THREE ROUMANIAN SONGS
soli, choir, piccolo, tuba
As Chief conductor of the Croatian RTV Choir, the composer created many works for the ensemble, reflecting his interest in human voice and the archaic musical layers of the Mediterranean and the South East of Europe. Premiered in Monfalcone in 1993 by Croatian RTV Choir, conducted by the composer
The spaces through which the Danube flows have always been defined as crossroads of different musical ways.
"Romanian music is a very complex phenomenon ... It is a mixture of Arabic, Slavic and Hungarian music ... However, it has an atmosphere of uniqueness, an atmosphere that cannot be defined in words ..." wrote the composer George Enescu in 1921, emphasizing the mix of different influences, often very distant from each other. The constant invasions and reshaping of countries, as well as clashes of the two worlds: Latin-Orthodox and Turkish-Islamic, nurtured the musical sensibility. This sensibility is shaped by the rhythm of human life, changes of sun and moon, seasons ... it is inspired by the cult of the earth and rituals, birth and death, love and warfare.
II Le agane te frantulita
III La drum