Catalogue | Chamber/Solo :: Grooved Surfaces

Grooved Surfaces (1996)
Commissioned by the Boston Musica Viva.
Duration: 12′
Instrumentation: flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, piano, percussion
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Catalogue | Orchestral :: Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra

Da Vinci | Vitruvian Man

Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra (2009)
Commissioned by Yoichi Udagawa and the Melrose Symphony Orchestra.
Duration: 20′
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/timp./1 perc./strings/Bassoon Solo

Catalogue | Orchestral :: The Garden of Cosmic Speculation

The Garden of Cosmic Speculation
The Garden of Cosmic Speculation (2007)
This newly expanded version of ‘Impressions from The Garden of Cosmic Speculation’
was commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Movements I, II, III and XI were commissioned by the Tanglewood Music Center in 2004.
It is intended that any arrangement of movements, in any order, may be selected for a given performance.
11-movement combined duration: 70′
Instrumentation: 3.3.3.3/4.3.3.1/timp./3 perc./hp/pno/strings
Part I: [Movement times in brackets. *]
Part II:
The Garden of the Senses Suite (in six movements): [total time for suite: 13’54″; all midi/sequenced]:
Gigue (Vision)/Chorale (The Sixth Sense: Intuition) [4:07]
Part III:
* All times based on actual performance data, not midi-realization times.
 

Catalogue | Chamber/Solo :: Design School

Design School (1994/’95)
Commissioned by Parnassus (NYC).
Duration: 20′
Instrumentation: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass, piano
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Catalogue | Orchestral :: Impressions from ‘The Garden of Cosmic Speculation’

The Nonsense
Impressions from ‘The Garden of Cosmic Speculation’ (2004)
Commissioned by the Tanglewood Music Center.
Duration: 23′
Instrumentaion: 3.3.3.3/4.3.3.1/timp./3 perc./hp/pno/strings
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Calendar | 27 August, 2014

Wednesday . August 27 . 2014
7.00 pm
Chesapeake: Summer of 1814

Boston Landmarks Orchestra
Christopher Wilkins, music director

Boston Hatch Shell on the Esplanade
Boston . Massachusetts
Chesapeake: Summer of 1814

Boston Landmarks Orchestra
Christopher Wilkins, music director

Wednesday . August 27 . 2014
7.00 pm

Boston Hatch Shell on the Esplanade
Boston . Massachusetts

Catalogue | Chamber/Solo :: Caution to the Wind

Caution to the Wind (1993) | concerto for flute and chamber ensemble
Commissioned by the Koussevitsky Music Foundation for flutist Peggy Friedland and the Griffin New Music Ensemble.
Duration: 21′
Instrumentation: flute solo, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, contrabass, harpsichord, percussion
Escher | Reptiles“Reptiles” | M.C. Escher

Catalogue | Chamber/Solo :: Harlequin Sketches

Jumping Bridge | Garden of Cosmic Speculation“The Jumping Bridge” from
The Garden of Cosmic Speculation
Photo by Michael Gandolfi.
Harlequin Sketches (1991)
Commissioned by William Matthews.
Duration: 15′
Instrumentation: guitar
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Calendar | 16 June, 2014

Monday . June 16 . 2014
7.30 pm
Three Pieces for Solo Harp

Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton, harpist

Carnegie Mellon School of Music
Kresge Theatre | College of Fine Arts
Pittsburgh . Pennsylvania
Three Pieces for Solo Harp

Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton, harpist

Monday . June 16 . 2014
7.30 pm

Carnegie Mellon School of Music
Kresge Theatre | College of Fine Arts
Pittsburgh . Pennsylvania

Calendar | 3 June, 2014

Tuesday . June 3 . 2014
9.00 pm
Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme

The Saint Olaf Band
Timothy Mahr, conductor

Le Conservatoire Darius Milhaud
Aix-en-Provence, France
Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme

The Saint Olaf Band
Timothy Mahr, conductor

Tuesday . June 3 . 2014
9.00 pm

Le Conservatoire Darius Milhaud
Aix-en-Provence, France

Catalogue | Orchestral :: Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland

Pinocchio
Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland (1999) | libretto by Dana Bonstrom
Commissioned by the Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center (NYC).
Duration: 30′
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2/2.1.1.0 piano, percussion, strings, narrator
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Pinocchio

Catalogue | Orchestral :: Points of Departure

Points of Departure (1988)
Commissioned by the Orpheus, St. Paul and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestras through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Duration: 17′
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2/2.0.0.0 strings
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