Christopher Bochmann

SINOPSE BIOGRÁFICA

Christopher Bochmann é doutorado em Composição pela Universidade de Oxford. Foi aluno de Nadia Boulanger, Robert Sherlaw Johnson e Richard Rodney Bennett. Trabalha em Portugal desde 1980. Leccionou 22 anos na Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, da qual foi Diretor de 1995 a 2001. É Professor Catedrático da Universidade de Évora, onde foi Diretor da Escola de Artes de 2009 a 2017. É Maestro Titular da Orquestra Sinfónica Juvenil desde 1984.

LISTA DE OBRAS

(muitas obras publicadas pelo Centro de Informação da Música Portuguesa – www.mic.pt)

ÓPERA

Corpo e Alma (2008), opera de câmara

ORQUESTRA

Three Hodies (1972)
Tableaux Concertants (1976)
Nimbus (1977)
Gestures I,III,IV (1982) para variados grupos
Aleafonia Concertante I,II,III (1984-86) para orq. de câmara
Em Homenagem (1984)
Epitaph (1991)
Metaphors (1996)
Monograph Expanded (1997) para piano e orquestra
Linus (2002)
Lupercalia (2002)
Symphony (2005)
Divertimento (2011)
Dances (2013)
Pastorale (2015) para chocalhofone e orquestra
Uma grande razão: retrato de Mário Cesariny (2017) para barítono e orquestra
Vendaval (2017) para saxofone alto e orquestra de sopros
Concerto para orquestra (2019)

ORQUESTRA E VOZES

Accede ad ignem hunc (1970, rev.1972) para narrador e instrumentos
Eventail (1974) para coro, metais e v’cellos.
The Round Horizon (1982) para Mezzo, coro feminina, orq.
Plaint (1987) para narrador, coro e orq. de câmara.
Epistle (1991) para 16 vozes e 9 instrumentos.
Songs for Simeon (1992) para Sop, Bar, coros, orq.
Miserere Mei (1994) para 5 narradores e orq. de câmara.
Cicero Dixit (2006) para narrador, contralto, coro duplo, 15 insts
Um leve tremor (2019) para barítono, coro a 5 vozes, orquestra

CORO

Prayer of Mary Queen of Scots (1976) para 6 vozes masculinas
Chamber Étude no.2 (1977) para 6 vozes masculinas
Motets for Holy Week (1980-83)
O Vos Omnes (1980) para coro a 7 vozes
Crux Fidelis (1983) para coro a 4 vozes
Salvator Mundi (1983) para coro a 3 vozes
Ecce Lignum (1983) para coro a 1 voz
Gestures II (1982) para coro misto
Ego Sum Resurrectio et Vita (1985) para 10 vozes
Motets for Christmas (1987-9)
O Magnum Mysterium (1987) para coro a 12 vozes
Lux Fulgebit (1988) para coro a 15 vozes
Verbum Caro Factum Est (1989) para coro a 13 vozes
Hodie Christus Natus Est (1989) para coro a 15 vozes
Echoes (1991) para 12 vozes femininas
Maria Matos Medley (1997) para 7 vozes
Magnificat (1998) para 12 vozes
My monstrous mountain’d walke (1999) para 6 vozes
Morning (2000) para 7 vozes
Leipziger Motetten (2002) para 6 vozes masculinas
Laudate Domino (2004) para 12 vozes
Ubicumque est bene (2012) para coro duplo
De profundis (2012) para 5 vozes
Hymn to St Cecilia (2017) para coro a 4 vozes

ENSEMBLE

Snakes of Silver Throat (1976) para 8teto de sopros.
Hymn (1979) para 8 clars.
Stars (1980) para 25 flautas
Mobiles for Alexandra (1985) para sopros e contrabaixos
Melodies and Mobiles (1990) para clars, vnos e perc.
Epigrams (1991) para sopr, bar, cravo, órgão, 4teto de cordas.
Song for Elizabeth (1992) para 13 cordas.
Sonnet (1993) para Tenor, pf, hpa, perc, 4 vc, 7 vozes masc..
Motet (1994) para 15 insts
Metamorphoses (1995) para 11 insts.
Musette (1995) para Sopr,fl,cl,pf,vno,vc
Memorial to Jorge Luís Borges (1999) para Bar, a-fl, b-cl, guit, vc, 2 perc, 4 vla.
Lacrimae (2001) para ob d’am.,fl,cl,vibr,pf,vno,vla,vc
Lament (2001) para 15 instrumentos
Lauda (2002) para clarinete solo e orquestra de 21 clarinetes
7 Lessons (2003) para fl, ob, ten.sax, vno, pf
Leituras de Liberdade (2003) para sopr, fl, cl, hpa, pf, vno, vla, vc.
Canzona I for the 80th birthday of Pierre Boulez (2005) para cl, fag, tpa, vn, vla, vc, cb
Canzona II (2008) para onze instrumentos
Canzona III (2010) para voz e 8 instrumentos
Deiknumena (2010) para 8 instrumentos
Dithyramb (2011) para 6 instrumentos
Ode I: A lua brilha (2013) para barítono e 6 instrumentos
Ode III: Aguardo, equânime (2013) para 3 sopranos e 9 inst.
Canzona IV (2014) para 16 madeiras
Five Pieces (2014) para 15 instrumentos
Ode IV: Segue o teu destino (2014) para mezzo e 6 instrumentos
Four Fragments (2014) para 8 instrumentos
Four Fragments and a Fantasy (2015) para 11 instrumentos
Fear no more the heat o’ the sun (2016) for twelve instruments
Op.27 plus (2008-16) comentários sobre Op.27 Webern para fl, cl, pf, vn, vla, vc.
As sombras do sol (2017) para fl, tpa, tbn, perc, 2 vno, vla, vc.
Toccata (2017) para 11 instrumentos de corda.
Lalula: a triple trio (2017) para fl, sopr, cl, vibr, hp, pf, vln, vla, vc.
….e Rui Zinho pensou…. (2018) para 4 recitantes, 3 fl, 3 cl, 1 perc
Tertúlia (2018) para 13 instrumentos
Turbilhão (2018) para 12 instrumentos
All the world’s a stage (2019) para 7 percussionistas
Tinha uma pedra (2019) para 9 instrumentos
Antiphon (2020) para 9 instrumentos

MÚSICA DE CÂMARA

Three Dances (1968) para 3 guit.
De Profundis (1970) para vno, vc, pf.
Three Bagatelles (1971) para 5teto de sopro
String Quartet no.1 (1972)
Petite Sérénade (1973) para fl, vla, hpa.
Dies Irae (1973) para 2 tpt, 2 trb, timp.
Complainte de la Lune en Province (1974) para tenor, guit.
Chamber Étude no.1 (1975) para ob, c.inglês, fg, cravo.
String Quartet no.2 (1976)
Introit (1977) para 4teto de cordas.
Dialogue I (1978) para fl, perc.
Vespers (1978) para clar, pf.
Wind Quintet no.1 (1978)
Wind Quintet no.2 (1979)
Arabesque (1979) para clar, mezzo-sop, vno, perc.
Wind Trio (1980) para ob, clar, fg.
Toccata (1980) para 2 pfs.
Dialogue II (1981) para vc, pf.
Brass Quintet (1983)
The Thinnest Hair (1984) para tenor, hpa.
String Quartet no.3 (1986)
Boreas (1988) para 4 clars.
Out of the Deep (1988) para vla, vc, cb.
Gusts (1989) para fl, clar.
Six or Seven Sketches – Wind Quintet no.3 (1992)
Movements (1994) para 4teto de saxofones
Madrigal (1994) para 3 cb.
Meander (1995) para 5 violas.
Mutations (1996) para 4 clars
Music for two pianos, book I (1998)
…..manhosamente….. (2000) para sopr, pf.
Metastrophe (2000) para fl,cl,fg,vc.
Miniatures in memoriam Tom Eastwood (2001) para 2vnos,vla.
Monumentum in memoriam R. Sherlaw Johnson (2001) para 4teto de cordas
String Quartet no.4 (2001)
Lied der Liebe (2002) para Sopr, vno, vc, pf.
Meeres Stille (2003) para Sopr, pf
My Ladye Celia’s Songbooke, vol.I (2004) para Barítono, pf.
Music for two pianos, book II (2006)
Coelum non Animum (2006) para sopr, sax alto, tpa, vibr, pf.
Cantiga (2007) para plauta e piano.
Canticle (2008) para sopr, 2 tenores, 2 flautas de bisel, v’celo
Dialogue III (2009) para violino e fagote
Canticum (2009) para 4teto de cordas.
My Ladye Celia’s Songbooke, vol.II (2009) para barítono, pf.
Cadavre Exquis (2010) para fl,cl,pf,vn,vc.
Double Dialogue (2010) para 2 pianos, 2 perc.
Elegy II Expanded (2011) para fl, ob, sopr sax.
String Trio (2012)
A magia do tempo (2012) para barítono, trio de cordas.
Dance sketches (2012) para quarteto de saxofones.
Ode II: Ama, bebe e cala (2013) para soprano, tpte, pf.
Ode V: Serei livre (2015) para soprano, clar, pf.
Dialogue IV: Flights of Fancy (2015) para cl. bxo, pf.
Four fancies (2016) para 2 guitarras
O estaleiro (2016) para 5 percussionistas
7 Fanfarras (2010,11,12,13,14,15,16) para trompetes
O suspiro do rouxinol (2016) para mezzo, cl, pf
Furthermore (2016) para 4 guit.
Quatro poemas (2017) para barítono, pf.
Three and a half pieces for two flutes (2007)
From head to toe (2017) para fl, cl, pf, vn, vc
Nel mezzo del cammin (2017) para vn, vc, pf
Turning-points (2018) para quarteto de saxofones
Talking of jasmine (2018) for percussion quintet
29 Flores de João Cutileiro
Asas (2020) para soprano, sax sopr, acordeão, vla, vc
Arcades (2020) para vc, cb

MÚSICA A SOLO

Piano Sonata no.1 (1971)
Partita no.1 (1972) para vno.
Seven Pieces (1974) para piano
Piano Sonata no.2 “Sanctus” (1976)
3 pieces (1976) para fl.
Requiescat (1977) para perc. de madeira.
Partita no.2 (1978) para vno.
Sonata (1979) para vc.
Preludes (1979) para pf.
Sonata-Fantasia (1980) para guit.
Essay I (1980) para trb.
Elegy I (1981) para fl.
Essay II (1981) para órgão.
Essay III (1981) para vno.
Essay IV (1981) para hpa.
Essay V (1982) para vla.
Essay VI (1982) para voz.
Essay VII (1990) para guit.
Essay VIII (1991) para pf.
Snow on Distant Hills (1992) para clar.
Essay IX (1993) para tpt.
Essay X (1993) para flauta de bisel
Monograph (1994) para pf.
Monograms I – V (1995-2000) para clarinet
Monogram I for A.S.D. (1995)
Monogram II for E.C. (1999)
Monogram III for S.A. (1999)
Monogram IV for C.C. (2000)
Monogram V for C.F. (2000)
Essay XI (2000) para cravo
18 Miniatures (2001) para pf.
Essay XII (2001) para contrabaixo
Essay XIII (2001) para saxophone alto
Lied I (2002) para vno.
Leise, leise (2002) para vla.
Letter I to Ricardo Tacuchian (2003) para pf
Lampoons (2003) para saxofone tenor
Essay XIV (2003) para trompa
Essay XV (2004) para oboé
Lied II (2004) para vc.
Lumen (2004) para perc.
Cartoon (2005) para saxofone barítono
Essay XVI (2006) para fagote
Cantilena (2006) para flauta em Sol
Commentaries on Notations by Pierre Boulez (2007) para pf
Capriccio (2007) para saxofone soprano
Commentaire sur le 2ème mouvement de Et Expecto de Messiaen (2008) para oboé
Carrolling Bach: Two Fantasies for piano (2008)
Chiaroscuro (2008) para clarinete baixo
Lied III (2009) para viola
Elegy II (2010) para flauta
Chorale Prelude: Ein feste Burg (2010) para altgitarren
Cavatina (2010) para violino
Letter II to Amílcar Vasques Dias (2010) para pf.
Drama Essay (2011) para voz falada
Diastrophe (2012) para guitarra
Letter III to José Antônio de Almeida Prado (2013) para pf.
Essay XVII (2014) para violoncelo
Dirge in memoriam Gareguin Aroutounian (2014) para viola
Dirge in memoriam Gareguin Aroutounian (2014) versão para violin
Letter IV to Jean-Sébastien Béreau (2014) para pf.
Essay XVIII (2015) para acordeão
Flight of Icarus (2015) para requinta
Ponteio (2016) para chocalhofone
Letter V to António Pinho Vargas (2016) para pf
Two Studies (2016) para saxofone tenor
Letter VI to Robert Saxton (2017) para pf (mão esquerda)
Triste Tríade in memoriam José Luís Ferreira (2018) para pf
Lied IV (2018) para contrabaixo
Essay XIX (2018) para flauta
Essay XX (2019) para bateria de seis peças

ORQUESTRAÇÕES

Fauré: Messe Basse (1991) para vozes femininas e orq. de cordas.
Webern: 4 pieces Op.4 (1992) para 11 instrumentos
Debussy: 3 Preludes (1994) para orq. de câmara.
Schoenberg: Sechs Kleine Stucke Op.19 (1995) para orq. de câmara.
Ivo Cruz: Homenagem a Manuel de Falla (1996) para orq. de câmara.
Tressler: Thoughts (1996) para orq. de câmara.
Miguel Ângelo Pereira: Eurico – Recitativo e Cavatina (1997) para tenor e orq. de câmara
Webern: 3 Kleine Stücke Op.11 (1997) para orq. de câmara.
Stockhausen: Three orchestrations of Klavierstück III (1998) for fl, cl, bn, hn, vn, vla, vc.
Debussy: 7 Preludes (1999) para 12 sopros.
Reger: Aria Op.103A no.3 (1999) para orq. de cordas.
Tressler: Ballade (2000) para orq. de câmara.
Tressler: Burla (2001) para orq. de câmara.
Seixas: Tocata e Minuete (2003) para orq. de câmara.
Debussy: La cathédrale engloutie (2003) para metais
Fauré: Requiem (2005) para orq. de câmara.
Ravel : Sonatine (2007) para 2 fl, cl, fg, 2 tpa, 2 tpte, 2 vn, vla.
Schönberg : Sechs kleine Stücke Op.19 (2007) para 2 fl, cl, fg, 2 tpa, 2 tpte, 2 vn, vla.
Honegger : Sept pièces brèves (2007) para 2 fl, cl, fg, 2 tpa, 2 tpte, 2 vn, vla.
Dallapiccola : Quaderno Musicale di Annalibera (2007) para 2 fl, cl, fg, 2 tpa, 2 tpte, 2 vn, vla.
Tressler : Waltz (2007) para orq. de câmara.
Bomtempo: Sonata Op.9 no.3 (2009) para orq. de câmara.
Lacerda: Allegro (2010) para orquestra de cordas
Koechlin: Homage a Fauré (2011) para orq. de câmara.
Ravel: Berceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Fauré (2011) para orq. de câmara
Debussy: 2 Spanish Preludes (2012) para 12 sopros.
Ravel: Fugue e Toccata (de Tombeau de Couperin)(2017)
Tressler: Sonata 1905 (2020) para orq. de cordas

ESTUDOS NEOCLÁSSICOS

  1. Classical Sonata (1974) para cravo
  2. Suite (1975) para vc, cb
    De onde: Air (1976) para orq. de cordas
  3. Sonata da chiesa (1976) para cl, pf
  4. Ludus polytonalis (1977) para cl, vc
  5. a. Prayers to the wind (1980) para 2 vlas
    b. Minha Tírcia é tão bella (1980) variações para 3 vlas
  6. a. Invention on a mordent (1973) para 7 flautas
    b. Introduction and aria (1973) para 6 cl
    c. Caprice (1980) para 5 ob
  7. Three Polytonal Mass Movements (1969) for SATB choir

MÚSICA DIDÁTICA

Four Rhythmic Studies (1973)
Christmas Cantata (1973) para coro feminino, insts
Os Pastores (1978): Cantata para coro infantil, orch.
Os Magos (1979): Cantata para coro infantil, orch.
Four pieces (1979) para 4 trb.
Gavotte (1980) para 2 rec, cl.
A Anunciação (1980): Cantata para coro infantil, orch.
5 Pieces in the first position (1980) para vc, pf
Mosaic of the Air (2000) para orq. estrudantil
Lyric (2002) para flautas, flautas de bisel e cordas.
Lyric 2 (2003) para flautas, clarinetes, violinos, v’cellos
O amanhecer de um dia novo – 30 peças para pf (1980-2003)
6 Peças fáceis (1980)
6 Peças politonais (1980)
6 Peças modais (1980)
6 Peças pantonais (2003)
6 Peças dodecafónicas (2003)
Os três porquinhos (2013) para 2 atores, fl, 3cl, sax, 2 vn, guit.
Capuchinho vermelho (2013) para 2 atores, fl, 3cl, sax, 2 vn, guit.
A carochinha (2013) para 2 atores, fl, 3cl, sax, 2 vn, guit.
A princesa e a ervilha (2015) para atores, 2 fl, 3 cl, sax, tpt,perc,vn.
João e Maria (2015) para atores, 2 fl, 3 cl, sax, tpt, perc, vn.
O gato das botas (2015) para atores, 2 fl, 3 cl, sax, tpt, perc, vn.
As três bruxas (2015) para atores, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.
Francisco, o limpa-chaminés, e o seu gato Farrusco (2015) para atores, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.
Os três desejos (2016) para atores, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.
Pedro dos Malasartes (2016) para atores, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.
O criado esperto (2016) para atores, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.

ARRANJOS PARA CORO

Música Popular Brasileira:
Peixe Vivo (1978)
Despedida do Pastoril (1979)
Cavalo Marinho (1979)
Boas Festas (1979)
Prece ao Vento (1979)
Pastorinhas (1984)
A Garota de Ipanema (x2) – 1. SATB (1984)
T,Bar, Bar,B.(1995)
Só Danço Samba – T,Bar,Bar,B. (1995) Música de Natal:
*God rest you merry gentlemen (1973)
*Coventry carol (1973)
*The first nowell (1973)
*Noite Feliz (Silent Night)(1979)
*Loa de Natal (1979)
*Ao bom Jesus saudemos (x2)(1979)
*Away in a Manger (x2)
*Rocking
*Quem Pastores laudavere
Ding, dong, merrily on high
*Angels from the realms of glory
*O little one sweet
*Past three o’clock
*Adam lay ybounden (P.Warlock)
*Wither’s Rocking Hymn (Vaughan Williams)
*Il est né le divin enfant
*O Tannenbaum
*O little town of Bethlehem
*Frim, fram, frum.
*Natal de Elvas I (1995)
*Menino Jesus à lapa (1996)
*Natal de Elvas II (1997)
* publicados como Canções de Natal/Christmas Carols, Musicoteca (1999) Outros:
If the nightingales (1989)
Once in a while (1989)
There goes the ball game (1989)
Dallas blues (1990)
Os cantores do Rádio (1994)
I never dreamt (2003)
Friday Night Rag (2003)
Com as minhas tamanquinhas (2007)

OUTROS ARRANJOS

Para Quarteto de Cordas
Garota de Ipanema (1986)
Morna: Regaço (2012)
Morna: Otília, Otílio (2012)
Morna: Mar azul (2012)
Morna: Ondas di bo corpo (2012)
Morna: Cize (2012)
Estrela d’Alva (2012)
Morna: Padoce de ceu azul (2012)
Boas Festas (2012)
Muxima (2013)
M’Biri, M’Biri (2013)
Ndapandula (2017)
Só danço samba (2017)
Uma casa portuguesa (2017)

OUTROS

Venham mais cinco 1.para 8 vc. (1995)
2. para 6 vc. (2000)
Crazy little thing called love para 4 clar. (1997)
Somebody to love para 4 clar. (1997)
2 Canções de Natal Portuguesas (2003) para Sopr, orq.
Oh, bento airoso (2003)
José embala o menino (2003)
Garota de Ipanema para Violino e Piano (2005)
(CD – Michael Bochmann, 2005)
Boas festas para 4 sax (2012)
Adeste fildeles para 4 sax (2012)
Il este né le divin enfant para 6 sax, (2012)
O little town of Bethlehem para 6 sax. (2012)
O Tannenbaum para 6 sax (2012)

Uma casa portuguesa (2017) para 8 trombones

LIST OF WORKS

OPERA

Corpo e Alma (2008), chamber opera

ORCHESTRAL AND LARGER INSTRUMENTAL WORKS

Three Hodies (1972)
Tableaux Concertants (1976)
Nimbus (1977)
Gestures I,III,IV (1982) for various groupings
Aleafonia Concertante I,II,III (1984-86) for chamber orch.
Em Homenagem (1984)
Epitaph (1991)
Metaphors (1996)
Monograph Expanded (1997) for piano and orchestra
Linus (2002) for orchestra
Lupercalia (2002) for orchestra
Symphony (2005) for orchestra
Divertimento (2011) for orchestra
Dances (2013) for orchestra
Pastorale (2015) for chocalhofone and orchestra
Uma grande razão: retrato de Mário Cesariny (2017) for baritone and orchestra
Vendaval (2017) for alto saxophone and wind orchestra
Concerto for orchestra (2019)

ORCHESTRA AND VOICES

Accede ad ignem hunc (1970, rev.1972) for reciter and instruments
Eventail (1974) for choir, brass and cellos.
The Round Horizon (1982) for Mezzo, girls’choir, orch.
Plaint (1987) for reciter, choir, chamber orch.
Epistle (1991) for 16 voices and instruments.
Songs for Simeon (1992) for Sop, Bar, choirs, orch.
Miserere Mei (1994) for 5 reciters, chamber orch.
Cicero Dixit (2006) for reciter, Alto solo, double choir, 15 insts
Um leve tremor (2019) for baritone, 5-part choir, orchestra

CHOIR

Prayer of Mary Queen of Scots (1976) for 6 male voices
Chamber Étude no.2 (1977) for 6 male voices
Salve Regina (1981) for boys’ voices and organ
Motets for Holy Week (1980-83)
O Vos Omnes (1980) for 7-part choir
Crux Fidelis (1983) for 4-part choir
Salvator Mundi (1983) for 3-part choir
Ecce Lignum (1983) for 1-part choir
Gestures II (1982) for mixed choir
Ego Sum Resurrectio et Vita (1985) for 10 voices
Motets for Christmas (1987-9)
O Magnum Mysterium (1987) for 12-part choir
Lux Fulgebit (1988) for 15-part choir
Verbum Caro Factum Est (1989) for 13-part choir
Hodie Christus Natus Est (1989) for 15-part choir
Echoes (1991) for 12 female voices
Maria Matos Medley (1997) for 7 solo voices
Magnificat (1998) for 12 solo voices
My monstrous mountain’d walke (1999) for 6 solo voices
Morning (2000) for 7 solo voices
Leipziger Motetten (2002) for 5 male voices
Laudate Dominum (2004) for 12 solo voices
Ubicumque est bene (2012) for double choir
De profundis (2012) for 5 voices
Hymn to St Cecilia (2017) for SATB choir

ENSEMBLE

Snakes of Silver Throat (1976) for wind 8tet.
Hymn (1979) for 8 clars.
Stars (1980) for 25 flutes
Mobiles for Alexandra (1985) for Wind and Double Basses
Melodies and Mobiles (1990) for clars, vlns and perc.
Epigrams (1991) for Sop, Bar, hpchd, org, string 4tet.
Song for Elizabeth (1992) for 13 strings.
Sonnet (1993) for Tenor, pf, hp, perc, 4 vc, 7 male vces.
Motet (1994) for 15 insts
Metamorphoses (1995) for 11 insts.
Musette (1995) for Sopr,fl,cl,pf,vn,vc
Memorial to Jorge Luís Borges (1999) for Bar, a-fl, b-cl, guit, vc, 2 perc, 4 vla.
Lacrimae (2001) for ob d’am.,fl,cl,vibr,pf,vn,vla,vc
Lament (2001) for 15 instruments
Lauda (2002) for solo clarinet and orchestra of 21 clarinets
7 Lessons (2003) for fl, ob, ten.sax, vn, pf
Leituras de Liberdade (2003) for Soprano, fl, cl, hp, pf, vn, vla, vc.
Canzona I for the 80th birthday of Pierre Boulez (2005) for Cl, Bn, Hn, Vn, Vla, Vc, Cb
Chimera I and II (2008) for 10 instruments
Canzona II (2008) for eleven instruments
Canzona III (2010) for soprano and eight instruments
Deiknumena (2010) for eight instruments
Dithyramb (2011) for six instruments
Ode I: A lua brilha (2013) for baritone and six instruments
Ode III: Aguardo, equânime (2013) for 3 sopranos, 9 instruments
Canzona IV (2014) for 16 woodwind instruments
Five Pieces (2014) for 15 instruments
Ode IV: Segue o teu destino (2014) for mezzo and 6 instruments
Four Fragments (2014) for eight instruments
Four Fragments and a Fantasy (2015) for eleven instruments
Fear no more the heat o’ the sun (2016) for twelve instruments
Op.27 plus (2008-16) commentaries on Webern: Op.27 for fl, cl, pf, vn, vla, vc.
As sombras do sol (2017) for fl, hn, tbn, perc, 2 vn, vla, vc.
Toccata (2017) for 11 strings
Lalula: a triple trio (2017) for fl, sopr, cl, vibr, hp, pf, vln, vla, vc.
….e Rui Zinho pensou…. (2018) for 4 reciters, 3 fl, 3 cl, 1 perc
Tertúlia (2018) for 13 instruments
Turbilhão (2018) for 12 instruments
All the world’s a stage (2019) for 7 percussionists
Tinha uma pedra (2019) for 9 instruments
Antiphon (2020) for nine instruments

CHAMBER MUSIC

Three Dances (1968) for 3 guit.
De Profundis (1970) for vln, vc, pf.
Three Bagatelles (1971) for wind 5tet
String Quartet no.1 (1972)
Petite Sérénade (1973) for fl, vla, hp.
Dies Irae (1973) for 2 tpt, 2 trb, timp.
Complainte de la Lune en Province (1974) for Tenor, guit.
Chamber Étude no.1 (1975) for ob, cor, bn, hpchd.
String Quartet no.2 (1976)
Introit (1977) for string 4tet.
Dialogue I (1978) for fl, perc.
Vespers (1978) for clar, pf.
Wind Quintet no.1 (1978)
Wind Quintet no.2 (1979)
Arabesque (1979) for clar, mezzo-sop, vln, perc.
Wind Trio (1980) for ob, clar, bn.
Toccata (1980) for 2 pfs.
Dialogue II (1981) for vc, pf.
Brass Quintet (1983)
The Thinnest Hair (1984) for Tenor, hp.
String Quartet no.3 (1986)
Boreas (1988) for 4 clars.
Out of the Deep (1988) for vla, vc, cb.
Gusts (1989) for fl, clar.
Six or Seven Sketches – Wind Quintet no.3 (1992)
Movements (1994) for saxophone quartet
Madrigal (1994) for 3 cb.
Meander (1995) for 5 violas.
Mutations (1996) for 4 clars
Music for two pianos, book I (1998)
…..manhosamente….. (2000) for Sopr, pf.
Metastrophe (2000) for fl,cl,bn,vc.
Miniatures in memoriam Tom Eastwood (2001) for 2vn,vla.
Monumentum in memoriam Robert Sherlaw Johnson (2001) for stg 4tet
String Quartet no.4 (2001)
Lied der Liebe (2002) for Sopr, vn, vc, pf.
Meeres Stille (2003) for Sopr, pf
My Ladye Celia’s Songbooke, vol.I (2004) for Bar., pf.
Lullaby for Amara (2004) for violin, 4 bottles.
Music for two pianos, book II (2006)
Coelum non animum (2006) for soprano, alto sax, hn, vibr, pf
Cantiga (2007) for flute and piano.
Canticle (2008) for Sopr, 2 tenors, 2 recorders, vc
Dialogue III (2009) for violin and bassoon
Canticum (2009) for String Quartet
My Ladye Celia’s Songbooke, vol.II (2009) for Bar., pf.
Cadavre Exquis (2010) for fl,cl,pf,vn,vc.
Double Dialogue (2010) for 2 pianos, 2 perc.
Elegy II Expanded (2011) for fl, ob, sopr sax.
String Trio (2012)
A magia do tempo (2012) for Baritone, stg trio.
Dance sketches (2012) for saxophone quartet
Ode II: Ama, bebe e cala (2013) for Soprano, tpt, pf.
Ode V: Serei livre (2015) for Soprano, clar, pf.
Dialogue IV: Flights of Fancy (2015) for Bass clarinet, pf.
Four fancies (2016) for 2 guitars
O estaleiro (2016) for 5 percussionists
7 Fanfares (2010,11,12,13,14,15,16) for trumpets
O suspiro do rouxinol (2016) for mezzo, cl, pf
Furthermore (2016) for 4 guit.
Four poems (2017) for Baritone and piano
Three and a half pieces for two flutes (2017)
From head to toe (2017) for fl, cl, pf, vn, vc
Nel mezzo del cammin (2017) for vn, vc, pf
Turning-points (2018) for saxophone quartet
Talking of jasmine (2018) for percussion quintet
29 Flores de João Cutileiro (2019) for piccolo, Eb clarinet, glockenspiel, piano
Asas (2020) for soprano, sopr sax, accordion, vla, vc
Arcades (2020) for vc, cb

SOLO MUSIC

Sonatina (1968, rev.1972) for guitar
Sonatina (1968, rev.2003) for violin
2 Études (1968-69) for piano
3 Caprices (1968-70) for violin
Piano Sonata no.1 (1971)
Partita no.1 (1972) for vln.
Seven Pieces (1974) for piano
Piano Sonata no.2 “Sanctus” (1976)
3 pieces (1976) for fl.
Requiescat (1977) for wood perc.
Partita no.2 (1978) for vln.
Sonata (1979) for vc.
Preludes (1979) for pf.
Sonata-Fantasia (1980) for guit.
Essay I (1980) for trb.
Elegy I (1981) for fl.
Essay II (1981) for organ.
Essay III (1981) for vln.
Essay IV (1981) for hp.
Essay V (1982) for vla.
Essay VI (1982) for voice.
Essay VII (1990) for guit.
Essay VIII (1991) for pf.
Snow on Distant Hills (1992) for clar.
Essay IX (1993) for tpt.
Essay X (1993) for recorder.
Monograph (1994) for pf.
Monograms I – V (1995-2000) for clarinet
Monogram I for A.S.D. (1995)
Monogram II for E.C. (1999)
Monogram III for S.A. (1999)
Monogram IV for C.C. (2000)
Monogram V for C.F. (2000)
Essay XI (2000) for harpsichord
18 Miniatures (2001) for pf.
Essay XII (2001) for double bass
Essay XIII (2001) for alto saxophone
Lied I (2002) for vln.
Leise, leise (2002) for vla.
Letter I to Ricardo Tacuchian (2003) for pf
Lampoons (2003) for tenor saxophone
Essay XIV (2003) for horn
Essay XV (2004) for oboe
Lumen (2004) for metal percussion
Lied II (2004) for vc.
Cartoon (2005) for baritone saxophone
Essay XVI (2006) for bassoon
Cantilena (2006) for alto fl.
Commentaries on Notations by Pierre Boulez (2007) for pf
Capriccio (2007) for soprano sax.
Commentaire sur le 2ème mouvement de Et Expecto de Messiaen (2008) for oboe
Carrolling Bach: Two Fantasies for piano (2008)
Chiaroscuro (2008) for bass clarinet
Lied III (2009) for viola
Elegy II (2010) for flute
Chorale Prelude. Ein feste Burg (2010) for altgitarren
Cavatina (2010) for violin
Letter II to Amílcar Vasques Dias (2010) for pf.
Drama Essay (2011) for spoken voice
Diastrophe (2012) for guitar
Letter III to José Antônio de Almeida Prado (2013) for pf.
Essay XVII (2014) for cello
Dirge in memoriam Gareguin Aroutounian (2014) for viola
Dirge in memoriam Gareguin Aroutounian (2014) transcribed for violin
Letter IV to Jean-Sébastien Béreau (2014) for pf.
Essay XVIII (2015) for accordion
Flight of Icarus (2015) for Eb clarinet
Ponteio (2016) for Chocalhofone
Letter V to António Pinho Vargas (2016) for pf
Two Studies (2016) for tenor saxophone
Letter VI to Robert Saxton (2017) for pf (left hand)
Triste Tríade in memoriam José Luís Ferreira (2018) for pf
Lied IV (2018) for double bass
Essay XIX (2018) for flute
Essay XX (2019) for six piece drum set

ORCHESTRATIONS

Fauré: Messe Basse (1991) for female voices and string orch.
Webern: 4 pieces Op.4 (1992) for eleven instruments
Debussy: 3 Preludes (1994) for Chamber orch.
Schoenberg: Sechs Kleine Stucke Op.19 (1995) for Chamber orch.
Ivo Cruz: Homenagem a Manuel de Falla (1996) for Chamber orch.
Tressler: Thoughts (1996) for Chamber orch.
Miguel Ângelo Pereira: Eurico – Recitativo e Cavatina (1997) for Tenor and Chamber Orch.
Webern: 3 Kleine Stücke Op.11 (1997) for Chamber Orch.
Stockhausen: Three orchestrations of Klavierstück III (1998) for fl, cl, bn, hn, vn, vla, vc.
Debussy: 7 Preludes (1999) for 12 wind insts.
Reger: Aria Op.103A no.3 (1999) for String Orch.
Tressler: Ballade (2000) for Chamber Orch.
Tressler: Burla (2001) for Chamber Orch.
Seixas: Tocata e Minuete (2003) for Chamber Orch.
Debussy: La cathédrale engloutie (2003) for Brass Choir
Fauré : Requiem (2005) for Chamber Orch
Ravel : Sonatine (2007) for 11 insts
Schönberg : 6 kleine Stücke Op.19 (2007) for 11 insts
Honegger : Sept pièces brèves (2007) for 11 insts.
Dallapiccola : Quaderno Musicale di Annalibera (2007) for 11 insts.
Tressler : Waltz (2007) for Chamber Orch.
Bomtempo: “Sinfonia” em Sol menor (Sonata Op.9 no.3) (2009) for Chamber Orch.
Lacerda: Allegro (2010) for String Orchestra
Koechlin: Homage a Fauré (2011) for Chamber Orch.
Ravel: Berceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Fauré (2011) for Chamber Orch.
Debussy: 2 Spanish Preludes (2012) for 12 wind insts.
Ravel: Fugue and Toccata from Tombeau de Couperin (2017)
Tressler: Sonata 1905 (2020) for String Orch.

NEOCLASSICAL STUDIES

  1. Classical Sonata (1974) for harpsichord
  2. Suite (1975) for vc, cb
    From which: Air (1976) for String Orchestra
  3. Sonata da chiesa (1976) for cl, pf
  4. Ludus polytonalis (1977) for cl, vc
  5. a. Prayers to the wind (1980) for 2 vlas
    b. Minha Tírcia é tão bella (1980) variations for 3 vlas
  6. a. Invention on a mordent (1973) for 7 flutes
    b. Introduction and aria (1973) for 6 cl
    c. Caprice (1980) for 5 ob

DIDACTIC MUSIC

Four Rhythmic Studies (1973)
Christmas Cantata (1973) for girls’ voices, insts
Os Pastores (1978): Cantata for children’s voices, orch.
Os Magos (1979): Cantata for children’s voices, orch.
Four pieces (1979) for 4 trb.
Gavotte (1980) for 2 rec, cl.
A Anunciação (1980): Cantata for children’s voices, orch.
5 Pieces in the first position (1980) for vc, pf
Mosaic of the Air (2000) for student orchestra
Lyric (2002) for flutes, recorders and strings
Lyric 2 (2003) for flutes, clarinetes, violins, ´cellos
O amanhecer de um dia novo – 30 pieces for pf (1980-2003)
6 Easy pieces (1980)
6 Polytonal pieces (1980)
6 Modal pieces (1980)
6 Pantonal pieces (2003)
6 Dodecaphonic pieces (2003)
Os três porquinhos (2013) for 2 actors, fl, 3cl, sax, 2 vn, guit.
Capuchinho vermelho (2013) for 2 actors, fl, 3cl, sax, 2 vn, guit.
A carochinha (2013) for 2 actors, fl, 3cl, sax, 2 vn, guit.
A princesa e a ervilha (2015) for actors, 2 fl, 3 cl, sax, tpt, perc, vn.
João e Maria (2015) for actors, 2 fl, 3 cl, sax, tpt, perc, vn.
O gato das botas (2015) for actors, 2 fl, 3 cl, sax, tpt, perc, vn.
As três bruxas (2015) for actors, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.
Francisco, o limpa-chaminés, e o seu gato Farrusco (2015) for actors, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.
Os três desejos (2016) for actors, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.
Pedro dos Malasartes (2016) for actors, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.
O criado esperto (2016) for actors, fl, alto sax, tpt, tbn, perc, pf, 2 guit, 3 vn.

ARRANGEMENTS FOR CHOIR

Brazilian popular music:
Peixe Vivo (1978)
Despedida do Pastoril (1979)
Cavalo Marinho (1979)
Boas Festas (1979)
Prece ao Vento (1979)
Pastorinhas (1984)
A Garota de Ipanema (x2) – 1. SATB (1984)
T,Bar, Bar,B.(1995)
Só Danço Samba – T,Bar,Bar,B. (1995) Christmas music:
*God rest you merry gentlemen (1973)
*Coventry carol (1973)
*The first nowell (1973)
*Noite Feliz (Silent Night)(1979)
*Loa de Natal (1979)
*Ao bom Jesus saudemos (x2)(1979)
*Away in a Manger (x2)
*Rocking
*Quem Pastores laudavere
Ding, dong, merrily on high
*Angels from the realms of glory
*O little one sweet
*Past three o’clock
*Adam lay ybounden (P.Warlock)
*Wither’s Rocking Hymn (Vaughan Williams)
*Il est né le divin enfant
*O Tannenbaum
*O little town of Bethlehem
*Frim, fram, frum.
*Natal de Elvas I (1995)
*Menino Jesus à lapa (1996)
*Natal de Elvas II (1997)
Of the father´s love begotten (2015)
* published as Canções de Natal/Christmas Carols by Musicoteca (1999)

Others:

If the nightingales (1989)
Once in a while (1989)
There goes the ball game (1989)
Dallas blues (1990)
Os cantores do Rádio (1994)
I never dreamt (2003)
Friday Night Rag (2003)

ARRANGEMENTS FOR STRING QUARTET

Garota de Ipanema (1986)
Morna: Regaço (2012)
Morna: Otília, Otílio (2012)
Morna: Mar azul (2012)
Morna: Ondas di bo corpo (2012)
Morna: Cize (2012)
Estrela d’Alva (2012)
Morna: Padoce de ceu azul (2012)
Boas Festas (2012)
Muxima (2013)
M’Biri, M’Biri (2013)
Ndapandula (2017)
Só danço samba (2017)
Uma casa portuguesa (2017)

OTHER ARRANGEMENTS

Venham mais cinco 1. for 8 vc. (1995)
2. for 6 vc. (2000)
Crazy little thing called love for 4 clar. (1997)
Somebody to love for 4 clar. (1997)
2 Portuguese Christmas Songs
Oh, bento airoso (2003) for sopr and orch.
José embala o menino (2003) for sopr and orch.
Garota de Ipanema for Violin and Piano (2005)
(CD – Michael Bochmann, 2005)
Boas festas for 4 sax (2012)
Adeste fildeles for 4 sax (2012)
Il este né le divin enfant for 6 sax, (2012)
O little town of Bethlehem for 6 sax. (2012)
O Tannenbaum for 6 sax (2012)
Uma casa portuguesa (2017) for 8 trombones

[ Lista facultada por Christopher Bochmann, publicada na Meloteca a 05 de junho de 2020 ]

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