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Chamber instrum. and vocal-instrum > 5

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SOLO PIANO

 

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DATE

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Microforme

1992

5'

1° 1-8-1993 Berlin Philharmonie

Fabio Grasso

See www.rosenfinger.com/cvs03.htm

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Suite

1995

13'

1° 29-2-1996 Orléans Salle de l'Institut. 2° 30-5-1996 Paris Salle Gaveau. Fabio Grasso

See www.rosenfinger.com/cvs03.htm

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Trois images d'après Verlaine

1998

Rev. 2015

8'

Rev. Vers.: Conservatorio Riva del Garda, Incontri di Analisi e Composizione, 10/4/2015, Fabio Grasso, piano

In 3 mov.: Croquis parisien, Cauchemar, Nénuphars, from poems by Verlaine.

 

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La danza segreta di Maeve

1999

7'

1° 19-3-2000 Montpellier Le Corum. 2° 12-7-2000 Colmar Festival Michelangeli. Fabio Grasso

Inspired by W. B. Yeats

See www.rosenfinger.com/cvs03.htm

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Berceuse méridienne

2004

Rev. 2015

6'

Vers. 2004: 18-6-2004 Sigean Lieu d'Art Contemporain. Fabio Grasso

inspired by a mediterranean landscape of a poem bu Lamartine - more details in the YouTube video

 

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Blumentraum

2006

6'

1° 1-7-2006 Venice Italian-German Cultural Association. Fabio Grasso. 2° 7-4-2010 New York Merkin Hall. Stephen Gosling

Homage to Schumann

See www.rosenfinger.com/cvs03.htm

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Les alcyons de Corinthe

2007

6'

1° 22-4-2007 Vercelli Sala Dugentesca, Classical Culture Convention

Inspired by an Hellenistic poem

See www.rosenfinger.com/cvs03.htm

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Étude-Impromptu Hommage à Ligeti

2007

5'

Various performances by Letizia Michielon, see the Ligeti Page

See the Ligeti Page

 

 

Pergamons Stele

2010

4'

1° 8-6-2010 Berlin BKA Theater. Letizia Michielon

See www.rosenfinger.com/cvs03.htm

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Fantasia

Veni Creator Spiritus

2012

10'

1° 23-2-2012 Orléans, Salle de l’Institut, inauguration concert of the 10th International Piano Competition

Watch YouTube rocording with

videocommentary. PRESS RELEASES

 

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Études triptyques

2018

16'

1° 25-10-2018 New York University

12 Etudes to be performed in groups of 3 in multiple combinations. Forthcoming MP3 album.

 

 

 

 

PIANO 4 HANDS

 

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DATE

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And never found thy likeness

2007

5'

1° 22-2-2008 Vercelli Museo Borgogna. Fabio Grasso, Letizia Michielon

Title from a Byron's verse.

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Suspend

ton vol

2008

4'

1° 5-12-2008, Venezia, Ateneo Veneto. Fabio Grasso, Letizia Michielon

Title from a verse of Lamartine

 

 

Berliner Diptychon

nr. 1 and 2

2009

7'

1° of n.2 6-12-2009 Venezia, Teatro La Fenice.

1° of both numbers 8-6-2010 Berlin BKA. Fabio Grasso, Letizia Michielon

In 2 parts,

http://www.rosenfinger.com/a001.htm

 

 

 

 

TWO PIANOS

 

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DATE

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Der gefesselte Strom

2005

14'

19-11-2006

Conservatorio Piacenza

23-11-2006 Vercelli

Teatro Civico

Fabio Grasso, Antonio Tarallo

Inspired by Hölderlin. See

www.rosenfinger.com/me004dgs.htm

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Trois valses oniriques

2006

8'

1° 19-11-2006

Piacenza Conservatorio

Fabio Grasso, Antonio Tarallo

Three short pieces permeated by thrills of waltz-rhythms, with veiled reminiscences of Chopin, Berlioz, Ravel. It can be played also for solo piano and piano 4 hands.

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SOLO PIECES FOR OTHER INSTRUMENTS

 

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Clinamen

for oboe

1993 rev. 2003

8'

 

Clinamen is a term of epicurean physics, that defines the inclination of the trajectory of the atoms, i.e. the deviation from their standard movement. That is musically interpreted as a series of strong variations on an originally uniform material.

 

 

 

 

CHAMBER MUSIC – up to 5 players-singers

 

TITLE

DATE

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Grinding sneers

for flute and violin

1997

11'

1° 16-11-1997 Roma Discoteca di Stato. Mario Caroli, fl., Alessandro Perpich, vn.

Contact info<at>fabiograsso.eu to get a private recording.

 

 

Due liriche di Mimnermo

for woman’s voice and piano

2005

8'

1° 20-5-2006

Alessandria Conservatorio

Lucia Lazzeri, soprano

Fabio Grasso, piano

Ancient Greek text of Mimnermos.

Info and listening at

www.rosenfinger.com/cvs01.htm

 

 

Der Sternenkuss for string quartet and woman’s voice

2009

9'

20-10-2009, Venezia, Teatro La Fenice, Agimus Venezia

Prometheus Project

Ex Novo Quartet

Livia Rado, soprano

CD PROMETHEUS PROJECT

http://www.rosenfinger.com/a001.htm

 

 

Recondita Aulodia

for harp, piano and flute ad libitum

2010

8'

19-11-2010 Venezia Ateneo Veneto Agimus Venezia

Alessandra Trentin harp

Alessandro Segreto, piano

Fulvio Fiorio, flute

Homage to Bruno Maderna.

Info and listening at

http://www.rosenfinger.com/cvs04.htm

 

 

Inno per

tre dee

for soprano and guitar

2010

7'

1° 23-02-2011

Alessandria Conservatorio

Lucia Lazzeri, soprano

Lucio Dosso, guitar

Mythological texts in Ancient Greek, English and Sanskrit. Watch on YouTube for more infos.

 

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Zaubergarten

for cello

and piano

2011

5'

 

Inspired by Klee's painting

 

 

Tháleia

for piano, flute, harp

2011

10'

1° 03-12-2011 Venezia, Teatro La Fenice - Homage to E. Dickinson by Agimus Venezia. Plurimo Ensemble: Cecilia Vendrasco, flute, Alessandra Trentin, harp, Fabio Grasso, piano.

"Variazioni su un giardino" for Emily Dickinson.

See www.rosenfinger.com/cvs04.htm

 

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Strains

for flute with

piano ad lib.

2012

6'

1° 22-4-2013 Venezia Torre di Porta Nuova

2° 31-8-2013 Venezia Ca' d'Oro (Agimus Venezia)

Cecilia Vendrasco

Inspiration drawn from theories about biological processes.

 

 

L'Aurore au plumage noir

for reciter, cello, piano

2012

6'

1° 17-06-2012 Venezia, Teatro La Fenice, Homage to Mallarmé Agimus Venezia

Plurimo Ensemble: Elena Bucci, reciter, Marco Trentin, cello, Fabio Grasso, piano

On a collage of texts drawn from Mallarmé's Hérodiade and Hommage.

 

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«...hear thee once...»

for flute

and harp

2013

5'

1° 12-11-2013 Venezia, Teatro La Fenice, Homage to Byron by Agimus Venezia. Plurimo Ensemble: Cecilia Vendrasco, flute, Alessandra Trentin, harp.

Inspired by Byron's Manfred. See

www.rosenfinger.com/cvs04.htm

 

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Océan sans grèves

for oboe, bassoon, piano

2014

12'

Forthcoming CD

In 5 movements.

Compositional proceedings inspired by the motions of the celestial bodies.

Title drawn from Victor Hugo.

 

 

The horizontal tree I

for sax, cello, piano

2014

6'

1° 25-11-2014 Venezia, Ateneo Veneto, Homage to Mondrian by Agimus Venezia. Plurimo Ensemble: Marco Vanni, soprano sax; Marco Trentin, cello; Fabio Grasso, piano

Inspired by Mondrian's painting

 

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The horizontal tree II

for sax, violin or cello, piano

2016

7'

1° 01-08-2017,

Bruneck Sommerkonzerte,

Trio Les Finès

Inspired by Mondrian's painting

 

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Barcarolle du rêve vespéral

for harp with

piano ad lib.

2016

5'

1° 19-11-2016, Venezia, Teatro La Fenice. Alessandra Trentin, harp; Fabio Grasso, piano

Inspired by Mallarmé.

See www.rosenfinger.com/cvs04.htm

 

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Wie Zephirstöne

for clarinet

and harp

2017

5'

1° 28-10-2017, Venezia, Palazzo Grassi (Agimus Venezia). Enrico Palatini, cl.; Caterina Artuso, harp

Inspired by Hölderlin.

See www.rosenfinger.com/cvs04.htm

 

 

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As doth eternity

for clarinet, violin, cello, piano

2018

11'

1° 26-10-2018, New York, Concert Series of Washington Square Ensemble.

Inspired by Keats. See

www.rosenfinger.com/me002asdet.htm

 

 

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CHAMBER MUSIC – more than 5 players-singers

 

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DATE

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La sérénade aux tristes sourires

1996

12'

1° 19-11-1999 Marseille Cité de la Musique, Ensemble Télémaque, cond. Raoul Lay

For Fl, Ob, Cl, Bass Cl, Bassoon, Horn, 1 Perc, Harp, Vn, Vl, Cello,

First Prize Competition "Journées de la jeune musique" de Marseilie 1999

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HEX-A-GON

1997

12'

1° 12-9-1998 Amsterdam

De Ijsbreker

Gaudeamus Music Week.

Ensemble Télémaque

For Piano, Guitar, 1 Perc, Fl, Cl, Bs, Horn, Tr, Trbn. Watch on YouTube for more infos.

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Jugendblätter

2015

35'

1° 15-12-2015 Venezia, Teatro ai Frari. 2° 31-01-2016 Centro Culturale Candiani di Mestre. AGIMUS Venezia Seasons. Plurimo Ensemble Junior

Incidental music for the tale "Mikail Tolka e la lepre della coda dorata" written by Gemma Moldi. To be played by young performers: 2 Fl., 2 Cl., 2 Perc., 2 Harps., Violin, Cello, Small Female Choir.

 

 

Schöne glänzende Zeiten

for chamber choir and organ

2017

6'

1° 31-10-2017, Venezia, San Trovaso, Agimus Venezia, Corale Caminese, dir. F. Zorzini

Luther Anniversary 1517-2017 See

www.rosenfinger.com/me001sgz.htm

 

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ORCHESTRA

 

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DATE

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Variazioni

1992 rev. 2001

10'

 

2222-222 Tp 2 Perc. Cel. Strings div. 33332

 

 

Species verna

2011

11'

 

3333-4331 Tp 3 Perc. Harp Strings 12-10-8-6-4

Inspired by Lucretius, De rerum natura

 

 

 

 

SOLO INSTRUMENTS AND ORCHESTRA

 

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DATE

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Katoptroeidès

1996

14'

1° 24-11-1997 Buenos Aires Teatro Colón. Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Bruno D'Astoli. Solo Guitar Marcelo Galliano

Solo Guitar 2222-3221 Tp 3 Perc. Cel. Harp Strings div. 22342

First Prize Ginastera Competition 1996

Buenos Aires

 

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Piano Concerto

2000

20'

 

Solo Piano 2222-222 Tp 2 Perc Strings div. 32222

In 4 movements: Bild aus Westen, Berceuse onirique, Ombres de Valse, Geheimes Lied

 

 

Konzertstück

2004

10'

 

Solo Violin 2222-4231 2 Perc. Cel. Harp

Strings 12-10-8-6-4

Also in a version for violin and piano

 

 

 

 

VOICES AND ORCHESTRA / THEATER

For infos about works and projects contact info<at>fabiograsso.eu

 

 

TRANSCRIPTIONS

 

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DATE

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STRAWINSKY

Pétrouchka

2005

18'

Various performances by Fabio Grasso and Antonio Tarallo. Watch on YouTube

Two Pianos Transcription of 3 movements

1. Danse Russe - 2. Chez Pétrouchka -

3. La semaine grasse

 

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MENDELSSOHN

Sommernachtstraum

Ouverture

2009

10'

13-09-2009 Venezia, German Italian Cultural Association.

Fabio Grasso, Letizia Michielon

Piano 4 Hands Transcription.

 

 

 

 

CADENZE to Piano Concertos

 

CONCERTO

Mvt.

PERFORMANCE(S)

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BEETHOVEN

n. 4 op. 58

1

10-12-1996 Orléans Scène National. Orchestre d'Orléans

Cond. Jean-Marc Cochereau

 

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MOZART K. 466

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MOZART K. 467

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