Premiered June 22, 2017 at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem Massachusetts by cellist Matt Haimovitz
A seven movement work for solo cello dedicated to cellist Wendy Sutter premiered in New York in January 2007. Originally based on the music of Glass’ film score to “Chaotic [...]
"Soe" is titled after one of the Maenads of Greek mythology, the wild women who were followers of the god of wine, Bacchus. The work uses three harmonic/melodic ideas, each [...]
I wrote these sketches while watching the horror of the attacks of September 11, 2001: the collapse of the World Trade Center, the attack on the Pentagon, the plane-crash in [...]
A evocative work that will fit well into any recital program. Somewhat drawing on J.S.Bach's famous Suites, there are numerous instances of the famous B-A-C-H motive hidden in the music...
Legend of Sigh is a brand new multimedia, immersive piece for cello and electronics written for Inbal by Razaz with video and projection design by filmmaker Carmen Kordas. It was [...]
In “What Occurred In The Light, Goes On In The Dark” I was interested in writing counterpoint for the cello. The main melody gets treated as a fugue subject, without [...]
Transcribed, arranged, typeset, and edited by Johann Sebastian Paetsch from the Sonata in B minor for Piano solo.
A suite of variations based on the Bach Cello Suites combined with modern popular styles in a form that could only be created by Aaron Minsky (Von Cello)! The pieces [...]
These intermediate-level cello etudes use aleatory or chance sequences that create technical challenges for the cello student but offer accessible and expressive melodic content.
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 [...]
Mourning can be both private and public. When we visit a grave or observe the anniversary of a person's death, we generally do so in private. "Yizkor" (which is Hebrew [...]
"Ding Dong Bell" is an eight-movement work for cello solo by the American composer Juliana Hall. The work is based loosely on epitaphs by the great English poet Walter de [...]
Moon Over Appalachia is a four-movement suite for solo cello inspired by the folk music of Appalachia, an enchanting musical tradition of lyrical melodies, foot-tapping rhythms, heart-wrenching lullabies, and above [...]
A work I wrote for my cellist friend Claassen Gretchen. Was first premiered at San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2008.