DIMITRI ARNAUTS COMPOSER
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COMPLETED WORKS

After having started composing music more than 15 years ago,
I could dedicate enough energy, passion and time to it from 2004 on.

 

My works are diverse in form and intent: instrumental and orchestral profane music: several concertos, piano works and some symphonic fantaisies and poems... - but predominantly choral and orchestral spiritual music: numerous settings of  Psalms, two Passions, several Oratorios, Cantatas, chorals and works for liturgical use.

 

Writing music is both a great privilege and a heavy burden. As an autodidact, I feel free to follow the paths of my heart, both in the aesthetics of my music as in the emotion it aims to convey.

 

The Scripture, and within it more particularly the inspired Psalms, is for me a permanent source of inspiration and motive.

 

Use the accordion links below to see a selection of my works so far...

  • ORATORIOS

    The Creation (dutch - 2008)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

    The first chapter of Genesis, to thank and praise the Creator of heavens and earth...

     

    Welkom, Heiland der Wereld (dutch - 2007)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

    The story of the birth of Christ, according to the different Gospels...

     

    Oratorio de Noël (french - 2009)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

    The story of the birth of Christ, according to the different Gospels...

     

    A Christmas Oratorio (english - 2012)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

    The story of the birth of Christ, according to the different Gospels...

     

    Op de eerste dag (dutch - 2009)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

    The last chapter of Luke's Gospel, or the beginning of a great history...

     

    The Promised Land (french - 2011)

    For satb soloists, SSAATTBB choir and orchestra

    After slavery, persecution and annihilation: will a peaceful heaven be given to Israel?

  • PASSIONS

    The Passion according to Matthew (dutch - 2007)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

    The dramatic story of the betrayal, judgement and death of Jesus, according to Matthew...

     

    The Passion according to Luke (french - 2010)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

    The dramatic story of the betrayal, judgement and death of Jesus, according to Luke...

  • CANTATAS

    Praise the Lord, light of the universe (English - 2004)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

     

    How long still? (Dutch - 2010-2015)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

     

    Share your bread (French - 2005)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

     

    Only God is great (French - 2013-2014)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

     

  • PSALMS

    Psalms 23, 24, 33, 51, 66, 80, 98, 113, 123, 126, 137, 150 (dutch - 2004-2012)

    For satb soloists, mixed choir and orchestra

     

    Psalms 8, 98, 100, 114, 117, 128, 134, 146, 147 (french - 2004-2012)

    For satb soloists, mixed choir and orchestra

     

    Psalms 119, 47 (english - 2013-2015)

    For satb soloists, mixed choir and orchestra

     

    Psalm 130 (german - 2014)

    For satb soloists, mixed choir , string quartet and piano

     

  • MOTETS and chorals

    40 Chorals (2004)

    For SATB choir

    On melodies from M.Luther and J.S.Bach

     

    Various polyphonic motets (latin - 2009-2015)

    For SATB choir

    On verses from Isaiah, Jeremiah and other biblical prophets

     

    Salve Regina, Ave Maria, Pater Noster (latin - 2011)

    For SATTB choir

     

  • LITURGICAL WORKS

    Te Deum laudamus (latin - 2010)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

     

    Magnificat (latin - 2009)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

     

    In memoriam (french - 2009)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

     

    Via Crucis (latin - 2011)

    For tenor soloist, SATB choir and orchestra

     

    Sanctus, Hosanna, Benedictus (latin - 2012)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and orchestra

     

    Missa (latin - 2012)

    For satb soloists, SATB choir and organ

  • CONCERTOS

    Violin Concertos n° 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 (2009-2013)

    For solo violin and symphonic orchestra

     

    Flute Concerto n° 1 (2013)

    For solo flute and symphonic orchestra

     

    Piano Concertos n° 1,3 (2012-2013)

    For solo piano and symphonic orchestra

     

    Cello Concertos n° 1,2 (2011-2013)

    For solo cello and symphonic orchestra

     

     

    Note: a few of these works are still in progress...

     

  • ORCHESTRAL AND SYMPHONIC

    Symphonic Poem n° 1 (2010 - unfinished)

    For symphonic orchestra

     

    Great Fantaisie (2004)

    For orchestra

     

    Passacaglia (2012)

    For orchestra

     

    Kalengo (2014)

    Suite for symphonic orchestra and african ensemble

     

  • SOLO INSTRUMENT

    Les bons souvenirs (2013 - unfinished)

    For piano (and solo instrument)

     

    Chorale preludes and fugues (2013)

    For keyboard instrument

     

    Chorale preludes and fugues (2010-2014)

    For organ

  • CHAMBER MUSIC

    Fugues a cinque (2013)

    For unspecified instrumental quintet

     

    Lamento e gioia (2013)

    For small string ensemble and string quartet

     

    Hexaludium (2014-2015 unfinished)

    For 6 part unspecified ensemble

  • VARIOUS

    A jazzy suite for orchestra, a few hip-hop psalms, some minimalistic musings, a discordant violin concerto...

  • WORK IN PROGRESS

    I’m currently working on two commissions, and on several other compositional projects with a sponsored concert foresight:

     

    - a private commission for a chamber music work, that explores the relation between geometry, space and musical forms

     

    - another private commission for a musical setting of Psalm 130, for six-voiced mixed choir, piano and string quartet

     

    - a new violin concerto, n° 9, on the theme of the demise of humanity and the destruction of life on Earth

     

    - a large-scale oratorio for symphonic orchestra, double choir, children’s choir and soloists, evoking the curse of war and the blessings of peace

     

    - a cantata for chamber orchestra, choir and soloists drawing attention to the cry of the poor

     

    - an oratorio for symphonic orchestra, mixed choir, children’s choir and soloists, about the destruction of life and nature on Earth

     

    - an oratorio for symphonic orchestra, mixed choir, children’s choir and soloists, evoking the tragedy of hunger across the world

     

    Further:

     

    Some new concertos for violin, piano

     

    A triple concerto for cello, piano and violin

     

    Piano solo works

     

    Several new psalms and cantatas

     

    A Passion according to Mark, and another according to John

     

    An oratorio about Revelation

     

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