice, piano, and opt. flute, violin, and cello, ca. 13'

arrangement of folk songs of the San Luis Valley, United States; commissioned for Matthew Valverde, tenor

text: Traditional/Folk

I. Duérmete, niño lindo (Go to Sleep, Pretty Child), ca. 2′
II. El triste león (The Sad Lion), ca. 1’30”
III. Pajarito amarillito (Little Yellow Bird), ca. 1’30”
IV. El borrachito (The Drunkard), ca. 1’30”
V. La entrega (The Delivery), ca. 1’30”
VI. Los dos sombreros (The Two Hats), ca. 3′
VII. El Señor Atole y Don Café (Señor Atole and Don Café), ca. 2′