Recent Music and Other Stuff

Moon Over Venice

New composition for Trombone and Piano, written for John Sebastian Vera. Premiered June 17, 2015, at the Third Coast Trombone Retreat. Thanks John!

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Moon Over Venice – Full Score

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Florence

Instruments from the Museum of Musical Instruments, within the Accademia Gallery, Florence, Italy. From my trip there in March 2015.

basses

brass

celli

clarinets

drums

Flutes

keyboards

viola

violin

winds

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Fantasia Capriccio for Solo Violin

Premiered by Emily Kalish, 8/2014, New York City. Written in honor of Mario Davidovsky’s 80th birthday.

Emily Kalish playing the premiere of Fantasia Capriccio for Solo Violin 8/6/2014 NYC
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Two Pieces for Solo Violin

Written for Emily Kalish, who gave the first performance in October 2013, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

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A Song of Ruth

Baritone voice, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass Clarinet, electronics
Text by Gary Philo, loosely based on the first chapter of the Book of Ruth.

This piece was written for Loadbang, and premiered by them November, 2013, at Roulette in Brooklyn, NY. Loadbang is Jeff Gavett, baritone, Andrew Kozar, trumpet, Carlos Cordeiro, bass clarinet, and Will Lang, trombone.

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Duo for Clarinet and Marimba

Written for Transient Canvas: Amy Advocat, Clarinets, and Matt Sharrock, Marimba and Percussion. First performance September 27, 2012, Somerville, Mass.

Here’s a video of the second movement performed by Amy Advocat and Matt Sharrock, at the Davis Square Theater, Somerville, Mass. September, 27, 2012

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Three Pieces for Violin and Piano

Premiered June 4, 2012, on the Tribeca New Music Festival, by Mary Rowell, violin, and Geoffrey Burleson, piano
1. Blue City 2. Evening 3. Fling of Spring

Mary and Geoff

Geoffrey Burleson, piano, and Mary Rowell, violin, premiering Three Pieces for Violin and Piano, June 4, 2012, Tribeca New Music Festival, Roulette, Brooklyn.

Here is Movement 2, Evening, premiered by Mary and Geoff

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