Alexandros Mouzas

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Alexandros Mouzas (born 1962) is a Greek composer.[1] He studied composition with Theodore Antoniou, advanced theory with Haris Xanthoudakis and electronic music with Dimitris Kamarotos.

He has composed for various ensembles and has received commissions from organizations and orchestras. He has collaborated with the choreographer Konstantinos Michos and the 'Lathos Kinissi' dance group in many productions, among them “Trisha Never Left Home”, “Days of Vironas”, “Papageno” and “Calamity till the Dawn” and with “Airesis” Dance Company.

His professional activities include image-related music. He has written original music for short films, television series, documentaries and commercials for most of the Greek television channels. He was the artistic director of the Greek Section of the European programme “New Media Edge Project” (2003).

In 2004 he composed under commission by the “Athens 2004” Organizing Committee, original music for the Athens Olympic Games corporate videos.

His recent professional activities include production management of various important CD releases of Greek orchestral music. He is the manager and founding member of the Ergon Ensemble.

He runs his own production company, Anax – Cultural Projects. He teaches music technology and Film music at top schools in Athens.

Since 1998, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Composers’ Union.

NAXOS music label released the CD with orchestral works titled Music for an imaginary film, performed by the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra.

Commissions[edit]

Works[edit]

Orchestra[edit]

Chamber music[edit]

  • Handshake Νο III (2009) for marimba and vibraphone
  • Handshake Νο ΙΙ (2006) for oboe and clarinet
  • On Time(2006) for flute, clarinet, cello, perc and piano
  • Handshake Νο Ι (2002) for flute duet
  • Quintet (1997) for woodwinds
  • Six Miniatures(1996) string quartet

Stage[edit]

  • Stones of destiny (2010) on text by L. Gaude for actor/narrator, 3 female voices & laptop.
  • Trisevgeni (2007) a musical tale for actor/narrator, laptop, synthesizer, flute, clarinet & percussion.
  • Struwwelpeter (2004)(text by H.Hoffman, translation by Jenny Mastoraki),for actor/ narrator, string orchestra, two clarinets and perc.

Multimedia[edit]

  • Cam-Media (2009) for string orchestra, computer and live performance of 25 students using various objects.
  • Asma Asmaton (2008) a multimedia production for mezzo-soprano, chamber ensemble, laptop, video and dance.Text from Asma Asmaton (Song of Solomon)

Dance[edit]

Vocal[edit]

  • To Anafilito tis Alithias, (2011) for mezzo soprano and small ensemble
  • Animus Errat, (T. Tzara, A. Breton & F. Schouppe)1994) for tenor, horn and piano

Solo[edit]

Chorus[edit]

  • Water Music, on text by Ryōkan Taigu (2011) for small ensemble and mixed chorus
  • Voices, text by Κ. Cavafy, (1997) for chorus

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. Alexandros Mouzas Official site
  2. Alexandros Mouzas at Greek Composer's Union site
  3. Alexandros Mouzas at Ergon Ensemble site
  4. Alexandros Mouzas at Musipedia

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