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Vocalise for the Naked Emperor

Vocalise for the Naked Emperor

By the year 2020, many international corporations were declaring themselves ‘green’, by a variety of standards, and many had purchased shares of carbon offset programs to bolster that claim. The standard on what was ‘green’ was loose at best, and the accounting in the...

Fast Fish

Fast Fish

An ode to freshwater fish.  In four scenes, evoking sparkling ponds in spring, pristine streams, the grief from losing a fish population from overfishing and the gentle movement of magnificent Brook Trout huddling in a deep pool in hot, dry August. For fl, cl/ bass...

Viola Trio

Viola Trio

Viola Trio for viola, cello and piano.  Commissioned by Lois Martin, viola. We rush forward through classical era tropes in four movements and just 13 minutes. You can buy the score and parts at Subito.  Here is an excerpt:

Variations / Obsessions

Variations / Obsessions

Variations / Obsessions  9'   for flute, clarinet, trumpet, violin, cello. Story-like tunes, unfolding into a song that loops back on itself. Commissioned and premiered by Parnassus Contemporary Music Ensemble, Anthony Korf, conductor.  Merkin Hall, NY. Listen...