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Reul na Coille (2002)

perc solo / 2 (picc) - 1 (E hn) - 3 (bs cl) - 1 (cbsn) / 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 / str
17 minutes
Commissioned by Evelyn Glennie
Score
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CHAMBER

16 (2003)

Part II of Undersong

amplified flute and string trio
12 minutes
Commissioned by the Auros Group for New Music and the Brannen-Cooper Fund
First performance: 1 May 2004, Pickman Hall, Boston, MA: Auros Group for New Music 
Recording by Claire Chase/ICE on New Focus

Recording by Claire Chase/ICE on Mode 234
Video (with score)
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After Serra (2000)

flute (bass flute), Bb clarinet (bass clarinet), violin, 'cello, piano
14.5 minutes
Commissioned by the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University
First performance: 5 April 2000, The Warehouse, London, England: Ensemble Expose / Roger Redgate

Recording by Ensemble 21 on
Mode 137
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Aperture (2007)

part III of Undersong

flute, clarinet, violin, viola, violoncello, piano 
9 minutes

Commissioned by the Tanglewood Music Center
First performance: 29 July 2007, Tanglewood, Lenox, MA: New Fromm Players
Recording by ICE/Steven Schick on Mode 234
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Ascension (2014)

string quartet
7 minutes
Commissioned by SUNY Purchase and the Marx Family Foundation
First performance: 29 April 2014, Purchase College, Purchase, NY.
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Flux (1994) 

alto flute, 'cello
6 minutes
First performance: 6 April 1995, Society of Composers National Conference, Iowa City, IA: Laura Konig, fl; Hsien-Liang Lien, vc

Recording by Eric Lamb and Jay Campbell on Tzadik 9006

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A Fractured Silence (2004)

saxophone quartet
1 minute
Commissioned by The Prism Saxophone Quartet
First performance: 19 November 2004, Symphony Space, New York, NY: Prism Saxophone Quartet
 
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Recording by the Prism Saxophone Quartet on Innova 800

A Glimpse Retraced (1999)

piano solo, flute (piccolo), Bb clarinet, violin, 'cello
15 minutes
Commissioned by Carnegie Hall
First performance: 12 April 1999, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, NY: Marilyn Nonken / Ensemble 21
Recording by Marilyn Nonken and Ensemble 21 on
Mode 137
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A Harvest of Thorns (1995) 

two guitars
9 minutes
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Polarities (1998)

flute (piccolo, sleigh bells), Bb clarinet (Eb clarinet, bass clarinet, sandpaper blocks), violin, viola, 'cello, piano, percussion (1 player)
25 minutes
First performance: 22 February 1999, Miller Theatre, New York, NY: Ensemble 21 / Jeffrey Milarsky
Recording by Ensemble 21 on
Mode 137
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pulse-echo (2013)

piano and string quartet
19 minutes
Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation for Jason Hardink and NOVA
First performance: 9 February 2014, Gardner Hall, Salt Lake City, UT: Jason Hardink/NOVA
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Rendition (2006)

bass clarinet, piano
7 minutes
Commissioned by the State University of New York, Buffalo for Jean Kopperud
First performance: 8 November 2008, Festival of New American Music, Sacramento, CA: Jean Kopperud and Stephen Gosling
Recording by Jean Kopperud and Stephen Gosling available on Albany 1217/18
Video (live)
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Strömkarl (2012)

violin and piano
11.5 minutes
Commissioned by Gene Gaudette and Urlicht Audiovisual for Miranda Cuckson
First Performance: 8 May 2013, Italian Academy, New York, NY: Miranda Cuckson and Blair McMillen
Recording by Miranda Cuckson and Blair McMillen available on Urlicht 5989
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Subject (2011)

string quartet
16 minutes
Commissioned by Chamber Music America for the JACK Quartet
First performance: 16 October 2011, Miller Theatre, New York, NY: JACK Quartet
Recording by the JACK Quartet on Tzadik 9006
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Tangled Loops (1996)

soprano saxophone, piano
8 minutes
Commissioned by Taimur Sullivan
First Performance: 19 October 1997, ThreeTwo Festival, New York, NY: Taimur Sullivan / Marilyn Nonken
Recording by Taimur Sullivan and Marilyn Nonken on
Mode 137
Recording by Nathan Nabb and Winston Choi on Amp 12

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Tongues (2001)

soprano voice, flute (piccolo), Bb clarinet, guitar, viola, percussion (1 player)
28 minutes
Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation for Ensemble Libra
First performance: 14 August 2001, Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Deborah Kayser / Ensemble Libra / Mark Knoop
Recording by Tony Arnold / ICE / David Fulmer on Tzadik 9006
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Trespass (2005)

pf solo / 1 (picc, a fl), 1 (E hn), 1 (bs cl), 1 (cbsn) / 1-0-0-0 / 1 pc, hp / 1-1-1-1-1
15 minutes
Commissioned by the Oberlin Conservatory
First performance: 21 April 2006, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH: Marilyn Nonken / Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble / Timothy Weiss
Recording
by Marilyn Nonken / Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble / Timothy Weiss on Tzadik 9006
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SOLO

A way [tracing] (2006)

part I of Undersong

violoncello solo
6 minutes

Recording by Fred Sherry on Mode 234

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A Compendium of Catskill Native Botanicals, book 2

Asarum canadense: "Wild Ginger" (2104)
bassoon  solo

6 minutes
First Performance: 12 September 2015, Abrons Arts Center,  New York, NY:  Rebekah Heller
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Cuts (1996)

piano solo
4 minutes
First Performance: 31 March 1998, Miller Theatre, New York, NY: Stefan Litwin

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Echoes' White Veil (1996)

piano solo
11 minutes
Commissioned by Marilyn Nonken
First Performance: 21 November 1996, Sound Unbound Festival, Miller Theatre, New York, NY: Marilyn Nonken
Recording by Marilyn Nonken on
CRI 877
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Multiplicities (1993)

flute solo
5 minutes
First Performance: 19 April 1993, Miller Theatre, New York, NY: Patti Monson
Recording by Nancy Ruffer on
Metier MSV CD92063

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Paths of Resistance (1997)

guitar solo
7.5 minutes
Commissioned by Geoffrey Morris
First performance: 1 October 1998, Banquet Festival, Melbourne, Australia: Geoffrey Morris

Recording by Jordan Dodson on Tzadik 9006

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Practical Alchemy (2015)

violoncello  solo
12 minutes
Commissioned by Jay Cambell
First performance: 5 December 2015, Weill Hall, New York, NY: Jay Campbell
Program Note
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Riddle (on Schumann's "Sphinxes" from Carnaval) (2009)

piano solo 
1 minute
Commissioned by Benjamin Binder
First performance: 24 October 2010, PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA: Benjamin Binder.
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The Silenced (2015)

a monodrama for flutist (C flute with B key)
16 minutes
For Claire Chase's Density 2036 project
First performance: 2 October 2015, The Kitchen, New York, NY:  Claire Chase
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Still (2007)

baritone saxophone solo
12 minutes

Commissioned by the New York State Music Fund/Meet the Composer for Taimur Sullivan
First performance: 15 March 2008, Hallwells Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY: Taimur Sullivan

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suspension/bridge (2015)

guitar solo
9.5 minutes
Commissioned by Jordan Dodson with support from Astral Artists and the Presser Foundation
First performance: 16 October 2016, Phildelphia, PA: Jordan Dodson
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Sweet Creature (2006)

bodhran solo
3.5 minutes
Commissioned by the City University of New York for Michael Lipsey  
Recording by Michael Lipsey on Capstone CPS 8773
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to be held... (2012)

viola, voice (by violist,G3-C5, ossia vocalist may be added), electronics
6.5 minutes
Commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim Museum
First performance: 22 April 2012, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY: Wendy  Richman
Score Sample
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Transience (1999)

marimba solo
8 minutes
Commissioned by Makoto Nakura
First performance: 4 November 1999, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan: Makoto Nakura
Recording by Makoto Nakura on Helicon/Kleos KL 5116
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VOCAL

Dithyramb (2001)

Part V of Tongues

soprano voice
5 minutes
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Equilibrium (2001)

Part III of Tongues

voice (any range), guitar
3 minutes
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Excelsior ab Intra (1994) 

soprano, two countertenors, baritone
7.5 minutes
Commissioned by the Centre de la Voix
First Performance: 10 September 1994, Voix Nouvelles Festival, Asneires-sur-Oise, France: Atelier Vocal 
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Mirror-glass skyscrapers (2004)

may be performed with Performance

mezzo-soprano voice, piano
3.5 minutes
Text: Les Murray
Commissioned by Mary Nessinger
First performance: 10 December 2004, Elebash Hall, New York, NY: Mary Nessinger / Marilyn Nonken
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Performance (2001)

may be performed with Mirror-glass skyscrapers

mezzo-soprano voice, piano
4 minutes
Text: Les Murray
Commissioned by the Guggenheim Museum
First performance: 2 June 2002, Guggenhem Musuem, New York, NY: Mary Nessinger / Marilyn Nonken
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The Distance (This) (2008)

part IV of Undersong

soprano / 1-1-1-1 /  0-0-0-0 / pf, pc (1 player)  / 1-1-1-1
30 minutes
Text: Laura Mullen 
Commissioned by Miller Theatre
First performance: 20 November 2008, Miller Theatre, New York, NY: Tony Arnold / Ensemble 21/James Baker

Recording by Tony Arnold/ ICE/Steven Schick on Mode 234

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to be held... (2012)

viola, voice (by violist,G3-C5, ossia vocalist may be added), electronics
6.5 minutes
Commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim Museum
First performance: 22 April 2012, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY: Wendy  Richman
Score Sample | Program Note

Tongues (2001)

soprano voice, flute (piccolo), Bb clarinet, guitar, viola, percussion (1 player)
28 minutes
Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation
First performance: 14 August 2001, Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Deborah Kayser / Ensemble Libra / Mark Knoop

Recording by Tony Arnold / ICE / David Fulmer on Tzadik 9006
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IN PREPARATION

New work for guitar and ensemble

for Nico Couck and the Talea Ensemble
Commissioned by the Talea Ensemble
First performance: 17 February 2017, National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY: Nico Couck/Talea Ensemble.

All compositions available from Carl Fischer Music, +212-777-0900.

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