Cecilia Arditto Delsoglio

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Anatomy of a jar (2020)

Anatomy of a jar (2020)

for female choir (SMA) and glass containers
commissioned by Zembla Music
• Audio   • Props instructions
• Vocal practice guides
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Anthropology of trash (2020)

Anthropology of trash (2020)

for amplified alto flute and recyclable materials (textiles, glass, plastic, paper, and metal)
dedicated to Alu Montorfano
• Audio (coming soon)
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Around music #1 (2006)

Around music #1 (2006)

for alto flute, trumpet, cello, piano and percussion
commissioned by Stichting Perpetuumm
• Video
• Program notes
• Press

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Around music #2 (2006 rev. 2018)

Around music #2 (rev. 2018)

for alto flute, electric guitar, cello, piano and percussion
rev. commissioned by NewMakerEnsemble
• Video Around music #2
• Program notes
• Press

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Canciones (1998)

Canciones (1998)

for soprano, baritone, flute, trombone y percussion   
• Audio 
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Casi cerca (2003)

Casi cerca (2003)

for soprano, violin, cello, trumpet, piano and percussion
selected for the 3rd Forum International de Jeunes Compositeurs de l’Ensemble l’Aleph, France
• Audio 
• Analysis

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Circo Calder (2000)

Circo Calder (2000)

for violin, viola and violoncello
selected for Concurso de Composición BAC-Arditti String Quartet 2000
• Audio 
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Comic book (2011)

Comic book (2011)

for clarinet (or open instr.) and slide projector
commissioned by Kulter, Amsterdam for the presentation of the book Notations XXI
• Video preparations
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• Book Notations by Theresa Sauer

 

 

Cuarteto (1996)

Cuarteto (1996)

for SATB
selected by Concurso Buenos Aires no duerme 1997 
• Audio 
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Distancia de rescate (2018)

Distancia de rescate (2018)

for 8 low strings based on the homonymous novel by Samanta Schweblin
commissioned by Innovations in Concert, Montreal
• Program notes
• Video

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Dos #1 (2012)

Dos #1 (2012)

for voice and two pickup players (or tape)
commissioned by Stichting PlanB
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• Press – Ratatouille TV

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Dos #2 (2015)

Dos #2 (2015)

for violin, cello and two pickup players (or tape)
commissioned by DieOrdnungDerDinge, Berlin
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• Video Dos #2

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Drup (2008)

Drup (2008)

for three trombones (Bb, F, F)
based on “Fauna of mirrors” by J. L. Borges
visuals are optional
comissioned by Stichting Kous
Program notes
• Video trombone techniques
• Video “Drup”

 


El libro de los gestos (2008)

El libro de los gestos (2008)

for violin, cello, piano, percussion and lamps
commissioned by Ensemble Musas, Santa Fe
• Video
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El otro viaje (1988)

El otro viaje (1988)

Step motion animation: Jorge Lumbreras
Music: Cecilia Arditto
• Video
• Program notes

Esta tarde leo a Adorno (2013)

Esta tarde leo a Adorno (2013)

based on a poem by  Bárbara Belloc
for bass clarinet, viola, percussion + record player, ventilator and spinning chairs
commissioned by KNM Berlin
• Video
• Download tape/vinyl recording

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Gespleten piano (2010)

Gespleten piano (2010)

mini piano theater for piano, tapes, three lights and an optional mirror
comissioned by Festival Música contemporánea Palma de Mallorca
• Tapes (cassette recordings)
• Video (excerpts)
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Gestalt (2014)

Gestalt (2014)

for piano and percussion
dedicated to duo Cuenco de plata
• Video
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I love you (2016)

I love you (2016)

for flute, guitar, tape, slides and objects
for Luis Orias Diz and Alu Montorfano
• Audio files
• Program notes

Introducción a la zoología fantástica (2000)

Introducción a la zoología fantástica (2000)

for children’s choir (SMA) 
Mention Concurso Radio Clásica 2000

La arquitectura del aire (2009)

La arquitectura del aire (2009)

for organ and two percussionists
comissioned by Orgelpark, Amsterdam
• Audio
• Program notes

 

 

La madre del río (1997 rev.2000)

La madre del río (1997 rev.2000)

for four percussionists 
dedicated to Carmelo Saitta
1st Prize Concurso de composición CEAMC 1997   
• Audio
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Las ciudades y los signos (2000)
Las trampas del tiempo (2011)

Las trampas del tiempo (2011)

for early music ensemble and voices
based on texts by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
commissioned by Borealis Festival, Norway
• Video (excerpts)
• Program notes

 

 

Life on Mars (2016)

Life on Mars (2016)

for clarinet, accordion and cello
for Roadrunner Trio
• Audio
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Lijnen / lines (2004)

Lijnen / lines (2004)

for trombone, viola, contrabass flute  and 4 magic lanterns
comissioned by Stichting Kous
• Video
• Program notes

Mapa / map (2011)

Mapa (2011)

conceptual score based on a landscape
comisisoned by Rümlingen Festival, Switzerland
Program notes
• Buy book (German)

Música invisible for 2 halves clarinets (2004)
Música invisible for cello: Inside (2008/2018)

Música invisible for cello: Inside (2008/rev. 2018)

1. Manifesto: upper harmonics
2. Double: polyphony and multiphonics
3. Numbers: upper harmonic patterns.
4. Extreme string: extreme scordatura
pieces can be played together or individually
• Música invisible project page
(program notes, audio, extended techniques, article)

 

 

Música invisible for flute (2002)

Música invisible for flute (2002)

for solo flute + optional props
1. Microtonal piece
2. Spoken text (optional flute+ ventilators; optional bass flute)
3. Multiphonics
pieces can be played together or individually
• Música invisible project page
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Música invisible for flute and dancer (2003)

Música invisible for flute and dancer (2003)

for solo flute and dancer
can be played without the dancer
• Música invisible project page
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Música invisible for oboe and English horn (2004)

Música invisible for oboe and English horn (2004)

1. Música for oboe with prepared reed
2. Música for English horn without bocal
pieces can be played together or individually
commissioned by Esther Kurstz and SUITE project
Música invisible project page
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Música invisible for trumpet and Flügelhorn (2005)

Música invisible for trumpet and Flügelhorn (2005)

1. Aerial perspective – spoken text (Flügelhorn)
2. Chiaroscuro – pedal tones (trumpet)
3. Anamorphosis – trumpet and a bucket with water
pieces can be played together or individually
• Música invisible project page
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Musique concrète: #0 (2015)

Musique concrète (2015) – full cycle

5+ pieces for objects, tape and slide projectors (visuals are optional)
commissioned by NFPK, Holland
• Musique Concrète project page
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Musique Concrète: #1. Machine à coudre/sewing machine (2015)

Musique Concrète: #1. Machine à coudre (2015)

for a sewing machine, scissors, nails, tape and crank-hand projector
visuals (crank projector) are optional; with visuals: 2 players/without visuals: 1 player
• Musique Concrète project page
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Musique Concrète: #2. Ventilators (2015-2020)

Musique Concrète: #2. Ventilators (2015/2020)

for 2 ventilators, 2 flash lights and tape
1) Ventilators #2/1: motors (2015)
one of the ventilators can be replaced by any other instrument, improvising with the fan and the tape.
2) Ventilators #2/2: sinewaves (2020)
• Musique Concrète project page
(videos, tapes, PDF scores)

 

 

Musique Concréte: #3. La radio (2015)

Musique Concréte: #3. La radio (2015)

for live radio, tape and hand-crank projector
visuals (crank projector) are optional; with visuals: 2 players/without visuals: 1 player
• Musique Concrète project page
(videos, tapes, PDF score)

 

Musique Concréte: #4. Electricité(2015)

Musique Concréte: #4. Electricité(2015)

for string telephone, tape and 2 slide projectors
visuals (slide projectors) are optional; with visuals: 2 players/without visuals: 1 player
• Musique Concrète project page
(videos, tapes, PDF score)

Musique Concrète: #5. La machine à écrire (2015)

Musique Concrète: #5. La machine à écrire (2015)

for xylophone/vibraphone/marimba and 2 slide projectors; can be played by any musician who can read music
text available in French (original), English and Spanish
visuals (slide projectors) are optional; with visuals: 2 players/without visuals: 1 player
• Musique Concrète project page
(videos, tapes, PDF score)

 

Out loud #1 (2013)

Out loud #1 (2013)

for violin, cello, piano and percussion
commissioned by Aleph Ensemble, France
Out loud project page
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Out loud #2 (2017)

Out loud #2 (2017)

for trombone, cello, violin, accordion and percussion
commissioned by New Mexico Ensemble, US
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Out loud #3 (2020)

Out loud #3 (2020)

for bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello and electric guitar
commissioned by counter)induction ensemble, NYC
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Palabras / words(2005)

Palabras / words (2005)

for soprano, viola, baritone saxophone and 1/16th tone piano.
comissioned by NFPK, Holland
• Audio • Video (excerpts)
• Analysis
• Program notes
• Press

 

Spiegeltjes (2016) #0

Spiegeltjes / little mirrors (2013) – full cycle

5 pieces for clarinet, tape and objects
The tape can be replaced by a second clarinet OR by any other melodic instrument: transpositions can be applied.
The different pieces of this project can be played as a cycle or individually.
• Video #3 “Terug”
• Program notes

• for PDF score send me an email (not published yet)

 

Spiegeltjes: #1. Spiegeltjes / little mirrors (2013)

Spiegeltjes: #1. Spiegeltjes / little mirrors (2013)

for clarinet and tape
The tape can be replaced by a second clarinet OR by any other melodic instrument: transpositions can be applied.
The different pieces of this project can be played as a cycle or individually. Optional mirror.
• Program notes
• for PDF score send me an email (not published yet)

 

Spiegeltjes: #2. Snel / fast (2013)

Spiegeltjes: #2. Snel / fast (2013)

for clarinet and tape
The tape can be replaced by a second clarinet OR by any other melodic instrument: transpositions can be applied.
The different pieces of this project can be played as a cycle or individually. Optional mirror.
• Program notes
• for PDF score send me an email (not published yet)

 

 

 

Spiegeltjes: #3. Terug / backwards (2013)

Spiegeltjes: #3. Terug / backwards (2013)

for clarinet and tape
The tape can be replaced by a second clarinet OR by any other melodic instrument: transpositions can be applied.
The different pieces of this project can be played as a cycle or individually. Optional crank projector
• Program notes
• for PDF score send me an email (not published yet)

 

Spiegeltjes: #4. Tekening / drawing (2013)

Spiegeltjes: #4. Tekening / drawing (2013)

for clarinet and live drawer (version for two players)
The clarinet can be replaced by a recording (one performer)
The clarinet can be replaced by any other melodic instrument: transpositions can be applied.
• Program notes
• for PDF score send me an email (not published yet)

 

 

 

Spiegeltjes: #5 Na / after (2013)

Spiegeltjes: #5 Na / after (2013)

for clarinet and tape
The tape can be replaced by a second clarinet OR by any other melodic instrument: transpositions can be applied.
The different pieces of this project can be played as a cycle or individually. Optional mirror.
• Program notes
• for PDF score send me an email (not published yet)

 

 

Split piano (2011)

Split piano (2011)

6 short pieces for piano, cassette players and props
+ optional activities
• Program notes

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Straal/ray of light (2010)

Straal (2010) (one minute piece)

for live piano and animation
animation: Juan de Graaf
• Video
• DVD “One more minute” by G. Livingston

The air around (2012)

The air around (2012)

for 13 prepared electric fans
• Video (excerpts)
• Photo gallery
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The Daughter of the Sorceress…

The Daughter of the Sorceress… Full opera (2004/…)

for 5 singers and chamber ensemble
texts and visuals: Luciana Arditto
music and concept: Cecilia Arditto

• “The daughter…”  opera page

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The Daughter of the Sorceress… Maps of the Water (2007)
The Daughter of the Sorceress… Música para piano (2000)

The Daughter of the Sorceress… The religion (2000)

for piano
part of the opera “The daughter of the sorceresses…”  can be played individually
• “The daughter…”  opera page

 

The Daughter of the Sorceress… She is looking for her Turtle (2007)

The Daughter of the Sorceress… She is looking for her Turtle (2007)

for soprano, viola, trombone and sound objects
part of the opera “The daughter of the sorceresses…”  can be played individually
“The daughter…”  opera page
• Audio (coming soon)

 

The Daughter of the Sorceress… The Cartography and the Magic (2005)

The Daughter of the Sorceress… The Cartography and the Magic (2005)

for soprano, baritone, oboe, harp and percussion.
part of the opera “The daughter of the sorceresses…”
can be performed independently
“The daughter…”  opera page
• Video (excerpts)
• Program notes

 

The Daughter of the Sorceress… The Magic (2005 rev. 2010)  

The Daughter of the Sorceress… The Magic (2005 rev. 2010)  

for harp and percussion
dedicated to Arnold Marinissen
part of the opera “The daughter of the sorceresses…”  can be played individually
“The daughter…”  opera page
• Video (excerpts)
• Program notes

The Daughter of the Sorceress… The Queen and her Pets (2004)

The Daughter of the Sorceress… The Queen and her Pets (2004)

for mezzo, trumpet, trombone, French horn and bass clarinet
part of the opera “The daughter of the sorceresses…”  can be played individually
“The daughter…”  opera page
• Video (excerpts)

The Daughter of the Sorceress… The Science and the Fashion (2003)

The Daughter of the Sorceress… The Science and the Fashion (2003)

for sop 1 and 2, mezzo, alto, oboe, trumpet and violoncello
part of the opera “The daughter of the sorceresses…”  can be played individually
“The daughter…”  opera page
• Video

 

The dearest dream (2018)

The dearest dream (2018)

anti concerto for percussion and ensemble of 10 instruments
2nd prize Wilde Lieder Marx Competition by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
• Audio    • Video
• Program notes
• Press

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Tiempo de alar (1989)

Tiempo de alar (1989)

Step motion animation: Jorge E. Lumbreras
Music: Cecilia Arditto
• Video
• Program notes

Time machine (2011)

Time machine (2011)

for violin trombone and piano + radio, cassette player and rocking chair
commissioned by NFPK, Hollan
• Video
• Program notes

Tissue (2019)

Tissue (2019)

for orchestra
1st prize Rychenberg Competition, Winterthur, Switzerland
Audio
Video
• Program notes

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Viaje de las frecuencias en el agua (2018)

Viaje de las frecuencias en el agua (2018)

for bass clarinet, piano and double bass
dedicated to Low Frequency Trio
winner of the Low Frequency Trio competition
• Audio
• Video
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Zand/Sand (2004)

Zand (2004)

for trombone, viola, contrabass flute and 1 magic lantern
comissioned by Stichting Kous

 


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