Works

The Bald Man and the She-Bears

2020

SSA Choir - Bass solo - Baroque Orchestra

6'

Sort of a parody of a Baroque cantata, this is the first part of a project about some disturbing chapters of the Bible.

Der Panther

2020

Voice + Strings + Perc.

5'30"

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

2020

Accordion

1'

An aphorism written for the call for scores by the accordionist Martina Jembrišak.

Waltzes und Ländler

2020

Piano

9'

A set of four dances, very elementary in thei harmonic structure, as much as complex in theur rhythmic deformations.

A Chord Chart

2020

Guitar solo

4'30"

Another piece written for the Red Note Ensemble, for their first cycle of online concerts post-pandemic.

D'amore

2020

Flute d'amour and Trumpet in B flat

1'30"

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

2020

Piano

7'

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)

2020

Piano

10'

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

2019

String Orchestra

10' / 12'

An antispecist work, depicting the living conditions of chickens in intensive farming.

G Minor, E Major

2019

Violin and Harp

25"

An aphorism written for Philippa Mo and Olivia Jageurs (15secondharp.com).

As Above, so Below

2019

Flute, Trumpet and Contrabass

3'00"

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)

2019

Voice and Piano

15'/15'30"

A list of plants' scientific names, set on experimental-minimal-symbolic music.

A.M.E.N.

2019

Choir SSAATTBB

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.

Steps

2019

Harp

"30

An aphorism written for Olivia Jageurs' project 15secondharp.com.

M. Mussorgsky's “The Seamstress”

2019

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.

3'00"

An arrangement of a piece by Modest Mussorgsky, made as a challenge for orchestrationonline.com

Toccata Attutita

2019

Piano (prepared)

15'00"

A piece for dampened piano about repetition and obsession, challenging both the player and the listeners.

Aequale Sonatina

2019

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

2019

Piano (prepared)

4'00" / 4'50"

A small minimalistic piece about obsession, repetition and grief.

How Are the Mighty Fallen!

2019

Male Chanter - Choir TTBB - Harp

5'30"

A set of the complaint of David on the death of Saul and Jonathan.

Suspirium Mundi

2019

Free instrumentation

3'00"

A piece totally free in instrumentation, althought it gives the best results with more instruments.

The Heiligenstadt Testament

2019

The Heiligenstadt Testament

4'50"

A thought about Beethoven's Heiligenstadt Testament, the (supposedly) suicide note he never sent to his brothers.

A Study on Persistence

2019

String Orchestra​

4'15"

A though piece for String Orchestra, that gives the players a wide freedom about techniques, but requires preseverance and concentration.

Fanfare

2019

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

2019

String Orchestra (min 3.3.2.2.1) - Hp. ad lib

5'00"

A response to François Couperin's piece for harpsichord L'âme en peine.

To Every Thing There Is a Season

2019

4 Brass/Ww. ad lib. - opt. perc. ad lib. - SATB Choir – org.

6'30"

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

2018

ott. - fl. - ob. - cl. in sib - cl. b. in sib - sax alto - fag. - cor. - tb. - tne. - ar. - pno. - timp. - fru. - tamb. mil. - pt. - tam.llo - xil. - chit. - 4 vn. - 2 ve. - 2 vc. - cb.

13'00"

An arrangement for large ensemble of the well-known Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor by J. S. Bach.

Tanzt!

2018

String Quartet

6'20"

A dance movement for string quartet with irregular rhythms and modal harmonies.

BWV 906

2018

ott. - fl. - ob. - cl. in sib - sax alto - fag. - cor. - tb. - tne. - pno. - flex. (opt.) - 4 vn. - 2 ve. - 2 vc. - cb.

4'00"

An arrangement of the unfinished Fugue BWV 906 by J. S. Bach.

Tanzt!

2018

String Quartet

6'20"

A dance movement for string quartet with irregular rhythms and modal harmonies.

musica minima

2016

Piano solo

9'30"

A suite of four minimal piano pieces, in four different moods.

©2019 by Stefano Paparozzi.