First Prize Composition Competition "Angelo Inglese" City of Molfetta third edition
The Phantasmagoric March is a composition of 2020, in which, for the
first time, I confronted myself with an instrumentation which is precisely that of
large symphonic band of Vexellian tradition.
The title of the composition hides the very character of the piece: the element
"Phantasmagoric", which in its meaning refers to a rapid succession
of images, sounds, colors, objects and actions that strongly affect the senses e
fantasy, is represented in music by a continuous succession and
contrasting episodes with a sometimes ironic and grotesque character, sometimes by
more peremptory and threatening traits, at other times still pervaded by a sense of
The martial rhythm, a germinating element that runs through the entire composition since
from its inception, it gradually transforms without ever stopping,
dragging the listener through musical images from time to time
different, but generated by a common initial thematic element.