Muzak For Four Cellos is a set of five short individual movements written for cello quartet. They can be performed as a set or individually. The parts are written so [...]
A short cello trio in the style of minimal music.
A couple of years ago, after a difficult time, I started meditating. As I breathed mantras and sutras day in and day out, one morning I awoke suddenly from a trance [...]
Danzas Latinoamericanas (Latin American Dances) is a 10-minute suite in three movements. Its movements can be performed independently. It was originally commissioned by Mexican cellist Carlos Prieto. It is based [...]
This set of two canons is loosely inspired by the Telemann Canonic Sonatas. These can be played by two cellists, or by one cellist either live with a delay patch, [...]
The chameleon is a somewhat mysterious lizard noted for its ability to change color. Some believe the color changes help to camouflage the lizards, but more recent evidence suggests that [...]
Qoheleth implies an ancient connection between student and teacher. As for the work itself, the two celli weave their parts together playing anything from bass notes, to chords, to harmony [...]
Recording from the Cheney Cello Trio
From the book: "Because it was composed at the request of the London Cello Society I wanted to give it a distinctly English flavor. I turned to the great progressive [...]
Written for Rhonda Rider for her Grand Canyon Residency. Recording available September 2013.