Bruno Bartolozzi

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Bruno Bartolozzi (8 June 1911 – 12 December 1980)[1] was an Italian composer and pioneer in the development of extended techniques for wind instruments.[2]

He was born in Florence.[3]

Selected works[edit]

Concerti con orchestra[edit]

  • Concerto for orchestra
  • Concerto for violin, string orchestra and harpsichord
  • Concerto No. 2 for violin and orchestra
  • Memorie for three guitars and orchestra

Vocal music[edit]

  • Sentimento del sogno for soprano and orchestra
  • Immagine for soprano and 17 executors
  • Tres requerdos del cielo for bass and various instruments

Chamber music[edit]

  • Tre pezzi for guitar
  • Serenata for violin and guitar
  • Musica a cinque for violin, viola, trombone, bassoon and guitar
  • Variazioni for solo violin
  • Due studi for violin
  • Andamenti for viola
  • Cantilena for flute in G
  • Collage for solo oboe
  • Collage for solo bassoon
  • Sinaudolodia for four flutes
  • The Hollow Man for wind instruments
  • Omaggio a Gaetano Azzolina for guitar
  • Musica per Piero for two violas
  • Auser for oboe and guitar
  • Collage for solo clarinet
  • Repitu flute, viola, guitar and percussion
  • Madrigale di Gesualdo for accordion
  • Per Olga for solo flute
  • Adles for guitar
  • The Solitary for oboe and percussion
  • Atma for three groups of solo instruments
  • Risonanze for 18 instruments
  • String Quartet No. 1
  • String Quartet No. 2


The series of Concertazioni includes:

  • Concertazioni for bassoon, strings and percussion
  • Concertazioni for oboe and other instruments
  • Concertazioni a quattro for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon
  • Concertazioni for B-flat clarinet and other instruments

Piano music[edit]

  • Estri del Fa Diesis for piano

Stage works[edit]

  • Tutto ciò che accade ti riguarda

Methods and didactic works[edit]

  • New sounds for Woodwinds. London: Oxford University Press.
  • Nuovi suoni per i legni. Milan: Edizioni Suvini Zerboni.
  • Metodo per oboe (with Lawrence Singer). Milan: Edizioni Suvini Zerboni.
  • Metodo per clarinetto (with Giuseppe Garbarino). Milan: Edizioni Suvini Zerboni.
  • Metodo per fagotto (with Sergio Penazzi). Milan: Edizioni Suvini Zerboni.
  • Metodo per flauto (with Pierluigi Mencarelli). Milan: Edizioni Suvini Zerboni.


  1. ^ Kennedy, M.; Bourne, J.; Kennedy, J.B. (2004). The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. Oxford Paperback Reference. Oxford University Press, USA. p. 51. ISBN 978-0-19-860884-4. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  2. ^ Annala, H. (2010). Handbook of Guitar and Lute Composers. Mel Bay Publications, Incorporated. p. 48. ISBN 978-1-60974-353-6. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  3. ^ Griffiths, P. (2004). The Penguin Companion to Classical Music. Penguin Books Limited. p. 230. ISBN 978-0-14-190976-9. Retrieved May 16, 2018.

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