Works/Sounds/Sights

Opera

Timberbrit (2008/2010) [50′]
Instrumentation female voice (Britney), male voice (Justin), guitar, keyboard, bass, drumset, electronics


Orchestra / String Orchestra

Sanctus (2015) [12′], part of Sleeping Giant’s rewrite of Mozart’s requiem
Instrumentation Orchestra and SATB choir
Written for and commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra, with funding from New Music USA

Stabat Mater Dolorosa (2009) [29′]
Instrumentation 4 Amplified Voices, String Orchestra, Electric Organ


Chamber

Air I and Air II (2016) [18′ total]
Instrumentation percussion quartet
Written for Mobius Percussion
Funded by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program

Ripple the Sky (2016) [16′]
Instrumentation voice and string octet

Text by Greg Alan Brownderville
Written for Theo Bleckmann and the LA Phil New Music Group; commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Cast (2015) [12′]

Instrumentation Fl, Cl, Vln, Vc, Pno, Perc
part of Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
Written for Eighth Blackbird; commissioned by the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art and Carnegie Hall

Recording below from Eighth Blackbird’s Hand Eye release on Cedille Records

Sunday Calls (2015) [8′]
Instrumentation Voice, Fl, Ob, Cl, Alto Sax, Baritone Sax, Bsn, Hn, Tpt, Tbn, Per, Pno, String Quintet
Text by Chard deNiord

Written for Theo Bleckmann and the Dogs of Desire; commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra with funding from New Music USA

Pasturing I and Pasturing II (2014) [28′ total]
Instrumentation Guitar and Percussion/Drums
Written for and commissioned by The Living Earth Show
text by Zach Savich

Serenade (2013) [10′]
Text by Zach Savich
Instrumentation Fl, Ob, Cl, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bsn, Hn, Tpt, Tbn, Drumset, Synth, Sop 1, Sop 2, String Quintet
Written for the Dogs of Desire, commissioned by Alison Michelle Bolton

Agitated, stumbling, like an endless run-on sentence (2011) [6′]
Part of Histories, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
Instrumentation Kl, Bsn, Tpt, Tbn, Perc, Vln, DB
Written for Ensemble ACJW; commissioned by Carnegie Hall

bad black bottom kind (2011) [17′]
Instrumentation String Quartet (amplified + processed)
Written for the Calder Quartet

Axes (2010) [10′]
Instrumentation Electric Guitar Quartet
Written for Dither

Cello Octet (2010) [14′]

Stabat Mater Dolorosa (quartet version) (2009) [29′]
Instrumentation 2 Amplified Voices and Amplified String Quartet
Arranged for the JACK Quartet

[Untitled] (2007) [14’]
Written for NOW Ensemble
Instrumentation 5 Instruments, variable
Recording excerpt performed by Jennifer Chen, Sara Phillips, James Moore, Joseph Magar, and Ryan Vigil

For Time To Pour (2006) [6′]
Instrumentation Voice, Vibraphone, Cello
Text by Yuka Igarashi

Postlude (2006) [3′]
Instrumentation Voice and Cello
Written for Jody Redhage


Solo (and solo with electronic track / laptop)

Ley Line (2016) [10′]
Instrumentation solo cello
Written for Ashley Bathgate; commissioned by Ashley Bathgate with support from the Metropolis Ensemble, New Music USA, Rodney McDaniel, Carol Whitcomb, Hermine Drener & Jan Winkler.

Silver Threads cycle (2011-13)
Written for Mellissa Hughes
Instrumentation Voice and Electronic Track

Silver Threads (2011) [7′] – Text attributed to Basho
Fame (2012) [6’30”] – Original text by Kristin Kelly
Antique Windfall (2012) [8’30”] – Original text by Zach Savich
Wefted Histories (2013) [7′] – Original text by Tarfia Faizullah
Unspun (2012) [9′ 30”] – Original text by Dora Malech
Jar (2012) [6′] – Original text by Greg Alan Brownderville
Stream the title track from the Nonesuch Records release (2014) below

La Plus Que Plus Que Lente (2013) [15′]
Written for Kathleen Supové
Instrumentation Piano with Laptop (1 performer)

Arches (2012) [10′]
Written for and commissioned by Jacques Lee Wood
Instrumentation Cello with Laptop (1 performer)
Stream performance by Ashley Bathgate below

Clifton Gates (2011) [9′]
Written for Timo Andres
Instrumentation Piano with Laptop (1 performer)
Stream demo version below on Vimeo

Alter ad Alterum (2011) [14′]
Written for Nathan Koci
Instrumentation Accordion with Laptop (1 performer

Not Just Another Piece for Solo Bass Drum (2005) [8′]
I: Yelp
II: Night Music (a little)
III: Etude No. I

Written for Jonathan Shapiro


Video

Triptych:

I. Commencer une autre mort (2010) [5′ 45”]
Stream below on Vimeo


II. Black or White (2012) [6′ 15”]
III. Alla stagion dei fior (2012) [11′ 45”]