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Ayser Vançin (1948-     )

Ayser Vançin, composerConcert musician (oboe and English horn), piano accompanist and composer Ayser Vançin is passionate about poetry and literature, finding inspiration from the poet-humanists. Her deep embrace of words and notes is a bridge between East and Occident. Among her compositions are works for ensembles including winds, with or without piano. Her latest works for musical theater include: Nuage Amoureux (Cloud of Love), D'Exil en Exil (Of Exile in Exile) [on text and emotive poems of Nazim Hikmet], Regard Noir, Langue de Feu (Black Gaze, Tongue of Fire) [on text of Senghor], La Rencontre Aragon-Hikmet (The Aragon-Hikmet Meeting) [on texts of these writers], Voyage Poetico-Musical en Orient Express: Paris-Istanbul (A Poetic-Musical Voyage on the Orient Express: Paris-Istanbul) [show route, literature and music, a bridge between France and Turkey], Chants de la Vigne (Songs of the Vine) [an intoxicating spectacle of poetry and music bacchanalia around wine], Chants des Hommes (Songs of Men) [a show of words and notes about universal writers and poets] and a delicious spectacle of songs [texts from Verlaine, Aragon, Hikmet, Supervielle, Maeterlinck, Lent, Molin, Vian, Ungaretti] called Vers à Chanter, Vers Enchantes (Towards Singing, Towards the Enchanted) featuring singer Mathieu Chardet. In addition she enjoys oil paining.

COMPOSITIONS                                                           Vançin Links     ~ ~ ~     Works by Genre
Trois duos, 2 clarinets (or oboe and clarinet) (1995)
Danze Turche (Turkish Dances), oboe (or flute; or clarinet; or soprano sax), bassoon (or cello) and piano (1998)
Gizem, oboe (or flute; or clarinet; or sax; or violin), bassoon (or cello) and piano (1998)
Simurg, clarinet (1998)
Danse boîteuse, English horn or oboe (1998)
Impressions, clarinet in A (la) (1998)
Chanson à Mevlana, oboe (2000)
Prelude and Allegretto, 4 oboes (or 4 flutes; or 4 clarinets; or 4 violins) and piano (2001)
Two Dances: Valse & La Habanera, 3 oboes (or 3 flutes; or 3 clarinets; or 3 violins) and piano (2001)
Soleils couchants, [baritone, bass and piano] (2002) [text: Paul Verlaine]
Chants de la Terre et Réveil, oboe solo and English horn solo (2002-2003) [inspired by Nazim Hikmet’s poems]
Rolinha, flute, violon, saxophone and piano (2003)
Romance sans paroles, flute, violon and saxophone (2003)
Beckettiana, oboe solo and English horn solo (2003)
Three Pieces for Oboe Solo (2003)
Les Ponts de Cé, [voice and piano] (2003) [text: Louis Aragon]
Tango gelosia, oboe and piano (or guitar) (2004)
Les plaintes d'un Icare, oboe (2004)
Alla mamma, baritone, bass, oboe [and piano] (2004) [text: Maurice Carême; Italian version by L. Fiumi]
Au-dessus de la mers le nuage pers, voice, violin/or oboe and piano (2004) [text: Nazim Hikmet; also vers. in Turkish]
Bohème, [voice, violin and piano] (2004) [text: Francis Carco]
Celui qui s'en est allé, [voice, violin (or oboe) and piano] (2004) [text: Nazim Hikmet]
Connaissez vous l'Ile, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Louis Aragon]
Grands yeux dans ce visage, [voice, violin (or oboe) and piano] (2004) [text: Jules Supervielle]
Je me souviens, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Francis Carco]
La lune blanche, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Paul Verlaine]
La Seine parle, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Jules Supervielle]
Le vieillard sur la rive, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Nazim Hikmet; also vers. in Turkish]
O triste, triste était mon âme, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Paul Verlaine]
Printemps, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Francis Carco]
S'il revenait un jour, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Maurice Maeterlinck]
Vers à danser, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Louis Aragon]
Vivre encore, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Jules Supervielle]
Sur le Pont Neuf, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Louis Aragon]
Vers à Chanter, Vers Enchantes, Songs (Towards Singing, Towards Enchanting) (2005) [songs on texts of various poets]
Tango gelosia, solo oboe and chamber orchestra [violins, violas, cellos and double bass] (2005)
Au village où je suis né, [voice and piano] (2005) [text: Cahit Külebi]
Feuillage au coeur, [voice and piano] (2005) [text: Maurice Maeterlinck]
The Nine Muses, oboe solo and English horn solo (2004-06)
Regard Noir, Langue de Feu (Black Gaze, Tongue of Fire) (2006) [text: L.N. Senghor]
Chants de la paix (Songs of Peace) (2006) [on various texts of poets and writers; music by Ayser Vançin]
Chants de Nazim Hikmet (2006) [on texts and poems by Nazim Hikmet]
Phosphorescences au Bosphore, piano (2006)
En attendant, [voice and piano] (2006) [text: Nazim Hikmet; also vers. in Turkish]
Joujou, pipi, caca, dodo, voice, oboe and piano (2006) [text: Charles Cros]
Lors que tu reviendras, [voice and piano] (2006) [text: Maurice Leullieux]
Poème flou, [voice, violin and piano] (2006) [text: Francis Carco]
Ronde flamande, [voice and piano] (2006) [text: Charles Cros]
Voyage Poetico-Musical en Orient Express: Paris-Istanbul (2007) [on texts of French & Turkish orientalist poets and writers]
Tango di nostalgia, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and piano (2007)
Elégie and Barcarolà, English horn and piano (2007)
Bagatelle, [voice and piano] (2007) [text: Robert Desnos]
Petite suite, [voice and piano] (2007) [text: Francis Carco]
Rien ne m'importe plus, [voice and piano] (2007) [text: Laurent Collet]
La Rencontre Aragon-Hikmet (Aragon-Hikmet Meeting) (2008) [texts: Aragon and Hikmet; music by Ayser Vançin]
The Last Tango in Geneva, English horn, oboe, violin and piano (2008)
Orient Express Rte 1, "Londres-Istanbul", oboe (or flute) and piano (2008)  [also for 2 instr. and piano]
Orient Express Rte 2, "Paris-Istanbul", oboe (or clarinet) and piano (2008)
Contemplation on the Black See, clarinet and piano (2008)
En dépit de mes yeux bleus, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Nazim Hikmet]
L'artiste, voice, oboe and piano (2008) [text: Maurice Carême]
Les Lilas, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Louis Aragon]
Mon petit chat, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Maurice Carême]
Romance sans paroles, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Paul Verlaine]
Toi qui fait rêver, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Louis Aragon]
Tzigane, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Guillaume Apollinaire] [2011?]
Nuage Amoureux (Lover Cloud) (2009) [on the Nazim Hikmet’s poetical tale for children]
Albatrò, baritone, English horn and piano (2009) [text: Luciano Molin]
Ce que j'aime dans la romance, [voice and piano] (2009) [text: Boris Vian]
Nous étions deux, [voice, violin and piano] (2009) [text: Andrée Chédid]
Affiorimento dei ricordi, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Allusione, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Asturias, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Barcarolle, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Dans la brume, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
En partant, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Minuetto di sensazioni, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Notturno, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Rolinha, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Romance, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Romance sans paroles, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Soffio notturno, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Träumerei, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Valse mélancolique, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
Valse sentimentale, piano (sometime between 1997-2010)
D'Exil en Exil (From exile in Exile), musical theatre (2010) [on the Nazim Hikmet’s poems; music by Ayser Vançin]
Chants du Levant, chants du Couchant/Songs of the Levant, Songs of Sunset (2010)[text:Italian, Belgian, Turkish & English poets]
Ballata veneziana, piano (2010)
In between the raindrops, [voice and piano] (2010) [text: Karen Sadek]
J'ai rêvé d'une cage, [voice, oboe and piano] (2010) [text: Maurice Carême]
La Bagatelle, [voice and piano] (2010) [text: Robert Desnos]
L'homme et l'oiseau, [voice and piano] (2010) [text: Charles Cros]
Chants de la Vigne (Songs of the Vine) (between 2005-2011) [on various texts of poets and writers]
Poeme flou and Scherzo, oboe (or violin) and piano (2011)
La rose du premier de l'an, [voice and piano] (2011) [text: Louis Aragon]
L'encore, [voice and piano] (2011) [text: Louis Aragon]
Les plaintes d'un Icare, oboe (2016?)
Chanson triste et scherzo, oboe and piano (2016?) [dedicated to her son Erwan Schmid]
Four Pieces for Clarinet (2016)

Chants des Hommes (Songs of Men), [????] (????) [texts: Verlaine, Aragon, Hikmet, Supervielle, Maeterlinck, etc]
Orient Expresssur, [????] (????) [text: French and Turkish Oriental authors]
Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux, voice and piano (????)
La plus drole des créatures, baritone, violin (or oboe) and piano (????)
Printemps, [voice and piano] (????) [text: Charles Cros]
Que diras-tu ce soir, [voice and piano] (????) [text: Charles Baudelaire]


WORKS BY GENRE                                                            Vançin Links     ~ top of page ~
Works for Theater (Shows)
Regard Noir, Langue de Feu (Black Gaze, Tongue of Fire) (2006) [text: L.N. Senghor]
Voyage Poetico-Musical en Orient Express: Paris-Istanbul (2007) [on texts of French & Turkish orientalist poets and writers]
La Rencontre Aragon-Hikmet (Aragon-Hikmet Meeting) (2008) [texts: Aragon and Hikmet; music by Ayser Vançin]
Nuage Amoureux (Lover Cloud) (2009) [on the Nazim Hikmet’s poetical tale for children]
D'Exil en Exil (From exile in Exile), musical theatre (2010) [on the Nazim Hikmet’s poems; music by Ayser Vançin]

Compositions for Poetical Shows (composed between 2005-2011)
Chants de la Vigne (Songs of the Vine) (between 2005-2011) [on various texts of poets and writers]
Vers à Chanter, Vers Enchantes, Songs (Towards Singing, Towards Enchanting) (2005) [songs on texts of various poets]
Chants de la paix (Songs of Peace) (2006) [on various texts of poets and writers; music by Ayser Vançin]
Chants de Nazim Hikmet (2006) [on texts and poems by Nazim Hikmet]
Chants du Levant, chants du Couchant/Songs of the Levant, Songs of Sunset (2010)[text:Italian, Belgian, Turkish & English poets]

Chants des Hommes (Songs of Men), [????] (????) [texts: Verlaine, Aragon, Hikmet, Supervielle, Maeterlinck, etc]
Orient Expresssur, [????] (????) [text: French and Turkish Oriental authors]

Soloist(s) w/Orchestra
Tango gelosia, solo oboe and chamber orchestra [violins, violas, cellos and double bass] (2005)

Choral
Many songs for: 2 voices and piano; voice,  violon (or oboe) and piano; voice and piano; voice, oboe and guitar

Chamber
Trois duos, 2 clarinets (or oboe and clarinet) (1995)
Danze Turche (Turkish Dances), oboe (or flute; or clarinet; or soprano sax), bassoon (or cello) and piano (1998)
Gizem, oboe (or flute; or clarinet; or sax; or violin), bassoon (or cello) and piano (1998)
Prelude and Allegretto, 4 oboes (or 4 flutes; or 4 clarinets; or 4 violins) and piano (2001)
Two Dances: Valse & La Habanera, 3 oboes (or 3 flutes; or 3 clarinets; or 3 violins) and piano (2001)
Rolinha, flute, violon, saxophone and piano (2003)
Romance sans paroles, flute, violon and saxophone (2003)
Tango di nostalgia, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and piano (2007)
The Last Tango in Geneva, English horn, oboe, violin and piano (2008)

Instrument and Piano or Guitar
Tango gelosia, oboe and piano (or guitar) (2004)
Elégie and Barcarolà, English horn and piano (2007)
Orient Express Rte 1, "Londres-Istanbul", oboe (or flute) and piano (2008) [also for 2 instr. and piano]
Orient Express Rte 2, "Paris-Istanbul", oboe (or clarinet) and piano (2008)
Contemplation on the Black See, clarinet and piano (2008)
Poeme flou and Scherzo, oboe (or violin) and piano (2011)
Chanson triste et scherzo, oboe and piano (2016?) [dedicated to her son Erwan Schmid]

Solo Instrument
Simurg, clarinet (1998)
Danse boîteuse, English horn or oboe (1998)
Impressions, clarinet in A (la) (1998)
Chanson à Mevlana, oboe (2000)
Chants de la Terre et Réveil, oboe solo and English horn solo (2002/2003) [inspired by Nazim Hikmet’s poems]
Beckettiana, oboe solo and English horn solo (2003)
Three Pieces for Oboe Solo (2003)
Les plaintes d'un Icare, oboe (2004)
The Nine Muses, oboe solo and English horn solo (2004-06)
Les plaintes d'un Icare, oboe (2016?)
Four Pieces for Clarinet (2016)

Piano
works composed between 1997-2010
Affiorimento dei ricordi, piano
Allusione, piano
Asturias, piano
Ballata veneziana, piano (2010)
Barcarolle, piano
Dans la brume, piano
En partant, piano
Minuetto di sensazioni, piano
Notturno, piano
Phosphorescences au Bosphore, piano (2006)
Rolinha, piano
Romance, piano
Romance sans paroles, piano
Soffio notturno, piano
Träumerei, piano
Valse mélancolique, piano
Valse sentimental, piano

Vocal
see also Vocal  - Alphabetical
Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux, voice and piano (????)
La plus drole des créatures, baritone, violin (or oboe) and piano (????)
Printemps, [voice and piano] (????) [text: Charles Cros]
Que diras-tu ce soir, [voice and piano] (????) [text: Charles Baudelaire]
Soleils couchants, [baritone, bass and piano] (2002) [text: Paul Verlaine]
Les Ponts de Cé, [voice and piano] (2003) [text: Louis Aragon]
Alla mamma, baritone, bass, oboe [and piano] (2004) [text: Maurice Carême; Italian version by L. Fiumi]
Au-dessus de la mers le nuage pers, voice, violin/or oboe and piano (2004) [text: Nazim Hikmet; also vers. in Turkish]
Bohème, [voice, violin and piano] (2004) [text: Francis Carco]
Celui qui s'en est allé, [voice, violin (or oboe) and piano] (2004) [text: Nazim Hikmet]
Connaissez vous l'Ile, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Louis Aragon]
Grands yeux dans ce visage, [voice, violin (or oboe) and piano] (2004) [text: Jules Supervielle]
Je me souviens, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Francis Carco]
La lune blanche, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Paul Verlaine]
La Seine parle, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Jules Supervielle]
Le vieillard sur la rive, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Nazim Hikmet; also vers. in Turkish]
O triste, triste était mon âme, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Paul Verlaine]
Printemps, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Francis Carco]
S'il revenait un jour, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Maurice Maeterlinck]
Vers à danser, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Louis Aragon]
Vivre encore, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Jules Supervielle]
Sur le Pont Neuf, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Louis Aragon]
Au village où je suis né, [voice and piano] (2005) [text: Cahit Külebi]
Feuillage au coeur, [voice and piano] (2005) [text: Maurice Maeterlinck]
En attendant, [voice and piano] (2006) [text: Nazim Hikmet; also vers. in Turkish]
Joujou, pipi, caca, dodo, voice, oboe and piano (2006) [text: Charles Cros]
Lors que tu reviendras, [voice and piano] (2006) [text: Maurice Leullieux]
Poème flou, [voice, violin and piano] (2006) [text: Francis Carco]
Ronde flamande, [voice and piano] (2006) [text: Charles Cros]
Bagatelle, [voice and piano] (2007) [text: Robert Desnos]
Petite suite, [voice and piano] (2007) [text: Francis Carco]
Rien ne m'importe plus, [voice and piano] (2007) [text: Laurent Collet]
En dépit de mes yeux bleus, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Nazim Hikmet]
L'artiste, voice, oboe and piano (2008) [text: Maurice Carême]
Les Lilas, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Louis Aragon]
Mon petit chat, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Maurice Carême]
Romance sans paroles, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Paul Verlaine]
Toi qui fait rêver, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Louis Aragon]
Tzigane, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Guillaume Apollinaire] [2011?]
Albatrò, baritone, English horn and piano (2009) [text: Luciano Molin]
Ce que j'aime dans la romance, [voice and piano] (2009) [text: Boris Vian]
Nous étions deux, [voice, violin and piano] (2009) [text: Andrée Chédid]
In between the raindrops, [voice and piano] (2010) [text: Karen Sadek]
J'ai rêvé d'une cage, [voice, oboe and piano] (2010) [text: Maurice Carême]
La Bagatelle, [voice and piano] (2010) [text: Robert Desnos]
L'homme et l'oiseau, [voice and piano] (2010) [text: Charles Cros]
La rose du premier de l'an, [voice and piano] (2011) [text: Louis Aragon]
L'encore, [voice and piano] (2011) [text: Louis Aragon]

Vocal - Alphabetical
Albatrò, baritone, English horn and piano (2009) [text: Luciano Molin]
Alla mamma, baritone, bass, oboe [and piano] (2004) [text: Maurice Carême; Italian version by L. Fiumi]
Au-dessus de la mers le nuage pers, voice, violin/or oboe and piano (2004) [text: Nazim Hikmet; also vers. in Turkish]
Au village où je suis né, [voice and piano] (2005) [text: Cahit Külebi]
Bagatelle, [voice and piano] (2007) [text: Robert Desnos]
Bohème, [voice, violin and piano] (2004) [text: Francis Carco]
Ce que j'aime dans la romance, [voice and piano] (2009) [text: Boris Vian]
Celui qui s'en est allé, [voice, violin (or oboe) and piano] (2004) [text: Nazim Hikmet]
Connaissez vous l'Ile, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Louis Aragon]
En attendant, [voice and piano] (2006) [text: Nazim Hikmet; also vers. in Turkish]
En dépit de mes yeux bleus, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Nazim Hikmet]
Feuillage au coeur, [voice and piano] (2005) [text: Maurice Maeterlinck]
Grands yeux dans ce visage, [voice, violin (or oboe) and piano] (2004) [text: Jules Supervielle]
Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux, voice and piano (????)
In between the raindrops, [voice and piano] (2010) [text: Karen Sadek]
J'ai rêvé d'une cage, [voice, oboe and piano] (2010) [text: Maurice Carême]
Je me souviens, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Francis Carco]
Joujou, pipi, caca, dodo, voice, oboe and piano (2006) [text: Charles Cros]
La Bagatelle, [voice and piano] (2010) [text: Robert Desnos]
La lune blanche, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Paul Verlaine]
L'artiste, voice, oboe and piano (2008) [text: Maurice Carême]
La plus drole des créatures, baritone, violin (or oboe) and piano (????)
La rose du premier de l'an, [voice and piano] (2011) [text: Louis Aragon]
La Seine parle, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Jules Supervielle]
L'encore, [voice and piano] (2011) [text: Louis Aragon]
Le vieillard sur la rive, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Nazim Hikmet; also vers. in Turkish]
Les Lilas, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Louis Aragon]
Les Ponts de Cé, [voice and piano] (2003) [text: Louis Aragon]
L'homme et l'oiseau, [voice and piano] (2010) [text: Charles Cros]
Lors que tu reviendras, [voice and piano] (2006) [text: Maurice Leullieux]
Mon petit chat, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Maurice Carême]
Nous étions deux, [voice, violin and piano] (2009) [text: Andrée Chédid]
O triste, triste était mon âme, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Paul Verlaine]
Petite suite, [voice and piano] (2007) [text: Francis Carco]
Poème flou, [voice, violin and piano] (2006) [text: Francis Carco]
Printemps, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Francis Carco]
Printemps, [voice and piano] (????) [text: Charles Cros]
Que diras-tu ce soir, [voice and piano] (????) [text: Charles Baudelaire]
Rien ne m'importe plus, [voice and piano] (2007) [text: Laurent Collet]
Romance sans paroles, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Paul Verlaine]
Ronde flamande, [voice and piano] (2006) [text: Charles Cros]
S'il revenait un jour, voice, violin and piano (2004) [text: Maurice Maeterlinck]
Vers à danser, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Louis Aragon]
Vivre encore, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Jules Supervielle]
Soleils couchants, [baritone, bass and piano] (2002) [text: Paul Verlaine]
Sur le Pont Neuf, [voice and piano] (2004) [text: Louis Aragon]
Toi qui fait rêver, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Louis Aragon]
Tzigane, [voice and piano] (2008) [text: Guillaume Apollinaire] [2011?]


VANÇIN  LINKS                                                            Works by Genre      ~ top of page ~

Composer's website (at MySpace Music)    . . .   contact Ayser Vançin:  ayservan(at)hotmail(dot)com

Vançin @ Wikipedia.fr (in French)
Vançin @ birgun.net (in Turkish)
Vançin @ Compagnie Thalie La Comedie de Ferney
Vançin @ Concerts.fr (translated by Google)
Vançin @ Facebook
Vançin @ LinkedIn
Vançin @ Mx3
Vançin @ MySpaceMusic
Vançin @ Revue d'art et de littérature, musique
Vançin @ Sheer Pluck
Vançin @ Uluslararasi Cukorova (in Turkish)
Vançin @ International Festival d'Adana and Cukurova's Üniversity (in Turkey)

Publisher
Vançin @ June Emerson Wind Music [distributor]
Vançin @ Chamberlain Music [distributor]
Vançin @ Phylloscopus Publications
Vançin @ TrevCo Music [distributor]
Vançin @ Egge Musik Verlag [her new editor]
Vançin @ Sempre più Editions

Streaming Audio
Vançin @ goear.com
Vançin @ MySpaceMusic

Recordings
[none at the moment]

Discography
Ciam, Reve d'Orient (CIAM, Dream of the Orient)
Duo-Vancini Atami (oboe, English horn and classical guitar)
Nuage Amoureux (Cloud of Love), Duo-Chardet Vançin (Nazim Hikmet's poetry and music with oboe, English horn and piano)
Vers à Chanter, Vers Enchantes (Towards Singing, Towards the Enchanted)

Video
Vançin @ YouTube
Vançin @ Google Video
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