Lazar Nikolov - Works

All full scores, piano and vocal scores, as well as the orchestra parts are available from the Library of the Union of Bulgarian Composers (UBC)
I. OPERAS
II. ORATORIOS
III. SYMPHONIES
IV. ORCHESTRAL PIECES
V. CONCERTOS/WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT AND ORCHESTRA
VI. CHAMBER ENSEMBLES
VII. SONATAS
VIII. PIANO WORKS
IX. VOCAL WORKS
X. TRANSCRIPTIONS

(6-12 instruments)

HOLYDAY, suite for two grand pianos and six percussionists, dedicated "To 1300th anniversary of the Bulgarian State" (1979 - 80) - 13'. timp., G. C., T-tam., gng. (3), sill., mar., vibr., c-lli., sonagl., tamb. orr., bong. (3), t-toms. (3), simantra di legno, bl. di legno, trgl.(3), temple-blocks, p-tti. (5), tamb. picc. (c. c.), rag., tumb., mrc.
Movements: 1. Procession. Andantino 2. Festive Lights and Fires. Animato 3. Hymn. Largo 4. Dance.Presto.
Musika Publiching House (score)

METAMORPHOSES I for violoncello and five instruments, "dedicated to Ventzeslav Nikolov" (1981) - 20'. 1, 1, 1, 1 - 0, 0, 0, 0 - harp. - 0, 0, 0, 1, 0.

METAMORPHOSES III for two sopranos and ten instruments (written on occasion the Festival of New Chamber Music in Witten, Germany by the commission of WDR, Cologne) (1987) - 12'. 1, 1, 1, 0 - 0, 0, 1, 0 - pf. - vno.I, vno.II, vla., vc., cb.

VOICE I, after Blaga Dimitrova for soprano and eight performes (written by the commission of Trial and Error ensemble, Cologne) (1989) - 21'. 0, 1, 1 (also cl. b.), 0 - 0, 1, 0, 0 - perc. vibr., sil., ptti., clv., b-gi., bl. di legno - pf. - vla., vc., cb.
Movements: I Stone. II Sound Impermeability. III Voice

METAMORPHOSES IV for twelve cellos, "dedicated to Professor Zdravko Yordanov for his birthday" (1991) - 25'

(1-5 instruments)

QUINTET (1958-59) for two violins, viola, cello and piano - 16'
Movements: 1.Allegro non tanto 2.Adagio 3.Vivace 4. Allegro moderato.
Nauka I Izkustvo Publiching House (score)

STRING QUARTET N 1 "VIRTUOSO GAMES" for two violins, viola and cello (1964-65) - 14' Parts: 1.Allegro moderato 2.Allegretto scherzando 3.Lento 4.Allegretto.
Edition Schott 6428 (score and parts)

STRING QUARTET N 2 "MEDITATIONS", dedicated "To memory of my parents" (1970-71) - 15'
Musika Publiching House (score)

STRING QUARTET N 3 (1990) - 24'

METHAMORPHOSES II for clarinet/bassclarinet, piano and percussions (sil., vibr., mar., c-lli., b-gi., t-toms, bl. di legno, p-tti, gng.) (1986) - 25'
Movements: Andante - Allegretto - Adagio - Andantino - Allegro sempre - Adagio

TRIO FOR VIOLIN, VIOLA AND PIANO (1993) - 27'
Movements: (semicrotchet (osmina) =144) - Moderato - (semicrotchet = 200) - Lento. Andante. Lento.

INTERMEZZO PER TRE for violin, cello and piano (1994) - 10'

TRIO FOR CELLO, DOUBLE BASS AND PIANO (1996) - 30'
Movements: Grave - Allegro - Allegro moderato - Scherzoso - Lento.

PEZZO TEMPESTOSO for cello and piano, dedicated "To memory of Konstantin Iliev" (1994) - 13'

FROM THE MUSIC OF ORPHEUS I for marimba (1998) - 10'

FROM THE MUSIC OF ORPHEUS II for viola (2001) - 15'

FROM THE MUSIC OF ORPHEUS II for cello (transcription made by Geoffrey Dean, autorhized by the composer)
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