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Les Fantômes du Futur Luxe Nocturne
(The Phantoms of the Future Nocturnal Luxury)

for: double-bass and piano

Date of Composition: December 2000
Duration: 6'
Commissioned by the "Sermoneta" Festival  2001
Première: 5 June 2001 - "Ottorino Respighi" Academy of Music Auditorium. Latina
Lucia Manciocco, piano
Diego Graziano, double-bass

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Trio

for: violin, cello and piano

Date of Composition: 2000
Duration: 12'

Première: 24 April 2002. "S.Cecilia" Academy of Music Auditorium. Roma
Claudio Ferrero, violin
Antonella Loddo, cello
Federico Iacobucci, piano

Hungarian Première: 8 May 2014. Verdi Concert Hall - Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Budapest
Within the Seventh Portrait Concert.
Eszter Krulik, violin
Gyöngyi Ujházi, cello
Francesco Mario Possenti, piano



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Quartetto Nucleodeferente
(Nucleus-Deferent Quartet)

for: string quartet

Duration: 12'
Date of Composition: July – October 2003

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Sonata per violino e pianoforte «Chagall»
(Sonata for violin and piano «Chagall»)

for: violin and piano

Date of Composition: July - November 2003
Duration: 8'

Première: 14 June 2006. "Nyitott Műhely" Concert Hall. Budapest
Bartha Katalin, violin
Alessio Elia, piano

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...illuminavano  appena
(...they illuminated scarcely)

for: flute, oboe, clarinet (Bb), piano, 5 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos,  double-bass and percussion

Date of Composition: May – June 2004
Duration: 8'

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joujoux séduisantes
(seductive toys)

for ensemble: flute (also piccolo), clarinet, accordion, cello and percussion

Commissioned by "Mehrklangorchester Berlin" for the "Italianità" Festival 2005. Dedicated to "Mehrklangorchester Berlin"
Date of Composition: December 2004 – February 2005
Duration: 11'

Première: 16 April 2005. "Mauritius Studio" Auditorium. "Italianità" Festival. Saarbrücken.
Mehrklangorchester Berlin
Christoph Dorner, flute
Antje Gerber, clarinet
Andreas Weigle, cello
Annette Riessner, accordion
Martin Krause, percussions
Tammin Lee, conductor

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Luminescences

for ensemble : violin con scordatura, viola con scordatura, cello con scordatura, clarinet and percussion

Merit Prize "Chigiana" Academy of Music 2005
Date of Composition: July - August 2005
Duration: 6'

Première: 6 August 2005. "Chigi Saracini" Palace – "Chigiana" Academy of Music. Siena
"Chigiana" Academy of Music Ensemble
Duccio Ceccanti, violin
Sabrina Giuliani, viola
Vittorio Ceccanti, cello
Marco Ortolani, clarinet
Maurizio Ben Omar, percussions
Mauro Bonifacio, conductor

German Première: 5 February 2014. Kammermusiksaal - Musik Hochschule Mannheim.
Within the Sixth Portrait Concert.
Impronta ensemble.
Andreas Luca Beraldo, conductor.

Hungarian Première: 15 December 2016. Sala Verdi of the Italian Institute of Culture - Budapest.
Within the "Tenth Portrait Concert- Ten years of musical activity in Hungary" dedicated to Elia's works.
Organizer: Italian Institute of Culture - Budapest
Mikola Roman, violin
János Fejérvári, viola
Gyöngyi Ujházi, cello
Gábor Varga, clarinet
Zoltán Varga, percussion
Andreas Luca Beraldo, conductor



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Budapest 1956/2006 - Sonata per la Rivoluzione
(Budapest 1956/2006 - Sonata for the Revolution)

for: clarinet and piano

Commissioned by "1956/2006" Festival for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution
Date of Composition: October - December 2006
Duration: 8'

Première: 16 December 2006. Rátkai Klub Music Hall. Budapest
Péter Székely, clarinet
Alessio Elia, piano

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La Séduction

for ensemble: flute (also piccolo), oboe (also English horn), clarinet (also bass-clarinet), piano, violin I, violin II con scordatura, viola con scordatura, cello, double-bass con scordatura.

Date of Composition: May - September 2007
Duration: 7'

Première: 23 November 2007. Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sala Petrassi (Petrassi Hall). Roma
Freon Ensemble
Stefano Cardi, conductor



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Tuba Concerto

for: tuba and pianoforte

Date of Composition: January - March 2009
Duration: 10'

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L'ora azzurra
(The azure hour)

for: flute, clarinet and bassetto-horn

Commissioned by "Trio Böhm" for the commemoration of the 5th anniversary of its foundation
Date of Composition: April – May 2009
Duration: 5'

Première: 24 February 2010. Levinsalen, Norges Musikkhøgskole. Oslo
Third Monographic Concert dedicated to the works of Alessio Elia.
Promoter: Norges Musikkhøgskole (Norwegian Academy of Music). Oslo
Trio Böhm
Michela Berti, flute
Claudio Cavallaro, clarinet
Daniele Veroli, basset-horn
Alessio Elia, conductor

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Sonata for Horn and Piano no. 1

for: horn and piano

Date of Composition: December 2008 - May 2009
Duration: 10'

Première: 24 February 2010. Levinsalen, Norges Musikkhøgskole. Oslo.
Third Monographic Concert dedicated to the works of Alessio Elia.
Promoter: Norges Musikkhøgskole (Norwegian Academy of Music). Oslo
Debora Maffeis, horn
Olivera Marinkovic, piano

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Perfezione Sintetica dell’Incanto
(Synthetic Perfection of the Enchantment)
Horn Concerto

for: solo horn, string quartet and porcellain instruments

Date of Composition: 2010-2011
Duration: 18'

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Beyond Perturbative States
[Polysystemism]

for: piano, violin, viola, cello, double-bass

Date of Composition: 2013
Duration: 6'

Première: 9 August 2013. Festival "Ambient'Azioni Musicali"
Ensemble of the Festival.
Sandro Savagnone, conductor

German Première: 5 February - 19:00. Kammermusiksaal - Musik Hochschule Mannheim.
Within the Sixth Portrait Concert.
Impronta ensemble.
Andreas Luca Beraldo, conductor.

Hungarian Première: 8 May 2014. Seventh Portrait Concert dedicated to Alessio Elia's music within the Festival "Contemporanea", a three-concert series dedicated to Alessio Elia, Ivan Fedele and Luciano Berio. Sala Verdi, Italian Institute of Culture, Budapest.

Francesco Mario Possenti, piano
Eszter Krulik, violin
István Polónyi, viola
Gyöngyi Újházy, cello
László Tihanyi, conductor



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Inquantumland

for: ensemble [flute, clarinet, horn, bassoon, percussion (4 players), violin, cello and piano]

Date of composition: 2013
Duration: 12'

Première: 25 September. BMC (Budapest Music Centre) - Budapest.
Ensemble of the Hungarian State Radio Orchestra.
Gergely Vajda, conductor.

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Heisenberg Suite
(vers. 2013)

for: ensemble [clarinet, horn, percussion (2 players), violin, cello and piano with assistant]

Date of composition: 2013
Duration: 12'

Première: 5 February - 19:00. Kammermusiksaal - Musik Hochschule Mannheim.
Within the Sixth Portrait Concert.
Impronta ensemble
Andreas Luca Beraldo, conductor

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Conifold transitions
(vers. 2014)
[Polysystemism]

for: clarinet and ensemble (clarinet, 2 violins con scordatura, cello con scordatura, piano)

Date of composition: 2014
Duration: 7'

Written for: Gábor Varga

Première: 8 May 2014. Verdi Concert Hall, Italian Institute of Culture - Budapest.
Seventh portrait concert dedicated to Alessio Elia's music.
In the presence of Her Excellency Ambassador of Italy in Hungary, Dr. Maria Assunta Accili.
(The concert belonged to the concert series "CONTEMPORANEA" dedicated to Alessio Elia, Ivan Fedele and Luciano Berio)
Organizer: Italian Embassy in Hungary and Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest.

Gábor Varga, clarinet
Francesco Mario Possenti, piano
Eszter Krulik, violin I
Angela Balint, violin II
Gyöngyi Újházy, cello
László Tihanyi, conductor

Italian Première: 2 July 2014. Sala Casella, Filarmonica Romana - Roma.
Within the concert series "SHE LIVES meets Hungary", a three-concert Festival dedicated to Péter Eötvös, Zoltán Jeney and Alessio Elia.
Organizer: SHE LIVES

SHE LIVES Ensemble
Sandro Savagnone, conductor



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Invocazione e Responso
[Polysystemism]

for: flute and clarinet

Date of composition: 2015
Duration: 11'

Commission of Duo Aphelion - Anna Buck and Giulia Zannin

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Disappearing rainbows

for large ensemble [2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), oboe, 2 clarinets (2nd also bass-clarinet), horn, bassoon, 3 percussionists, piano, 4 violins, 2 cellos, double-bass]

Date of composition: 2015
Duration: 12'

Première: 7 October 2015. Budapest Music Centre
The National Hungarian Radio Orchestra
Gergely Vajda, conductor



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Octet

for wind octet [flute (also piccolo), clarinet in Bb and A, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets in Bb, tenor trombone, bass trombone]

Date of composition: 2016
Duration: 13' (6' first movement // 7' second movement)
Recorded at Bartók Studio in Milano by I Solisti della Scala conducted by Andrea Vitello.

Publisher: Universal Music Publishing - Editio Musica Budapest (represented in Italy by CASA RICORDI)
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Heisenberg Suite
(version 2016)

for ensemble: clarinet, horn, perc. (2 players), string quartet and piano

Date of composition: 2016
Duration: 13'

Première: 15 December 2016. Sala Verdi of the Italian Institute of Culture - Budapest.
Within the "Tenth Portrait Concert- Ten years of musical activity in Hungary" dedicated to Elia's works.
Organizer: Italian Institute of Culture - Budapest
Aaron Berofsky, violin
Mikola Roman, violin
János Fejérvári, viola
Gyöngyi Ujházi, cello
Gábor Varga, clarinet
János Benyus, horn
Zoltán Varga, percussion
Ádám Maros, percussion
Krisztina Fejes, piano
Alessio Elia, piano assistant
Andreas Luca Beraldo, conductor



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Conifold transitions
(vers. 2016)
[Polysystemism]

for: clarinet and ensemble (clarinet, 2 violins con scordatura, cello con scordatura, piano)

Date of composition: 2014
Duration: 7'

Written for: Gábor Varga

Première: 15 December 2016. Sala Verdi of the Italian Institute of Culture - Budapest.
Within the "Tenth Portrait Concert- Ten years of musical activity in Hungary" dedicated to Elia's works.
Organizer: Italian Institute of Culture - Budapest

Gábor Varga, clarinet
Aaron Berofsky, violin
Mikola Roman, violin
Gyöngyi Ujházi, cello
Krisztina Fejes, piano
Alessio Elia, piano assistant
Andreas Luca Beraldo, conductor



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Traces from Nowhere

for: disklavier and ensemble [disklavier, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, violin con scord. and cello con scord.)

The piece employs the Polysystemism (12-ET, Werckmeister I,II, IV, JI, Pythagorean, Meantone) and it is written for the project "Human machine", elaborated together with the conductor Andreas Luca Beraldo.
Through a computer software the disklavier becomes a "human" member of the ensemble, being able to attack and keep time with the other members of the ensemble.
The project is sponsored by Yamaha, with the contribution of Pro Helvetia.

Date of Composition: 2017
Duration: 7'
Commissioned by Impronta Ensemble.

Première: 16 February 2017. Festival "Oggimusica". LAC - New Auditorium - Lugano (Switzerland)
Impronta Ensemble
Andreas Luca Beraldo, conductor



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Altered memories

for: flute (also piccolo, also bass flute), cello and piano

Date of Composition: 2018/2019
Duration: 7'
Commission of Alter Ego ensemble.

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Ekpyrotic Suicide

for: flute (also bass flute), 2 clarinets (2nd also bass clarinet), bassoon, percussion (1 player), piano, string quintet con scordatura

Date of Composition: 2019
Duration: 12'
Written for UMZE
Première: 31 March 2019 Budapest Music Center. UMZE. László Tihanyi, conductor
Commission of UMZE


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Nocturnal Awakened

for: wind quintet [flute (also piccolo), oboe, clarinet (in Bb and A), bassoon, horn]

Date of Composition: 2019
Duration: 9'
Written for Anemos Quintet
Première: 25 September 2019. Italian Institute of Culture in Paris. Anemos Quintet

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Sonata per flauto e pianoforte

Date of Composition: 2019
Duration: 10'
Written for Szabolcs Szilagyi

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Duo for flute and piano

Date of composition: 2019
Duration: 9'
Written for Andrea Salvi and Claudio Cavallaro

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