Duration: 10′ Five Spanish-flavor pieces written for cellist Françoise Groben, member of the Meininger-Trio. Premiered at Celloherbst in Germany on October 13, 2006. I. Tres morillas II. Duende III. Nana (audio) IV. El Jinete (audio) V. Zapateado (audio) PROGRAM NOTES (read more) Published by Friedrick Hofmeister Musik Verlag.
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Duration: 14′ Commissioned by Australian violinist Benjamin Breen World premiere by Benjamin Breen and the composer at the Mostly Women Composers Festival in Columbia University, New York in 1996. I. Maestoso/Allegro ma non molto II. Intermezzo (Allegretto) III. Andante IV. Allegro Published by Hidden Oaks Music Company.
Duration: 10′ Commissioned by Australian violinist Benjamin Breen World premiere by Benjamin Breen and the composer at the Mostly Women Composers Festival at the Bloomingdale School of Music, New York in 5/22/94. European premiere at the Conservatorio Superior Municipal de Música de Barcelona (Spain) (10/30/95). Performed live on WNYC radio program “Around New York ” with Robert Beckhard (5/19/94). Performance History […]
Duration: 5’30” Commissioned by Hungarian concert violinist Rodrigo Puskás. Wandering spirit for violin and piano is a musical metaphor for the quest for truth, symbolized musically by moments of discovery, with longing and soaring solo lines in the violin, and moments of struggle marked by dissonant interaction between the violin and the piano. This work ends with a […]
Duration: 5′ Written for Hungarian concert violinist Rodrigo Puskás. Ancient Walls is a one-movement solo work for the violin that explores the ancient ‘sounds’ shared by the old world. The title is a methaphor for the ‘walls,’ literally and figurative, that sometimes separate cultures from each other – during their own time and also over time. The title […]
Duration: 10′ 30″ Written for and premiered by Kevin Schempf and the composer at the Bowling Green New Music Festival in October 2001. Audio Click here for full PROGRAM NOTES Published by Hidden Oaks Music Company.
Duration: 17′ Arranged for Quarteto Sereno and premiered on June 11, 2003, by Quarteto Sereno at the Gustav Luebcke Museum Hamm (Germany) in honor of a Picasso Exhibition. Version of Portraits II for clarinet, violin, cello and piano available. Published by Hidden Oaks Music Company.
Duration: 18’30” Written, for the Meininger-Trio. Premiered at the 15th International Bodensee Festival in Meersburg, Germany, on May 24, 2003. Performance History Voces de mi tierra is a tribute to my native country and to the Spanish music that I love so much. Even though the melodies are distinctively Spanish I have not borrowed from […]
Duration: 23′ Commissioned and premiered by the Meininger-Trio at Nachtmusik – WDR Broadcasting Station in Cologne (Germany) on March 15, 2008. I. Awakening II. Sago gatherers III. Evening storm IV. Voices of inside night V. Night spirits Click here for full PROGRAM NOTES Published by Friedrich Hofmeister Musik Verlag.
Duration: 20′ This is an arrangement of the piece of the same title (Goyescas) for flute & guitar. The flute & guitar version was written for flutist Marina Piccinini and guitarist Emanuele Segre It was premiered on January 23, 2009 at the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. The flute, viola and piano arrangement was made for Ensemble Gaudi in Barcelona, […]