Aaron Jay Kernis

Colored Field

Composed after visiting the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau.

2019-06-13T03:30:00+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and large orchestra|Work Type

Second Ballad

Commissioned by Stephanie Key for David Mollenaur's 50th Birthday.

2019-06-13T03:29:37+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Piano|Work Type

Meditation (in Memory of John Lennon)

Written shortly after John Lennon's death.

2019-06-13T03:29:23+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By cello and piano|Work Type

Dreamsongs

1. FLOATING DREAMSONGS 2. KORA SONG WRITTEN FOR JOSHUA ROMAN

2019-06-13T03:32:20+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Chamber orchestra|Work Type

On Distant Shores

Written for the Rioult Dance Company, the 2nd movement incorporates Air, originally for Cello and piano.

2019-06-13T03:31:55+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Solo cello, oboe, string quartet, piano|Work Type

Dreamsongs

1. Floating Dreamsongs 2. Kora Song Written for Joshua Roman.

2019-06-13T03:37:04+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Chamber Orchestra|Work Type

Second Ballad

Commissioned by Stephanie Key for David Mollenaur's 50th Birthday.

2019-06-13T03:36:19+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Piano|Work Type

Air (for cello and orchestra)

Air is songlike and melodic, and it is the “purest” and sparest piece I’ve written in a few years. It contains many hymn- or chant-like elements, and though rooted in [...]

2019-06-13T04:11:22+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By 2(pic).121/2200/timp.perc/pf.hp/str|Work Type

Ballad

Ballad was composed in late 2004 and is dedicated to the memory of my parents Frank and Mildred Kernis. The piece reflects their fondness for lyrical music, and is lightly [...]

2019-06-13T04:10:34+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By solo cello, or vc and 7 vc, or cello and 7 recorded vc, Vc plus piano|Work Type

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