Alexander Grinberg,

composer

Photo: Vitalis Jasenas

Works

Orchestra

Carillon, 1990, 25'
Small Orchestra (3121, Ssax. - 1111 - 5 Perc. - 43221)
Fp: 2.02.1994, Cardiff, BBC National Orchestra of Wales,
Cond. Tadaaki Otaka

From The Abyss, 1996, 6'
16 Strings (90331)
Fp: 6.05.1999, Rivne, Rivne Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra,
Cond. Petro Tovstukha

Crazy Jingles, 2002, 6'
Flute, Strings (10.0.3.3.2)
Fp: 7.11.2002, Rivne, Mykhaylo Vivcharuk,
Rivne Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra,
Cond. Petro Tovstukha

Hommage à Cortazár, 2011, 11'30"
Concert Band
(3Fl. 2Ob. 11Cl. 2Bn. 6Sax. - 3Cor. 3Tr. 3Hn. 2Ten. Bar. 4Trb. 2Tb. - 5Perc.)
Fp: 23.04.2012, Kiev, National Academic Concert Band of Ukraine,
Cond. Petro Tovstukha

 

Chamber Ensemble

Shimmering, 1991, 16'
2 Violins, Viola, Violoncello

Mantras, 1992, 18'
7 Recorders
Commissioned by the Tage für Neue Blockflötenmusik Festival
Fp: 16.09.1993, Basel, Ch. Fringeli, B. Haugg, M. Joos, B. Nägele,
P. Roderburg-Eimann, J. Schwarzer, M. Weilenmann
Publisher: Verein zur Förderung der neuen Blockflötenmusik,
Winterthur und Carciofoli Verlagshaus, Zurich

Circles On The Water, 1993, 7'30"
2 Guitars
Fp: November 1993, Würzburg, Reinbert Evers und Wolfgang Weigel

House Plant, 1993, 10'
Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Violoncello, Xylorimba, Piano
Fp: 30.09.1999, Kiev, Kiev Camerata,
Cond. Véronique Lacroix

In Harmony, 1994/2000, 18'
12 Instruments (1111 - 1110 - 11111)
Fp: 12.10.1997, Lviv, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble,
Cond. Roland Freisitzer

Pen Drawing, 1995, 9'
Clarinet, Violin, 2 Violas, Double Bass, Accordion
Fp: 15.05.1995, Kiev, HEX Ensemble,
Cond. Richard Sims

At Right Angles, 1996, 6'
Violin, Piano
Fp: 24.04.1996, Kharkov, Alexey Sidorenko und Marina Nikolayeva

Symbols Of Time, 1998, 10'
Soprano Saxophone, Violoncello (in 5 movements)
Fp: 13.10.1999, Lviv, Alexey Volkov und Alexander Zagorinski

Shifting Mirrors, 1999, 8'
Clarinet, Piano
Fp: 2.10.2009, Lviv, Alexey Boyko und Oleg Bezborodko

Distortions, 2006, 6'30"
Double Bass, Piano

Dichtung, 2008, 10'
Chamber Ensemble (0111 - 1110 - Perc. - 11111)
Fp: 22.09.08, Kiev, Kiev Sinfonietta,
Cond. Vitaly Protasov
Publisher: Musica mundana, Ernen

 

Piano Solo

Prelude, 1980, 2'

Partita (in 5 movements), 1980/2001, 13'

Castles In The Air (in 5 movements), 1983/2000, 9'
Publisher: Alain van Kerckhoven Éditeur, Brussels

Polyphonic Games (in 12 movements), 1987-89, 40'
Fp (in fragments): Mai 1989, Voronezh, Alexander Grinberg

Mobile-Immobile (in 2 movements), 1990/96, 8'
Fp: 1994, London, Ivan Sokolov

Sonatina (in 3 movements), 2000, 8'

 

Other Instruments Solo

7 Etudes, 1990/97, 25'
Clarinet
Fp (full version): 28.03.1994, New York, Jean Johnson

Music For A Friend, 1992/2002 10'
Vibraphone
Fp: 5.11.1994, Moscow, Artasches Sinanyan

Sounds Of The Town, 1995, 7'
Alto Saxophone
Fp: 7.10.1997, Lviv, Marc Sieffert

Roslavets-Capriccio, 1996, 4'
Violin
Fp: 13.02.1998, Bryansk, Mark Belodubrovsky

Tiger’s Fantasy, 1999, 8'
Trombone
Fp: 11.12.2002, Krakow, Michał Dudkiewicz

Mozart-Veränderungen, 2000, 6'
Oboe
Fp: 19.05.2000, Kiev, Bogdan Galasyuk
Publisher: Konsid Musikverlag, Wegberg

4 Inventions, 2002, 9'
Violoncello

Angel's Smile, 2008, 9'
Accordion
Fp: 16.05.2009, Kiev, Roman Yusipey
Publisher: Edition Avantus, Friedberg


Vocal and Choir Music

4 Poems by A. Fet, 1981, 6'
Voice, Piano (in Russian)

Sulamith (in 5 movements), 1997, 11'
16 Voices, 2 Trumpets and 3 Trombones
Text: Solomon's Song (in English)

A New Song (in 4 movements), 1998/2004, 8'
Mixed Choir
Text: Psalms 149, 1-2; 115, 12-14; 117 (in German)

By The Rivers Of Babylon, 2001, 3'
Female Choir
Text: Psalm 137, 1-6 (in German)

Dilexi, 2003, 3'30"
Mixed Choir
Text: Psalm 116, 1-7 (in Latin)

Cantos, 2005, 2'
Soprano, Oboe, Bass Clarinet, Percussion, Viola, Violoncello
Text: Dan Albertson (in English)

Hemmerl, a Yiddish folksong, 2006, 2'
Five-voice Choir
Fp: 19.09.2006, Bochum, Vocal Ensemble Kol Rina

Scholem, a Yiddish folksong, 2006, 2'
Five-voice Choir, Piano
Fp: 23.11.2006, Bochum, Vocal Ensemble Kol Rina
Publisher: Konsid Musikverlag, Wegberg

Ein keloheinu, arrangement of a song by Erich Mendel, 2006, 2'
Four-voice Choir (in Hebrew)
UA: 17.04.2007, Bochum, Vocal Ensemble Kol Rina

 

instrumentation

W. A. Mozart. Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major (KV 364/320d), 2006, 32'
Adaptation for Violin, Viola, Violoncello and Piano
Publisher: Konsid Musikverlag, Wegberg

A. Dvořák. Cello Concerto in A major, 2013, 45'
(together with Sebastian Foron)
Big Orchestra (2322 - 4231 - timp. - strings)

 

Last update: 28.11.13
© 2008-13, Alexander Grinberg