Aldo Rafael Forte, Composer

                                                                                                                             

Published Orchestral Works -

ALL WORKS ON THIS PAGE ARE PUBLISHED BY ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS.

                                               

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Concertos with Orchestra                                                               

                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                                                

"Concerto for Horn and Orchestra" (1989) - 20 min. - MP3s I. Dígame   II. Estrañando    III. Carnaval Habanero  CD Recording: "Hornissimo" CD Deutsche Schallplatten Berlin CD, AMAZON  Peter Arnold, Horn and the SWF Rundfunkorcheter Kaiserslautern, Germany, Klaus Arp Cond. , program notes     email aldoforte@ymail.com  for Rental Fees of Parts . Purchase full score & solo part

With its infusion of jazz, pop, and Latin elements coupled with demanding soloist virtuosity

and Latin percussion, this work is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser

as well as fun for musicians alike.                                              

                                                                     

                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

"Piezas Latino - Ibericas - concerto for brass quintet and orchestra " (1991) 10 min., MP3s: I. Furia  II. Tango  III. Fiesta  CD Recordings: "That's A Plenty" CD  RBM label   AMAZON  and 5 aus 49 CD AMAZON Das Rennquintett and SWF Rundfunkorchester Kaiserslautern, Germany, Klaus Arp, cond.,  program notes 

With its infusion of Spanish and Latin elements coupled with demanding soloist virtuosity

and use of piccolo trumpet and Latin percussion, this work is guaranteed to be a crowd

pleaser as well as fun for musicians alike.

                                                

Orchestral works

                                                         

"Twickenham - picturesque symphonette for orchestra" (2005) - 13 min. - in  4 mvts. - NO RECORDING AVAILABLE - appealing to audiences and musicians alike.  PLEADING TO BE RECORDED.  Commissioned by the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra to celebrate the Bicentennial of the founding of Huntsville, AL.     program notes      email aldoforte@ymail.com for Rental Fees of Parts .

                                           

                                   

                                                                       

Cities  (1983) - 25 min.  - in 4 mvts. - MP3   NO CD AVAILABLE  Composed under an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts with assistance from the National Endowment for the Arts.  Makes use of spatial notation.  Performances of this work would likely qualify as  "adventuresome programming"!  program notes   email aldoforte@ymail.com for Rental Fees of Parts .

                                                                       

                                                        

                                                                                             

                                                                                                    

                                                                                   

 "Eclipse" (1983)   - 15 min. - in one movement. Orchestral piece whose basic "theme' is the obstruction of light.  Light, represented by the pitch of Eb, is periodically "obstructed" by E natural and D. Forte's first orchestral work, composed while he was studying post graduate composition with Ross Lee Finney at The University of Alabama. Makes use of spatial notation WORK HAS NEVER BEEN PERFORMED.   Performances of this work would likely qualify as "adventuresome programming"!      program notes                                        email aldoforte@ymail.com for Rental Fees of Parts .                                                                 

                                                

                                                                  

                                                                        

                                                                                

                                                                                 

                                                                                                           

Song Cycle with Orchestra

                                                       

"Cantos - a song cycle for baritone and orchestra on poems of José Martí"  (1985 - 1987) - 35 min. - 5 mvts. - Composed under a composition fellowship from the Cintas Foundation administered by the Institute of International Education (NYC).  THE WORK HAS NEVER BEEN PERFORMED.   title page        program notes       email aldoforte@ymail.com for  Rental Fees of Parts .                

                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                     

                                                                                         

                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

String Orchestra

                                                                          

                                                             

"Sinfonietta for String Orchestra"  (1977/1981) - 22 min. - 5 mvts. - MP3   NO CD AVAILABLE       program notes                       email aldoforte@ymail.com for Rental Fees of Parts .