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Wet Crimson on Chiricahua
The acoustic scale, derived as it is from the overtone series lends both a tonally functional power and harmonic clarity to my work for large orchestra. The fact that the overtone series, through its first 14 members sounded ...
Fantasy...In Dreams of Future Fulfillment: A composition for piano and violoncello. (Original composition);
The title of this piece is derived from the following: "fantasy, in contradistinction to logic, which everyone should be able to follow, favours a lack of restraint and a freedom in the manner of expression, permissible ...
Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra. (Original composition);
Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra was composed for Richard Stolzman and the Seattle Symphony, with a recording of the work planned for 1995 on the Master Musicians Collective Label. The work follows the Classical model ...
Reason and Desire, Education and Regression: Aspects of Rousseauist Gender Roles in Così fan tutte
Mozart's opera Così fan tutte encapsulates various theories of Enlightenment sexual expression and presents a didactic program aiming at appropriate male comportment in a love situation. Through various musical devices, ...
Zwischen Kommen und Wiederkommen: Komposition fuer Kammerorchester. (Original composition) (German text)
"Zwischen Kommen und Wiederkommen" ("Between Coming and Returning") for chamber orchestra develops a large scale idea beginning with single lines, going to melody and motion, resulting in sound masses and returning to ...
Strange Attractors. (Original composition);
Strange Attractors is an orchestral composition in five parts in which the musical ideas of the first three sections become progressively unique to the basic idea of the opening introduction. The final two groups of musics ...
Symphony No. 1. (Original composition);
Symphony No. 1 is built on a chromatic melodic line. This melody first outlines larger intervals and gradually turns in on itself. The only complete statement of this structural line appears late in the second movement in ...
"Lass uns das Lied des Schiller": Musical and philosophical unities in Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (Germany)
The Ninth Symphony of Ludwig van Beethoven is unified by both musical and philosophical monothematic ideals. The "Ode to Joy" melody of the Finale is found in every movement, providing melodic, harmonic, and structural ...
Earthdance. (Original composition);
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Aquillae. (Original composition); (symphony)
Aquillae, the Latin word for eagles, is a work for orchestra. This work is in one movement, but it is divided into three sections. Extensive research was done on the general aspects of how eagles live and how they have ...