Duration: 5’20” Commissioned by Tallon Sterling Perkes, principal flutist of the San Antonio Symphony. World premiere by Tallon Perkes at the San Antonio Museum of Art, TX, in November 1996. Asian premiere by Tallon Perkes at the Oguni Art Museum in Kumamoto, Japan, in April 1998. Audio “An unabashedly romantic work infused with dynamic rhythmic intensity and evocative melodies […]
FLUTE & PIANO
Duration: 15′ Commissioned by Tallon Perkes, principal flutist of the San Antonio Symphony. World premiere by Tallon Perkes and the composer at the New Music Festival at the University of Texas at San Antonio in March 1997. New York premiere by Tallon Perkes and the composer at the 1996 National Flute Convention in New York City in August […]
FLUTE & GUITAR
Duration: 20′ Goyescas for flute & guitar (2008) was commissioned by flutist Marina Piccinini and guitarist Emanuele Segre. Premiere by Piccinini and Segre at the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society on January 23, 2009. Goyescas is inspired by five paintings of Francisco Goya. Click here for GOYAS’ PAINTINGS I. Pregón II. La familia de Carlos IV (The family of Charles IV) III. […]
FLUTE, VIOLA & PIANO
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, […]
FLUTE, CELLO & PIANO
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.
CLARINET, VIOLIN, CELLO & PIANO
Duration: 17′ Commissioned and premiered by SOLI Chamber Ensemble at Ruth Taylor Concert Hall in San Antonio, TX, in January 2000. Review of premiere “Its tonal harmony, traditional forms and romantic sensibility mark “Portraits II” as conservative, but the composer’s individuality shows through in yearning dissonances, quirky juxtapositions of thematic material and a pervasive sensuality not […]
FLUTE, VIOLIN, CELLO & PIANO
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.
CLARINET & PIANO
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.
MEZZO-SOPRANO, FLUTE & PIANO
Duration: 9′ 30″ Based on three poems (in Spanish) by Federico Garcia Lorca from the collections Diwan del Tamarit (1931-1934) and Canciones. Commissioned by and written for Christiane Meininger, flute; Jörg Waschinski, male soprano; and Rainer Gepp, piano. World premiere at the Zentrum for Information und Bildung in Unna, Germany. Sponsored by the American Embassy in Berlin, the Center for International Light […]
Duration 3’30” Solitary for baritone, clarinet, cello and piano, based on poetry by Hollis Robins, was commissioned by Andrew Talle and was premiered at Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins in the fall of 2009. According to Robins, the poem Solitary is part of a sonnet sequence called “Sonnets of Imprisonment,” which are all loosely about […]