Works

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Soloist and Ensemble

 

Percussion Concerto (2012)       22’

                percussion solo, wind orchestra; commissioned by John Parks

Viola Concerto (1993)       30’

                viola, orchestra; commissioned by Pamela Ryan

Music for Ramon Fernandez (1987)       26’

                flute, chamber orchestra

  

Band

 

Percussion Concerto (2012)       22’

                percussion solo, wind orchestra; commissioned by John Parks

Episodes in Anticipation (2001)       10’

                wind orchestra; commissioned by Furman University

               

Chamber

 

String Quartet (2015)        23'

                2 violins, viola, violoncello

In the White Room of My Sleep (2015)        22'

                flute, clarinet, piano  

Two for Three (2013)        12'

                clarinet, alto saxophone, marimba/vibraphone

How Clean The Sun (2012)        5’

                violin, violoncello, piano

What stays with me V: for John Cage (2012)        5’

                three clarinets 

Intertwining Geometries (2012)        7’

                alto flute, bass clarinet

Macomb Variations (2012)        20’

                clarinet, violin, cello, piano  

Some Canons, A Motet, and A Lament (2011)        8’

                three trombones

What stays with me IV: for W. E. Hicken (2010)        10’

                bass clarinet, bass trombone, cello, timpani

w/r/t DFW: what stays with me III (2008)       8’

                clarinet, string quartet               

The Rings of Saturn (2008)       7’

                clarinet, viola  

Spiral Geometries (2006)       5’

                clarinet, alto saxophone 

for John Boda: what stays with me II (2002)       9’

                flute, clarinet, marimba  

And would not be consoled (2001)       11’

                piano, string quartet

Efflorescent Geometries (1998)       9’

                clarinet, violin, marimba

Borrowed Landscapes (1991)        15’

                brass quintet; commissioned by Florida State University               

. . . yellow forms . . . bits of blue . . . touched red . . . (1991)       7’

                flute, violoncello; commissioned by Andrew Luchansky 

Radiant Geometries (1989)       3’

                two trumpets 

Chamber Symphony (1988)        22’

                flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, piano, percussion  

what stays with me (1988)       8’

                saxophone trio; commissioned by Patrick Meighan

 

Solo Piano

 

Preludes, Book 1 (2016)        18’

The Dialectic of Motion and Stasis in Kinetic Art (2010)        11’

A Mind of Winter (2008)       2’           

Lullaby (2007)       2’

Piano Sonata (1990-2004)       27’

I.                    The water is a fire (1990)

commissioned by John Salmon

II.                  Vivid Transparence (2004)

commissioned by Amie Backstrom

III.                It’s my dreaming alone that lets me sleep (1997)

commissioned by the Fromm Music Foundation

 

Solo Instrument

 

Announcement (2015)        2'

                trumpet (C)             

When Your Time Is Orange (2012)        7’

                solo percussion

Episodes and Incidents (2012)        5’

                bassoon

Of Three Minds (2011)        6’

                horn

The River Flowing Through Me (1993; 2010)        5’

                viola

Two Fragments (2010)        6’

I.                    When Nothing Happens (vibraphone)

II.                  Time’s Arrow (marimba) 

American Song (2008)       4’

                trombone

Springform (2008)       2’

                tambourine 

Night Music (2005)       5’

                oboe 

Six Landscapes (after Wallace Stevens) (2004)       8’

                clarinet 

This Distance (2002)       4’

                double bass

Serenade XX (1997)       11’

                violin  

The dark and delicate figures that sing (1993)       5’

                guitar; commissioned by Leo Welch 

 

Various Instruments and Ensembles

 

twitterpieces (2009-)       indeterminate

                various instruments and voices

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