Esoptron was written in response to Peter Randall-Page's sculpture Granite Song and the original Greek word 'esoptron' means 'reflection' or 'a mirror not made out of glass'. This is reminiscent [...]
Written especially for cellist Keith Tempest, Oligos comes from being in a place that is neither here nor there, an 'almost' period of restless waiting to transition to a new [...]
Composed after visiting the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau.
Commissioned by Stephanie Key for David Mollenaur's 50th Birthday.
Written shortly after John Lennon's death.
1. FLOATING DREAMSONGS 2. KORA SONG WRITTEN FOR JOSHUA ROMAN
Written for the Rioult Dance Company, the 2nd movement incorporates Air, originally for Cello and piano.
Like the movements of my first string quartet, “Ars Mathematica,” the six movements of this work are inspired in part by paintings. The six paintings are Georges Braque’s "Girl with [...]
The Russian folklorist Vladimir Propp published his celebrated work Morphology of the Folktale in 1928. In the book, he presented a structural analysis of the Russian folktale, arguing that representatives [...]
"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 [...]