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