- John Von Rhein, Chicago Tribune

 

I came away feeling sanguine about the future of new music... Music, song, image and spoken work form a seamless and deeply moving meditation.

~ John Von Rhein, Chicago Tribune

L I S T   OF   W O R K S

arranged by instrumentation

click on individual titles for more information

VOCAL

ORCHESTRA WITH CHORUS

and/or VOCALISTS



 

alt. mixed chamber ensemble

 

 

 

1. Considerate

2. Chisai Ko Kawaii Ko

3. Interlude (Running)

4. In Complexu Pacis

5. Horobi No Naka Kara

6. Inscription: This is Our Cry

alt. mixed chamber ensemble

CHORUS

 

 

mixed chorus, piano, percussion w/simple live audio manipulation

unaccompanied treble choir

1. Wondering

2. Gunshots

3. Weird Life

4. I am

children's/treble choir, brass quinet,

percussion, & tape (on CD)

altt. accompaniment:

piano, one brass soloist, & percussion

SOLO VOCAL

Soprano & Baritone, chamber orchestra

alt. piano & percussion

Soprano, string quartet

alt. piano

BRASS AND PERCUSSION

16  Brass & 4 Percussion

doublings of the full brass or full ensemble is acceptable and encouraged

INSTRUMENTAL

ORCHESTRA



 

alt. chamber ensemble

(brass, woodwinds, & strings)

or alt. trombone quartet

alt. see below under Chamber Ensemble

alt. str. quartet, ww qartet, or br. quartet

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

 

wind quintet and surround sound

quintet (br, ww, str., or tbn) 

and performance poet

vln, vcl, fl/alto fl, clar/b. clar, pno, perc

woodwind quintet and dramatic reader 

string qartet

trombone solo with woodwind quintet

trombone quintet

GAME PIECES

 

flexible ensemble of 4-8 (or more) 

flexible ensemble of 6 (more w/doubling)

SOLO

 

trombone

trombone w/opt. percussion

cello

piano

trombone w/piano accomp.

MULTIMEDIA

MULTIMEDIA

solo or ensemble with tape, video, or both 



 







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biyi-keninjh Kah-yenjdjung Dalabon

percussion trio

Counting in Quileute

flexible instr. (6-14) - str, ww, br, perc.

Ainu Inuma

string quartet

Jawoyn Dreamscape

chamber orchestra

Dialogue with Vanishing Languages

chamber orchestra

alt. vln, vla, vcl & 2 perc.

each work includes 5.0 surround audio

9 or more instrumentalists & 4.1 audio

wind quintet and surround sound

The entire work can be performed by a 10 piece ensemble. Individual mvmnts below can also be performed with instr. listed under each.

All include 5.1 surround audio.

Full production also includes 2 screen video.

frame drum, 2 perc (shakers)., bamboo flute

alt. C flute

quintet - ww, br, or mixed

string quartet and soprano

quintet (br, ww, str, or mixed)  w/trombone solo

alt. trumpet solo

string quartet

quintet (br,  or mixed)

frame drum, 2 perc (shakers)., bamboo flute & string quartet

oboe, double bass, accordian, 4 channel audio

alt. piano/electric piano for accordian

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