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

Esoptron (Cello and Marimba)

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 [...]

2017-11-12T17:31:53+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Marimba|Work Type

Oligos

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 [...]

2017-11-12T17:26:42+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Piano|Work Type

Colored Field

Composed after visiting the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau.

2017-10-21T03:37:39+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and large orchestra|Work Type

Second Ballad

Commissioned by Stephanie Key for David Mollenaur's 50th Birthday.

2017-10-21T03:33:54+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Piano|Work Type

Meditation (in Memory of John Lennon)

Written shortly after John Lennon's death.

2017-10-21T03:24:42+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By cello and piano|Work Type

Dreamsongs

1. FLOATING DREAMSONGS 2. KORA SONG WRITTEN FOR JOSHUA ROMAN

2017-10-21T03:18:45+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Chamber orchestra|Work Type

On Distant Shores

Written for the Rioult Dance Company, the 2nd movement incorporates Air, originally for Cello and piano.

2017-10-21T03:12:17+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Solo cello, oboe, string quartet, piano|Work Type

String Quartet No. 2 “Six Faces”

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 [...]

2017-10-21T02:59:53+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By String Quartet|Work Type

There Was, and There Was Not

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 [...]

2017-10-21T02:57:09+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Full Orchestra|Work Type

Soe

"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 [...]

2017-10-21T02:59:06+00:00Composed By |Instrumentation By Solo cello|Work Type

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