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

featuredcomposer: CyrillSchürch

Cyrill Schürch is an award-winning composer for chorus, orchestra, chamber and educational music as well as an active pianist. His music is performed widely in Switzerland and abroad, most recently by the Camerata Bern on tour in Germany and the Netherlands, in St. Petersburg by the Hermitage State Orchestra, in London by Ayre Flutes and in Houston by the Moores Concert Chorale. His music is published by EMR Switzerland, Carus-Verlag Germany, Helbling-Verlag and AVA-Editions. He received his PhD in composition from King’s College London, and a BM and MM in both composition and piano from the UH Moores School of Music. Currently, he is composing a piece as the winner of the Mario Merz Prize and is working on various commissions for choral pieces.

 

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Epstein, Marti: Barcarolle (2000)

Written for the Adaskin Trio.

2019-06-13T04:25:15+00:00Instrumentation Violin, Viola, Cello|Work Type

Epstein, Marti: Hidden Flowers (2012)

Written for the Tanglewood Music Center Festival of Contemporary Music.

2019-06-13T04:26:00+00:00Instrumentation String Quartet|Work Type

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Fitz Rogers, John: Lilies (2011) (2011)

Lilies, as a flower, are thought to symbolize purity and a return to innocence. In that spirit, “Lilies” is a reflective and gentle vocalise for cello and piano. The work [...]

2019-06-13T03:56:23+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Piano|Work Type

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Gill, Jeremy: Sons Decoupes (2014)

The title is an echo of "gouaches decoupees," the cut-out technique invented and perfected by Henri Matisse – this work was premiered at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, PA, and [...]

2019-06-13T04:17:14+00:00Instrumentation for Piccolo, Cello, and Harp|Work Type

Gill, Jeremy: Dos sonetos de amor (2001)

Two "settings" of poems by Pablo Neruda in which the cello takes the role of the voice.

2019-06-13T04:22:30+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Piano|Work Type

Gill, Jeremy: Paean, Epitaph, and Dithyramb (2008)

Three movements excerpted from Ode (2008): each references a lyric poetic form of Ancient Greece. The first is slow and tuneful, the second a solo flute soliloquy, the third fiery.

2019-06-13T04:22:39+00:00Instrumentation Flute/Piccolo, Cello, and Piano|Work Type

Gill, Jeremy: Ode (2008)

2019-06-13T04:22:49+00:00Instrumentation for Mezzo, Flute, Cello, and Piano|Work Type

Gill, Jeremy: Dunn Songs (2002)

Two settings of poems by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn.

2019-06-13T04:23:01+00:00Instrumentation for Soprano, Flute, Viola, Cello, and Piano|Work Type

Glass, Philip: Cello Concerto No. 2 (2012)

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 [...]

2019-06-13T02:57:13+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Glass, Philip: Partita No. 2 for Solo Cello (2010)

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

2019-06-13T02:59:05+00:00Instrumentation Solo Cello|Work Type