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ProductsSheet Music for Guitar5 Guitars and MoreNazcan



Composer: FARÍAS Javier

DO 1043


ISBN: 978-2-89503-818-4 

8 guitars

76 p. + separated parts


for 8 guitars and 2 narrators


The work use excerpts of Clarivigilia Primaveral (Clearvigil in Spring), a Mayan Myth written by Guatemalan writer and poet Miguel Angel Asturias (1899-1974). Texts in Spanish used with the permission of Miguel Angel Asturias Amado.

The authorized English translation of Clarivigilia Primaveral was made by Robert W. Lebling, published by Pennylesse Editions at Smashwords, Copyright © 2011 by Robert W. Lebling. Used with the permission of the translator.

Nazcan was premiered by the San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Ensemble at the Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, conducted by David Tanenbaum on January 14, 2016.  


1. La Noche, la Nada, la Vida (The night, nothingness and life)

2. Castigo de las profundidades (Punishment of profundities)

3. No magia (No magic)

4. Cazadores celestes (The celestial hunters)

5. La cacería (The hunt)

6. Baile de las Quimeras (The Dance of the Chimeras)



San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Ensemble

David Tanenbaum, conductor


Bradly Pupa 

Joshua Moore 

Patrick Smith 

Nathania Isnandar

Nathaniel Martinez

Natalka Georgievova

Katie Gavelin

Kevin Ayers

English narration:  Tamara Richards

Spanish narration: Joaquin Navas

Recorded at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music on January 18, 2016

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