Four slow and meditative piece. Also in String Orchestra version.
Meditation Music (String Orchestra version)
Four slow and meditative pieces. Also in Four Violas version.
The Bald Man and the She-Bears
SSA Choir - Bass solo - Baroque Orchestra
Sort of a parody of a Baroque cantata, this is the first part of a project about some disturbing chapters of the Bible.
Voice + Strings + Perc.
Another piece for my work-in-progress project "Other Animals. A Vegan Cantata". Here is a poem by Rainer Maria Rilke, about a panther caged in a zoo
What Dwells Inside a Breath
An aphorism written for the call for scores by the accordionist Martina Jembrišak.
Waltzes und Ländler
A set of four dances, very elementary in thei harmonic structure, as much as complex in theur rhythmic deformations.
A Chord Chart
Another piece written for the Red Note Ensemble, for their first cycle of online concerts post-pandemic.
Flute d'amour and Trumpet in B flat
A hort piece for Ginevra Petrucci's Flauto d'amore project, and her album "creativity quarantine" (https://flautodamoreproject.bandcamp.com/album/creativity-quarantine)
Four Quarantine Études
Another set of pieces written during the almost-global lock down: four more or less challenging études for your quarantine practice days.
Pianissimo (musica minima #19-21)
My first (and not last) work since the COVID-19 quarantine started here in Italy, a minimalist piece to get over this weird times.
Incipit Lamentatio Gallinarum in Vinculis
10' / 12'
An antispecist work, depicting the living conditions of chickens in intensive farming.
G Minor, E Major
Violin and Harp
An aphorism written for Philippa Mo and Olivia Jageurs (15secondharp.com).
As Above, so Below
Flute, Trumpet and Contrabass
A piece written for Red Note Ensemble, where Flute and Contrabass act like a single instrument, defining the space in which the Trumpet tries to move, attempting an interaction with that world.
The Things I Can Eat (as a Vegan)
Voice and Piano
A list of plants' scientific names, set on experimental-minimal-symbolic music.
10'30" / 11'00"
A setting of the tiniest religious formula – the word “amen” – shattered into its smaller parts, and purged of its liturgical significance.
An aphorism written for Olivia Jageurs' project 15secondharp.com.
M. Mussorgsky's “The Seamstress”
ott. - 2 fl. - 2 ob. - 2 cl. in sib - 2 fag. - 2 cor. - 2 tb. - tne. - timp. - tamb. mil. - pt. - w.b. - glock. - ar. - vn. I e II - vle. - vc. - cb.
An arrangement of a piece by Modest Mussorgsky, made as a challenge for orchestrationonline.com
A piece for dampened piano about repetition and obsession, challenging both the player and the listeners.
4 free instruments
6'30" / 7'00"
A sonatina in three movements for four identical instruments, with freedom of choosing them (as long as they can read a treble score).
Berceuse in 20 Measures
4'00" / 4'50"
A small minimalistic piece about obsession, repetition and grief.
How Are the Mighty Fallen!
Male Chanter - Choir TTBB - Harp
A set of the complaint of David on the death of Saul and Jonathan.
A piece totally free in instrumentation, althought it gives the best results with more instruments.
The Heiligenstadt Testament
The Heiligenstadt Testament
A thought about Beethoven's Heiligenstadt Testament, the (supposedly) suicide note he never sent to his brothers.
A Study on Persistence
A though piece for String Orchestra, that gives the players a wide freedom about techniques, but requires preseverance and concentration.
4 (or 4x) Brass ad lib. - Perc. ad lib.
2'00" / 3'00"
A solemn fanfare for four (or a multiple of four) Brass, with optional Percussions.
L’Âme en Paix
String Orchestra (min 22.214.171.124.1) - Hp. ad lib
A response to François Couperin's piece for harpsichord L'âme en peine.
To Every Thing There Is a Season
4 Brass/Ww. ad lib. - opt. perc. ad lib. - SATB Choir – org.
Text is from Ecclesiastes (Qoelet), a book in Bible about depression and the search of the meaning of life. It requires a SATB choir and an organ, plus optional four (or a multiple of four) Brass and/or Woodwinds, and optional low Percussions.
J. S. Bach's Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582