Compositions in chronological order

2017

Dal diario di Nino Contini: 13.6.1940 for baritono and piano (RaiCom)

2016

È dolce for voice e piano, text: Franco Carlo Ricci (Rai Trade) Tre Frammenti dall’Opera Ofer per voice e piano, text: Luca Lombardi (da David Grossman) (RaiCom)

2015

Pidocchi (Lice) for voice and piano (belongs to the cycle Minima Animalia), text: Elio (RaiCom)

2014

Mendelssohn im Jüdischen Museum Berlin for piano (Rai Trade)

Cadenza sospesa for string quartet (Rai Trade)

Römisches Nachtbild for soprano and piano, text: Ingeborg Bachmann (Rai Trade)

2013

Richter for narrator and electric guitar, text: Jean Portante (Rai Trade)

2012

Comparisons for baritone and piano, text: R.S. Thomas (Rai Trade)

Valzer augurale for piano four hands (Rai Trade)

Welcome and Farewell for 15 instruments  (Rai Trade)

Tombeau für Hans for piano (Rai Trade)

Mare for orchestra

2011

Ein Walzer für Hans for guitar and marimba Italia mia for narrator, mezzosoprano, bass-baritone and orchestra, text: Dante, Petrarca, Leopardi, Quasimodo, De Gregori, Violante, Lombardi

2010

Moscerino for voice and piano (belongs to the cycle Minima Animalia), text: Elio Porco for voice and piano (belongs to the cycle Minima Animalia), text: Elio Der Krug for baritone and piano, text:  Michael Krüger Gilgul in memory of the victims of the nazi massacre of August 12,1944 in Sant’Anna di Stazzema, Italy for trumpet and organ Johann Sebastian Bach / Luca Lombardi O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden transcription for solo flute

2009

E, Concerto flute and orchestra Text: Luca Lombardi (based on the Bible).Storia di Giona for bass-baritone, flute, guitar and percussion. Echo de Syrinx for flute

2008

Il re nudo, divertimento in due atti, Rai Trade (RTC 2864) Memoria for narrator and four instruments, Rai Trade (RTC 3047) Capricornus versus Leonem for bassoon, viola, cello and double bass (RTC 2894)

2007

Terra for large orchestra, Rai Trade (RTC 2410) Bremer Trio for flute, violoncello and piano, Rai Trade (RTC 2485)

2006

Warum? Secondo Quartetto per archi, Rai Trade (RTC 2084)Click here for more info
Un Valzer per Roberto e Alessandra, con un pizzico di Tango e una fugace apparizione di Dmitri Šostakovič for piano four hands, Rai Trade

2005

Prospero, opera in two acts (Libretto: Friedrich Christian Delius), Rai Trade (RTC 1082) Gruss an Michael aus Prosperos Insel for 3 trumpets, Rai Trade (RTC 1687) Einstein-Dialog for flute and violoncello, Rai Trade (RTC 1685)

2004

Nel vento, con Ariel for flute, Rai Trade (RTC 1686)

2003

Quattro melologhi for speaker and piano (Text: Luciano Violante), Rai Trade (RTC 1080) Geburtstagsgruß für Thomas und Bernhard for violin and viola, not published Essay 3 (“Steiner”) for violoncello, Rai Trade (RTC 907-5) Delmen-Gruss for piano, Rai Trade (RTC 907-3) Delmen-Gruss for 10 instruments, Rai Trade (RTC 907-4) Chi ha fatto il male e chi l’ha subito for speaker and string-quartet (Text: Luciano Violante), Rai Trade (RTC 1080-3) Bab for viola, Rai Trade (RTC 907-2) Ariel´s Songs for 2 soprano, mezzo-soprano and alto (Text: “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare) (2002-2003), Rai Trade (RTC 1081) 8 Saluti for piano (2001-2003), Rai Trade (RTC 837)

2002

Zanzara for baritone and piano (belongs to the cycle Minima Animalia), text: Elio, Rai Trade (RTC 1079-2) Lucrezio. Un oratorio materialistico. Parte seconda: amore for speaker, soprano, baritone and 12 instruments (Text: Edoardo Sanguineti based on Lucrezio´s “De rerum natura”), Rai Trade (RTC 1078)

2001

Aubade. Omaggio a Henze for orchestra, Rai Trade (RTC 1077) Canto delle due madri for soprano, alto and piano (Text: Luciano Violante), Rai Trade (RTC 1080-2)

2000

Praeludium for ensemble, Ricordi Milano (138595) Iol for flute and violin, not published Hurbinek for speaker and piano (Text: Luciano Violante), Rai Trade (RTC 1080-1) Due canzoni napoletane for voice and orchestra (Text: Gabriele d´Annunzio, Francesco Paolo Tosti, Vincenzo Russo, Eduardo Di Capua-Alfredo Mazzucchi), not published Criceto for voice and piano (belongs to the cycle Minima Animalia), text: Elio, Rai Trade (RTC 1079-1) Come d´autunno. In memoriam Francesco Pennisi for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano, Ricordi Milano (138774) A Edoardo Sanguineti per i suoi 70 anni con 07 note for three trumpets, Rai Trade (RTC 1706)

1999

Zum Wohl! für einen sekttrinkenden Klavierspieler for piano, not published Vanitas? for soprano, alto, tenor, bass and orchestra (Text: Horaz, Anonimo, Luca Lombardi), Ricordi Milano (138425) Rufe for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn, Ricordi Milano (138484 score, 134485 parts) Palermo for baritone and 7 instruments (Text: “Cantata per la festa dei bambini morti di mafia” by Luciano Violante), Ricordi Milano (138486 score; 138487 parts) Guardando i profughi da casa mia for voice and piano (Text: Valerio Magrelli), not published Corona for baritone and piano (Text: “Corona” by Paul Celan), Rai Trade (RTC 907-1) Aus nichts wird nichts. Radiophonic version of Lucrezio. Un oratorio materialistico. Parte prima: natura, not published Flatus for 4 flutes (one player) (1997-99), Rai Trade (RTC 1076) Dmitri oder der Künstler und die Macht. Opera in 12 scenes and an epilogue (Libretto: Hans-Klaus Jungheinrich) (1994-99), Ricordi Milano (137731 complete score, 137732 parts, 137733 choir, 137734 piano reduction)

1998

per Michael Engelhard for violin, not published …nicht… (für HE) for 5 performers, Ricordi Milano (138270) Lucrezio. Un oratorio materialistico. Parte prima: natura. Radiophonic version, not published Lucrezio. Un oratorio materialistico. Parte prima: natura for speaker, soprano, flute and orchestra (Text: Edoardo Sanguineti based on “De rerum natura” by Lucrezio), Ricordi Milano (138239)

1997

Unterwegs for 2 female voices and instruments (Text: Miriam Meghnagi, “Ad ora incerta” by Primo Levi), Ricordi Milano (137792) Salut for Johannes Aaron for violin, violoncello and piano, not published Infra for 11 instrument, Ricordi Milano (137942)

1996

Farewell. Alan Marks zum Gedenken for violin, violoncello and piano, Ricordi Milano (137310) Addii for violin, violoncello and piano (1995-96), Ricordi Milano (137404) Yedid Nefesh. Canti di amore e di assenza for mezzosoprano and 7 instruments (Text: Miriam Meghnagi) (1994-96), Ricordi Milano (137463)

1995

(Senza titolo) for three trumpets, Ricordi Milano (136857) Rnnili for viola, Ricordi Milano (136976) Concerto for viola and orchestra, Ricordi Milano (136988)

1994

Yedid Nefesh. Canti di amore e di assenza for mezzosoprano and guitar (Text: Miriam Meghnagi), Ricordi Milano (136652) Gruss for violoncello, Ricordi Milano (136858) Jahreswechsel for 16 instruments (1993-94), Ricordi Milano (136563)

1993

… dich und mich … for soprano and piano, Ricordi Milano (Text: “Liebeslied” by Rainer Maria Rilke) Das ist kein Bach, sagte Beethoven, das ist ein Meer! for 5 performers, Ricordi Milano (136273) A chi fa notte il giorno for speaker (ad lib.) and double-bass (Text: Michelangelo Buonarroti), not published Terza sinfonia for soprano, baritone, choir and orchestra (Text: Bertolt Brecht, Aleksandr Blok, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Rainer Maria Rilke, Sergej Esenin, Henri Krea, Salvatore Quasimodo) (1992-93), Ricordi Milano (136603)

1992

Giocate al giuoco mio, grassi giganti for children-choir (Text: “Alfabeto apocalittico” by Edoardo Sanguineti), Ricordi (135902) Due canti for baritone and piano (Text: “An sich” by Paul Fleming, “A se stesso” by Giacomo Leopardi) Bagatelles sans et avec tonalité for 4-hand piano, Ricordi (136398) Primo quartetto (Quartett vom “Armen Mann”) for string-quartet (1991-92), Ricordi Milano (135904)

1991

Psalmus VI di Josquin Desprez (parte prima) for 9 instruments, Ricordi Milano (135819) La notte di Valpurga for orchestra (with choir ad. lib.), Ricordi Milano (135803) Atropos for orchestra, Ricordi Milano (135549) Cinque istantanee for double bass (1988-91), Ricordi Milano (135629)

1990

Für Flori for violin and piano (ad. lib.), Ricordi Milano (135202) Con Faust for orchestra (choir ad. lib.) (1987-90), Ricordi Milano (135526) Faust. Un travestimento. Opera in 3 acts and 12 scenes (Text: Faust, un travestimento by Edoardo Sanguineti) (1986-90), Ricordi Milano (135534 score; 135538 piano reduction)

1989

Tum-Balalaike for soprano, flute, clarinet and piano (Text: Anonymus), Ricordi Milano (134941) Senza titolo for violin, not published Sisyphos III for speaker and ensemble (Text: “Traktor” by Heiner Müller) (1988-89), Ricordi Milano (134993)

1988

Ein Lied for soprano, flute, clarinet and piano (Text: Else Lasker-Schüler), Ricordi Milano (134801) Due ritratti for orchestra (1987-88), Ricordi Milano (134688)

1987

La canzone di Greta for soprano and string-quartet (Text: “Faust, un travestimento” by Edoardo Sanguineti), Ricordi Milano (134401) Click here for more info
Tre pezzi for 2 piano and orchestra (1978-87), Ricordi Milano (134457)

1986

Canto di Eros for 5 voices (soprano, mezzosoprano, counter-tenor, tenor, bass-baritone) (Text: from “Antigone” by Sophocles translated by Giuseppina Lombardo Radice), Ricordi Milano (134173) Ai piedi del faro for double-bass and 8 instruments, Ricordi Milano(134188)

1985

Sisifo felice for 8 performers, Ricordi Milano (134001) Nel tuo porto quiete. Un requiem italiano for soprano, bass, choir and orchestra, Ricordi Milano (133895)

1984

Sisyphos II for 14 instruments, Suvini-Zerboni (9409 P.; 9410 Mat. N.) Sisyphos for 8 instruments, Suvini-Zerboni (9341 P.; 9342 Mat. N.) Schegge for flute, clarinet and horn, Suvini-Zerboni (9355) Schattenspiel for bass-flute, Suvini-Zerboni (9354) Mirum for 4 trombones, Suvini-Zerboni (9408 P.; 9429 Mat. V.) La notte di San Silvestro for orchestra (1983-84), Suvini-Zerboni (9326 P.; 9327 Mat. N.)

1983

Thamar y Amnón for guitar, Moeck (7009) Sei bagatelle di fine estate for different groups of instrumentalists from 1 to 11 performers, Suvini Zerboni (9276 P.; 9277 Mat. N.) Framework for 2 piano and orchestra (1982-83), Suvini-Zerboni (9229 P.; 9230 Mat. N.)

1982

Winterblumen. In memoriam Conelius Cardew for flute and harp, Suvini-Zerboni (9038) Ophelia-Fragmente for soprano and piano (Text: “Die Hamletmaschine” by Heiner Müller), Ricordi Milano (134000)

1981

Seconda sinfonia for orchestra, Suvini-Zerboni (8968 P.; 8969 Mat. N.) Mythenasche for soprano, baritone, choir and chamber-orchestra (Text: Albrecht Betz) (1980-81), Suvini-Zerboni (8823 P.; 8824 Mat. N.)

1980

Einklang for oboe and 7 instruments, Ricordi Milano (134146) Majakowski for bass, mixed choir and 7 instruments (Text: Vladimir Majakovskij) (1979-80), Suvini-Zerboni (8692 P.: 8693 Mat. N.) E subito riprende il viaggio for 5 voices (2 soprano, 2 tenor, baritone) (Text: Giuseppe Ungaretti) (1979-80), Suvini-Zerboni (8666)

1979

Essay 2 for bass-clarinet, Suvini-Zerboni (8612) Klavierduo for 2 piano (1978-79), Suvini-Zerboni (9079)

1978

Music for the film Idillio. Una giornata particolare di Giacomo Leopardi, not published

1977

Variazioni su “Avanti popolo alla riscossa” for piano, Moeck (5179) Variazioni for orchestra, Suvini-Zerboni (8524 P.; 8525 Mat. N.) Tui-Gesänge for soprano and 5 performers (Text: Albrecht Betz), Suvini-Zerboni (8397 P.; 8398 Mat. N.) Quattro piccoli pezzi for flute, Rai Trade (RTC 1705) Hasta que caigan las puertas del odio for 16 voices (SATB) (Text: “Canto a las madres de los milicianos muertos” and “Que despierte el lenador” by Pablo Neruda), Suvini-Zerboni (8313) Alle fronde dei salici for 12 voices (Text: Salvatore Quasimodo), Suvini-Zerboni (8691)

1976

Musiche per il film Lip 73-74. Le gout du collectif, not published Gespräch über Bäume for 9 performers, Moeck (5195)

1975

Hommage a Kurt Weill for voice, clarinet, bassoon, trombone, piano and violoncello (Text: Peter Maiwald), not published Essay for double-bass, Suvini-Zerboni (8164) Canzone for chamber-orchestra, Moeck (5177) Prima sinfonia for orchestra (1974-75), Moeck (5176)

1973

Streik bei Mannesmann. Szenische Kantate for soli, choir and small orchestra (Text: Erika Runge), unpulished Non requiescat. Musica in memoria di Hanns Eisler for ensemble (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, percussion, string quintet), Moeck (5154) Analisi for 3 synthesizers, not published

1972

Senza titolo (due pezzi) for soprano and piano (Text: Ho-Chi-Minh, German translation), not published Nixon for voice and synthesizer, not published Gefängnistagebuch for soprano, flute, clarinet, guitar, piano and percussion (Text: Ho-Chi-Minh, German translation), not published

1971

Wiederkehr for piano, Moeck (5157) Il mondo è bello perché è vario for piano, not published

1970

(Vor)spiel(film), TV-movie with own music, not published Sinus. Electronic Music, not published Senza titolo for orchestra, not published Dal diario: Trieste, agosto 1970 for piano, not published Dal diario: 22 novembre 1970, gli emigrati italiani dimostrano a Lussemburgo for speaker and piano (Text: Luca Lombardi), not published

1969

Stufen. Electronic Music (1968-69), not published Proporzioni for 4 trombones (1968-69), Moeck (5155)

1968

Rondel for soprano, celesta, cembalo and piano (Text: Stéphane Mallarmé), not published Op. 10 for piano, speaker and film-projection, not published Diagonal for two transistor-radios, Rai Trade (RTC 1704) Das ist kein Bach, sagte Beethoven, das ist ein Meer! for 7 performers, Ricordi Milano (137496) Musiche di scena per Ifigenia in Tauride di Goethe (1967-68), not published Albumblätter for piano (1967-68), Moeck (5165)

1967

Adagio op. 8 for flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano and 2 violin (1966-67), not published Musica in memoria di Barbara Baldovino for flute, oboe and cembalo, not published

1966

Allegro op. 8 for flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano and 2 violin, not published

1965

Tre piccoli pezzi for flute, Rai Trade (RTC 1701) Madrigale di Tommaso Campanella op. 6 for male choir a cappella (Text: “Lamentevole orazione profetale dal profondo della fossa dove stava incarcerato” by Tommaso Campanella), not published Invocazione e ditirambo (secondo Divertimento) op. 7 for 2 four-hand piano, not published Elegy for violin and piano, Schirmer (47544) Due poesie di Saffo for voice and piano (Text: Saffo in the Italian translation by Manara Valgimigli), not published

1964

Sonata in due movimenti for clarinet and piano (1963-64), Rai Trade (RTC 1703)

1963

Es ging ein Knecht for voice and piano, not published Due brevi pezzi for piano, not published Divertimento for piano, Rai Trade (RTC 1701)

1962

Senza titolo for piano, not published Gloria del disteso mezzogiorno for voice and piano (Text: “Gloria del disteso mezzogiorno” by Eugenio Montale), not published

1960

Musiche di scena per “Kleider machen Leute” di Gottfried Keller, not published Due brevi pezzi facili for piano, not published

1959

Sonatina in stile classico for cembalo, not published

1958

Senza titolo for piano, not published

1957

Senza titolo for piano, not published

1955

Valzer for piano, not published