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ORCH89b Orchestra score
ORCH89c Orchestra parts
ORCH89d Study scoreDuration: 10'
ORCH87b Orchestra score
ORCH87c Orchestra partsDuration: 15'
Audio samplesExtract 1Extract 2Extract 3
ORCH81b Orchestra score
ORCH81c Orchestra partsDuration: 9'
An exciting and virtuosic showpiece composed for the Venezuelan Brass Ensemble which stems from the famous Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Giancarlo Castro D’Addona has realized in 2016 this transcription for symphony orchestra. Read more
Audio samplesGrand Fanfare
Arrangeur: Pierre-Alain Monot
ORCH83b Orchestra score
ORCH83c Orchestra partsDuration: 30'
ORCH61d Study score
ORCH61b Orchestra score
ORCH61c Orchestra partsDuration: 32' Swiss Composers Series
A notable characteristic of this symphony is the addition of a saxophone quartet, which doesn’t mean that it is a jazz work or even less a concerto in which the four saxophones (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone) would be soloists. They exist and... Read more
Audio samplesI. OstinatoII. ScherzoIII. AdagioIV. Finale
ORCH8d Study score
ORCH8b Orchestra score
ORCH8c Orchestra partsDuration: 26' Swiss Composers Series
The 4th Symphony is divided into four movements. I. Lento misterioso, Allegro
The first half of the work opens with an ostinato in the celli, in which an anxious, continually syncopated six-note motif develops toward a paroxysm of violence. The... Read more
Audio samplesI. Lento MisteriosoI. AllegroII. LentoIII. Moderato MoltoIV. Prestissimo
ORCH1d Study score
ORCH1b Orchestra score
ORCH1c Orchestra partsDuration: 25' Swiss Composers Series
Audio samplesSymphonie N° 3
ORCH2d Study score
ORCH2b Orchestra score
ORCH2c Orchestra partsDuration: 12' Swiss Composers Series
ORCH25b Orchestra score
ORCH25c Orchestra partsDuration: 7' Swiss Composers Series
ORCH26b Orchestra score
ORCH26c Orchestra partsDuration: 8' Swiss Composers Series
ORCH15b Orchestra score
ORCH15c Orchestra partsDuration: 8'30 Swiss Composers Series
ORCH27b Orchestra score
ORCH27c Orchestra partsDuration: 17' Swiss Composers Series
ORCH38b Orchestra score
ORCH38c Orchestra parts
ORCH38d Study scoreDuration: 15'
The work, subtitled "For the Freedom of Mind and Thought," follows the concerto grosso model of the Baroque Era and features a small group, consisting of three violins, viola, and cello being employed as the concertino ensemble that is contrasted... Read more
ORCH44b Orchestra score
ORCH44c Orchestra parts
ORCH44d Study scoreDuration: 6'15
The title, which translates as “to shout for joy’, reflects the generally celebratory mood of this short “mini-overture”. The work opens with a solemn “fanfare” by the solo trumpet. This theme, based on a tune appropriate to the occasion, is then... Read more
ORCH73b Orchestra score
ORCH73c Orchestra partsDuration: 8'30
This Adagio was originally composed in 1991 and revised in 2009. It was written in memory of Rayburn Wright, a former teacher of mine at the Eastman School of Music, shortly after he passed away. The music is meant to convey both the sense of loss... Read more
ORCH69b Orchestra score
ORCH69c Score and partsDuration: 21' Swiss Composers Series
Audio samplesI. Andante AllegroII. Andante TranquilloIII. Allegro
ORCH39b Orchestra score
ORCH39c Orchestra partsDuration: 7' Swiss Composers Series
"I, Jeremy, am sad at heart. There are no remedies to heal my sorrow..." This is the passage from "Jeremy's Lamentations" which has, in all humility, inspired me, the composer states, and his sound portrait is indeed strongly inspired by that... Read more
ORCH28b Orchestra score
ORCH28c Orchestra partsDuration: 11' Swiss Composers Series
ORCH20d Study score
ORCH20b Orchestra score
ORCH20c Orchestra partsDuration: 10' Swiss Composers Series
ORCH75b Orchestra score
ORCH75d Study score
ORCH75c Orchestra partsDuration: 6'40
Weiter is a short work for orchestra that uses a single rhythmic motif as its main impulse. This motif (a series of eighth notes followed by eighth rests) propels the piece through its various sections. The word Weiter is used in many ways in... Read more
ORCH10b Orchestra score
ORCH10c Orchestra parts
ORCH10d Study scoreDuration: 28'
ORCH3b Orchestra score
ORCH3c Orchestra partsDuration: 11'
ORCH13d Study score
ORCH13b Orchestra score
ORCH13c Orchestra partsDuration: 12'
Audio samplesPrologue Symphonique
ORCH12d Study score
ORCH12b Orchestra score
ORCH12c Orchestra parts
ORCH14d Study score
ORCH14b Orchestra score
ORCH14c Orchestra partsDuration: 30'
ORCH54d Study score
ORCH54b Orchestra score
ORCH54c Orchestra partsDuration: 21'
Georgi Mintchev wrote Contrasts at the request of Thomas Kalb, GMD of the Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra (Germany), for the 2003-2004 music season. A poetic and emotional, yet virtuosic piece where the dynamic and rhythmic content covers a wide... Read more
ORCH5b Orchestra score
ORCH5c Orchestra parts
ORCH5d Study scoreDuration: 15' Swiss Composers Series
Audio samplesMusique Concertante
ORCH6d Study score
ORCH6c Orchestra partsDuration: 12' Swiss Composers Series
Audio samplesMouvement dans l'immobile
ORCH16d Study score
ORCH16b Orchestra score
ORCH16c Orchestra partsDuration: 9' Swiss Composers Series
ORCH42b Orchestra score
ORCH42c Orchestra parts
ORCH42d Study scoreDuration: 55'
ORCH48b Orchestra score
ORCH48c Orchestra partsDuration: 11'
This string orchestra work was written to the memory of the author’s great grandfather, whose name was Otto N. Thorlaksson. He was a seaman, mostly working in very harsh circumstances on the old cutter-ships in the early years of the 20th century.... Read more
Audio samplesOkto November
ORCH47d Study score
ORCH47b Orchestra score
ORCH47c Orchestra partsDuration: 24'
ORCH49d Study score
ORCH49b Orchestra score
ORCH49c Orchestra partsDuration: 7'
Frón means Iceland, and this work is based on fragments from Icelandic folk songs. The opening trumpet statement thus includes fragments from three of the oldest known Icelandic melodies and these are also the ones most frequently referred to in the... Read more
ORCH55b Orchestra score
ORCH55c Orchestra parts
ORCH55d Study scoreDuration: 15' Portuguese Composers Series
ORCH17b Orchestra score
ORCH17c Orchestra partsDuration: 15'
Arrangeur: Kirill Karabits
ORCH53b Orchestra score
ORCH53c Orchestra partsDuration: 6'15
This short «Sinfonia à 6» in D (Allegro - Grave - Presto) for two horns, strings and b.c. (completed and edited by Kirill Karabits) displays the technical skills and creative musical imagination of Johann Gottlieb Graun. Until 1943 the original... Read more
ORCH35b Orchestra score
ORCH35c Orchestra partsDuration: 28'
ORCH18b Orchestra score
ORCH18c Orchestra parts
ORCH18d Study scoreDuration: 24'
ORCH21b Orchestra score
ORCH21c Orchestra partsDuration: 35'
ORCH22b Orchestra score
ORCH22 Orchestra partsDuration: 17'
Audio samplesL'Ultimo Cavaliere
ORCH45b Orchestra score
ORCH45c Orchestra partsDuration: 16' Armenian Composers Series
The Chamber Symphony for strings is structured in a single movement. In writing this work the composer was inspired by the complex collisions of our difficult and contradictory time. The symphony is dedicated to the memory of Aram Khatchaturyan. Read more
ORCH67c PartsDuration: 6' Swiss Composers Series
This very melancholic piece opens with a melody made of “mourning colored” notes which pass from one instrument to another. Then the music becomes more and more luminous with the successive enrichment of the instrumentation. Read more
ORCH68b Orchestra score
ORCH68c Orchestra partsDuration: 6'30 Swiss Composers Series
Birth...The beginning of an existence. Mystery. The first breath. Germs of life appear, synergies are created, networks generated. A life force develops, imposing itself jubilantly. Read more
ORCH65b Orchestra score
ORCH65c Orchestra partsDuration: 17'30 Swiss Composers Series
About the movements of the suite «Le Temps» (The Time) Kronos… First I thought about a more peaceful sounding work with a title like «The Delights of Time». Then the piece changed slowly. A fast, dissonant sequence slipped into the middle of the... Read more
Audio samplesLe Temps
ORCH52b Orchestra score
ORCH52c Orchestra partsDuration: 6' Swiss Composers Series
The title, with its "end of 19th c." connotation, indicates a rather contemplative and elegiac piece, in form of an arch, with an esthetic and syntax - tonal and modal - which places it slightly out of its time. Read more
ORCH56b Orchestra score
ORCH56c Orchestra partsDuration: 21' Swiss Composers Series
This work is rather symptomatic of my composing manner: a string orchestra which I use in a most traditional way. No mute effect, no glissandi... The ideas, as well as the procedure of the work are classic. The first movement is an Allegro in Sonata... Read more
Audio samplesI. Largamente Allegro Moderato Ma DecisoII. ScherzoIII. Adagio EspressivoIV. Vivo
ORCH64b Orchestra score
ORCH64c Orchestra partsDuration: 13' Swiss Composers Series
Promenade avec Jean-Jacques Rousseau plays with excerpts of the Devin du Village (1752), instrumented, arranged and composed for strings. Played for the king, in Fontainebleau in 1752, Le Devin du Village [The Diviner of the Village] gained a... Read more
ORCH30b Orchestra score
ORCH30c Orchestra partsDuration: 6'30 Swiss Composers Series
ORCH51b Orchestra score
ORCH51c Orchestra partsDuration: 4'30
Audio samplesOverture To A Lyric Comedy