Bent Sørensen (*1958, DAN): Looking on Darkness (2000) (9′), read more

Atli Ingólfsson (*1962, ICE): Radioflakes (2004) (10′) listen, read more

Salvatore Sciarrino (*1947, ITA): Vagabonde blu (1998) read more

Sofia Gubaidulina (*1931, RUS): De Profundis (1978) (11′) listen, read more

Alexina Louie (*1949, CAN): Earth Cycles, for accordion and tape

Claudio Jacomucci (*1975, ITA): Wonderlands (2005) (13′)

Egberto Gismonti (*1947, BRA): Loro (4′) [arr. C. Jacomucci]

Hans Abrahamsen (*1952, DAN): Air (2006) (10′)

Arne Nordheim (1931-2010, NOR): Flashing (7′) read more

Krzysztof Olczak (*1956, POL): Phantasmagorien (8′) listen

Sergio Rendine (*1954, ITA): Passacaglia II (8′)

Wladislaw Zolotarjof (RUS): Sonata n.2; Chamber Suite

Alain Abbott (*1938, FRA): Dreams

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992, FRA): Les Anges (from la Nativité du Seigneur for organ solo, 1935) (3′) listen

John Cage (1912-1992, USA): Dream

J. S. Bach (1685-1750): Prelude and Fugue in G minor for organ BWV 535; WTC Prelude and Fugue in C# major BWV 848, Prelude and Fugue in F minor BWV 857; Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott BWV 721;  Ich ruf zu dir Herr Jesu Christ BWV 639; French Suite n.2 in c minor BWV 813; Prelude from Suite in E major for lute BWV 1006a

D. Scarlatti (1685-1757): Sonata K 87 L.33 in b minor, listen; Sonata K 513 Pastorale (6′)

J. Pachelbel (1653-1706): Chaconne in F minor P.43 (transcription from organ) (8′)

Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611): Tenebrae factae sunt for SATB (6′)


Various transcriptions from the baroque repertoire. Various entertainment music.



Ole Schmidt (1928-2010, DAN): Symphonic Fantasy And Allegro Op.20 for accordion and chamber orchestra (1958) (14′) listen

Annelies Van Parys (*1975, BEL): Private View (Opera) (2015) (60′)


Chamber Music
Accordion duo

Mario Pagliarani (*1963, ITA): Apparizione di Franz Schubert fra le onde, for two accordions, shelves and tape (1997) (9′) listen, read more

Miguel Gil Ruiz (*1964, SPA): Endymion y la luna listen

Guillame de Machaut (1300-1377, FRA): Kyrie from the ‘Messe de Notre Dame’, (5′) read more

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937, FRA): Pavane pour une infante défunte (1899) [arr. C. Jacomucci] (6′)

J. S. Bach (1685-1750): Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (BWV 161 Sonatina Actus Tragicus) (3′) listen; Wachet auf, Ruft uns die Stimme (BWV 645)

I. Stravinsky (1882-1971, RUS): The Rite of the Spring (Dance of the Young Girls) read more

E. Grieg (1843-1907, NOR): Holberg Suite op.40 (Gavotte, Rigaudon) (7′)

A. Vivaldi (1678-1741): Mottetto Nulla in mondo Pax Sincera [arr. L. Pignata]

S. Barber (1910-1981, USA): Adagio for Strings op.11 (1936) (8′)

M. Mussorsky (1839-1881, RUS): from “Pictures at an exihibition” (Promenade – Gnomus – Promenade – Il vecchio castello – Promenade – Bydło) (15′)


Various transcriptions from the baroque repertoire.


Accordion and viola

J. S. Bach (1685-1750): Sonata for viola da gamba and harpsichord BWV 1027 (12′)

C. Monteverdi (1567-1643, ITA): Zefiro torna (from ‘Scherzi musicali’, 1632) (5′) [arr. L. Pignata]

F. Schubert (1797-1828, AUT): Der Leiermann (Winterreise, D.911), Abschied (Schwanengesang, D.957), Meeres Stille [arr. L. Pignata]

Z. Kodály (1882-1967, HUN): Adagio for piano and cello (transcription) (9′) [arr. L. Pignata]

Toshio Hosokawa (*1955, JAP): In die Tiefe der Zeit for viola and accordion (18′) 

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992, ARG) – “Le Grand Tango” (voor cello en piano, ‘dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich’) (12′)


Accordion and other instruments, accordion ensemble

Magnus Lindberg (*1958, FIN): Metal Work, for percussions and accordion (1984) (16′) listen

Dick van der Harst (1959*, BEL): La Tristeza Complice for 10 accordions and soprano (60′)

Chris Gendall (*1980, ZEL): Incident, Opera in one act  (2012-14) (60′) read more

Sachiyo Tsurumi (*1976, JAP): Yozakura (arr. trad. Jap.), Ganguro for marimba and accordion (13′)

Annelies Van Parys (*1975, BEL): 3 Haiku’s for tenor and accordion (originally for piano and soprano) (5′)

Claudio Jacomucci (*1975, ITA): Tensegrity, for 8 accordions and 4 dancers (2012) #; Arcana, for 4 accordions, choir and singing conductor (2013) #; Co-incidences for 5 accordions with separate metronome tracks (2015) #

Louis Andrissen (*1939, NED): Workers Union, for any group of loud instruments (1975) listen, read more

Charles Ives (1874-1954, USA): The Unanswered Question (1906)

Paweł Baranek (POL): Stars, for 3 accordions

# premiere



  •  “The Rite of Birth” with Multiple Choice (duo with the Belgian accordionist Barbara Ardenois). Music by Stravinsky, Bach, Zorn; with live electronics, concréte and registered sounds. “The Rite of Birth”, subtitled “A Tale in Music”, begins to take shape from a reflection on the acoustic perception of a baby in his early life in the maternal uterus and in his early childhood | detailed presentation | listen
  • Seminar/Workshop about the modern accordion in Italian/English/Dutch language| detailed presentation