Category Archives: large ensemble

asifyourhumanshape

as if your human shape for Ensemble Aventa as if your human shape For various reasons the above recording is missing the final coda. Special thanks to Bill Linwood (and the rest of Aventa), Helen Pridmore, Michel Gonneville and Michael … Continue reading

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Tropical Depression

Tropical Depression Tropical Depression, 2012 – Ensemble Modelo62 Written for Ensemble Modelo62 between 2011 and 2012. Tropical Depression is tumultuous piece that refers to the strength of an overall conflict. There is a lot of internal struggle within this piece … Continue reading

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man of the year

Man of the Year   Man of the Year Man of the Year was a theatrical piece composed for 20 (old) harmoniums, 1 singer (soprano) and 2 people who walk around. This piece was a result of the quixotic and … Continue reading

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Mount Demographic

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Backslide Roller

Backslide Roller, 2008: ASKO Ensemble oboe, bass clarinet, trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba, viola, cello Backslide Roller Live performance, Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw, April 2008. backslide = a return journey (in trucker lingo) roller = a type of colorful song-bird.   So I … Continue reading

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Distill and Toss

Distill and Toss Distill and Toss This piece was composed for a collection of musicians who formed an ensemble simply known as, ‘The Big Ensemble’. This group formed in order to premiere 4 new pieces from different composers (myself, Tom … Continue reading

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octagonal boom

Octagonal Boom, 2009: for the Nieuw Ensemble Octagonal-Boom Programme Notes: 21 is not a lonely number, and octagons typically have little to do with music. Boom, however, is a word with expectations. But keep in mind that when I was … Continue reading

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Monolith Passing

Monolith Passing – 2009 Monolith Passing was composed for string quartet, two percussionists, euphonium, and two-loudspeakers (with pre-recorded audio). monolithpassing Written in the autumn of 2009, the featured recording of this piece is the premiere which took place at Het … Continue reading

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compositions earlier

2012-07 | 2006 → 2000 | Selected Earlier Works Note: In the future I will be getting around to adding samples and more information about these pieces. Large Ensemble into a mass of air – for de ereprijs ensemble sample … Continue reading

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His Recursive Heroine

His Recursive Heroine, 2011: For Sinfonietta / commissioned by Het Gelders Orkers HRH-longsample This piece was commissioned by Het Gelders Orkest in 2010 and was completed in 2011. It was performed several times in the Netherlands in March of 2011. … Continue reading

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