Alessandro Casagrande

Catalogue of works

COMPOSITIONS FOR PIANO

1934
Title Opera Publication

Fogli d’album- Album Leaves

op. 1

Maurri

Leggenda- Legend

op. 3 unpublished

Improvviso- Impromptu

op. 4 unpublished

Cavalcata all’alba – Riding at Dawn

op. 5 unpublished

Notturno- Nocturne

op. 8 unpublished
1940

La Caccia - The Hunt (concert etude)

op. 9 Carisch

Danza degli gnomi – Elfin Dance

op. 10 unpublished

Studio - Etude

op. 11 unpublished

Campane francescane – Franciscan Bells

op. 13 unpublished

Danza esotica - Exotic Dance

op. 20 Maurri

Piccolo valzer – Little Waltz

op. 21 Maurri
1963
I Segni dello Zodiaco – Zodiac Signs op. 24 unpublished

CHAMBER MUSIC COMPOSITIONS

Title Opera Publication

Piccolo trio – Little Trio

op. 2 unpublished

Fantasia – Fantasy for violin and piano

op. 7 unpublished

Variazioni - Variations for quartet

op. 16 unpublished
1955

Alla sera – In the evening, for voice and piano, words by U. Foscolo

op. 26

Carisch

Romanza - Romance, for voice and piano, words by D’Annunzio op. 27

Carisch

Imitazione - Imitations, for voice and piano, words by G. Leopardi op. 28

Carisch

1956
Tre Divertimenti – Three Divertimenti, for strings and eight instruments op. 31 Carisch
1959
Stornello umbro _ Umbrian Folk Song, for voice and piano, words by Feo Belcari op. 32 Augusta
Musica per cinque liriche – Music for five poems by Garcia Lorca, for two guitars op. 33 unpublished
Santi del mio paese – Saints of my country, for voice and piano, words by V. Cardarelli op. 35 unpublished
1960
Ninna nanna- Lullaby, for voice and piano op. 36 Curci
La notte e l’anima; la notte mistica – Night and soul; mystic night, for soprano, horn and piano, words by Reiner Maria Rilke op. 43 Carisch
1963
Frasi per sette strumenti – Phrases for seven instruments op. 46 Carisch
A Saffo, two poems for soprano, flute, cello and celesta op. 47 Carisch
1964

Meditazione- Meditation, for flute and celesta

op. 51 inendito

SYMPHONIC, OPERA AND BALLET COMPOSITIONS

1948
1948
Title Opera Publication
Aminta, symphonic poem for orchestra (from T. Tasso) op. 14 unpublished
Fantasie di Pinocchio – Pinocchio’s Fantasy, ballet op. 23 Carisch
1952
L’uccello sacro – Sacred Bird, ballet based on subject by Ludmilla Tcherina op. 29 unpublished
1960
Le forbici - Scissors, ballet op. 39 unpublished
Ninfea, opera in two acts and a choreographic intermezzo op. 40 unpublished
Ballata dell’angoscia – Ballad of Anguish, ballet, choreography by M. Otinelli op. 41 Carisch
1962
Tempo sinfonico – Symphonic Tempo, for piano and orchestra op. 42 Carisch
Asteres, for orchestra op. 44 Carisch

SACRED COMPOSITIONS

Title Opera Publication
Tantum ergo, for organ or harmonium op. 6 unpublished
1940
Messa - Mass, in D minor, for soloists, chorus and orchestra op. 12 unpublished
De Profundis, motet for four voices op. 12 unpublished
Panis angelicus, for orchestra op. 19 unpublished
Ecce sacerdos magnus, tenor, bass, organ and string orchestra op. 21 unpublished
La cena del Signore – The Lord’s Supper, oratorio for solists, chorus and orchestra op. 22 unpublished
1950
Mottetto funebre – Funeral motet, for organ op. 25 unpublished
Cantata dell’Assunzione- Assumption Cantata, for soloists, chorus and orchestra; lyrics by F. Belcari op. 30 unpublished
L’Annunciazione – The Annunciation, for soprano, tenor, children’s choir and orchestra op. 30bis unpublished
Preparazione eucaristica – Eucarist Preparation, for organ op. 49 unpublished
1964

Il pianto della Madonna, The Weeping Mary, words by Jacopone da Todi

op. 51 Carisch

TRANSCRIPTION AND ELABORATION

1959
Title
Laetatus sum, Psalm 121 by G.B. Pergolesi, for soprano and string orchestra

FILM MUSIC

Ultimo treno per Pechino

19--
Regia di --

Cast: --

Penne nere

1952
Regia di Oreste Biancoli

Cast: Mastroianni, Marina Vlady, Camillo Pilotto, Enzo Staiola

La figlia di Mata Hari

1954
Regia di Renzo Merusi, Carmine Gallone

Cast: Ludmilla Tchérina, Erno Crisa, Frank Latimore, Milly Vitale