Hernandez, Hermilio

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Hernandez, Hermilio

Hernandez, Hermilio, Mexican composer; b. Autlân, Jalisco, Feb. 2, 1931. He studied music with José Valadez and Domingo Lobato at the Escuela Superior Diocesana de Mùsica Sagrada in Guadalajara, graduating in 1956. He then studied in Italy and Paris.

Works

ORCH.: 5 Pieces (1955); Violin Concerto (1960); Sonata for Chamber Orch. (1964). CHAMBER: Suite for Violin and Piano (1952); String Quartet (1954); Piano Trio (1955); Cello Sonata (1962); Wind Quintet (1965); Poliédros for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano (1969); Music for 4 Instruments for Flute, Violin, Cello, and Piano (1970). keyboard: piano:2 sonatinas (1955, 1971); Tema transfigurado (1962); 6 Inventions (1968); Sonata (1970); Dialogos for 2 Pianos (1970). organ:Fantasia (1970). VOCAL: Cantata Adviento (1953); songs.

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