composer

“Sensitive composer and serious conductor”
Lukas Foss

“Produces compositions that are clearly heard and beautifully conceived, with rich harmonic vocabulary, elegant melodic sense and satisfying, complete forms.”
Richard Cornell

Title Instrumentation Duration Date

 

Introduzione e Siciliana Orchestra (2,2,2,2,2, 2tpts, timp, strings) 7:10 2017
A Corner of Paradise Brass Quintet

 

 

9:55 2016
Fleeting Piano 4:00 2016
Tempo Verra` Baritone, violin, horn, piano

 

Text by Giacomo Leopardi

12:00 2015
Fiori Francescani SATB soloist clarinet, violin, violoncello, piano

 

 

Text by St. Francis of Assisi

28:00 2014-15

 

 

 

 

 

 

L’Infinito Voice and piano

 

Text by Giacomo Leopardi

 

10:30 2012

 

La Leggenda del Coniglio Volante Choir and piano 4:00 2006

 

 

Mottetti Secolari SATB Choir 3:00 2005

 

A Raucous Storm SATB Choir with piano

 

Text by Sandy Ho

5:00 2004
Divertimento saxophone quartet SATB 7:00 2000

 

Two Quasimodo Poems

 

 

mezzosoprano, flute, string quartet, contrabass and two percussionists 12:00 1993/rev.

2000

Three Meditations

(1997-98)

Baritone solo, chorus SATB, orchestra

 

text by Kahlil Gibran

18:00
Brass Quintet

(1995)

two trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba 10:00
Lullaby-bye

(1994)

violoncello 7:30
Eras, Ares

(1994)

violoncello 10:00
Prelude-Fantasia for Harp (1993) 8:00
Trio Sketches

(1992)

flute and piccolo, bassoon, and tuba 9’

Musicians and Ensembles: James Demler, Monica Duncan, Maria Ferrante, Freisinger Chamber Orchestra, Neil Godwin, Franziska Huhn, Hyun-ji Kwon, Sean Lair, Dominick Matsko, Public Works at Harvard University, Red Stick Saxophone Quartet, Klaudia Szlachta, Daniela Tosic, Triton Brass, Pei-yeh Tsai

Michele Caniato is a recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Award, the Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant, Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Grant, and five commissions from Center for Italian Culture/Amelia Gallucci-Cirio Endowment at Fitchburg State University. He has been a Resident Fellow in composition at Escape to Create in Seaside, FL , and at the Weston, MA public schools.

 

 

 

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All music published by TimelyMuse (ASCAP)

 

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