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

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 [...]

2019-04-15T09:36:38+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello solo|Work Type

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

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