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VACHE SHARAFYAN

ORCHESTRA

1.        Concerto grosso for orchestra (2 Pianos, 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 v-cellos, basso);  /2002/; 16min.

2.        Concerto for string orchestra  (9violins, 3 altos, 3 cellos, c-basso), /1992/; 12,30min.

3.        "Khostovank" for chamber orchestra/1991/  /Flute, Oboe, Horn F, Percussion/1/, Piano, Violins 9, Violas 3,V-cellos 3, C-basso 1; 14min.

4.        Symphony for full symphony orchestra /1990/; 17,30min.

5.        Poem for string orchestra/1987/   / 9 violins, 3 violas, 2 cellos, 1 c-basso/; 15,20min.

 

SOLOIST(s) WITH ORCHESTRA

1.        Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (chamber and symphony orchestra versions), dedicated to Suren Bagratuni, 2004; 22’min. To be premiered on November 19, 2005 Michigan, USA

2.        Concerto for Tenor Saxophone and Full Symphony Orchestra.  /dedicated to James Houlik/ 2003; 18‘ min. prem. on March 19, 2005, Mansfield symphony, (OH)

3.        The Morning Scent of the Acacia's Song  (orchestral version) for dudook, voce/soprano/ & string orchestra. / 2003/; ~17 min. prem. September 2004, Carnegie Zankel Hall

4.        Concerto-sonata for alto saxophone, piano and string orchestra. /2000/; 16 min. prem. in 2005, dedicated to John Sampen;

5.        Concertoserenata for violin and string orchestra /1998/; 18,15min. prem in 1999, Movses Pogossian (vln), Serenade orchestra, E.Topchyan(cond),             American premiere in 2000 with Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, cond. Robin Fountain

CHAMBER

1.        Canticum Gratiosum for baritone, flute, clarinet (Bb), trumpet (Bb), percussion (1), piano, violin, cello, c-bass; 2005; 12’min; commissioned by MATA Festival, premiered on October 1 in St. Peters’ church in New York

2.        Offertorium for clarinet Bb & piano, 2005;  9’ min; (commissioned by Todd Brunnel and Ara Sarkissian)

3.        Serenade With a Dandelion for two violins, 2005; 10’ min. (dedicated to Varty Manouelian & Movses Pogossian)

4.        On Wings of the Hymnal #1 for cello and piano, 2005; 10 min. (dedicated to Suren Bagratuni),

5.        On Wings of the Hymnal #2 for cello and piano, 2005; 7 min. (dedicated to Suren Bagratuni),

6.        Blooming sounds for solo violin, 2004; 9’min. (Commissioned my AGBU; dedicated to M.Pogossian)

7.        Voices of the invisible blue butterflies for piano, 2004; 7’ min.

8.       Adumbrations of the Peacock for Piano Quartet/Violin, Viola, V-cello & Piano/

2003; ~14 min. (Written for the “Apple Hill Chamber Music Players”). To be premiered on September 28 in Philadelphia, USA

9.        Piano Trio N2 The Dream of Dreams (for violin, cello and piano) 2003. 17 min.

                          /commissioned by the Baird trio/ premiered in Carnegie Hall on April 9, 2004.

10.     Ascending Kemancha for doudook/zurna/,V-cello,Piano. 2002; 14 min. Dedicated to Yo-Yo Ma. Prem. 2002 Yerevan, US prem. 2004, Dortmouth, Hungary premiere in 2005 with cellist Csaba Onczay

11.     Ancient Anthem for Soprano and Violin 2002; 7’min. Prem. in 2003, Tony Arnold, Movses Pogossian, Buffalo (NY)

12.     The Morning Scent of the Acacia's Song for doodouk and string quartet, commissioned for Yo-Yo Ma's the Silk Road Project Inc. /2001/ 16min. Publisher - G. Schirmer; prem. in 2002, Cologne Philharmonics (Germany).

13.     By Kouchak for voce, flute, clarinet and piano. /2001/ 6min.

14.     The Four Seasons for twelve musicians/4 soloists/ and reader  /2001/. /commissioned by PNME. (Flute, alto saxophone, percussion/3/, piano, soprano, violin 1,violin 2, viola, violoncello, c-basso, reader.) 35' min; prem. in 2002, PNME, cond. Kevin Noe, Pittsburgh (US)

15.     Trio N1 for violin, violoncello and piano. /2000/ commissioned for Pittsburgh Trio; 15,10min.

16.     Sonata for alto saxophone and piano /2000/. Commissioned by John Sampen; 15,30 min; prem. 2004, Toledo Great Museum, (US)

17.     To Autumnal Leaves and to Stars for alto saxophone, violin, violoncello, percussion and piano. /1999/; 8min. (later included in The Four Seasons)

18.     Two Devotions for Tar, Kyamancha, Dhol, Tam-Tam, Piano and string quartet. /1999/; 25min.

19.     The Eclipse for alto saxophone, violin and piano. /1999/; 14,10min. Prem. in 1999; Bowling Green (OH)

20.     Sonata No2 for violin and piano /1998/ ;    12 min. Prem in 1998; Bowling Green New Music and Art Festival; M.Pogossian, V. Sharafyan

21.     The Sun, the Wine and the Wind of Time for doodouk, violin, violoncello and piano /1998/; 16,5min.

22.     Five songs for soprano and piano by Metsarents/1993/; 15,20min.

23.     Sonata No1 for violin and piano /1997/; 11,30min.

24.     String quartet   /1997/; 19,20min.

25.     Heralding Dawn Music for 15 instruments /1990/ /Flute, Oboe, Clarinet in Bb, Fagot, Horn in F, Trumpet Bb, Trombone, Percussion/2/, Piano, Violin1, Violin2, Viola, V-cello, C-basso/; 11min.

 

CHOIR /CHOIR WITH INSTRUMENTS/

1.       Tsov Kentsaghuis (“The Sea of Daily Life Troubling Me”)

                                    by sharakan of St.Mesrop Mashtots (Vth Century)

     For Counter-Tenor, Tenor, Baritone, Bass (or mixed choir) and three doudooks / 2003/ ~5min.

2.        Ter vor i mej lerinn for mix choir a capella

      by sharakan of St. M. Mashtots (Vth Century)  /1996/ 5,15min.

 

      COMPOSITIONS WITH AUTHENTIC (Folk) INSTRUMENTS

1.       The Sun, the Wine and the Wind of Time for doodouk, violin, violoncello and piano /1998/; 16,5min.

2.       Two Devotions for Tar, Kemanche, Dhol, Tam-Tam, Piano and string quartet. /1999/ ; 25min.

3.       The Morning Scent of the Acacia's Song  (orchestral version) for doudook, voce/soprano/ & string orchestra./2001- 2003/; ~17 min.       Publisher - G. Schirmer

4.       The Morning Scent of the Acacia's Song for doodouk and string quartet, commissioned for Yo-Yo Ma's the Silk Road Project Inc. /2001/;~ 16min. Publisher - G. Schirmer

        5.     Ascending Kemancha for doudook/zurna/,V-cello,Piano. /2002/ 14min. Dedicated to Yo-Yo Ma.

6.       Tsov Kentsaghuis (“The Sea of Daily Life Troubling Me”)

                                    by sharakan of St.Mesrop Mashtots (Vth Century)

                       For Counter-Tenor, Tenor, Baritone, Bass (or mixed choir) and three doudooks / 2003/ ~5min.