Manuel Lillo Torregrosa

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Manuel Lillo Torregrosa is a Spanish composer born in 1940 in San Vicente del Raspeig, Alicante.[1] He joined the Banda Sinfónica Municipal de Madrid in 1959, and became E-flat clarinet (requinto in the Spanish language) soloist for them. He was also a member of the Orquesta Nacional de España and founder of the LIM contemporary music group.[1]

He has written more than 600 works, 70 of them symphonic and the remainder popular. Among his symphonic works include those done for Eb Clarinet, Clarinet and Sax.[1]

The paso doble is a specialty of Manuel Lillo, who composed such well known paso dobles as "Plaza de las Ventas" or "Costa Dorada".

Manuel Lillo is also a transcriber of works for Symphonic Band.

Awards[edit]

  • 1975, Gold Medal of Merit of Culture Minister of Spain (Banda Municipal Madrid)[1]
  • 2003, First prize in National Faller Pasodoble of Alzira[1]

Selected works[edit]

Symphonic[edit]

  • Teren Rof, Concert No.1 for Eb Clarinet and Band
  • Suite para trompa, Concert No.1 for Horn and Band
  • Mares lunares, Symphony No.1
  • Vivencias, Concert No.2 for Eb Clarinet and Band
  • Sinfonia en el mar menor, Symphony No.2
  • Lillo canovas, Concert No.1 for Trumpet and Band
  • Ni en Paris, Concert for Eb Clarinet, Bb Clarinet and Band
  • Medir con vara, Concert for Trombone and Band
  • Betelgeuse, Symphony No.3
  • Fiesta mediterranea, Symphonic Suit
  • Palacia real de tafalla, Symphonic poem
  • Una maravilla muchachos, Symphonic poem
  • Cuadros abulenses, Symphonic suite

Chamber[edit]

  • "Formateados", Clarinets Quartet No.2
  • "Zaldua", Galop for Piccolo Clarinet. Galop for Clarinets Quartet
  • "Acuarelas", Clarinets Quartet No.3
  • "Con viento fresco", Clarinets Quartet No.4
  • "Tulaytula", Saxophone ensemble
  • "En equilibrio", Clarinets Quartet No.5
  • "Lambuco", Divertiment Violin & Piano / Eb Clarinet & Piano
  • "El máscara", Galop for Eb Clarinet
  • "Sopa caña", Saxophone ensemble

Pasodoble and March[edit]

  • "Costa blanca", Pasodoble
  • "Costa del azahar", Pasodoble
  • "Costa dorada", Pasodoble
  • "Kiosko del retiro", Pasodoble
  • "Plaza de las ventas", Pasodoble
  • "Comandante campos", Pasodoble
  • "Ramillete de claveles", Pasodoble
  • "Vicente Ferrero", Pasodoble
  • "Ciudad de Tafalla", Pasodoble
  • "Marcha de los embajadores", March-Pasodoble
  • "El capote", Pasodoble
  • "Viva la fiesta", March
  • "Coso y albero de bargas", Pasodoble
  • "El caporal", Pasodoble
  • "La unión de llira", Pasodoble

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Biography". Maestro Manuel Lillo. 

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