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AWARDS/CMDA2020

Recognition at CMDA2020

The Angolan tenor singer, Nelson EBO, and myself as composer, have this last year 2020 teamed up to write, perform and make available new inspiring music to the Angolan, African and worldwide audiences.

 

Our common online presence and activity in 2020 with Art Songs in collaboration has been nominated, shortlisted and finally received a high commendation in the category 'Best Digital Project for a Musician' at the UK's Classical Music Digital Awards 2020 !

LOCKDOWN/ART SONGS
A Soul of Light

Based on a saying by the Hindu philosopher and mystic Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), the 7min song is featured in an Art Video evoking the suffering and hope of the Poor, the Hungry and the Homeless...

LOCKDOWN/ART SONGS
Quarantunes

Art songs around poetry : Japanese Zen poetry (historic Koans, Tanka's and Haiku's), ancient Chinese poetry from the Book of Odes (Tang Dynasty), Hindu, Jewish, Biblical and American poetry, etc...

VOICE/ART SONGS
Song of Zachary

One of our latest art songs, titled 'Blessed be the Lord', in honor and defense of all families who welcome and joyfully embrace a (first) child into their hearts !

SACRED/CANTATAS
Break your Bread

This cantata is a testimony to the poor, the rejected and the oppressed. It aims to evoke respectfully their lament, their despair and pain - their call for help amidst the world's triumphant laugh and scorn.

VOICE/ART SONGS
Civilization

Honoring the lost lives, the memory and the legacy of the victims of slave trade routes and their descendants,
- a sad march in remembrance of all enslaved humans from past and present times...

SYMPHONIC/POEMS
Earthscapes

New symphonic poems, centered around the marvelous and sublime places and ecosystems around our world....

VOICE/ART SONGS
Christmas prisoner

Christmas poem for tenor & soprano voices, children choir and orchestra on the Latin 'Libera Me' and on a French poem text written by a prison inmate: 'Pascal' from Clairvaux Prison, France...

PROJECTS/ART SYNESTHESY
Langley's Via Crucis

Since centuries, the tragic unfolding of the Crucifixion and Death of Jesus-Christ has inspired and called upon the talent and the dedication of artists of all disciplines - most of all from great Painters...

ORCHESTRAL/POETRY
Incipit

Various personal poetic musings on love, life , hope, despair and faith - recited with a newly  composed and dedicated orchestral backdrop

ORCHESTRAL/MEMORIAL
March of the Forgotten

A modest contribution through Art to honor the memory of the innumerable victims of a vicious ideology of hatred, jealousy, lies and criminally violent politics 

ORCHESTRAL/CHORALE
Ein Feste Burg

A meditation on Psalm 46 by Martin Luther, also known as the 'Battlehymn of the Reformation'. Treated here as a fugal variation on the revered chorale melody by M. Luther...

PROJECTS/ORATORIOS
How long still?

This new oratorio is a musical contribution to worldwide efforts to preserve the splendor of God's work, and to support the rise of a new consciousness about our responsibility towards nature.

ORCHESTRAL/POETRY
Calame

Texts by the Belgo-Moroccan poet Mokhtar Es-Saïdi, recited and set on music by Dimitri Arnauts on a dedicated symphonic backdrop...

VOICE/PSALMS
Lamentation

To support the relief effort after the catastrophic Beirut explosion, I've teamed up with l’Œuvre d’Orient to present you a new song and art video - whilst inviting you to donate to the urgent humanitarian needs...

VOICE/ART SONGS
En la luz

The highly talented, up and coming soprano, Shelzie RAMOS sings a poem by Juan Antonio Corretjer, the great writer and poet from the Island of Puerto Rico.

SACRED/LITURGICAL
Requiem Sancti Michaelis

The recorded première of this Requiem took place during Miguel Arnauts' funeral ceremony at Saint Catherine church in Duisburg, Belgium, on 17 February 2018. 

Land of Promise
PROJECTS/SYMPHONIES
Avondland/Occident/Ereb
PROJECTS/SYMPHONIES
Russia
PROJECTS/SYMPHONIES
PROJECTS/OVERTURES
Chester
PROJECTS/OVERTURES
Struggle of Life
PROJECTS/OVERTURES
Sea Storm

ENJOY THE MUSIC...

Organ fugues, preludes and chorales - vocal improvisations - canonic and fugal variations for electronic instruments, piano miniatures... discover it all here: