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Solos and Duos


Near to Dust

for Solo Percussion

(2011) (c.10-12')


Commissioned by Masako Kunimoto for the final movement of a set of pieces by Kevin Warren, Mischa Salkind-Pearl, Masaki Hasebe and myself using a single percussion setup:
5 Temple Blocks or graduated sizes of wood, 2 Wood Blocks, Castanets, 2 Chinese Opera Gongs, 2 Japanese Prayer Bowls, 3 Metal Pipes, Finger Chimes, 2 Bongos, 3 Congas, Kick Drum

  1. For Masako (Kevin Warren) (2 Bongos, 3 Congas, Kick Drum)
  2. For Masako (2 Chinese Opera Gongs, 2 Japanese Prayer Bowls, 3 Metal Pipes, Finger Chimes)
  3. (Masaki Hasebe) (5 Temple Blocks or graduated sizes of wood, 2 Wood Blocks, Castanets)
  4. Near to Dust (Jason Huffman) (all of the above + Kick Drum)


Occupied Oculi

for Piccolo and Tenor Saxophone

(2011) (c.1½)





Ear, Nose & Throat

3 Cadential Movements for Clarinet in A and Percussion

(2010) (c.8')


Commissioned by Devil May Care Duo (Caleb Herron, Percussion; Ariana Lamon-Anderson, Clarinet)
Percussion: Snare Drum, High and Low Toms, Kick Drum, 4 Triangles of different pitch, High and Low Cowbells, Flat and Normal Ride Cymbals

  1. Ear: quarter=60-72
  2. Nose: quarter=30 to 90 to 60, 40 to 80 to 60, (60) to 180 to 120, (120) to 180 to 60, (60) to 80 to 40, 60 to 90 to 30
  3. Throat: quarter=80-96



SICPP 2012 (Rane Moore, Clarinet; Sean Dowgray, Percussion)



They're Still Not Sure It Is A Baby

for Solo Harp

(2010) (c.1½')




cover design by Carley Haggerty



Melting, Vaporizing: Condensation Sublimation

3 Coincident Sounding Phase Transitions for Violoncello and Cimbalom

(2009) (c.9')



  1. Solid — Liquid (Melting) Liquid — [Solid] (Freezing)
  2. [Liquid] — Gas (Evaporation) Gas — [Liquid] (Condensation)
  3. [Gas] — Solid (Deposition) Solid — Gas (Sublimation)


Ludovico Ensemble (Eliza Jacques, Violoncello; Nick Tolle, Cimbalom)



Tinge & Deviate

for Viola and Alto Trumpet in F (or Horn in F)

(2009) (c.8')




Always metronomic, Quarter = 60 — Quarter = 40 — Quarter = n/a — Interminably Slow, Quarter = 30 — Quarter = n/a — Quarter = 40 — Dotted Quarter = 40 — Quarter = 60

Zoe Kemmerling, Viola; Jason Huffman, Alto Trumpet



Three Haikus

for Horn and Violoncello

(2007)



  1. As slow as
    Breath and bow
    Allow – 3:25 (will vary widely by performance)
  2. Barely faster
    In the space of the
    Previous movement – 3:41 (will vary widely by performance)
  3. Slightly faster
    As if I and II
    were combined and halved – 3:49 (will vary widely by performance)

computer realization



The Fall

for Tuba and Piano
(1999) (c.7')



Quarter = 60 – Quarter = 66 – slow and solemn, very rubato – Quarter = 60 – 6:38

computer realization



Dreamscape

for Trumpet and String Quartet or Organ

(1998) (c.5-6')



Dreamscape for Trumpet and String Quartet: half = 60 – 4:50
computer realization

Dreamscape for Trumpet and Organ: half = 60 – 6:21
Trumpet – Jason Huffman; Organ – David Sinden



3 Scenes

for Solo Trumpet

(1997) (c.3')



  1. Pond at Dusk – 1:06
  2. Ascent, Vision – 0:33
  3. Field at Midnight – 1:05

Trumpet – Jason Huffman



Chamber Ensemble


If Slough

for Antico Moderno
for Baroque Ensemble of Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Contrabass and Portative Organ/Harpsichord

(2015) (4')


Commissioned for the Antico Moderno 2015 Workshop for Composers

    • Full Score


    Christmas Tree(s)

    for Quartet of Trios in any simultaneous combination (Woodwind Trio (Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon), Brass Trio (Trumpet, Horn, Trombone), String Trio (Violin, Viola, Cello), Pitched Percussion Trio (TBD))
    (2012 - Present)



    • Woodwind Trio-Sextet
    • Brass Trio-Sextet
    • String Trio-Sextet (2012 (Trio), 2014 (through Sextet))


      Equilibrium Ensemble (Carol Cubberly, Violin; Zoe Kemmerling, Viola; Steve Marotto, Violoncello)

    • Pitched Percussion Trio-Sextet
    • + optional un-Pitched Percussion Trio-Sextet


      • Parabolysis

        for Piccolo, Bass Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Violoncello and Piano
        (2010) (c.12')



        quarter=48 — quarter=20 (Spacial) — quarter=48 — quarter=20 (Spacial) — quarter=60 — quarter=24 — quarter=30 — quarter=20 (Spacial) — quarter=40 — quarter=60 — quarter=20 (Spacial) — quarter=60 — quarter=80 — quarter=20 (Spacial) — quarter=80 — quarter=160

        Juventas New Music Ensemble



        Fanfare for Hemenway Theater

        for Piccolo, Eb Clarinet, Horn in F, Trumpet in Eb, Trumpet in Bb, Tenor Trombone, and Bass Trombone
        (2010) (c.1')


        Composed for the Grand Opening Performance of Boston Conservatory’s Hemenway Theater

        quarter=80



        Thumper

        for Trombone Trio (Alto and 2 Tenors)

        (2009) (c.3')



        1. Quarter = 100 — Quarter = 60
        2. Half = 40–48
        3. Quarter = 60


        Fanfares for the Head of the Charles Regatta

        for Trumpet in Eb (or Piccolo Trumpet in Bb), 2 Trumpets in Bb and Alto Trumpet in F

        (2008) (varies)



        1. 1st Awards Ceremony
          • Prelude
          • Fanfare(s)
          • Postlude
        2. 2nd Awards Ceremony
          • Prelude
          • Fanfare(s)
          • Postlude
        3. 3rd Awards Ceremony
          • Prelude
          • Fanfare(s)
          • Postlude


        Leaves

        for String Quartet and 2 Harps

        (2005 - Present)



        1. Cotinus (Smoketree) for solo Violin
        2. Syringa (Lilac) for solo Viola
        3. Lindera (Spicebush) for solo Cello: quarter = 60 – 9:06
        4. for two Violins
        5. for Violin and Viola
        6. for Violin and Cello
        7. for Viola and Cello
        8. for two Violins and Viola
        9. for two Violins and Cello
        10. for Violin, Viola and Cello
        11. for String Quartet


        Dreamscape

        for Trumpet and String Quartet or Organ

        (1998) (c.5-6')



        Dreamscape for Trumpet and String Quartet: half = 60 – 4:50
        computer realization

        Dreamscape for Trumpet and Organ: half = 60 – 6:21
        Trumpet – Jason Huffman; Organ – David Sinden



        Large Ensemble


        Towards a Constellation

        for Wind Ensemble or Symphonic Band

        (2010) (c.11')


        Commissioned and Dedicated to the Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble conducted by Eric Hewitt
        Written in Memory of A. Stone FreedbergWind Ensemble: 2+picc.2.2+picc+bass.2 / 0.2.1.0.0 / 2+picc+2cor.4.3.1 / Timp.Perc(2):(2 Tom-toms, BD, Xyl, Glock, Deep BD, Tam-tam, Mar, Tub Bells) / PianoSymphonic Band: 2+picc+section.2+section.2+picc+bass+section.2+section / 0.2.1.1.1.section / 2+picc+section.4.3+section.1+euph+section / Timp.Perc(4):(BD, Xyl, Deep BD, Mar, 2 Tom-toms, Glock, Tam-tam, Tub Bells) / Piano.Bass

        Wind Ensemble:

        quarter=60 — quarter=68 — quarter=76 — quarter=102 (half=51 quasi alla breve) — quarter=114 — quarter=120 — quarter=60

        Eric Hewitt conducting the The Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble

        Symphonic Band:

        quarter=60 — quarter=68 — quarter=76 — quarter=102 (half=51 quasi alla breve) — quarter=114 — quarter=120 — quarter=60

        Matthew Marsit conducting the Charles River Wind Ensemble



        Wind

        for Sinfonietta or Pierrot Ensemble

        (2009, 2013) (c.10')


        Sinfonietta: 1+picc.2.eb+bass.cbsn / 1.cnt.0.1 / perc(2) / 1.0.1.1.1


        Sinfonietta:

        Pierrot Ensemble:



        A Staggering Array of Towering Monuments

        for Brass Quintet and String Quartet

        (2009) (c.8')



        quartet=c.30 (Tempo should be slow enough so as to negate any feeling of pulse — Rubato — quarter=c.30 — Moving forward — quarter=c.30 — Moderato — quarter=c.30 — Calm, quarter=60 — quarter=c.30



        From Heaven Shall It Come Down Upon Thee Until Thou Be Destroyed

        for Brass Ensemble (Piccolo Trumpet in Bb, 2 Trumpets in Eb, 2 Trumpets in Bb, 4 Horns in F, 3 Trombones, Euphonium, Tuba)

        (2002, 2010) (c.15')


        2+2eb+picc.4.3.1+euph

        1. Heavens as Brass: quarter = 60 – quarter = 76 – quarter = 60 – 3:37
        2. Earth as Iron
        3. Rain of Powder and Dust


        Members and alumni of the Boston Conservatory Brass Department and friends, 2010-11; Matthew Marsit, conductor



        Concerto for Piccolo Trumpet and Orchestra No.2

        (1999) (c.12')


        1.1+eng hn.2.1 / 1.2.0.1 / timp.perc(1):tgl.SD.TD.BD / pno / picc tpt / Strings

        1. Molto lento e rubato – 5:01
        2. dotted quarter = 140 – dotted quarter = eighth – eighth = dotted quarter – 2:57
        3. quarter = 60 – 4:18


        Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra in E Major

        (1997)


        1+alt.2+eng hn.2+bcl.2+cbsn/2.4.4.1/timp.perc/hp/ob/strings

        1. Andante – Presto – Andante
        2. Lamentoso – Allegro maestoso – Vivace – Maestoso


        Concerto for Piccolo Trumpet and Orchestra No. 1 in Eb Major

        (1997) (c.5-6')


        1.2.2.2 / 1.4.2.1 / timp.perc(1):cym.tgl.SD.t-t / hp / picc tpt / strings

        1. Allegro con fuoco – Adagio molto – 3:07
        2. Allegro vivace – 2:08

        computer realization



        The Eagle

        for Clarinet and String Orchestra

        (1997) (c.3')




        Andante appassionata – 3:01
        computer realization



        Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in f minor

        (1997) (c.17')


        1.2.2.2 / 1.2.2.1 / timp.perc(3):cym.tgl.SD.BD.t-t / hp / cl / strings

        1. Allegro mysterioso – Andante – Allegro – Andante moroso – 7:14
        2. Andante con moto – 3:01
        3. Waltz – Andante con moto – Waltz – Adagio molto – Waltz – 6:57

        computer realization



        Concerto for Horn and Orchestra in g minor

        (1996) (c.9-10')


        1.2+eng hn.2.2+cbsn / 3.2.4.1 / timp.perc(3):cym.tgl.SD.t-t / hp / hn / strings


        Maestoso – Andante passivo – Allegro moderato – 9:17
        computer realization



        Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in c minor

        (1996) (c.16')


        2+picc.2+eng hn.2.2+cbsn/2+picc.4.3.1/timp.perc(2):cym.SD.BD/vln/strings

        1. Allegro – Allegro molto – Allegro – 4:54
        2. Adagio – 5:13
        3. Allegro – Allegro maestoso – 5:40

        computer realization



        Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra in f# minor

        (1996) (c.24')


        2+picc.2+eng hn.3+bcl.2+cbsn / 2.4.3.1 / timp.perc(3):vib.tgl.SD.BD / tpt / strings

        1. Andante sostenuto – Allegro – Andante – Allegro – Andante – Allegro Vivace – Adagio – Allegro – 8:18
        2. Adagio molto – Poco allegro – Adagio – 6:44
        3. Allegro – Adagio – Allegro – Allegro vivace – Alla marcia – Andante sostenuto – Allegro – Andante appasionata – 8:33

        computer realization



        Vocal


        Treasure

        Book of Mary 6:3 - 7:4
        for Choir (SATB) and Organ

        (2013) (c.3')


        Commissioned by Emmanuel Music as part of a grant from the Lilly Endowment



        Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing (Robert Robinson, 1758)

        arr. for Unison Congregation and String Trio

        (2011) (c.3')





        2 Songs

        for Voice and Piano

        (2010) (c.4')



        1. Heaven – Haven (Gerard Manley Hopkins): Slowly flowing quarter = c.72
        2. In The Desert (Stephen Crane): Stark quarter = c.58


        Gilgamesh and the Ass

        for Voice and Piano

        (2008) (c.10')





        Sarah Rodewald, Soprano; Nicholas Place, Piano



        This Day, O Soul

        for Alto or Mezzo soprano and Piano

        (1998) (c.2')




        Quarter = 50 – 1:33



        Sea Calm, Moonlight Night, Island

        for Alto or Mezzo soprano

        (1998) (c.3-4')




        1. Sea Calm: quarter = 70 – 1:02
        2. Moonlight Night: quarter = 80 – 1:11
        3. Island: quarter = 70 – 1:02

        Mezzo soprano – Alyson Cambridge