Slavomir Horinka

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Slavomír Hořínka (*1980)
A composer who works and lives in Prague (Czech Republic) with his wife and four children. He is composing music focused primary on reducing of means and transparence of structure. As material he often uses melodic line, harmony or rhythm derived from sound analysis or music without copyright (plainchant, ethnic music etc.). In his most recent works, he has explored early instruments and the spatial aspect of music.

​Slavomír Hořínka is associate professor at composition department of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (HAMU). He graduated as a violinist from the Pardubice Conservatoire (Czech Republic). Following that he studied composition at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts with Ivan Kurz (1999–2004). In 2008, he graduated with a PhD in composition under the guidance of Hanuš Bartoň. His compositions have been performed by the Czech Philharmonic, the BERG Orchestra, the Bennewitz Quartet, Cappella Mariana, Tiburtina Ensemble, Solamente naturali and others on major stages both at home and abroad.

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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Voices and Instruments


Rejoice II. Clarae ad Agnetem for soprano, alto, tenor, trombone and emergency siren (optional) (2020)
Thursday and May the Lord Forgive you for mezzo-soprano and 10 players on the text by F. B. Pošmourná (2016)
Magnificat a cantata for two scholas, 25 musicians and liturgical space (2012)

Solo Instrument


Servus Parus! capriccio for violin (2020)
Sweet, Bright, Harsh and Mellow Chord for piano (2020)
Trust in Heart for piano (2018)
Meditatio et Processio for organ (2014)
Awakening for violin (2009)

Symphony Orchestra


A Pocket Guide to Bird Flight version for large ensemble (2018)

String Quartet


Words Withouth Thoughts for string quartet (2016)
Songs of Immigrants for string quartet and documentary inserts (2014)

Music and Dance


AEVUM. SMS to W.A.M. for 3 dancers, videoprojection, 3 instrumental trios and percussion (2015)

Vocal Ensemble


Miserere for vocal ensemble or mixed choir and bass trombone ad lib. (2014)

Solo Voice and Accompaniment


The Song of Simeon for baritone, cembalo and strings (2012)

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


Lacrimosa for baroque violin, koto, tam–tam and strings (2010)

Concerto


Seven Words concerto for violin and orchestra (2010)
A Pocket Guide to Bird Flight version for large ensemble (2018)
AEVUM. SMS to W.A.M. for 3 dancers, videoprojection, 3 instrumental trios and percussion (2015)
Awakening for violin (2009)
Lacrimosa for baroque violin, koto, tam–tam and strings (2010)
Magnificat a cantata for two scholas, 25 musicians and liturgical space (2012)
Meditatio et Processio for organ (2014)
Miserere for vocal ensemble or mixed choir and bass trombone ad lib. (2014)
Rejoice II. Clarae ad Agnetem for soprano, alto, tenor, trombone and emergency siren (optional) (2020)
Servus Parus! capriccio for violin (2020)
Seven Words concerto for violin and orchestra (2010)
Songs of Immigrants for string quartet and documentary inserts (2014)
Sweet, Bright, Harsh and Mellow Chord for piano (2020)
The Song of Simeon for baritone, cembalo and strings (2012)
Thursday and May the Lord Forgive you for mezzo-soprano and 10 players on the text by F. B. Pošmourná (2016)
Trust in Heart for piano (2018)
Words Withouth Thoughts for string quartet (2016)