Daniel Wohl

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Scored for bass clarinet, piano, cello, percussion and electronics, the initial concept for +ou- (pronounced "plus ou moins") was to compose music that would be heard through a veil...

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David Wolff

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Meant to evoke the process by which changes in an organism’s genetic information are induced experimentally or by environmental stresses, mutagenesis is a dance based on an ever-chan...

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Laura Andel

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

For the last few years, I have been working on compositions that focus on the different degrees of nearness between gamelan and non-gamelan instruments. In my interest to explore th...

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Jonathan Pieslak

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

I have often been fascinated and disturbed by my inability to turn away from grotesque images. Media coverage and the Internet expose us, first hand, to intensely graphic images of ...

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John Orfe

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Oyster was commissioned by the School of Music and School of Dance at Ohio University with funds from Arts for Ohio. It received its premiere in June, 2008; John Climer conducted th...

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Gabriella Smith

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

get a lot of my inspiration from the forms, structures, and energies in the natural world, and I also like math, which can describe these forms, designs, and energies so elegantly a...

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Ethan Wickman

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Angles of Repose draws its title from the Wallace Stegner novel of that name about an itinerant mining engineer and his family as they struggle to prosper in the American West. In S...

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David Moore

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The two pieces included here, Put Your Weight Into It and And Then It Rained, were written with a similar set of guiding principals. As with the majority of my output for the last f...

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David Leisner

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Vision of Orpheus, a painting by Santa Fe artist Mark Spencer, provided the initial inspiration for my quintet of the same name for guitar and string quartet. It is a representation ...

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Daniel Felsenfeld

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

I can’t sleep.  I’ve tried just about everything for years and it still eludes me.  So, in 2003, when pianist Jenny Lin asked me to make her a piece, I decided to try to make music ...

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Cornelius Dufallo

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Senescence Music was written in 2008 as part of ETHEL's collaboration with choreographer Annie-B Parson. The term senescence refers to the process of aging in plant leaves. When I w...

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Corey Dargel

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

These two songs come from the larger work Thirteen Near-Death Experiences, an art-pop song cycle about different kinds of psychiatric delusions, with a focus on hypochondria. Everyb...

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Conrad Tao

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Love is the constant enigma. I aim to search the endless possibilities and risks that love entails. Love, that huge concept, that bombastic idea that countless books and films poun...

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Christopher Trapani

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Sparrow Episodes unfolds like a musical comic book, a series of consecutive snapshots. Musical material varies wildly from frame to frame, but together the episodes trace a single r...

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Caleb Burhans

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Things Left Unsaid was commissioned by a cello octet called the Tarab Cello Ensemble in the summer of 2006. The piece explores the emotions of both the things left unsaid that ...

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Beata Moon

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

My second CD of chamber music, Earthshine, was designed to let me experiment with writing for a variety of solo instrumental and mixed ensembles. The good fortune of my collaboratio...

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Anthony Cheung

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

One of my favorite places to visit is the Point Lobos State Reserve along the Monterey Coast, some two hours south of San Francisco. Unique to this area are the famous Monterey Cypr...

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Ann Millikan

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Ballad Nocturne (2009) was commissioned by Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino for pianist Emanuele Arciuli. It is both a ballad, in the tradition of jazz music, and a nocturne, in the ...

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Andy Akiho

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

I falleN TwO, a quintet for string quartet and steel pans, depicts in seven continuous movements the struggles of an individual faced with dualities.  The title embraces multiple in...

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Amy Kirsten

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Lately I’ve been researching the history of The Little Red Riding Hood for an opera I’m composing. I’ve come across quite a number of versions of this well-known story. Many of the ...

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