Diana Rotaru

composer

Chamber

Solo


I Like (2013) for voice, typewriter and tape (for Anat Spiegel)

Glossolalia (2010) for violin and electronics (for George Kentros)

Meander (2008) for alto saxophone (for Tsuyoshi Honjo) – with a version for solo clarinet in B (for Emil Visenescu)

Debumessquisse (2007) for piano solo (for Satoko Inoue)

The Rite of Seduction (2006) for flute and pre-recorded sounds (for Ion Bogdan Stefanescu)

Sonata Libra (2002) for piano

 

Duo


2 little whos (2014) for voice and alto flute (for Irina Ungureanu and Riccarda Caflisch); written during the Tescani residence offered by the National "George Enescu" Museum, June 2014 - with an ensemble version

co(ho)quet(us) (2011) for 2 flutes (for Ana Chifu and Zacharias Tarpagkos)

Meanders (2009) for bass flute and alto saxophone - with a version for flute and bassoon; written for the Takefu International Music Festival

Play! (2007) - for flute and harpsichord (for Caput Duo) - with a version for  flute and piano; written for the Takefu International Music Festival

Soresciana (Inno, La ruota, La conchiglia) (2007) -  open cycle of songs for soprano and piano 

The Last Cry of the Unicorn (2006) for alto saxophone and trombone 

De simplici duplex (2003) for trumpet and trombone

 

Trio


Aud (2015) for noh voice, recorder and flute (for Ryoko Aoki and Tosiya Suzuki) - for the 60 years anniversary of Toshio Hosokawa

Legat (2009) for soprano, tenor recorder, piano (for the Tafeal trio), on a poem by Marin Sorescu

What lips my lips… (2006/2007) – version for mezzo, flute and piano

Symplegade (2003) for flute, piano and percussion 

Grotte imaginaire (2002) for koto, ney/shakuhachi and percussion (with a version for flute(s), cello and percussion); written for Voix-Nouvelles, Royaumont

 

Quartet


Verde (2015/2016) for flute, violin, cello and piano (for Green Thing Ensemble, Vienna)

Red Hot - WIP (2014-2016) for violin, clarinet, cello and piano; commission of the Union of Romanian Composers and Musicologists; written for Mercury Quartet (UK)

Oul (2011) for alto saxophone, trombone, violin and cello (for Vertixe Sonora Ensemble)

Fly in Amber (2009) for saxophone quartet (for the Stockholm Saxophone Quartet)

tremurcutremur (2008) for flute, violin, cello and piano (for Pearls before swine experience)

Chant du sommeil (2007) for violin, double-bass, piano and percussions (for Ensemble XXI)

What lips my lips… (2006) for mezzo, flute and 2 percussion players; written for Voix-Nouvelles, Royaumont

StringSgendo (2003) for string quartet


Quintet


2 little whos (2014) - version for soprano and ensemble (flute, viola, cello and percussions)

Silence is Ornament (2011) for oboe, clarinet, percussions, violin and cello

enter no silence (2011) for soprano, flute, clarinet, piano and percussions (for Ensemble TaG and Irina Ungureanu)


Septet


The Last Cry of the Unicorn II (2007) - version for alto saxophone, trombone and string quintet (for Profil Ensemble)

Gothic Hallucinations (2003) for oboe/flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin, cello, piano and percussion 


Large Ensemble

Hypnagogia (2011) for soprano, flute, bassoon, large ensemble and prerecorded medium (for Irina Ungureanu, Ana Chifu, Maria Chifu and PROFIL Ensemble)

Unevensong (2010) for ensemble (for Nieuw Ensemble)

Hypnos (2008) for flute, oboe, clarinet in b, horn in f, trumpet in b, trombone, harp, percussion, violin, viola, cello, double bass; written for Acanthes

Orchestral

Play/Stop/reWind (2007) for flute orchestra  (for OFF)

Chorals and Music-Boxes (2005) for orchestra 

De simplici duplex II (2005) - concerto for clarinet and orchestra (for Emil Visenescu)

Shakti (2004) -concerto for saxophone(s) and chamber orchestra (for Daniel Kientzy)

Multimedia

Ani-motions (2013) music for multimedia project, for flute, bassoon, harpsichord dbl.percussions and tape (as member of SeduCant)

SerpenS (2012) – music for multimedia project, for soprano, 2 flutes, bassoon, percussion and tape (as member of SeduCant)

Icarynth (2011) – music for multimedia project, for flute, 2 bassoons and tape (as member of SeduCant)

Onde-Ondine (2010) - multimedia project for flute, bassoon and tape (as member of SeduCant)

Film music

Point of View (2016 - original animation by Andra Vlasceanu) for clarinet, violin, viola, cello; premiered during “InnerSound” International New Arts Festival, Silent Film Night, 29.09.2016 (SonoMania Ensemble: Mihai Pintenaru, Raluca Stratulat, Tamara Dica, Eugen-Bogdan Popa, cond. Alexandru Mija)

Edge (2013 – original film directed by Anda Puşcaş) for flute, bassoon, violin, viola, cello and tape; premiered during “InnerSound” International New Arts Festival, Silent Film Night, 20.08.2013 (SonoMania Ensemble: Octavian Moldovean, Maria Chifu, Raluca Stratulat, Tamara Dica, Eugen-Bogdan Popa, cond. Gabriel Bebeşelea)

Life Circle (2009) - Cerc(o) for violin, piano and marimba;  premiered by ensemble cross.art (Germany)

 

Opera

În Trup ("In Body", 2016) - chamber opera on an original libretto by Ciprian Macesaru, for 2 sopranos and ensemble (oboe/eng.hr, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano - all doubling small percussions - , 1 percussion player)
Blue Night (2007) - chamber opera for children (on a libretto by Ion Bogdan Stefanescu)