Spaces (2018)

7 tracks, 59min

An hour-long journey designed to take the listener through seven unique emotive and auditory spaces. A sonic realm composed of multiple layers of sounds where acoustic and electronic elements coexist: rhodes, synthesizers, strings, acoustic and electronic pianos all merge together to build additively each ‘space’. The pieces aim to explore a single affective arena, each described in its title.

 
 

This is Not a Piano, Vol 1 (2018)

6 tracks, 32min

The first volume of an ongoing collection of pieces instituted to build new repertoire for multiple pianos. The work that was initiated with Sequence/Loop and subsequently formalized and perfected with Images, Sequences and To The Lost Ones is here further explored and systematized. Each piece is named after the number of hands that are being employed in their performance.

 
 

Nachtmusik (2017)

12 tracks, 72min

A collection of twelve pieces centered around the figure of ‘the night’ and its multifaceted nature. At once familiar and mysterious, comforting and disquieting, passionate and uncaring, hopeful and despairing. A pleasant cradle and an obscure creature, the night is explored in all of its features in a 70-minutes long set conceived to bring us closer to the depths of our human emotions. Nachtmusik marks a return to solo piano after the formal research and study on minimal processes established in the preceding three albums. Complete scores are now available for download.


 
 

To The Lost Ones (2016)

3 tracks, 23min

The concluding release of the trilogy for multiple pianos, formal process-music is here explored in relationships to its application to architecturally large forms. To The Lost Ones stands as a contemplation on a single repeated note and a meditation dedicated to all lost souls, minds and hearts. The piece was recorded and performed with a single piano and a looping station.

 
 

Sequences (2016)

6 tracks, 51 min

The second album from a trilogy for multiple pianos, Sequences stands as a formal study of mathematical processes and their employment in the generation of procedural musical narratives. The principal (but not exclusive) mathematical device used is the arithmetic sequence - which gives the name to the collection. Arithmetic sequences are here employed in two ways: to determine the instrumentation each piece (the first one scored for one piano, the second for two and so on), and, in within each composition, to determine the key patterns and many of the note-to-note relationships among them. The pieces heavily employ repetitions (looping) and have been performed and recorded with a single piano and a looping station

 
 

Images (2015)

8 tracks, 47 min

The first album of the trilogy for multiple pianos, layering and repetitions (looping) are here employed to serve the melodic development of each composition. The eight pieces are named after an eight-line poem: each piece thus aims to convey the associated ‘image’ of the corresponding line.

 
 

Sequence/Loop (2014)

3 tracks, 18min

Sequence/Loop stands a short release developed to test sequencing and layering different instruments. Each piece is named after its instrumentation and the number of layers employed: 4 pianos, 9 pianos 13 violins, 11 pianos 11 voices.

 
 

Beginnings, Vol 2 (2011-2014)

12 tracks, 42 min

Beginnings is a two-volume collection bringing together a different number of compositions for solo piano composed and recorded during the 2011-2014 period. This second volume contains the complete Preludi: the Chopin Project and the first Piano Sonata. Scores for Preludi are now available for download.

 
 

Beginnings, Vol 1 (2011-2014)

14 tracks, 40min

As mentioned above, Beginnings is a two-volume collection bringing together a different number of compositions for solo piano composed and recorded during the 2011-2014 period. The first volume contains the Jazz Preludes, the Jazz Etudes and Scenes from a Film Never Shot.