"Echoes" for flute and vibraphone (2018) op.75
Work specially written iwona Glinka και Leszek Lorent to whom is dedicated.
I. ...from inner self (Misterioso)
II. ...from a dialogue (Giocoso)
III. ...from beyond (Quiet)
IV. ...from an illusion (Dancing)
V. ...from herself (Tempo di Waltz) to Myrto
The mysterious echo of inner self after a dialogue stimulation with another person. The intervention of the divine. A moment illusion. The unveiling of the other's soul echo. Dance.
The last part is dedicated to composer;s wife, Myrto Lazaridou - Theodossiou.
"Sentiments" for soprano saxophone and piano (2017) op.74
I.Longing (Cadenza adagio - Teneramente e appassionato)
III.Joy (Allegro swing)
The work is written after a comission by "Duo Macarons" (Veronica Haitling - Riccardo Bozollo) to whom is dedicated. It is am adaption and development of three of 12 "Little Studies" for piano solo (Vol.1 - 2)
(1998 - 2002).
"Between Times" "Time past and time future..." for clarinet, viola and piano
Work written within the framework of composer's postgraduate studies on "Composition for Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles" in Ionian university and dedicated to the professor Josef Papadatos. Based on an excerpt from the "Four Quartets" by T.S.Eliot is polystilistic in idiom and in concertante style.
"Time present and time past
Are both perhaps present in time future
And time future contained in time past.
If all time is eternally present
All time is unredeemable.
What might have been is an abstraction Remaining a perpetual possibility
Only in a world of speculation.
What might have been and what has been
Point to one end, which is always present."
(T.S.Eliot, "Four Quartets")
I.Adagio misterioso (Outer Space, Gravity Zero)
II.Allegro (Into a time vortex)
III.L'istesso tempo (Escape) to Antonio Vivaldi & Dmitri Shostakovitch
IV.Andante rubato (Tranquillity Nebula) to Olivier Messiaen
V.Allegro (Gravitational Disorder) to Keith Emerson
VI.Adagio misterioso (Eternal Present)
Premier by "Ionian Islands Festival Ensemble" (Alexandros Michailidis - Elias Sdoukos - Stefanos Nassos) at Ionian Academy Theater in 2017.
The work was chosen by International Society for the Contemporary Music to represent Greece in 2018 ISCM World New Music Days in Beijing Modern Music Festival, China. Performance by Trio Clavino (Doris Hall - Gulati, Simon Maurer, Xun Pan)
"Chromatic Variations" for two flutes (concert & alto) (2017) op71
Written for the project "Call for recording - Two Minutes for Two Flutes" by Iwona Glinka and Ewa Liebchen for "SARTON" label. Based on symmetry of intervals, is a two minutes series of continuous variations with chromatic mouvement as dominant element. In 2018 the composer made a transcription for flute and clarinet.
String Quartet n.2 "To the uknown..." Nikos Goulias in memoriam
for string quartet (2017) op.68
for string quartet (2017) op.68
Work written within the framework of composer's postgraduate studies on "Composition for Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles" in Ionian university.
1st Mouvement (Dies Irae)
a. March, "Death is approaching"
b. Fugue, "Soul is chased"
c. Canon i, "Back to the body"
d. Canon ii, "To the last breath"
e. Coda, :The End"
2nd Mouvement (Variations on a Theme"
Theme, Lento misterioso: "Leaving the body..."
Var. I: "Soul is alone"
Var. II: "...and begins to wander..."
Var. III: "Pain from above"
Var IV: Very intimate, "To the uknown..."
The work is based in three structural elements: A symmetrical tone - semitone scale, the characteristic motive of "Dies Irae" hymn, and a 12 tone series on the nameletters of the honoured person. It is dedicated to architect and author Nikos Goulias, composer's cousin, and is the music equivalent of the journey of the soul during and after death.
"Milonga", for two pianos (2016) op.67
Concertante piece especially written"a la maniere de" Astor Piazzolla" for an "Duo Spechio" piano duo upcoming cd to whom is also dedicated.