Category: Solo with Ensemble

Gabriel Malancioiu

The underlining factor behind every work that Gabriel Malancioiu has written in the last few years is the quest of rediscovering the secret power that music has, its capacity to influence the human consciousness. Therefore, many of his works are influenced by texts belonging to ancient or modern mystics, ranging from Lao Tzu and Heraclit to Osho, Eckhart Tolle or Gangaji. Lately, the sacred/profane relation has intrigued his musical thinking, and the complementary of the polar opposites has become the main idea in many of his works, irrespective of the aesthetical orientation, be it avantgardistic or traditional, regardless of the medium used, be it live-electronics or the ancient duduk…


LISTEN: ZAMOLXIS for trumpet, narrator and string orchestra
Sergiu Carstea – trumpet, Geo Popa – narrator, String Orchestra of Bacau Philharmonic, Ovidiu Balan – conductor

The text is taken from Remer Ra’s book “The laws of Zamolxe”