SELECTED SCORES AND RECORDINGS - ALL

THREE (G)-LASSITUDES (2020) Three Movements - 20'

     Piano Solo (Three Movements)

     Homage a Philip Glass

I: Calm/Collected

II: Free/Clear

III: The More Things/The Same

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SONATINA EQUESTRIANA (2020) 11'

     Piano Solo

     I - Dressage

     II - Equus Ferus

     III - "Die Schwarzwälder Kaltblut"

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Commissioned by Danny Brian

ELEUSINIAN FEVRE FRAGMENTS (2020) 19'

     Piano Solo (with vocalization and simple singing,

     based on the Mysteries of Eleusis)

Commissioned by Ethan Stepanovich

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THE LONELY DAUGHTER OF THE AIR (2020) 8'

       Soprano and Piano

       (After Sibelius' "Luonnotar," with Finnish text from the Kalevala and my original English text)

Commissioned  by Laura Libby McCall

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FIVE RHYTHMIC ETUDES (2019) 4 Etudes & Performance Etude - 20'

    Five pedagogical pieces to introduce minimalist techniques to intermediate/advanced piano students.

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BABYLON INCISIONS: SNIPPETS OF WAR PORN (2019) 8'

 Three Sopranos and Piano

 Text excerpted from Roy Scranton's prose-poetry novel "War Porn"

Commissioned  by Laura Libby McCall and

Syracuse University Graduate Vocalists

Live Performance

Recording with Score

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NERO MONOLOGUES (2017) 60'

     Chamber Opera; Soprano and Dancer/Actor featured

Sarah Toth, Bertie Baigent, Phaedra Ensemble Libretto: Sarah Toth/Geoffrey Lehmann

Full Opera - 8/8/17

London Performance

Revised aria: "Ode to the Beauty of the World" (US Premiere)

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ACT I EXCERPT - Sinfonia - Aria:

Galba Does not Exist - Recit: A Vision

Addressed to Emperors of the Future - 

Mono: Advice for Emperors

ACT II EXCERPT - Aria: Notes for a

New Civilization - Mono: Eating with

Friends - Mono: Our Sun-God at Home

with Poppaea

ACT III EXCERPT - Mono: Imagined

Scenes from the Second Half of My Life -

Aria/Trope: In Un Sospir - Arr.: Sleep is

Supposed to Be (Copland)

THAMES SONGS (2017) 24' (6 Movements)

     Soprano Vocalise (or Soprano Instrument) and Piano

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VIOLA SONATA NO. 2 (2017) 30' (4 Movements)

     Viola and Piano

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Commissioned by Kia Cunningham

GALT (2017) 52' (5 Sections)

     Ten Grand Pianos and Percussion (With visual media projections created by Gallery 81/Fordistas Productions)

Video (Full Premiere

at New World Hall)

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SECTION I

SECTION II

SECTION III

Commissioned and premiered by Mia Vassilev and the Miami Piano Circle

SECTION IV

SECTION V

SEVEN SEMPLICES (2017) 25' (Full Set of 7)

     Piano Solo

No. 1

No. 2

No. 7

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Video:

DANCES OF DORIAN AND ECHO (2016) c. 23' (4 Movements)

     Baritone Saxophone with Amplified Prepared Piano Resonance

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Commissioned by Lewis Jones

TEN ETUDES OF TIME AND LIGHT (2016) 25' (Full Set)

     Piano Solo 

     Recordings with Dynamic Scores

      I.                  II.                  III.                  IV.                  V.               

   VI.               VII.              VIII.                IX.                 X.               

Live Performance Video

No. 1

No. 8

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SONATA FARORE (2016) 25' (4 Movements)

     Piano Solo

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Commissioned by Kierston Miller

POEMS IN THE LANGUAGE OF BIRDS (2016) 21'

(Five Movements and Coda)

     Piano Solo

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     Recordings with Dynamic Scores

      I.                  II.                  III.                 IV.                 V.               Coda

IDYLLS FOR MIDNA (2016) 29' (4 Movements, 3 Interludes)

     Piano Solo (Sostenuto resonance in interludes)

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SCHUMANN RESONANCES (2015) 10'

     Clarinet (E-flat+Bass), Cello, Piano, and Percussion

SCHUMANN RESONANCES - Cl, Vcl, Perc, Pno (Lunar Ensemble)
00:00 / 00:00

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Video:

Written for the Lunar Ensemble

WHITMAN SONGS (2015) 15' (3 Songs)

     Soprano and String Quartet (Text from Walt Whitman and Federico Garcia Lorca)

WHITMAN SONGS - Soprano & String Quartet (R.Smeltzer+FSOM Quartet)
00:00 / 00:00

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Video:

ODE TO WALT WHITMAN (LORCA)

MIRACLES (WHITMAN)

Commissioned by Rebekah Smeltzer

A CLEAR MIDNIGHT (WHITMAN)

SHANT (2014) 8'

     String Quartet (No. 3)

SHANT - String Quartet (Henri Mancini Quartet)
00:00 / 00:00

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Written for and recorded by the

Henri Mancini Institute String Quartet

(Live Performance:)

ALL OF THE DAY SHOULD NOT BE DAYTIME

     SSAATTBB Choir, with SAT solo/group soli parts

Text from Henry David Thoreau's

"A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers"

(2014) 8-9' (aleatoric sections)

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DUMAS (2014) 14' (4 Movements)

     Brass Trio (Trumpet, Horn, Trombone)

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Commissioned by Trombonist

Andrew Friedrichs

DUMAS - Brass Trio (Friedrichs, Brunet, Corbliss)
00:00 / 00:00

I: THREE

II: METAL, IN YOUR FACE

III: ATHOS AND MILADY

IV: MONTE CRISTO

MECHANISMS AND INTERLUDES (2014) 11'

     "Trio d’Anches": Oboe, B-flat Clarinet (Doubling Bass Clarinet), and Bassoon

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Commissioned by

the PEN Woodwind Trio 

TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE - PEN Trio - Ob, B-flat Cl (dbl. on Bass), Bassoon
00:00 / 00:00

SEVEN PRELUDES (2014) 25' (Full Set)

     Piano Solo (No. 1 has optional drumset/bass parts, 5 and 6 may be performed simultaneously as a piano duo.

No. 1: Brad and Om

No. 2: Television

No. 4: Vocalise

(No.1, w/perc.)

(No. 2)

(No. 4)

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CRASH'S LAW (2014) 13'

     Chamber Orchestra (2 B-flat Tpt, Sax (alto+bari), 3 Perc, Elec. Guit, Pno, 2 Vln, 2 Vla)

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Commissioned by

Ensemble IBIS

Including recitation by performers of poetry by Emily Dickinson

APOLLONIAN ECHO (2014) 10'

     Octet (Fl, Ob, Hn in F, 2 Vln, Vla, Vcl, DB)

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Premiered by the

Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Ensemble

APOLLONIAN ECHO - Mixed Octet
00:00 / 00:00

RUMORS FROM AN AEOLIAN HARP (2014) 10'

     String Orchestra and Large SSAATTBB Choir, with Coloratura, Mezzo, and Alto soloists

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Text by Henry David Thoreau

MAB (2014) 9'

     Soprano and Percussionist (Soprano uses percussion and moves dramatically)

Text drawn from "Queen Mab"

by Percy B. Shelley

MAB - Soprano and Percussion (ResounDuo)
00:00 / 00:00

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Commissioned by the

ReSound Duo

NECESSARY STEPS (2013) 15' (3 Movements)

     Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (C and B-flat soloist versions available)

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Written for

"Doc" Severinson and the UTK Orchestra 

BENEVOLENT MACHINATIONS (2013) 9'

     Piano Duo

BENEVOLENT MACHINATIONS - Piano Duo (Manoiu & Soboleva)
00:00 / 00:00

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Written for

Larisa Soboleva and Daniel Manoiu

AN OTHER TRIO (2013) 13-15' (3 Movements, aleatoric elements)

     Violin, Viola, and Throat-singing Trumpeter

AN OTHER TRIO - Vln., Vla., Throat-singing Tpt. - Philipe Brunet, Abby Young, Melissa Fernandez
00:00 / 00:00

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Commissioned by trumpeter Philipe Brunet

and Ensemble IBIS

I: Introit

II: Disintegrations

III: Arias and Pendulums

NOT AN OCARINA (2013) 10' (Spectralist Variations on themes by Koji Kondo)

     Chamber Orchestra (Fl, B-flat Cl, Bsn, 2 Hn, B-flat Tpt, Pno, String Pno, Strings)

NOT AN OCARINA - Chamber Orchestra - Ensemble IBIS
00:00 / 00:00

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Written for Ensemble IBIS

NANCARROW MEDITATIONS (2013) 7'

     Piano Solo

NANCARROW MEDITATIONS - Piano - Daniel Manoiu
00:00 / 00:00

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Written for Daniel Manoiu

MOSAIQUE (2012) 11'

     Large Orchestra

MOSAIQUE - ORCHESTRA
00:00 / 00:00

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GRIP (2012) 9'

     Alto Saxophone, Violin, and Cello

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Written for the Dinosaur Trio

CHOP'N (2012) 9'

     Piano and Fixed Media

Commissioned by Daniel Manoiu

CHOP'N - Piano and Fixed Media - Daniel Manoiu
00:00 / 00:00

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DIPRIVAN AND FENTANYL (2012) 9'

     Amplified, Processed Trombone and String Quartet

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Commissioned by Trombonist Andrew Friedrichs and the FSOM String Quartet

DIPRIVAN AND FENTANYL - Processed Trombone and String Quartet - Andrew Friedrichs and FSoM Graduate Quartet
00:00 / 00:00

OF FLURRIES AND CLARION (2011) 13'

     Pierrot Ensemble and Percussion

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Premiered by the

Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Ensemble

SCISSION (2011) 5'

     2 Trumpets and Piano

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Commissioned by Trumpeter Mike Banewicz

DUET (2011) 12' (4 Movements)

     Bassoon and Marimba

Commissioned by Percussionist Elayne Harris

DUET - Marimba and Bassoon - Harris/Oswald Duo
00:00 / 00:00

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I: Pale, meditative, ethereal

II: Meccanico

III: Dolce cantabile

IV: Ritmico

FORGED DOCUMENTS (2011) 15'

     Piano Quartet

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SPECTRE PLEIN DE REDITES (2010) 9'

     Violin, Cello, and Piano

SPECTRE PLEIN DE REDITES - Piano Trio
00:00 / 00:00

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Written for the

Ithaca College Graduate Piano Trio

THREE DIRE MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

(2010) 16' (3 Movements)

     Large Wind Ensemble

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MAXIMS AND INTERLUDES (2010) 10' (5 Songs)

     Soprano and Piano

Text from Nietzsche's "Beyond Good and Evil"

Written for Laura Libby McCall and Josh Oxford

MAXIMS AND INTERLUDES - Soprano and Piano - McCall/Oxford
00:00 / 00:00

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I: Madness

II: Monsters

III: Cold

IV: Love

V: Genius

FAUST FANTASY (2010) 5'

     Piano Solo

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For Bret Bohman

DREAM LOGIC (2010) 7'

     Pierrot Ensemble and Percussion

DREAM LOGIC - Pierrot Ensemble with Percussion - Ithaca College Graduate Ensemble
00:00 / 00:00

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Written for the Timothy Arnold and the Ithaca College Graduate Ensemble

POSEIDEN QUINTET (2010) 18' (3 Movements)

     Tuba and String Quartet

SCHUMANN RESONANCES - Clarinet, Cello, Piano, Percussion
00:00 / 00:00

Commissioned by Tubist Joe Wenzel

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I.

II.

III.

EPSILON ORIONIS (2010) 13'

     Double Bass Solo

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Commissioned by Bassist John Romey

DEEP: SEVEN SCENES OF UNDERWATER EXPLORATION (2009) 8'

     Flute and Piano

Written for Josh Oxford and Emily Wespiser

DEEP: 7 SCENES OF UNDERWATER EXPLORATION - Flute and Piano (Wespiser, Oxford)
00:00 / 00:00

Recording with

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A FINAL, UNEXPECTED GLANCE (2009) 16'

     String Quartet (No. 2)

FSOM Graduate Quartet Video

A FINAL UNEXPECTED GLANCE - String Quartet (FSOM Graduate Quartet 2011)
00:00 / 00:00

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SONATA FOR TRUMPET AND PIANO (2009) 18'

(4 Movements)

     Trumpet and Piano (Optional Flugelhorn in Mvt. III) 

Commissioned by Trumpeter Mike Banewicz

SONATA FOR TRUMPET AND PIANO - Mike Banewicz and Josh Oxford
00:00 / 00:00

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I.

II.

III.

IV.

BLACK SWANS (2009) 11' (4 Movements)

     Saxophone Quartet

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SQUARING THE CIRCLE (2008) 17' (3 Movements)

     Sextet (B-flat Cl, 2 Perc, Pno, Vln, Vcl)

I.

II.

III.

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BLOOD SIRENS (2008) 11'

     Large Orchestra

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CAN ONE HEAR THE SHAPE OF A DRUM (2007) 12'

     Octet (Fl/Picc, Bass Cl, F Hn, Perc, Pno, 2 Vln, Vcl)

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Written for the

Chicago Chamber Musicians Ensemble

A VOICE IN THE NAVE (2006) 6'

     Amplified Processed Piano Solo

A VOICE IN THE NAVE - Amplified Piano (Can Iscan)
00:00 / 00:00

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AND THE PHOENIX SLEEPS IN HIS ASHES

     Violin and Bellchoir

(2006) 9'

Written for Bogdan Berindean and

the Tiffin Trinity Church Bellchoir

AND THE PHOENIX SLEEPS IN HIS ASHES - Violin and Bellchoir (Berindean & Tiffin Trinity Church Bellchoir)
00:00 / 00:00

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(2006) 14-15' (aleatoric sections)

AND THEN THEY MOWED US DOWN LIKE DOGS

     Pierrot Ensemble and Percusssion, with Recitation

Text from interview with Bui Thi Luom, only survivor of Thanh Phom massacre

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FIVE MINIATURES (2006) 17' (5 Movements)

     Violin and Piano

Written for Ioana Galu

I. Fray and Turn

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GHOSTS IN THE MACHINE (2005) 9'

     Amplified Processed Solo Bassoon and Fixed Media

GHOSTS IN THE MACHINE - Processed Amplified Bassoon and Fixed Media
00:00 / 00:00

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Fixed media created with samples of Electronic Voice Phenomena, provided by various paranormal

investigation societies. Written for Sara Garing.

ON CONSIDERATION (2004) 6'

     Solo Flute

Written for Sarah Clark

ON CONSIDERATION - Solo Flute (Sarah Clark)
00:00 / 00:00

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VECTOR (2003) 5'

     Flute and Electronics/Fixed Media

Written for Sarah Clark

VECTOR - Flute and Electronics/Fixed Media
00:00 / 00:00

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