José Pablo Moncayo

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José Pablo Moncayo García (Guadalajara, Jalisco, 1912 - Mexico City, 1958) was a Mexican composer, pianist, and conductor. He entered the Mexico City Conservatory where he studied composition with Carlos Chavez. He also attended the Berkshire Music Institute.

Moncayo conducted the National Symphony Orchestra from 1949 to 1952.


Some Works

  • Sonata for violoncello and piano (1933)
  • Amatzinac (1935), for flute and string quartet
  • Huapango (1941), short symphonic piece
  • Llano Grande (1942), for chamber orchestra
  • Symphony (1944)
  • Sinfonietta (1945)
  • Homenaje a Cervantes for two oboes and string orchestra (1947)
  • La Mulata de Córdoba (1948), opera in one act
  • Tierra de Temporal (1949);
  • Muros Verdes for piano solo (1951)
  • Bosques (1954)
  • Tierra (1956), ballet, (Premiere, September 1958)
  • Pequeño nocturno for solo piano (1958)

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