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New Cello Works2018-06-13T12:43:30+00:00

Cello Concerto No. 2

The music for Philip Glass’ second concerto for cello and orchestra is cobbled from a 2001 film score, Naqoyqatsi: Life as War. Glass seems to have particular success when using [...]

2019-02-13T16:45:35+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Partita No. 2 for Solo Cello

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

2019-02-05T21:52:20+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Solo Cello|Work Type

Lemuria (2019)

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 [...]

2019-02-05T21:43:14+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By 2 Solo Cellists, Cello Choir and Percussion|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 [...]

2019-02-05T18:21:48+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Solo Cello|Work Type

Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 1

In this vibrant work [...] rhythm is key. Once the classic Glass arpeggios get started, there are few opportunities to stop for breath. Much of the load rests on the [...]

2019-02-05T18:11:33+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Cello Concerto

This cello concerto began with a friendship. Josh Roman is beloved by just about everyone who meets him, and I am no exception. Immediately apparent is his unusual combination of [...]

2019-02-05T17:56:40+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Orchestra|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 [...]

2018-12-21T07:51:22+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By cello and 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 [...]

2018-12-21T07:46:24+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By cello and orchestra (with or without piano)|Work Type

Escher Triptych

M.C. Escher is known for his mind-bending prints that frequently created impossible geometry or meshed perspectives in unexpected ways. I remember learning about tessellations in a middle school math class [...]

2017-12-08T09:18:11+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Violin and Cello|Work Type

Two Canons

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, [...]

2017-12-08T09:14:17+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Two Cellos, or Solo Cello with electronic delay|Work Type

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