Unaccompanied Works

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 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


"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


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

Legend of Sigh

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 [...]

2019-06-13T03:50:52+00:00Instrumentation for Cello and Electronics|Work Type

What Occured In The Light Goes On In The Dark

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 [...]

2019-06-13T03:59:53+00:00Instrumentation Cello|Work Type

Sonata in B minor for Violoncello solo

Transcribed, arranged, typeset, and edited by Johann Sebastian Paetsch from the Sonata in B minor for Piano solo.

2019-06-13T03:59:12+00:00Instrumentation Solo Cello|Work Type

Ten Suite Variations

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 [...]

2019-06-13T04:02:04+00:00Instrumentation for Solo Cello|Work Type

Twelve Etudes for Solo Cello

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.

2019-06-13T04:06:20+00:00Instrumentation Unaccompanied Cello |Work Type


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+00:00Instrumentation solo cello, or vc and 7 vc, or cello and 7 recorded vc, Vc plus piano|Work Type