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Mixed Chamber Ensemble/Chamber Concertos (4-11 musicians)
Homage to the Breath (2000-01) Instrumental and Vocal Meditations for mezzo-soprano and ten players, with a text by Thich Nhat Hanh (24′)
Commissioned by: Barlow Endowment for Music Composition in honor of the 25th anniversary of the 20th Century Consort
Premiere: Milagro Vargas, mezzo-soprano; 20th Century Consort; Christopher Kendall, conductor. Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC. November 10, 2001.
I. running pulse
II. ostinato elegiaco
III. homage to the breath (with mezzo-soprano)
Three Chamber Concertos
Chamber Concerto (“Singing Figures”) (1996) Oboe solo, vln., vla., vc. piano, harpsichord, celesta (two players) (21′)
Commission by: Orchestra of St. Luke’s, New York
Premiere: St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Melanie Feld, oboe, Stephen Jaffe, conductor; Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; April 10, 1996
• Dance Prelude
• Water Music
Published: Presser (#446-41199, Study Score; #446-41199 Large Score)
Light Dances (Chamber Concerto No. 2) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion and piano (2010) 24’
Commissioned by: Network for New Music, Philadelphia
Premiere: Network for New Music; Jan Krzywicki, conductor. Ethical Society, Philadelphia, PA. 9th April 2010.
III. A dance around the light
HIP Concerto (Chamber Concerto No. 3) (2013) for J.S. Bach inspired ensemble of Historical or Modern Instruments: Recorder/Transverse Fl., Baroque Oboe, Baroque Trumpet (D and C), Baroque Violin, Baroque Viola, Baroque Cello, Violone, Harpsichord. (17′) (May also be performed with modern flute, oboe, and trumpet, and modern strings; the solo strings may augmented as well.)
Commissioned by: Mallarmé Chamber Players for the North Carolina HIP Festival, February, 2014
Premiere: North Carolina HIP Festival, February 2014
Cameo (2011) for two antiphonal cellos, flute/picc., bass cl., vln., piano (5′)
Commissioned by: Da Capo Chamber Players in honor of cellists Andre Emelianoff and James Wilson passing a torch
Premiere: Da Capo Chamber Players. Merkin Concert Hall, New York. October 2011.
Triptych (1995) piano and woodwind quintet (22′)
Published: Presser #144-40284
Four Songs With Ensemble (1988) mezzo-sop., alto fl (& fl.), vla., vc., pno. (18′)
Poetry: Harry Martinson, Robert Francis (2), Denise Levertov
Commissioned by: An Appalachian Summer
Premiere: Broyhill Ensemble; Katherine Ciesinksi, mezzo-soprano. July 24, 1988.
Pedal Point (1993) baritone, 3 vle., 4 vc., timpani (18′)
Premiere: P. Becker, baritone; Duke University Summer Festival; Tonu Kalam, conductor.
Quartet from Arch (1981) violin, cello, clarinet and piano
also known as Ballade Quartet from “Arch” for Violin, Clarinet, Cello and Piano (12′)
Premiere: Diachronos Ensemble
Published: Presser #144-40543