Vladimir Tarnopolski

Internet Edition compiled by Onno van Rijen

Updated 15 June 2005


Born

Works

Partita for piano (1972)

Partita for organ (1972)

Transcription of Partita for piano (1972).
The Pipe is Sounded for soprano, flute, alto and harp (1973)
Text: Alexander Block
Duration: 15 minutes.
Carpathians Variations for piano (1973)
Duration: 8 minutes.
Carpathians Variations for school chamber ensemble
Arrangement of Carpathians Variations for piano (1973) Duration: 8 minutes.
Ens: 1.1.1.1. - 1.0.0.0. - Hp - Strings.
Hommage a Joan Miro for harp solo (1974)
Duration: 5 minutes.
Moments for piano (1974)
Duration: 10 minutes.
Quintet for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn (1975)
Duration: 10 minutes.
"Kammerharmonie" for harp, cello and double-bass (1976)
Duration: 10 minutes.
Italian songs for soprano and piano (1976)
Text: Alexander Blok.
Duration: 10 minutes.
String trio (1977)
Duration: 15 minutes.
First performance: 7 June 1978, Maly Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow.
Symphonic Prologue for orchestra (1978)
Duration: 15 minutes.
First performance: 26 November 1978 in the Bolshoi Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow; Vladimir Kozhukhar (conductor).
Orch: 3(II=Picc).3.3(II=Picc, III=BCl).3(III=CBsn). - 4.3.3.1. - 3Perc - Pf, Hp - 16.14.12.10.8.
Cello Concerto (1980)
Duration: 20 minutes.
First performance: 21 December 1982 in the Bolshoi Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow; Sergey Sudzilovsky (cello), Gennady Rozhdestvensky (conductor).
Orch: 3(II=Picc).2.CorA.3(III=BCl).3(III=DBn) - 4.3.3.1. - 2Perc - Pft(Cel), Hp - Vlc solo.- 14.12.10.8.6.
Symphony (1982)
Duration: 30 minutes.
First performance: 26 November 1983 in the Bolshoi Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow; Igor Chalyshev (conductor).
Orch: 3(II=Picc).3.3(II=Picc,III=BCl).3(III=CBsn). - 4.3.3.1. - 3Perc - Pf, Hp - 16.14.12.10.8.
Music in Memory of Dmitry Shostakovich, collage for narrator and chamber orchestra (1983)
Texts: Anna Akhmatova, Michael Matussovsky, Alexander Mezhirov, James Patterson
Duration: 17 minutes.
First performance: 12 January 1985 in the Bolshoi Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow, Orchestra of Culture Ministry USSR; Gennady Rozhdestvensky (conductor).
Orch: 1(=Picc,=AFl).1(=EHrn).2(I=Picc,II=BCl).1(=CBsn). - 2.1.0.0. - 3Perc - Pf(=Cel) - Tape - Narrator -12.0.6.6.4.
"Wahnfried" for violin solo, piano, six Wagner's Tubas (or five trombones and tuba), five flutes traverse (or flutes and clarinets), choir invisible (or tape) (1984)
Text: Richard Wagner.
Duration: 9 minutes.
First performance: 4 May 1991 in the Bolshoi Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow by Orchestra and Choir of Culture Ministry USSR, conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
"Psalmus poenitentialis", concerto for choir, violin solo, organ and percussion (1986)
Text: Psalm 31.
Duration: 28 minutes.
First performance: 6 May 1990 in the Schola Cantorum of Oxford, London
"Three Graces", opera-parody in three scenes (1987)
Text: Carl Maria von Weber.
Duration: 45 minutes.
First performance: 30 April 1988 in the Bolshoi Hall of Shostakovich Philharmony, Leningrad by the Orchestra and Choir of Culture Ministry USSR, conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
Voices: Sopr, MSopr, Ten, Bar, Bass, Narr
Choir: 4.4.3.3.
Orch.:1(=Picc).1.1(=Picc).1(=CBsn). - 4(or 2).0.0.0. - 1(or2)Perc - Cemb, Hp - 6.4.3.3.1.
Choral Prelude "Jesus, Your Deep Wounds" (Choralvorspiel "Jesu, deine tiefen Wunden") for string trio, percussions and ensemble (1987)
Duration: 10 minutes.
First performance: 18 April 1987 in the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow by the Ensemble of soloists of Bolshoi, conducted by Alexander Lazarev.
Ens.: 1.1.2.1. - 2.1.1.0. - 3Perc - 1.0.1.1.1.
CD MEGADISC MDC 7838
"Brooklyn Bridge, or My Discovery of America", cantata for soprano, tenor and orchestra (1988)
Text: Vladimir Mayakovsky.
Parts:
I. Brooklyn Bridge. II. Prohibition. III. The Horns instead of Bells. IV. American Russians.
Duration: 17 minutes.
Orch: 1.1.1.BCl.1. - SSax, 2ASax - 2.1.1.1. - 3Perc - Hp, Pf, Balalayka (ad lib.), Bayan - Sopr, Ten - Strings.
First performance: 10 November 1989 by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Sinaisky.
"Brooklyn Bridge, or My Discovery of America", cantata for soprano, tenor and large ensemble (1988)
Text: Vladimir Mayakovsky.
Parts:
I. Brooklyn Bridge. II. Prohibition. III. The Horns instead of Bells. IV. American Russians.
Duration: 17 minutes.
Ens: 1.1(=ASax).1(=SSax).BCl(=ASax).1. - 2.1.1.1(ad lib.). - 2 Perc - Hp, Pf, Balalayka (ad lib.), Bayan - Sopr, Ten - 1.1.1.1.1.
First performance: 4 June 1989 at the Almeida Festival Music, London by the Ensemble of soloists of Bolshoi, conducted by Alexander Lazarev.
"Echoes of the Passing Day", trio for clarinet, cello and piano (1989)
Duration: 18 minutes.
First performance: 26 November 1990 at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival by the Chameleon Ensemble.
CD MEGADISC MDC 7838
"Upon Reading Mussorgsky's Draft Notebooks", theatre music for chorus, soloists, narrator and chamber orchestra (1989)
Duration: 25 minutes.
First performance: 19 April 1989 in the Pokrovsky Chamber Music Theater, Moscow; Gennady Rozhdestvensky (conductor).
Voices: M-Sopr, Bar
Choir: 5.5.5.5.
Orch.: 1.1.1.1(=BCl).1. - 2.1.1.0. - 2 Perc - Strings
"Troïsti Muziki", piano trio with singing Hymn to the Christian Povetry by Grigoriy Skovoroda (1989)
Duration: 23 minutes.
First performance: 11 October 1989 at the Alternativa Festival, Moscow.
"Impression-Expression (Eindruck-Ausdruck)" for piano solo (1989)
Duration: 12 minutes.
First performance: 18 November 1989 at the Aktive Musik Festival in Dortmund by Tatjana Porwoll (piano).
"Per archi in memory of Luigi Nono" for percussion quartet (1990)
Duration: 10 minutes.
First performance: 12 April 1991 in the Tchaikovsky Consert Hall, Moscow by the Pekarsky Ensemble.
"Kassandra" for large ensemble (1991)
Duration: 23 minutes.
First performance: 8 September 1991 in the Alte Oper at the Frankfurt-Feste by the Ensemble Modern, conducted by Ingo Metzmacher.
Ens: 1.1.2(II=BCl).1(=CBsn). - 1.1.1.1. - 2Perc - Pf, Synth, Hp - 1.1.1.1.1.
CD MEGADISC MDC 7838
"Amoretto" for soprano, two clarinets (II=BCl), viola, cello and double-bass (1992)
Text: Edmund Spenser.
Duration: 7 minutes.
First performance: 17 August 1992 in Dartington, UK by Mary Wiegold (soprano) and the Composers Ensemble.
"Impression-Expression (Eindruck-Ausdruck)" for piano and large ensemble (1992)
Arrangement of "Impression-Expression (Eindruck-Ausdruck)" for piano solo (1989).
Duration: 12 minutes.
First performance: 19 February 1993 at Radio France, Paris by Vladimir Yampolsky (piano) and the Moscow Ensemble of Contemporary Music.
Ens: 1.1.2(II=BCl).1. - 1.1.1.0. - 2Perc - Hp, Pf solo - 1.1.1.1.1.
CD MEGADISC MDC 7838
"O, PÄRT - OP ART", triad installation for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano (1992)
Duration: 10 minutes.
First performance: 8 December 1992 in the Tchaikovsky Consert Hall at the Moscow-Modern Festival.
"World Full of Madness (Welt voll Irrsinn)" for large ensemble (1993)
Texts: Kurt Schwitters.
Parts:
I. Welt voll Irrsinn. II. Zwölf. III. Banalitäten aus dem Chinesischen.
Duration: 15 minutes
First performance: 12 June 1993 in Amsterdam by the Orchestra "De Ereprijs".
Ens: 1(=Picc).0.1(=BCl).0. - ASax,BarSax(=SSax) - 2.1.2.1. - 1Perc - Tape - Pf (=Synth)- EGuit, BGuit
CD KLIMOP 006
"Ah, ces russes... ou l'Elexir Magic", music-farce (1993)
Text: Irina Maslennikova.
Duration: 45 minutes
First performance: 27-28 May 1993 at Rencontres Musicales d'Evian by the Ensemble Studio for New Music, conducted by Mstislav Rostropovich.
Voices: 3 Sopr, 3 MSopr, 1 CAlt, 3 Ten, 3 Bar, 1 Bass
Orch.I: 1(=Picc).1(=ASax).1(=Picc,=SSax).BCl(=ASax).Bsn(=CBsn). - 2.1.1.1. - 2Perc - Pf(=Cemb,=Cel) - 1.1.1.1.1.
Orch.II (strings): 4.4.2.2.0.
"The Breath of the Exhausted Time" for orchestra (1994)
Duration: 24 minutes
First performance: 9 May 1994 in Gasteig, München by the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunk, conducted by Alexander Lazarev.
Orch: 4(II, III=Picc, IV=alto).3(III=EHrn).3.2BCl.3(III=CBsn). - 6.2.4.1. - 6Perc - Hp, 2 Synth(II=Pf) - 2 EGuit - 14.12.10.10.8.
"Scenes from the Real Life (Szenen aus dem wirklichen Leben)" for soprano, flute, French horn and piano (1995)
Text: Ernst Jandl.
Parts:
I. My Own Song. II. Inhalt. III. Chanson. IV. Ins Theater.
Duration: 20 minutes
First performance: 8 September 1995 at the Berliner Festwochen by Susan Narucki (soprano) and the Ensemble Modern.
"Landscape after the Battle (Landschaft nach der Schlacht)" for large ensemble, baritone solo and bass choir (ad lib) (1995)
After Elegies of Reiner Maria Rilke.
Duration: 25 minutes
First performance: 6 May 1995 in Frankfurt, Germany by Nicolas Isherwood (bass) and the Ensemble Modern, conducted by Friedrich Goldmann.
Ens.: 1(=AFl).1(=EHrn).1(=Picc).BCl.(=CbCl).1. - 1.1.1.0. - 2Perc -Hp, Pf - Tape - 1.1.1.1.1.
"...The winds of words which he didn't say (...Le vent des mots qu'il n'a pas dits)" for cello and orchestra (1996)
Duration: 15 minutes
Orch.: 3(II, III=Picc).3.3(III=Picc).BCl. 3. - 4.2.2.0. - 2Perc - Hp - 0.0.8.6.4.
"Impression-Expression (Eindruck-Ausdruck)" for piano, flute, clarinet and string trio (1996)
Arrangement of "Impression-Expression (Eindruck-Ausdruck)" for piano solo (1989).
Duration: 12 minutes.
First performance: 2 October 1996 in Gasteig, München by Siegfried Mauser (piano)
"Ins Theater", dance-, word-, light- and music-play (1998)
Text: Ernst Jandl.
Duration: 17 minutes
First performance: 15 June 1998 at the International Theaterschool Festival in Amsterdam by the Orchestra "De Ereprijs".
Perf: 3 voice-groups: children, women, men
Orch.: 1(=picc).0.0.BCl.0. - ASax, BarSax. - 2.1.2.1. - 1(2)Perc - 3 Tapes- Pf (=Synth)- EGuit, BGuit
"When Time Overflows From Its Shores (Wenn die Zeit über die Ufer tritt)", opera in three scenes (1999)
Text: Ralf Günther Mohnnau after Anton Tsechov.
Duration: 90 minutes
First performance: 27 April 1999 at Münchener Biennale in Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz; Ekkehard Klemm (conductor).
Voices: 2Sopr,MSopr, CTen, Ten, Bar, Bass
Orch: 2(I=Picc,II=Picc,=AFl).1.1.BCl.1 - ASax, BarSax - 1.1.1.1.- 3Perc.- Pf(=Synth.)Hf - Guit.EGuit.BGuit -Soli:Vn.Vl.Vc - 5.0.3.3.1.
"Chevengur" for voice and ensemble (2001)
After a text of Andrey Platonov.
Duration: 13 minutes
First performance: 4 September 2001 in Paradiso, Amsterdam by Svetlana Savenko and the Studio for New Music, conducted by Igor Dronov.
Ens: 1(=BFl).0.1.BCl.0. - 0.0.1.0. - Perc - Bayan - Tape - Sopr - 1.0.1.1.1.
"Cinderella", theatricalized cantata for children's choir, children's orchestra, six narrators and professional ensemble (2003)
After Roald Dahl's "Revolting Rhymes" adapted by Donald Sturrock.
Duration: 60 minutes
First performance: 28 April 2003 in Barbican hall, London by the Centre for Young Musicians orchestra and London Schools Symphony orchestra, conducted by Peter Ash.
Childern's orch.: flexiband (any wind instruments; 4 parts), 5 percussions as soloists and percussion ensemble, harp, piano solo, string group
Children's choir, six narrators
Ens.: 1.1.1.BCl.1. - 1.1.1.0. - 2Perc - Hp - 1.1.1.1.1.
"Feux follets" for orchestra (2003)
Duration: 10 minutes
First performance: 8 December 2003 in the Cité de la Musique, Paris by the Ensemble Intercontemporain, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.
Orch: 2.2.2.BCl.2 - 2.2.2.1 - 3Perc - Hp - Pno - strings
"Foucault's Pendulum" for orchestra (2004)
Duration: 25 minutes
First performance: 11 November 2004 in the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam by the Schoenberg Ensemble, conducted by Reinbert de Leeuw.
Orch: 2.1.1.BCl.Sax.1 - 1.1.1.0 - 2Perc - Pno,Hp,Cymb,Guit - Bayan,Acc - 1.1.1.1.1

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