Works

musica minima

(2016)

 

Piano solo

~ 9'30"

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Heiligenstadt Testament

(2019)

Piano (or any N of Keyboards)

~ 4'50"

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

Suspirium Mundi

(2019)

Free Instrumentation

~ 3'00"

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

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.

Berceuse in 20 Measures

(2019)

Piano (prepared)

~ 4'30"

A small minimalistic piece about obsession, repetition and grief.

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).

Toccata Attutita

(2019)

Piano

~ 15'00"

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

©2019 by Stefano Paparozzi.