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Yuri Povolotsky - Composer & Pianist

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Orchestral Music

Piano Concerto (1986);

Chamber Symphony (1987);

Babeliana Suite for String Orchestra (1994, 2-nd Version - 2010)

Con Dolore for String Orchestra (1996)

Three Pieces for String Orchestra (1996)

Bassoon Concerto (1997)

Nostalgic Music for String Orchestra (1997)

Four Fragments from “Travelling to Klezmer” for Clarinet & Orchestra (2002)

Minuet & Badinerie (from Unwritten Suite) for Flute & String Orchestra (2004)

Suite (from “Travelling to Klezmer”) for Flute & String Orchestra (2005-2011)

Dear Liar music from Performance (2007)

Music of Volitation and Inspiration for Piano & Orchestra (2010)

Suite from "Travelling to Klezmer" for Flute & String Orchestra (2005-2011)

"Leaf Fall in Anjou" (from "Autumn Elegias") for Piano & Orchestra (2015)


 

Chamber Music

Lyric Suite for Violin & Piano (1984/99)

String Quartet No. 1 (1986/96)

Sonata No. 1 for Violin Solo (1988/92)

String Quartet No. 2 (1989/93)

Sonata No. 2 for Violin Solo (1989)

Babeliana, suite /Version for String Quartet/ (1993, 2-nd Version - 2010))

Three Oriental Intermezzi for Alto Saxophone & Piano (1994)

Concerto for Saxophone Quartet (1995)

Three Pieces /Version for Saxophone Quartet/ (1995)

Three Pieces /Version for String Quartet/ (1995)

Four Looks at Henri Rousseau for Flute & Piano (1995/99)

Trio for Viola, Cello & Double Bass (1995)

Animation for Flute, Clarinet & Bassoon (1996)

Swing-Minuet for two Violins, Piano & Rhythm Section (option) (1996)

Fogged Moon Poem for Alto (Tenor) Saxophone solo (1998)

Saxophones in the Square for Grand Saxophone Ensemble (1998/2008)

Jerusalem Divertimento for Clarinet (Violin), Cello & Piano (1999)

Saxophone Quartet (2000)

Sketches of the Old City for Clarinet solo (2001)

Lubavitch Niguns for Violin & Clarinet (2001)

Minuet & Badinerie (from Unwritten Suite) for Flute & Piano (2001)

Spring Mood, suite for Flute Quartet (2001)

Portraits & Dedications for Violin, Clarinet & Piano (2001-2009)

Melancholy for Viola & Piano (2004)

Suite from “Travelling to Klezmer” for Flute & Piano (2005)

Nigunim for Violin solo (vers. Instants2011)

Ballade for Trombone & Piano (2008)

Partita per partire for Harpsichord (2008)

12 Caprices for Solitary Musician (2008)

Provincial “Soap Opera” for Balalaika & Piano (2009)

Suite in Retro Style for Alto Saxophone & Piano (2010)

French Sonata /Exercise in Spirit of Poulenc/ for Oboe & Piano (2010)

Adios Amigo! /Version for Violin, Bandaneon, Guitar, Piano & Double Bass/ (2011)

Adios Amigo! /Version for Violin & Piano/ (2011)

Cinema Sonata for French Horn & Piano (2011)

"Glamour a la..." for Flute Quartet (2012)

"Sonata dell'Arte" for Tuba & Piano (2012)

"Rendezvous Lonely Hearts" for two Violins (2012)

Sonata "Summer Midday's Dream" for Trumpet & Piano (2012)

"Echoes of Waltz" for Trombone (Baritone) & Piano (2012)

"Forest Fairy Tale" for Oboe, Violin, Viola & Cello (2013)

"Night Stories" for Bassoon Quartet (2013)

"Oui, mon cher Fufu!" for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, French Horn, Bassoon & Piano (2014

"Picures of a Forgotten Town" for two various Clarinets (2015)


 

Piano Music

Four Pieces (1985)

Dedication to Mark Chagall (Sonata No.1) (1989)

Phantom (Sonata No.2) (1991/2009)

Seven Jewish Traditional Melodies (1996)

5 x 10 /Piano Album for Children & Youth/ (1997/98)

Vision of Elise (2005)

Two Portraits of Cats (2006)

3 Fragments from performance “The Noise of Time. Osip Masndelshtam” (2007)

24 Little Pieces (2008/2013)

10 Interludes from performance “Portrait of a Woman” (2008)

24 Instants (2008)

Around Jazz (2006/14)

Jokes with Classics (2006/09)

6 Movements from performance "I Know a Woman..." (2010)

"U-krop-krop" /Music a la Giya Kancheli/ (2011)

"20 Pieces for 20 Fingers" for 4 Hands (2010/11)

Two Pieces (2012)

"The Expensive Dog" /Suite from Music for Low-budget Movie/ (2013)

Two Sonatines (2014)

"Jazz Movies" for 4 Hands (2014)

"Autumnal Elegies" (2014)


 

 

Music in Jewish Soul Style for Klezmer Ensemble

Travelling to Klezmer (1999)

Shtetelekh (2000)

Metamorphoses (2001-03)

Music for Theatre

“The Noise of Time. Osip Mandelshtam” (2006)

“Dear Liar” (2007)

“Tehila” (2007)

“Portrait of a Woman” Musical Fantasy for Two (2007-2008)

ThumbelinaMusical for Children (2009)

"I know a woman..." (2009-2010)

Returning to Love Musical (2011)

"Recognition, or Penelopa in Paradise" Musical (2013-2014)


 

Choir & Chamber Vocal Works

Three Poems after Sasha Tcherny for Baritone & Piano (1984)

Scottish Notebook after Robert Burns for Soprano & Piano (1981-85)  

Lyrics by Nikolai Rubtsov for Baritone & Piano (1986)

The Pictures of the Present-1989 to Verses by Igor Irteniev for Baritone & Piano (1989) 

Sephardic Songs for Mezzo-soprano & Piano (1992/99)

Two Sephardic Love Songs for Women’s Choir a capella (1997)

Five Poems after Osip Mandelshtam for Soprano & Piano (2006)

Musica Ecumenica for Mixed Choir (2008)

Pushkin’s Notebook for Soprano & Piano (2008)

Six Ballades after Nikolai Gumilev for Low Woman Voice & Piano (2009)

Aquarelles Vocal Cycle after Poems by A.Akhmatova for Soprano & Piano (2009)

Four Romances to Verses by K.R. for Tenor & Piano (2009)

My Little Irteniada after Poems by Igor Irteniev for Middle Voice & Piano (2009)

Ladoga Songs after Poems by A. Prokofiev for Mezzo-soprano & Piano (2009)

Doina Codrilor Ballade, lyrics by Bronislava Kazantzeva (2009)

"Marina's Nights" after Poems by Marina Zvetaeva (2010)

Invitation to Romance to verses by various poets (1987-2010)

Three Sketches to Oberiuts' Verses (2010/11)

Five Romances on Verses by Victor Pelenyagre (1991/2014)

"Lermontov.2014" (2014)

 

Jazz & Popular Music

Songs & Romances; arranges, transcriptions etc.

 

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