Unaccompanied Works

You [unfolding]

Written for and dedicated to the composer's wife, this deeply moving solo work depicts the gradual unfolding of personality that occurred during and through their exchange of handwritten letters. Cast [...]

2020-07-18T16:17:55+00:00Instrumentation Violoncello solo|Work Type

The Dawn of Hope (La alborada de la esperanza)

"The Dawn of Hope" is a composition about overcoming life's challenges, focusing on the transforming power of love and compassion, which allow us to have hope for a better future. [...]

2020-05-01T23:57:38+00:00Instrumentation unaccompanied cello, cello and piano, cello and guitar, cello violin and guitar, cello alto-sax and piano, cello voice and piano, string quartet, cello and string orchestra|Work Type , , ,

Crepúsculos (Twilight / Alpenglow)

This piece was inspired by Alpenglow, the magical pinkish or orange light that appears at the top of the Alps right before the sun goes down. The piece is sweet [...]

2020-05-01T23:57:59+00:00Instrumentation unaccompanied cello, cello and piano, cello and string orchestra (with or without piano)|Work Type , ,

Limoncello

Limoncello is a very lyrical, light, sweet and playful piece, as the name indicates.

2020-05-01T23:58:19+00:00Instrumentation unaccompanied cello, cello and piano, cello and accordion, cello and string orchestra (with or without piano)|Work Type , , ,

Resolves – for solo cello

Dedicated to extraordinary cellist, Carmine Miranda. Carmine breathes life into music with his soulful artistry and nuanced mastery. I am very grateful to have this demo studio recording as a [...]

2020-04-01T16:37:48+00:00Instrumentation Solo Cello|Work Type

Serenade

Serenade is a journey through music of the night. The outer movements serve as bookends, a troubadour's gentle guitar strumming. The second movement quotes Strauss's Don Juan. The third movement [...]

2020-04-01T16:17:10+00:00Instrumentation for solo Cello|Work Type

Thought Crimes for solo Cello

These two books of "Thought Crimes," both contain 4 works for solo cello. They can be performed individually or as a set. Each one is like a character study on [...]

2019-09-19T21:33:22+00:00Instrumentation Solo Cello|Work Type

Dancing In A Prism

"Dancing In A Prism" is a piece for Cello solo by the composer Giovanni Grosskopf (b. 1966, Italy) composed in 2016; first performance: cellist Luca Colardo (cellist of the New [...]

2019-06-13T02:56:12+00:00Instrumentation Cello solo|Work Type

Partita No. 2 for Solo Cello

Premiered June 22, 2017 at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem Massachusetts by cellist Matt Haimovitz

2019-06-13T02:59:05+00:00Instrumentation Solo Cello|Work Type

Partita No. 1 for Solo Cello

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 [...]

2019-06-13T03:21:33+00:00Instrumentation Solo Cello|Work Type

Princesa de Hadas (Fairy Tale Princess)

Princesa de hadas (Fairy Tale Princess) was commissioned by Argentine poet Patricio Méndez. The title of this piece refers to a verse from a poem by Méndez, where he describes [...]

2020-05-02T00:03:02+00:00Instrumentation Unaccompanied cello, Cello and Piano, Cello and Guitar, Cello and Orchestra (with or without Piano)|Work Type , , , ,

Danzas Latinoamericanas (Latin American Dances)

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 [...]

2020-05-02T00:01:05+00:00Instrumentation Unaccompanied Cello, 2 cellos, 4 cellos, 8 cellos, Cello and piano, Cello and Accordion, Cello and Alto Saxophone, Cello and Guitar, Cello and Viola, Cello and Violin, Cello Violin and Guitar, Cello Violin and Piano, String Quartet, Cello and Orchestra (with or without Piano)|Work Type , , , , ,

Soe

"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 [...]

2019-06-13T03:39:47+00:00Instrumentation Solo cello|Work Type

In Memoriam (September 11, 2001)

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 [...]

2019-06-13T03:43:02+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Piano|Work Type

Präludium

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...

2019-06-13T03:46:24+00:00Instrumentation Cello solo|Work Type
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