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Items by ivo antognini

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Announcement: World premiere of "BEATI OMNES" by Ivo Antognini
Hello, dear ChoralNet users,   the wonderful ECU Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Andrew Crane will give a concert on Friday, October 24 at 9:00PM in the Peace Presbyterian Church, Winterville, NC. During this concert there will be the World Premiere of my piece "B E A T I  O M N E S", for mi...
Announcement: "New Music For Easter Time" - International Competition for Choral Composition - THE RESULTS
PRESS RELEASE Rimini, September 30, 2014 ‘New Music for Easter Time’ International Competition for Choral Composition 2014 – The Results The jury awarded the Main Prize and a Special Prize having examined the many international submissions   On 15 September 2014, the Jury of the ‘New ...
Announcement: Coro Calicantus - O FILII ET FILIAE
Dear conductor and ChoralNet users,     here is a very nice recording of my piece "O FILII ET FILIAE" - SA, cello, piano - with Coro Calicantus (Mario Fontana, conductor)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd2zDSFYsac   The piece is now published by Alliance Music Publications and is avail...
Announcement: O FILII ET FILIAE - SATB & SA, cello, piano
Dear conductors and ChoralNet users,   my two settings of "O FILII ET FILIAE" (O sons and daughters) are now available at Alliance Music Pub., Inc.     a) SATB, no divisi, a cappella - singable by any intermediate choir   ORDER   b) SA, cello, piano   ORDER   Here you can listen to 3...
Announcement: LUX AETERNA by Ivo Antognini - G. Schirmer
Dear conductors and ChoralNet users,   I'm very proud to announce that my "LUX AETERNA" for mixed choir a cappella is now available at JW PEPPER and SheetmusicPlus.   The piece is published by G. Schirmer (Judith Clurman Series).   HERE the piece is performed by the Choir of Trinity College...
Announcement: A different "SILENT NIGHT" - SATB a cappella
composer: F. Gruber / arranger : Ivo Antognini Publisher : G. Schirmer, Inc. SATB, a cappella Grade & Difficulty : medium-advanced   Publisher description: The works of Swiss composer Ivo Antognini have been described as "sublime."  This setting of the beloved hymn by Franz Gruber cer...
Comment: Re: Rachmaninov - Blessed Virgin
Thank you very much, Derek. That's why it sounded very familiar to me.... IVO
Forum message: Rachmaninov - Blessed Virgin
Anyone of you knows where I can buy a good edition of "Blessed Virgin" for treble voices by S. Rachmaninov?   This is the piece I'm looking for: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0238Y56gOk   Thank you for your help!     Ivo Antognini, music composer www.ivoantognini.com
Announcement: AGNUS DEI (SSA) by Ivo Antognini
Dear conductors and ChoralNet users,     here is my brand new AGNUS DEI, SSA, a cappella.             See and hear the score     ORDER       Ivo Antognini music composer www.ivoantognini.com              
Announcement: O FILII ET FILIAE (SATB a cappella) by Ivo Antognini
Please enjoy listening to my new creation "O FILII ET FILIAE", for SATB a cappella choir.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhrySpAd6As   O filii et filiae     O filii et filiae Rex caelestis, Rex gloriae,
 morte surrexit hodie.
 Alleluia.   In hoc festo sanctissimo sit laus et...
Comment: Re: Choral piece featuring alto
Dear Juliane,     I have a piece called "Keep my soul in peace" for SATB a cappella choir.    If you are interested you can go here and download a perusal copy.    Or ask me direclty, if you prefer.   Have a nice week-end,   Ivo Antognini music composer          
Announcement: AGNUS DEI - SSA a cappella
Dear ChoralNet readers,     on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Coro Calicantus, the splendid children's choir where I am composer-in-residence, I composed this Agnus Dei for treble voices.   I put together a video with Matthew J. Curtis singing all the parts.   WATCH THE VIDEO HER...
Announcement: Silent Night - new arr. by Ivo Antognini - SATB div. a cappella
Hello ChoralNet visitors,     last year I did a special arrangement of the famous F. Gruber "S I L E N T   N I G H T" for the splendid Vancouver Chamber Choir.   They premiered my piece in November 2012.   You can have a complete perusal by sendind me an e-mail.   It's not easy but ev...
Announcement: Ivo Antognini wins the "TROPHY OF COMPOSITION Seghizzi 2013"
Hello ChoralNet readers,   I'm happy to announce that I am the fresh winner of the "TROPHY OF COMPOSITION - SEGHIZZI 2013", an international contest (Gorizia - Italy) with my piece LUX AETERNA for mixed choir.   You can listen to LUX AETERNA with splendid Choir of Trinity College Cambridge und...
Announcement: DREAM LAND (SATB)
My brand new piece "DREAM LAND" for mixed choir a cappella is now available by Porfiri & Horváth   Listen with ECU Chamber Singers - conductor, Andrew Crane     For medium-advanced choirs, Dream Land is a harmonically lush setting of Christina Rossetti‘s evocative text.   "Th...
Announcement: KYRIE ELEISON - SA with piano - Ivo Antognini
I'm very pleased to announce that my KYRIE ELEISON for treble voices (SA) and piano has been released by Alliance Music Publications, Inc.   It's an evident tribute to J. S. Bach  :-) (-:   LISTEN  ​ HAVE A LOOK AT THE SCORE AND ORDER     Ivo Antognini music composer
Announcement: DOS PALABRAS by Ivo Antognini (SATB, a cappella)
"DOS PALABRAS" has been released by Alliance Music Publications, Inc.   It's a setting of a love poem by Alfonsina Storni. Alfonsina Storni (1892 – 1938) was born in Ponte Capriasca, a small village in Ticino (Switzerland) which is 15 km from where I live. When she was four, her family moved ...
Comment: Re: El Grillo - translation for "Dalle" & "Beve"
It's a very strange ancient Italian, but anyway:    "Dalle beve il grillo canta" means: ....if you give (dalle) something to drink to the cricket it will sing.   Ciao,     IVO
Comment: Re: GUEST BLOG: "Conference Reflections: Oklahoma City" by Paul Carey
Paul,   it's really true what you write about the emotion that the music can generate. It happens to me several times - every day - when I listen to music. Especially living the experience of a beautiful choral concert, in the right space with a very good choir is something special and wonderful....
Community Forum Post: International Choral Composition Contest: B I G Prizes!
For all composers born after 1/1/1973 there is a choral composition contest waiting for you in Switzerland!   The Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana (the University School of Music where I teach) organizes the GIANNI BERGAMO CLASSIC MUSIC AWARD    and this year the competition consists in ...
Announcement: Composition Contest: a piece for two or three part children's choir
For all composers born after 1/1/1973 there is a choral composition contest waiting for you in Switzerland!   The Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana (the University School where I teach) organizes the GIANNI BERGAMO CLASSIC MUSIC AWARD and this year   the the competition consists in a comp...
Comment: Re: Need upbeat South African piece
Heretse! by  Peter-Louis van Dijk   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abfoWRtPihc     Good luck :-)    
Comment: Re: Choral music with clapping
Dan Davison: RITMO   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sI_kNx9C5Bo   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze6n6R17cSI
Comment: Re: Satb anthem about the earth
I wrote two pieces that might be interesting for you:   THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS: lyrics by Sara Teasdale, SSAATTBB, published by Alliance Music Pub. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nW1QgSsur6Q   LIFE IS A CIRCLE : text by Black Elk (Oglala Sioux), SSAATTBB, Published by De Haske  http...
Announcement: Rhythmic & fresh SA / piano piece
I'm glad to announce that my piece "THIS SONG" for SA / piano has just been released by Porfiri & Horváth Publishers.   The piece was written on behalf of the 2010 European Festival of Youth Choirs - Basel.   This is what I wanted to tell you with the lyrics:   Life is just li...
Comment: Re: Bella Angioletta by Gesualdo translation and errata
Eddie,   please, be careful that "Tanto" - in your version - should be corrected with "Tante".   Best,   IVO
Comment: Re: Bella Angioletta by Gesualdo translation and errata
Eddie,   the right word is PRESTANE and here is a good translation.                       Good luck and Merry Christmas     IVO ANTOGNINI music composer http://ivoantognini.com/MUSIC_COMPOSER/home.html  
Announcement: O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM
I'm glad to announce that my O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM is now published and available in two different settings:       SATB (no divisi) a cappella :  LISTEN SA / Cello / piano  :          LISTEN       Publishers:   Alliance Music Publications, Inc. - North America ONL...
Comment: Re: What is the most perfect piece of choral music ever composed? Opinions, please.
J.S. Bach  B minor Mass G. Fauré Requiem F. Martin for double choir   and    P. Łukaszewski O Adonai M. Lauridsen Ave Maria   These are all masterpieces, in my opionion :-)   They are all simply beautiful, emotional and unique pieces. 
Comment: Re: What is the most perfect piece of choral music ever composed? Opinions, please.
J.S. Bach  B minor Mass G. Fauré Requiem F. Martin for double choir   and    P. Łukaszewski O Adonai M. Lauridsen Ave Maria   These are all masterpieces, in my opionion :-)   They are all simply beautiful, emotional and unique pieces. 
Announcement: New print publications by Ivo Antognini
The following choral works of mine have been released by De Haske Hal Leonard     LIFE IS A CIRCLE - SSAATTBB - medium/difficult . Listern, see score and order HERE   THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS - SSAATTBB - medium/difficult . Listen, see score and order HERE  © excepted North Americ...
Comment: Re: Correct text for Palestrina "Ahi, che quest'occhi miei"?
Dear Janet,   this was my source, very interesting:   http://www.bibliotecamusica.it/cmbm/scripts/gaspari/scheda.asp?id=7216   Best wishes,     IVO
Comment: Re: Correct text for Palestrina "Ahi, che quest'occhi miei"?
Janet,   this could be the original:   Ahi che quest' occhi miei ch' erano lieti Son diventati fonte di dolore Che versan giorno e notte amaro umore.   Ahi che 'l mio petto che fu pria di ghiaccio E' tutto foco qual viva fornace Così mi strugge l' amorosa face.   Ahi c...
Comment: Re: Concert Program with the theme of Eyes
I recently wrote a setting on a wonderful poem by Sara Teasdale. Here are the lyrics:   Faces by Sara Teasdale   People that I meet and pass In the city's broken roar, Faces that I lose so soon And have never found before,   Do you know how much you tell In the meeting of...
Concert: Modern Masters - De Angelis Vocal Ensemble - October 27
Modern Masters October 27, 2012 8:00 PM     Join the de Angelis singers for this stimulating, fascinating rendering of the works of the world’s most cutting-edge choral composers. Crowning performances by masters such as Morten Lauridsen, Ola Gjeilo, Gabriel Jackson and Leonard Bernstein...
Comment: Re: Very good but very challenging music.
Hi Jaret,   look at this, it's in Spanish   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlQnGjGCWtU   or this, in English  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4y3sbUbmXA   or this, in English http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QunT_S1JfQ   or this, in Latin  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qnh...
Comment: Re: (new) Music for TTBB
Dear Mr. Maes,   I would like to recommend my AVE MARIS STELLA wich is for SSAA but works perfectly for TTBB also (one tone higher).   Here is the YouTube link and    it is published by Alliance Music Inc.     Regards,     IVO ANTOGNINI
Comment: Re: History Lesson: Eric Ericson
Delicious, it's clear that Ericson loves his job :-)
Announcement: The Freudig Singers 3rd Choral Composition Competition - Winners announced
The Freudig Singers of Western New York Announce Winners of Third Choral Composition Competition               The Freudig Singers of Western New York, directed by Roland E. Martin, recently launched the Third Freudig Singers Choral Composition Competition.  Com...
Comment: Re: Communicating with Living Composers
I completely agree with you, Oscar!   I often receive e-mails from conductors, or from somebody who was in the audience, or someone who was singing in the choir and loved one of my choral pieces.  I hand copy all these messages onto a book and that book is what gives me the reason to conti...
Comment: Re: OTHER "O Magnum Mysterium" settings?
Hi Michael,   I can't help but recommend my O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM (SATB, no divisi) setting.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXb-0gkSqGM   Here a wonderful rendition with ECU Chamber singers.   If you are interested, contact me please.     IVO ANTOGNINI music composer ...
Comment: Re: "Hottest" New Choral Composers
Hi everybody,     I would also add two other composers: Eriks Esenvalds, from Latvia and Pavel Lukasewski from Poland.    Paul, I agree with what you are writing but I believe that there are some exceptions, among the publishers. I can speak personally, the publisher that I have fo...
Comment: Re: Recent Italian Composers????
I would add also:   Manolo Da Rold Battista Pradal Alessandro Kirschner   These are all living composers  
Comment: Re: Top 20th/21st Century Spanish Composers
Josu Elberdin and David Azurza are also two prominent living Spanish composers, together with Javier Busto, of course.   Good look,     IVO
Comment: Re: In Search of Varied SSATB Repertoire
Hi Bruce,   have a look at my "THERE IS ANOTHER SKY" for SSATB, a cappella. It was commissioned by the Swiss Youth Choir.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Lnsr1SVk-4 or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YN0G_DLaaMs     It is a setting of a beautiful poem by E. Dickinson.   ...
Comment: Re: new German repertoire
Hello Philip and Jennifer   I did not want to be considered as German composer, in fact I am Swiss and Italian (2 passports). I just wanted to link you to Ferrimontana where you will sure find many German composer's choral works. I agree with you, Philip, Carl Rütti is a terrific Swiss compo...
Comment: Re: new German repertoire
Hi Jennifer,   you can look at FERRIMONTANA where you will find many of the leading German composers of 20th and 21th Century.   You have the opportunity to have a look (not only 2-3 pages but 75% of it!) at every score in the site.    I hope you will find something interesting. ...
Announcement: "There will come soft rains" and "Ave Maris Stella" by Ivo Antognini
► Alliance Music Publication Inc. http://www.alliancemusic.com/     "There will come soft rains" (poem by Sara Teasdale) : SSAATTBB a cappella - moderate difficulty   listen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nW1QgSsur6Q  or  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pO31HPh96nA   "AV...
Comment: Re: sacred contemporary repertoire
Buonasera Silvia,   mi permetto di risponderle in italiano, visto che scrive dall'Italia.   La invito cordialmente a visitare il mio sito internet nel menu "music" http://www.ivoantognini.com/MUSIC_COMPOSER/music.html   dove potrà ascoltare i brani e dare un'occhiata alle partitur...
Announcement: O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM
Hello conductors,     this is your last chance to get my "O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM" for free, before being "eaten" by a publisher. I have an SATB a cappella version and an SA / piano / Cello setting.     ECU CHAMBER SINGERS - SATB  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXb-0gkSqGM Vancouve...