Davide ZannoniDavide Zannoni (born 1958 in Spoleto, Italy) is a composer of contemporary Classical music. He began his career playing drums in jazz clubs and later symphonic percussion with the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra in Florence, Italy. He also pursued academic studies and earned a doctoral degree in Humanities from the University of Bologna, while studying composition privately in Florence. After moving to New York, he received a master's degree in Music from Queens College.
He has received commissions and grants from many organizations and performers both in Italy and the U.S., and his catalog includes works for orchestra, choir, and chamber ensembles. A significant portion of his output is devoted to music for percussion. His works have been recorded on several CD’s.
His idiosyncratic and hard to categorize compositional language includes elements from different musical traditions, in an alternation and often superimposition of harsh dissonance and lyricism. Provided by Wikipedia