Chamber (with voice)

(höre) (2012)

for mezzo-soprano and percussion—ca. 8’ Commissioned by Laura Mercado-Wright Text: from “Die Erste Elegie,” from Duino Elegies, Rainer Maria Rilke Premiered Oct. 2012, SoundSpace at the Blanton, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX, by Laura Mercado-Wright and Cullen Faulk

Epitaph (2011)

for mezzo-soprano and piano (Mondnacht No. 6)—ca. 3’ for Laura Mercado-Wright and Ryan MacEvoy McCullough Text: Untitled, from Uncollected Poems

Fallende Sterne (2011)

for mezzo-soprano and piano (Mondnacht No. 3)—3’30” for Laura Mercado-Wright and Ryan MacEvoy McCullough Text: untitled, from Uncollected Poems, by Rainer Maria Rilke Premiered June 2011, Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox, MA, by Ryan McEvoy McCullough and Laura Mercado-Wright

Eine weiße Stadt (2011)

for mezzo-soprano and piano (Mondnacht No. 1)—8’ for Laura Mercado-Wright and Ryan MacEvoy McCullough Text: “Klage” by Rainer Maria Rilke Premiered April 2011, Max Janowski Young Artist Concert, K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation, Chicago, IL, by Laura Mercado-Wright and Abigail Allison

Three New Lullabies (2011)

for tenor saxophone and mezzo-soprano (version A), or for mezzo-soprano and baritone (version B), a cappella—10’ for Laura Mercado-Wright and Alan Dunbar Text: “A Girl” by Ezra Pound, “Lulaby (for a Black Mother)” by Langston Hughes, and “Berceuse al espejo dormido” by Federico García Lorca Version A Premiered April 2011, Max Janowski Young Artist Concert, […]

Lullaby (2010)

for soprano and mezzo-soprano—3’ for Elizabeth Baldwin and Leslie Davis Text: “A Girl” by Ezra Pound Premiered July 2010 at Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood Festival, Lenox, MA

El Río Naciente (2004)

El Río Naciente (2004), for soprano, amplified guitar, and piano—9’ Text: from El Mar y las Campanas by Pablo Neruda Premiered April 2004 Hockett Recital Hall, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY Performed Sept. 2006 Xavier University by the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and Sonia Rodriguez Bermejo, soprano

Oración (2002)

for soprano, alto saxophone, chamber strings, piano, and 2 perc—8’ Commissioned by James Patrick Miller (conductor) Text: from El Mar y las Campanas by Pablo Neruda Premiered April, 2002, Sonia Rodriguez Bermejo, James P. Miller, conductor, Hockett Recital Hall, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY Performed March 2004, Ford Concert Hall, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

Tripping Up Inertia (2000)

for 3 cellos and reciter—11’ Commissioned by Miranora Frisch (cellist) Text: “Tripping Up Inertia” by David Pisa Premiered May 2000 by Miranora Frisch, Melita Glass, Emily Reck, and David Pisa, Urness Recital Hall, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN Performed April 2004 Hockett Recital Hall, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY Performed Mar. 2009 Fredrikstad, Norway (as result […]

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Live Performance by eighth blackbird

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for two alto saxophones, mallet percussion, and piano

live performance by Zach Herchen, Philipp Stäudlin, Ryan Packard, and Aaron Likness, June 26th, 2011

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