inventionis mater

- various compositions by frank zappa

2016 cd italy private release

recorded on may 14 and 15, 2016 in prato, italy

pierpaolo romani: clarinet & bass clarinet
andrea pennati: classical guitar
nazareno caputo: vibraphone, percussion

cover art by antero valério


  1. g-spot tornado  (frank zappa)
  2. igor's boogie  (frank zappa)
  3. marche royale  (igor stravinsky)
  4. zapping  (pierpaolo romani)
  5. the modern day composers refuse to die  (fantasia on themes by igor stravinsky, edgar varèse and frank zappa)
  6. wet t-shirt nite  (frank zappa)
  7. ondabass  (pierpaolo romani)
  8. why does it hurt when i pee?  (frank zappa)
  9. echidna's arf (of you)  (frank zappa)

    how i meat my uncle  (michele sarti)
  10. I. in the virgin's garden
  11. II. zappateado
  12. III. lo zio mahler
  13. son or genes  (frank zappa)
  14. gnok gnik  (pierpaolo romani)