Nicholas Fagnilli

Composer | Pianist | Synthesist

Concert Works


vocal works

The Lonely Death (2018)

for soprano and chamber ensemble. 7’

Written for the Ithaca New Music Collective

Text by Adelaide Crapsey (1878 - 1914)

Score

Irradiations (2018-19) (In Progress)

Six songs for low voice and piano.

Text by John Gould Fletcher (1886 - 1950)

Tenor Key excerpt (Songs 1 &2)

Baritone Key Excerpt (Songs 1&2)

Porcelain & Pink (2018)

A comic operetta in one act

Based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. 15'

Libretto adapted by Madeline DeNofio. 

Piano/Vocal book

Petals (2019)

for soprano, clarinet, and piano. 5’

Dedicated to Julia Bokunewicz

Text by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925)

Score

Songs of the Mad Wind (2019)

Four songs for soprano and chamber ensemble. 10’

Text by John Gould Fletcher (1886 - 1950)

Written for the Ithaca New Music Collective

Score

Sublimating Songs (2019)

four songs for soprano and piano. 10’

Text by John Gould Fletcher

Score

Deux Chansons de Rimbaud (2019)

for soprano and clarinet. 4’

Dedicated to Nadine Silverman

Text by Arthur Rimbaud (1854 - 1891)

Score


SOLOS

Out Walked Monk (2018)

for solo clarinet. 1'

for Emily Mehigh

score

Modes of Density (2019)

For solo metallophone.

for Clark Nichols

score

Meditations (2017)

vignettes for solo clarinet. 7’

Dedicated to Mikaela Vojnik

Score

39º 36’ 16” N / 75º 46’ 48” W (2019)

for solo viola. 3’

Score


CHAMBER WORKS

Danishes (2019) (In Progress)

Five miniatures for solo percussionist

for Simon Bjarning

A Call For Demons (2018)

for Harp and Bassoon. 4'

for The Harpoon Duet

score

Coddington Road Ballads (2019) (In Progress)

Three movements for flutes, alto sax, viola, bass, piano, and two percussionists.

I. Nothing Is What I Want

II. Cayuga

III. Feverdreaming

Score excerpt (II. cayuga)

Hermitage (2018)

Humoreske for Pierrot Ensemble. 8’

Score

PassacaDilla (2017)

for percussion and electronic instruments. 8’

Score

Pannonica's Nightmare on Route 13 (2018)

for clarinet and piano. 5'

Dedicated to Thelonious Sphere Monk

Score

Naphtha (2018-19)

Winner, 2019 Louis Smadbeck Composition Prize

for clarinet, cello, and piano. 10’

Comissioned by Alexandra Hecker

Score

Titans (2018-19) (in progress)

Cycle in 10 movements

Book I: for cello & percussion

Book II: for cello, percussion & piano

The Breaks (2017)

for two percussionists. 3’

Score