QuiliBorn: 1964
Country of origin: Italy

Composer, pianist and teacher. (Sorso (SS), Italy, 27-IV- 1964). After having completed his classic studies in Sassari, he earned a diploma in Piano from Ferrara and in Composition and Electronic Music from Bologna. He has also studied choral music and choir conducting, organ and organ composition and jazz music. He is author of chamber, electronic, orchestral, sacred and scenic music for the theatres, as well as a great deal of music for the piano. In his compositions, he has always attempted to keep a connection with popular music, particularly with traditional Sardinian music, transporting its characteristics into a cultured context and blending them with elements typical of jazz and contemporary music. He broached the sacred genre, recovering the ancient liturgical methods and reviewing them with the styles and languages of today’s music. At the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena, he extended his study of music for films under the guidance of Sergio Miceli and Ennio Morricone, for two years running (1993-1994) earning the Diploma of Merits and taking first prize in the course (1993). He won a great many national and international composition prizes (including first prize in the second edition of “Concorso Internazionale di Composizione a favore della Musica Innovativa di Ispirazione Popolare Sarda”, a Special Mention at the first edition of the Concorso Internazionale per la Composizione di Musica per Film, the “Mario Nascimbene” prize, the Noferini prize and the Zucchelli prize, third place at Margola and Varenna); he has also taught complementary harmony and composition analysis and new technologies, music for cinema and music laboratory for cinema and the television. He won the post he now holds (for examinations and qualifications) as teacher of complementary harmony, theory and technique of harmony at the “G. B. Pergolesi” School of Music of Fermo. He held a seminar of music for cinema at the school in May 2010 and a music course for cinema in 2012. He collaborates with the journal “Colonne Sonore”, specialised in music for cinema, for which he also prepared a monograph on Nino Rota.

Title: Nocturne, for piano
Cat.No.: MA 0010279
Page: 6
Price: 12.90