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RECENT
Immutable Distance (2013)
eight electric guitars 10'
Hyenas in the Temples of Pleasure (2012)
two pianists and two percussionists 18'
I 5'
II 4'
III 5'
IV 4'
not one blade of grass, no color in this world (2012)
two violins and viola 15'
J.S. B  A     C        H (2012)
two baritone saxophone soloists, Fender Rhodes, electric guitar, amplified bassoon, electric violin 10'
Imperfect Distance (2010-2012)
two microtonal pianos 48'
Two Small Quartets (2012)
violin, two violas, and cello 6'
I 2'
II 4'
Inch and Mile (2011-2012)
chamber orchestra 16'
Silver and White (2012)
trumpet, trombone, snare drum, viola, and cello 8'
Symmetry Etudes (2009-2012)
two clarinets and violin 45'
Etude I (2012) 2'
Etude II (2009) 4'
Etude III (2009) 5'
Etude IV (2010) 11'
Etude V (2012) 3'
Etude VI (2011) 5'
Etude VII (2011) 2'
Etude VIII (2011) 10'
Another Secular Calvinist Creed (2011)
solo cello 8'
A Secular Calvinist Creed (2011)
solo viola 8'
LARGE ENSEMBLE
Immutable Distance (2013)
eight electric guitars 10'
J.S. B  A     C        H (2012)
two baritone saxophone soloists, Fender Rhodes, electric guitar, amplified bassoon, electric violin 10'
Inch and Mile (2011-2012)
chamber orchestra 16'
A Metaphor (2010)
a very large number of bowed strings
and clarinets of any kind
open
A Different Metaphor (2010)
a very large number of bowed strings
and clarinets of any kind
open
the difference between one and two (2008-2010)
33 violins with only a-strings and e-strings all tuned within the span of one octave 14'
Undecatet and Sextet (2008) violin, oboe, cello, bassoon, two clarinets, two trumpets, tuba, piano, and percussion 6'
I. Undecatet
II. Sextet
SMALL ENSEMBLE
Hyenas in the Temples of Pleasure (2012)
two pianists and two percussionists 18'
I 5'
II 4'
III 5'
IV 4'
not one blade of grass, no color in this world (2012)
two violins and viola 15'
Two Small Quartets (2012)
violin, two violas, and cello 6'
I 2'
II 4'
Silver and White (2012)
trumpet, trombone, snare drum, viola, and cello 8'
Symmetry Etudes (2009-2012)
two clarinets and violin 45'
Etude I (2012) 2'
Etude II (2009) 4'
Etude III (2009) 5'
Etude IV (2010) 11'
Etude V (2012) 3'
Etude VI (2011) 5'
Etude VII (2011) 2'
Etude VIII (2011) 10'
Four Diffractions (2009)
from the Tractus of the Missa pro defunctis of Johannes Ockeghem
two trombones with violin obligato 8'
Ave Verum (2009)
from the Ave Verum of Josquin des Prez
arrangement in 13-limit just intonation
two bass clarinets and viola 4'
String Quartet (2007-2008)
string quartet 10'
I.
II
Ayl (2007)
based on the character from Italo Calvino's novel, "Cosmicomics"
alto flute, bass clarinet, viola, and guitar 15'
DUOS
Imperfect Distance (2010-2012)
two microtonal pianos 48'
Voice and Echo III (2011)
bass viola da gamba and viola d'amore 8'
Voice and Echo II (2010)
alto trombone and viola 15'
Condensation and Rarefaction I-V (2010)
five matched duos 8'
I two Bb or Eb clarinets 90"
II two violins 2-8'
III two accordions 2'
IV two F-tubas 90"
V two Bb bass clarinets or Eb contra-alto clarinets 90"
Voice and Echo I (2009)
viola with viola accompaniment 25'
I
II
III
IV
V
Three Ascents for Ian (2008)
two violins 6'
I
II
III
Continuity of Parks (2008)
based on the short story by Julio Cortazar
xylophone and marimba 2'
yellow/orange (2007)
violin and viola 5'
For violin and piano (2007)
violin and piano 3'
SOLOS
Another Secular Calvinist Creed (2011)
solo cello 8'
A Secular Calvinist Creed (2011)
solo viola 8'
stray from the path but a little, and all is lost (2009)
solo violin 5'
MONO: Four pieces for accordion (2008)
solo accordion 4'
UMZQ (2007-2008)
solo piano 4'
The Lines of the hand (2007)
based on the short story by Julio Cortazar
solo contrabassoon 1'
Three Pieces for prepared violin (2007)
for Eric km Clark and his simplified violin
solo violin with four e-strings 7'
I
Interlude
II
Interlude
III
Uncertainty and Discreteness:
(an animal and the ocean)
(2007)
solo bass clarinet 6'
Axolotl (2007)
based on the short story by Julio Cortazar
solo violin 50"
Vocalise (2006)
solo violinist 10'
RESEARCH
Harry Partch: The Potion Scene (2010)
an edition of Harry Partch's Potion Scene from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet reconciling two different manuscripts (1931 and 1955) and notating the piece with the Helmholtz-Ellis Extended JI accidentals
female voice and adapted viola 10'
PLAINSOUND MUSIC EDITION  cc2012

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