Stefan Johnsson (1959-)


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Degree at Göteborg University | Academy of Music and Drama.
Degree of Master with a Major in Musicology at Örebro University. Member of the Swedish Composer Society FST.
Principal trumpet in Borås Symfoniorkester
Brass pedagogue at Borås Kulturskola

Stefan Johnssons hemsida

Publications by the composer

"Skapande av musik förr och nu"

Summary list of works

"Solstråle" (Son of Cher) - dur. 6 min. string orchestra,
rewarded at the international music festival in
Östersund, Sweden1994
"Saturday sound" - dur. 6 min. wind band 1994
"Fantasia for strings"- dur. 8 min.string orchestra 1995
"Two young lovers on a bridge" - dur. 15 min.orchestra,
first performed by the Sarajevo Philharmonics in
Sarajevo 2001
"The Children"- dur. 30 min. orchestra, chorus and
jazztrio 2003
"Yggdrasill Reborn"- dur.35 min. orchestra, 2003
"Festivo" - dur. 1 min. wind band 2011
"My Africa" - dur. 5 min. Brass Band with SATB choir
"La Habana en mi corazón" - for Big Band. Jazzplaza Havana 2016
"Proud to be an African child" - dur. 4 min. Brass Band with SATB
choir 2016
"La Habana en mi corazón" - for Wind Band. 2017
"Por favor, no me olvides" - for Wind band and Big Band. Jazzplaza Havana 2018
"Fantasia Celebración" - for Wind band. Jazzplaza Havana 2019
"De Son Nica al Hambo" - for Orchestra, Managua Nicaragua 2020


"Fanfare Collection" - for various Brass Ensemble
"Fjärilen" (the Butterfly), voice/pi text by
Harry Martinson chamber orch. arranged for choir
"Enbusken" (the Juniper) - voice/pi,text by Martinson,
chamber orch.arr for choir
"Världens sommar"- voice/pi arranged for choir,
text by Harry Martinson
"Liv" (Life)-chamber orch, arranged for choir,
text by Harry Martinson
"Snus-Henrik"- voice/pi-text Henrik Bengtsson
chamber orch.
"Vart tog livet vägen"? - voice/pi-text Henrik Bengtsson,
chamber orch.
"Inferno" voice/pi,trp,text,- chamber orch.
(in memory of the victims
of the fire in Gothenburg 1998)
"Andetag" (Breath)- trumpet/piano
"Inventions in swedish folkstyle" dur.7 min. -
woodwind quintet,
first performed in 2000 by the italian"Quintetto Miro",
in Cincinnati USA
"Coalescence"-trumpet/piano CD-recorded 2001
"Integration"- dur.7 min.cello/violin premiered dec.
2000 by duo from the Gothenburg
Symphony Orchestra. Recorded by a
GSO string quartet in 2001. Also orchestrated as
String Quartet
"Scherzo for trumpets"- dur.6 min. 5 trp + solo trp
2003. Prem. in Elgin, Scotland 2010 also arr. for Brass Quintet.
"Spiritus Sanctus"- SATB, lyrics by H von Bingen.
Prem. in Lisbon 2005
"Aniara, song 80"- SATB and solotrumpet
"Onoma"- dur. 4:30 min.trumpet/piano 2006
"Byn"- trumpet/piano 2007
"Intermezzo" dur. 8:20 - trp,,pi, 2 trp and pi, 2008 also arr. for Brass Quintet.
"För mig"-SATB 2008
"Terezin"- trumpet/piano 2009
"Eld och lågor"- trumpet/piano 2010
"Moder Jord (Mother Earth)"- trumpet/piano 2011
"Festivo" - dur. 1 min. Brass Ensemble 2011
"Brass Fantasia"- dur. 8:30 Brass ensemble, also arr.for Brass quintet, 2011
"The Wonder of Brass"- dur. 8.40 min. Brass quintet
"Fanfare en hommage à Maurice André"- Brass
ensemble 2012
"Conjunto" - trumpet ensemble dur. 7 min. 2012
"Con pompa e sfarzo" - trumpet/piano 2013
"Con eleganza" - trumpet/piano 2013
"Variations on a turkish folksong" - Brass quintet 2013
"Encuentros 3 mov."- Brass ensemble 2014, also arr.for Brass quintet
"Nordic Calls" - dur. 7.30 Trumpet ensemble w soloist
"3 Fanfares" - composed for the Isla Verde Bronces
Festival 2016
"Inauguratio"- church organ and trumpet 2017
"Nattlig nysnö"- SATB and trumpet 2018
"Anniversary Fanfare"-Brass and Percussion 2018
"Bienvenue"-Trumpet ensemble and Timapani 2019
"En réunion" - Trumpet ensemble and Timpani 2019

Jazz and improvised music:

"Suite for Big band"- bigband
"Brothers"- bigband
"Jazz"- a Festival Suite, commissioned. by the
Nordic Jazz&Blues Festival 2001.
(voice, string quartet, trp, tromb, sax,pi, bas, dr.)
STIM, swedish music.
12 jazz tunes.
"Twelve Sketches" dur. 40 min.- trp,alto,pi,bs,
Premiered at the
Nordic Jazz&Blues festival 2003 in Borås.
"A heroe of our time" -in honour of Mr Nelson Mandela
(choir, trp, tromb,
sax,pi, bas, dr.)

Solo work:

"Fantasia" dur. 5 min - church organ
"Partenza" dur 1. min-solo trumpet

Pedagogical material:

"Trumpet på lite annat sätt" 28 songs with CD. 8 of the
songs are arranged for Brass ensemble.
9 Youth Wind Orchestra compositions.

Works by Stefan Johnsson

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