Rafael Fraga | List of Works

Compositions / Arrangements

2013
Blues 


2012
Het Nieuwe donker | soundtrack
Caminhos de Lug | for mandolin and guitar; comm. by Mauro Squillante
Em tela branca de vida inteira (Isolino Vaz in memoriam)| for portuguese guitar and cello 

2011
Lamento [adap.]  | wind ensemble; comm. by the NBE - Netherlands Blazer Ensemble; 4’
Fado das águas [arr.] | singer and wind ensemble; comm. by the NBE; 4’
Fado vestido de fado [arr.]  | fado singer and wind ensemble; comm. by the NBE; 4’

2010
Um barco para Ítaca | text by Manuel Alegre; for SSAATTBB; 14’
Suite: Fado. Cante. Toada. | soprano and chamber orchestra; 16’
Lamento | soprano, Portuguese guitar and ensemble; 7’
Persian winds | singer, Portuguese guitar and ensemble;5’
Build-up | study for childrens choir; comm. by the New Amsterdam Childrens Choir; 2’
"I Have a System"| stage play for chamber ensemble; 1’
Se voaras mais ao perto [arr.] | wind ensemble; comm. by the NBE; 8’
Aguarda-te ao chegar[arr.] | singer and wind ensemble; commissioned by the NBE; 5’

2009
Viagem  | text by Eugénio de Andrade; singers and ensemble); 4’
Espera  | text by Eugénio de Andrade; baritone and ensemble; 6’
Ostinato  | text by Eugénio de Andrade; soprano and ensemble; 4’
Tema para Margarida [arr.] | soprano, choir, piano and string quartet; 6’
Barqueiro velho [arr.] | alto, choir, piano and string quartet; 5’
Comércio de Angra [arr.] | soprano, choir, piano and chamber ensemble; 6’

2008
Requiem Mass | SATB soloists and chamber orchestra, 22’
Devil’s Wedding | short opera - text by Nuno Júdice; STB soloists and chamber orchestra; 13’

2007
25 Anos de Música Original nos Açores [arr., 18 songs] | singers, Jazz/string ensemble; 80’
Redondo vocábulo [arr.] | soprano, violin and piano 3’
20 Canções para Zeca Afonso [arr., 20 songs] | singers, Jazz quintet and string quartet 75’
Tenho barcos, tenho remos [arr.] | soprano and string quartet; 4’

Traz outro amigo também[arr.] | baritone, piano, string quartet; 6’
Adeus ó Serra da Lapa [arr.] | ST, strinq quartet and opt. wind and percussion 2’
Tema para Margarida [arr.] | tenor, string quartet and piano; 5’
Fado das Dúvidas [arr.] | Fado singer, SA choir, opt. Ensemble; 5’

2006
Alba | text by Eugénio de Andrade; tenor, chamber ensemble; 6’
Fugata [arr.] | mandolin, flute, guitar and doublebass; 6’
Um homem na cidade [arr.] | Fado singer, string quartet, guitar; 6’
Lisboa, menina e moça [arr.] | Fado singer, chamber ensemble, piano and guitar; 5’

2005
Entre cidades | suite for solo guitar; 14’
Madrigal | text by Eugénio de Andrade; soprano and chamber ensemble; rev. 2010; 6’
Chamarrita pandeireta  [arr.] | for SATB choir a capella; comm. by Vox Cordis Choir; 5’
Eu não sei como te chamas [arr.] | SATB choir a capella; comm. by Vox Cordis Choir; 4’
Tenho barcos, tenho remos [arr.] | SATB Jazz singers a capella; 4’
Ângela [arr.] | SATB Jazz singers a capella; 4’
Lobo bobo [arr.] | SATB Jazz singers a capella; 4’

2004
Three etudes | for two pianos; 8’            



 

Picture
Lamento (2010), as commissioned by the Netherlands Blazers Ensemble