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Solo



GHOST VAULT 1

For Solo Bb Clarinet
2018



DURATION    20 minutes
PARTS    Solo Bb Clarinet
PREMIERE    October 5 and 6, 2018. Gregory Oakes, Bb Clarinet. Cluskey Embankment Stores, Savannah, GA.

Commissioned by the Telfair Museum. For Gregory Oakes.





QUENTIN

For Solo C Trumpet
2018



DURATION    20 minutes
PARTS    Solo C Trumpet
PREMIERE    April 6, 2018. Andy Kozar, C Trumpet. Longy School of Music, Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music, Boston, MA.

For Andy Kozar.

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GHOST
FLOWER

For Solo Guitar
2017



DURATION    14 minutes
PARTS    Solo Guitar
PREMIERE    December 9, 2017. Dan Lippel, guitar. Spectrum, NYC, NY.

For Dan Lippel.





CHIMERA

For Solo Five-string
Baroque Cello
2015



DURATION    25 minutes
PARTS    Solo Five-string Baroque Cello

Commissioned by Elinor Frey with support from a New Music Project USA Grant.

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VEDANANUPASSANA

For Solo Violin
2015



DURATION    10 minutes
PARTS    Solo Violin





FFFHLUT

For Solo Piece
2015



DURATION    Variable
PARTS    Solo Piece for any Flute head joint 

For Orlando Cela.





ED È
SUBITO SERA

For Solo Guitar
2013



DURATION    3 minutes
PARTS    Solo Guitar

Commissioned by Aaron Larget-Caplan's Lullaby Project.

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FIRE
STARTER

For Solo Piano
2012



DURATION    2 minutes 30 seconds
PARTS    Solo Piano

Commissioned by the International Beethoven Project.





VOLCANO

For Solo Piano
2011



DURATION    10 minutes
PARTS    Solo Piano

For Seda Röder.





SONG FOR
SENDAI

For Singing Violist
2011



DURATION    6 minutes
PARTS    Singing Violist

For Wendy Richman.

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REMEMBERING
ANIMAL SENDAI

For Solo Flute
2011



DURATION    4 minutes
PARTS    Flute and CD





TSUKI NO UTA

For Solo Koto
2010



DURATION    5 minutes 25 seconds
PARTS    Koto and voice
PREMIERE    September 22, 2010. Tohkeiji Temple, Kamakura, Japan.

Kyoko Kawamura, koto and voice. For Kyoko Kawamura.





CAMPANOLOGY

For Carillon
2010



DURATION    5 minutes
PARTS    Carillon
PREMIERE    May 30, 2010. Tiffany Ng, carillon. Sather Tower Carillon, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

For Tiffany Ng.





XYLOTUDES
FOR SAMMY:
I-III

For Solo Xylophone
2009



I. Typing
II. One mallet, One hand
III. Chasing hands


DURATION    3 minutes 45 seconds
PARTS    Solo Xylophone
PREMIERE    March 20, 2010. Day of Percussion, Etude Concert. Concert Room, Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA.





...WITH THE
SILENCE OF
THE FISHES...

For Solo Toy Piano
2009



DURATION    3 minutes
PARTS    Solo Toy Piano

For Xenia Pestova.





ONE BY ONE,
I COLLECT THE
FRAGEMENTS OF
MY SONG FROM
HARMONIES WHICH
ABOUND IN THE
AIR UNHEARD

For Solo Violin
2008



DURATION    10 minutes
PARTS    Solo Violin and Interactive Electronics
PREMIERE    November 7, 2008. Lina Bahn, violin. Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts, Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA.

Commissioned by the Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival. For Lina Bahn.





THE ARTICULATE
SURFACE

For Solo Snare Drum
2008



DURATION    5 minutes 17 seconds
PARTS    Solo Snare Drum
PREMIERE    October 19, 2008. Casey Cangelosi, snare drum. Day of Percussion, Etude Concert. Concert Room, Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA.

For Sam Solomon.





REVERSE SWASTIKAS
MARK THE PLACE
OF BUDDHIST TEMPLES

For Singer
and Max/MSP
2008



PARTS    Singer and Max/MSP (w/ Wireless Mic and iPhone Controller)
PREMIERE    November 24, 2008. Hertz Hall, University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

Ken Ueno, extended voice.





VARIATION ON
KAI’S THEME

For Solo Piano
2007



DURATION    1 minute
PARTS    Solo Piano

For Kai Schumacher.





SYNCHRONISM
SIX-ZERO

For Solo Piano
2007



DURATION    1 minute
PART    Solo Piano
PREMIERE    October 4, 2007. Fondation de Etats-Unis, Paris, France.

Guy Livingston, piano. For Guy Livingston.





DISABITATO

For Solo Piano
2007



DURATION    8 minutes 20 seconds
PARTS    Solo Piano
PREMIERE    October 15, 2007. Andrew Russo, piano. Nuovi Spazi Musica, Villa Aurelia, The American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy.

For Andrew Russo. Published by the European American Music Distributors Company (Schott Music Group).

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TALUS

Solo +
Live Electronics Version
2006



DURATION    18 minutes
PARTS    Viola and Live Electronics
PREMIERE    May 26, 2007. Wendy Richman, amplified Viola. Villa Aurelia, The American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy.

For Wendy Richman.





I SCREAMED AT THE
SEA UNTIL NODES
SWELLED UP,
THEN MY VOICE
BECAME THE
RESONANT NOISE
OF THE SEA

For Amplified Bb Clarinet
2006



DURATION    8 minutes 30 seconds
PARTS    Amplified Bb Clarinet
PREMIERE    August 11, 2006. ClarinetFest 2006, Atlanta, GA.

Greg Oakes, amplified Bb clarinet. For Greg Oakes.

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KIZU

For Koto and Voice
2006



DURATION    8 minutes 30 seconds
PARTS    Koto and Voice
PREMIERE    October 3, 2009. Tohkeiji Temple, Kamakura, Japan.

Kyoko Kawamura, koto and voice. For Kyoko Kawamura.





...WHERE GINKGO
GROW IN BORROMEAN
KNOTS

For Kayagum
with Changgu Ossia
2005



DURATION    7 minutes 30 seconds
PARTS    Kayagum with Changgu Ossia
PREMIERE    July 23, 2007. Tokyo Summer Music Festival. Musicasa Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

Jocelyn Clark, kayagum.





A THICK BAND OF GRAY,
A LINE THAT ELIDES 
THE END OF DAY INTO
THE BEGINNING
OF NIGHT

For Singer
and Max/MSP
2005



PARTS    Singer and Max/MSP (w/ SPAT and La Kitchen Sensors)
PREMIERE    Midway Studios Theater, Boston, MA.

Ken Ueno, extended voice.

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KAGE-UTA

For Singer
and Max/MSP
2004



PREMIERE    NWEAMO Festival, Portland, OR. Ken Ueno, throat-singing + Max/MSP.

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WHATWALL?

For Alto Saxophone and Electronics
2003



DURATION    15 minutes
PARTS    4 Bugles
PREMIERE    July 11, 2003. World Saxophone Congress, University of Minnesota.

Brian Sacawa, alto saxophone.

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AGE OF
AIRCRAFT

For Amplified Cello
and Electronics
2002



DURATION    12 minutes
PARTS    4 Bugles
PREMIERE    December 12, 2002. Hochschule für Musik Würzburg, Germany.


Ha-Yang Kim, amplified cello.





INFLATION OF
BUREAUCRACY

For Voice and Quadraphonic Tape
2002



DURATION    9 minutes 30 seconds
PARTS    Voice and Quadraphonic Tape
PREMIERE    April 20, 2002. Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Ken Ueno, voice.





OTO

For Solo Piano
2002



DURATION    60 minutes
PARTS    Solo Piano
PREMIERE    January 24, 2002. Centro Musica, Modena, Italy.

Ken Ueno, amplified piano.





VERTICAL
FEATURES

For Solo
Amplified Mandolin
2001



DURATION    Indeterminate
PARTS    Solo Amplified Mandolin





ENTROPY OF
CIGARETTE BUTTS
ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

For Solo Piano
2002



DURATION    12 minutes
PARTS    Solo Amplified Violin
PREMIERE    April 28, 2001. Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA.


Brenda van der Merwe, amplified violin.





THEATRE
IN MUSIC

For Marimba
2001



DURATION    20 minutes
PARTS    Solo Marimba
PREMIERE    March 10, 2001. Paine Hall, Harvard Univ.

Eduardo Leandro, marimba.


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INTROIT:
VOX BOOMBOX
REMIXUS

For Solo Boombox
2002



DURATION    3 minutes 25 seconds
PARTS    Solo Boombox
PREMIERE    March 12, 2000. Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.





DIASTEMA

For Solo Tuba
2002



DURATION    10 minutes 30 seconds
PARTS    Solo Tuba
PREMIERE    March 4, 1999. New Music New Haven, New Haven, CT.

Karen Bulmer, tuba.





SHINJU

For Carillon
1998



DURATION    3 minutes
PARTS    Carillon
PREMIERE    1998. Paul Fadoul, carillon.





SOLILOQUY
FOR VIOLIN

For Solo Violin
1997



DURATION    3 minutes
PARTS    Solo Violin
PREMIERE    1997. North Prospect Church, Cambridge, MA.





AN IDEA
OF ORDER

For Organ
1997



DURATION    6 minutes 20 seconds
PARTS    Organ
PREMIERE    1997. North Prospect Church, Cambridge, MA.





AQUARELLE
FANTAISIE

For Solo Piano
1997



DURATION    4 minutes
PARTS    Solo Piano
PREMIERE    1997. North Prospect Church, Cambridge, MA.

Akiko Kitaoka, piano.






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