Alexandre Danilevsky

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Alexandre Danilevsky

Alexandre Danilevsky (Russian: Александр Данилевский; born in 1957 in St. Petersburg) is a Russian-born French composer, lutenist, vielle player, active in Metz, France. He is the artistic director of 'Syntagma', an early music ensemble noted in particular for interpretations of music by the trouvères, Italian composers from Trecento, and Russian and Ukrainian baroque composers.

In 2012 Danilevsky was profiled in an hour-long program [1] on the Dutch radiostation Concertzender.

List of works[edit]

Piano solo[edit]

  • Sonata N° 2 (1987) Sonata-Reminiscenza: In Memoriam Nikolai Medtner
  • Sonata "1985. In Memoriam Charles Ives"
  • Le Retour
  • Piano Suite in g
  • Raining on Kopenhagen;
  • Sonates I and II;
  • Night Music;
  • Concerto for two pianos

Other instruments[edit]

  • Sonata I for violin and piano;
  • "Revelation" for cello solo ed. by "HH-Musikverlag": AD001
  • Three Inventions for three melodic instruments
  • Ricercars (7 pieces for recorder or flute solo - in print now: Edition Tre Fontane);
  • "Tombeau de Messiaen" for organ, commissioned for the festival "La Route des Orgues";
  • Dolce Suono for two recorders - ed. by TRE FONTANE: ETF 2038
  • "Antiphones - I" (1997 - in print TRE FONTANE) and II
  • Senza Titolo
  • Organum for string orchestra;
  • String Quartets I to X

For voice and instrumental ensemble[edit]

  • Koanes, 2013
  • Lauda 'Se mai per maraveglia'
  • Oda an die Traurigkeit
  • "Seven Words of Christ"
  • Pietа for soprano and string quartet, recorder and organ ad libitum;


A. Danilevski. Koanes. Fragments of Consiousness. FacSimile, 2015 A. Danilevski. The Uncertainty Principle, Carpe Diem, 2012 ("Lauda", "Oda an die Traurigkeit" - Syntagma, "Antiphones" - Flanders Recorder Quartet, "Révélation" - Larissa Groeneveld, cello)

on YouTube: 'Journey to the Cedar Forest' from the ballet 'Enkidu and Gilgamesh'

Early Music

  • "Johannes Ciconia and his time" Melodia 1998
  • "Russian Baroque Music" Pierre Vérany, 2002
  • "Touz esforciez /Trouvères en Lorraine", Pierre Vérany, 2004
  • "Gautier d'Epinal/Remembrance", Challenge,2008
  • "Stylems" (music from Trecento) Challenge, 2008
  • "Rosa e Orticha" (music from Trecento) Carpe Diem, 2011
  • "Songé .i. songe" (mediabook; songs and a Dit enté by Jehan de Lescurel, early XIV-th century) FacSimile, 2015
  • "Gesta Romanorum (mediabook; XIII- XIV-th c.) FacSimile, 2015