THE LIVING COMPOSERS PROJECT  

Bruno Zanolini

(b. 1945, Milan).

Italian composer of orchestral, chamber, choral, vocal, and piano works that have been performed throughout Europe; he is also active as a scholar.

Mr. Zanolini studied at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan, where he graduated with a diploma in piano performance in 1970, a diploma in literature from Italy in 1972 and a diploma in composition in 1973.

As a scholar, he has published technical studies on Johannes Brahms, Luigi Dallapiccola and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, as well as studies on Romantic melodrama and post-Romantic melodrama. He has researched in depth the uses of harmony and contrapuntal techniques in the Renaissance and Baroque, to which he has dedicated two volumes, the first in collaboration with Renato Dionisi (Edizioni Suvini Zerboni).

He has taught as a professor of composition at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi.

His primary publisher is Edizioni Suvini Zerboni.

In addition to the works listed below, he has arranged numerous folksongs for various choruses.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Website: bruzan.bartol@virgilio.it

SELECT LIST OF WORKS

ORCHESTRAL:

Melos, clarinet, orchestra, 1986

Sha-pe, 1988

...d'irrequieti silenzi, 1992

CHAMBER MUSIC:

Cinquecentocinque, clarinet, cello, vibraphone, 1974

Trio II, flute, bassoon, piano, 1975

Toccata, trumpet, trombone, organ, 1976

...à la rencontre, double bass, piano, 1977

Poursuite, 8 winds, piano, 1980

Free climb, 5 percussion, 1983

...ad solem, clarinet, 1986

Capriccio, violin, 1999

Interludio, violin, cello, piano, 2001

CHORAL:

Secondo la promessa, mixed chorus, percussion, 1979

...e il cielo al mio sguardo libero, male chorus, 1981

Intende, mixed chorus, French horn, trumpet, trombone, double bass, percussion, 1997

Silenzio, soprano, mixed chorus, 1998

Beati parvuli, children's chorus, flute, harp, percussion, 2000

VOCAL:

Sola, alto, 2 guitars, 1982

Nunc est, soprano, clarinet, piano, 1984

Fides, soprano, alto, 3 clarinets, 1995

Ninna nanna, soprano, piano, 1996

PIANO:

Tractus, 1976

Figure, 1979