Aldo Rafael Forte, Composer
Published Chamber works
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Double Quintet (BQ and WQ)
"Tableaux - ballet for double quintet" (BQ and WQ) (1999) - 16 min. - MP3 CD Recording: "Tableaux" CD NAXOS CD, USAF Heritage of America Band Tradewinds WQ and Heritage BQ 1 Lt Keelan McCamey, Cond. AMAZON program notes pg. 1 pg.2 ( previous contract with Ludwig Music terminated April 1, 2005). publisher: ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS
"Petite Overture for Wind Quintet" (2006) - 3 min. - MP3 of concert band version - short peppy piece, great opener. program notes publisher: ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS
"Caribbean Capers for Wind Quintet and 2 percussionists" (2006) - c. 6 min. - NO RECORDING AVAILABLE -infused with Latin musical flavor and Latin percussion, this piece is sure to be a hit with any audience. For the WQ of the USAF Band of Mid-America, Dawn Striker, leader publisher: ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS
"Qiuntet for Woodwinds and Horn" (1977) - 4.5 min. - MP3 by the USAF Band Wind Quintet, Bolling, AFB in 1982. Written as a student piece when Forte was attending Graduate School at the University of Southern Mississippi. publisher: ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS
"Petite Suite for Clarinet Quartet" (Eb, 2 Bb, Bb Bass) (1994) - 7 min. - In five movements - MP3s - I. Sonata breve II.Valse III. Intermezzo IV. Chanson V. Gigue CD recording: NAXOS "Tales, Suites, and Divertimenti" CD AMAZON USAF Heritage of America Band American Clarinet Quartet , program notes publisher: Ludwig Masters
"Arias and Dances for Clarinet Quartet" (Eb, 2 Bb, Bb Bass) (1996)- 9 min. - MP3s: I. Arias II. Dances CD recording NAXOS "Tableaux" CD USAF Heritage of America Band American Clarinet Quartet, AMAZON program notes publisher: Ludwig Masters
"American Sketches for Saxophone Quartet" (sop., alto, ten., bari) (1996) - 14 min. –In 5 mvts. ISmalltown Records CD #STR CD 203-Maastricht Saxophone Quartet (The Netherlands), publisher: Ludwig Masters
"Diversions and Lament for Horn Quartet" (4 Hn.) (1999) - 14 min. - in 5 mvts - MP3 demo NO CD AVAILABLE. program notes publisher: ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS complete set: $40.00
"Dance Movements for tuba and two percussionists" (2007) - 14 min. - in five movements - MP3s: I. Overture II. Kimonos III. Gargoyles IV. Nocturne V. Tropical Moves, NO CD AVAILABLE. program notes publisher: ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS complete set $60.00
Other Chamber Works
"Ochenta - for classical guitar" (2001) - NO RECORDING AVAILABLE. Short work dedicated to the composer's father on his father's 80th birthday.
"Five Bagatelles for Flute and Harp" (1997) - 14 min. - NO RECORDING AVAILABLE. Looking for a duo to take on this major work!!!!!
"Waves for Unaacompanied Bb Clarinet" (1997) - MP3 demo, NO CD AVAILABLE, program notes
"E-Motions for unaccompanied bass trombone" (1997),
"Three Novelties for Unaccompanied Trombone" (1979)