roozbeh nafisi's compositions

• beegaah (2020) for large ensemble

 

• segaah (2020) for mixed ensemble

alla breve (2020) for piano

• afschaari (2020) for string trio (violin, viola, cello) and 3 storytellers

 

• RazSvirvane (2019 – 2020) for piano

tennessee letter (2018) for piano 

 

• july (2018) for piano

 

• electro-acoustics (2017)  for santur and electronics

 

 

• maahoor (2017) for harprichord

commissioned by FeNAM (Festival of New American Music), california – 2017

premiere: faythe vollrath at sacramento state university, california – 2017

 

 

• chahaargaah (2016) for violin, viola, cello, piano

selected piece at darmstadt summer days for contemporary music (germany) – 2016

premiere: chamber music concert of darmstadt days, germany – 2016

 

 

• esfahan (for guitar and piano) 2016

selected piece at darmstadt summer days for contemporary music (germany) – 2016

 

zwischendrin I (2016) for piano 

 

 

• march 4, 2016 (piano) 2016 

 

 

• march 5, 2016 (piano) 2016 

 

 

• march 7, 2016 (piano) 2016 

 

 

• march 8, 2016 (piano) 2016 

 

 

• march 9, 2016 (piano) 2016 

 

 

piece piano samad remembering (piano) 2015

 

 

• piano piece remembering samad (piano) 2015 

 

 

: die wüste (piano) 2015 

 

 

• schur (2015) for choir and orchestra

 

 

• september (2014) for piano 

 

 

daschti (chamber ensemble with soprano voice, on texts by goethe and saadi) 2013

winner of a gustav mahler international prize for composition, 2013 – austria

premiere: mahler festival ensemble (christoph cech: conductor) at  viktring castle, austria – 2013

 

 

37 (red hands) with sarah granett's animation (2013) for piano 

 

 

• 36 (2012) for four keyboards  

 

 

• electro-acoustical santur (santur with electronics) 2012

 

 

train book: twenty-eight solo pieces (piano) 2010 to 2012

 

 

• 36-ug-i-l (piano) 2012

 

 

•  piano music 6 december (piano) 2011

 

 

35-7 (violin, viola, cello, double bass, bass clarinet) 2011

premiere: janus ensemble (christoph cech: conductor), at viktring castle, austria – 2011

 

 

coda: improvisation on paper XVII (2011) for piano 

• 35-3: (orchestra) 2011 

premiere: bruückenköpfe (christoph cech: conductor) at bruckner university, linz, austria – 2011

 

 

• 35-4 raak (2010) for four-hand piano 

premiere: ayaka and marie aso at  kunitachi college of music, tokyo, japan – 2011

 

 

Irritation of a Structure (2010) for piano

• sasori-bushi (japanese folk song arranged for female voice and piano) 2010

 

 

• seven nonscores for nonmusicians (mixed ensembles and mixed choirs) 2010

 

 

• 35-1 (piano, Bb/bass clarinet) – 2010

premiere: sauro berti (clarinets) and naomi fujiya (pian) at kunitachi college of music, tokyo – 2010

 

 

• 33-4 for walking musicians (ensemble of japanese, iranian, and western instruments (hichiriki, sho, horn, Bb trumpet, flute, violin, santur, piano, Bb clarinet, thunder board, tam-tam, sustained cymbal, wind chimes, bass drum) 2009

premiere: kcm musicians at kunitachi college of music, tokyo, japan – 2009 

 

 

• 36-6 (organ version) 2009 

 

 

• 36-6 (piano version) 2009 

 

 

• 33-6-3 (piano) 2009 

 

 

• 33-6-1 (piano) 2009 

 

 

• 33-6-2 (piano verion) 2009

 

 

• 33-6-2 (organ verion) 2009

 

 

• So schnell wie möglich (piano) 2009 

 

 

• 33-6-7 (piano) 2009 

 

 

Negative and Positive (piano) 2009

 

 

36-4 All Keys (piano) 2009 

 

 

• 36-6 (organ versiobn) 2009 

 

 

• 36-6 (piano version) 2009 

 

 

• 33-6-7 (piano) 2009 

 

 

• quartet (oboe, Bb clarinet, soprano saxophone, trumpet) 2008

 

 

• 8 (any two voices) 2008 

 

 

kurdish folk song (piano) 2008 

 

 

hastie june (piano version) 2008

 

 

• hastie june (string quartet version) 2008

 

 

• trio for keyboard percussions (marimba, xylophone, and vibraphone) 2008

 

 

drone (for ensemble of 12 or larger) 2008

published by deep listening institute (within deep listening anthology II), new york, usa – 2011

 

 

duet (horn and garden hose) 2008

premiere (as recording): elizabeth barton (hose), angelina contreras (horn) – 2008 

 

 

orchestral santur (santur) 2008

premiere (as sound track to an animation by kathy and sara kwon) at uplink factory, tokyo, japan – 2010

 

 

• trio (horn, cello, piano) 2008

premiere: bruckner univ. musicians, vienna, austria – 2012

 

 

• accent study (piano) 2008 

 

 

• 7&8 (piano) 2008 

 

 

black/white tuberose (piano) 2008

 

 

• collage with kathy kwon (piano) 2008

 

 

• trio (cello, horn, piano) 2007

 

 

• cadenza fragment (horn) 2007

premiere: elizabeth barton (horn) at sacramento state university, california – 2007

published by deep listening institute (within deep listening anthology II)

new york, usa – 2011

 

 

bee-gaah (concept and composition for santur) 2006

premiere: roozbeh nafisi (santur) at sierra II center, sacramento, california – 2006

 

 

• 7-up (violin) 2006

 

 

• prelude (harpsichord) 2006 

commissioned by the baden-württemberg sipend, germany

premiere: ivaylo zlatev (piano) at university of tübingen, germany – 2006

 

 

17 sounds (piano) 2006: fragment, I, II

premiere (as cd recording): ivaylo zlatev (piano) at state music academy in trossingen, germany – 2006

 

 

combinatoriality (quote, interlude) (piano) 2006

 premiere (as cd recording): ivaylo zlatev (piano) at state music academy in trossingen, germany – 2006

 

 

• filzanleitung (piano) 2006

 

 

• smoking monkeys (piano) 2006

 

 

wege (piano) 2005 – 2006

winner of the venia composition prize, vienna, austria 2016

premiere: ivaylo zlatev (piano) at state music academy in trossingen, germany – 2006

published within deep listening anthology II, deep listening institute, new york, usa – 2011

recorded as a cd (piano: ivaylo zlatev), cd baby, new jersey, usa – 2017 

 

• portraits (four pieces for string quartet) 2005–2006

 

 

• composition etude (flute) 2005 

 

 

• to chase (violin) 2005 

 

 

• parturita (cello/double bass and piano) 2005

 

• im nebel (soprano voice and piano,  poem by hermann hesse) 2005

 

• horn concerto (horn and string orchestra) 2005

 

 

• fantasia (piano) 2005

 

 

• song for the living and song for the dead (2 chamber songs for 4 singer/speakers and ensemble with clarinet, oboe, horn, 2 violas, plastic bag, drums and bells) 2005

premiere: csus musicians (roozbeh nafisi: conductor) at sacramento state university, california – 2005

 

 

• onset (string quintet) 2005

premiere: csus musicians and leo eylar (violin I) a sacramento state university, california – 2005

 

 

sway (chamber ensemble) 2005

premiere: csus musicians and yashar nafisi (tonbak) at sacramento state university, california – 2005

 

 

• icarus (symphonic orchestra version) 2005

 

 

• icarus (piano verion) 2004

premiere: marcella nasca (piano) at sacramento state university, california – 2004

 

 

• rime (flute and santur) 2004

premiere: nadia banna (flute) and roozbeh nafisi (santur) at sacramento state university, california – 2004

 

 

• knockout (chamber ensemble) 2004

premiere: csus musicians at sacramento state university, california – 2004

 

 

• lallarookh (baritone and piano – poem: thomas moore) 2004

premiere: eugene chan (voice) sunny knable (piano) at sacramento state university, california – 2004

 

 

• sohrab and rustam (choir, trumpet, santur) 2003

premiere: sacramento master singers choir (ralph hughes: conductor), thomas hall (trumpet), roozbeh nafisi (santur) at saint francis of assisi parish, sacramento california – 2003

 

 

• suite (soprano and piano – poem: yashar Nafisi) 2003 

premiere: dian samuelson (voice), joe gilman (piano) at american river college, sacramento, california – 2003

 

 

• i am cold (santur) 2000

premiere: roozbeh nafisi (santur) at amirkabir cultural center, tehran, iran – 2000

 

 

isfahan etude (santur) 1999

premiere: roozbeh nafisi (santur) on sacramento public television, california – 2001

 

 

• heroic sketches (santur and tonbak) 1994

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