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Composing process – PSALM XIII

In May 2014 I was visiting Amsterdam for several meetings and concerts, and sitting in a cafe for a break, relaxing in the sun, I had got an email. The text was as following: “when will we receive the material? … Continue reading

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Discourses of an ascetic

ASCETIC DISCOURSE is a cantata for voice and chamber ensemble. The music is inspired by contemplative text of Abba Philimon, taken from an old Byzantine spiritual collection called “Philokalia” and it is my try to mirror it musically on an … Continue reading

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On the Guarding…

The following are start and end points of the music: Start: Measure 1: The piece starts in a kind of sound genesis, which can be also a universal genesis, beginning of matter, or birth of life, a summation of time.

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