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Symphonic Overture. (Original composition); (Overture)
Symphonic Overture is a ten minute work for an orchestra consisting of pairs of winds, four horns, two trumpets, three trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, and strings. The overall structure is ABA', where B starts at the ...
"Songs of Arion" for symphony orchestra (2010)
This work for symphony orchestra is written in memory of the composer Gustav Mahler (1860--1911), in honor of both the 150 th anniversary of his birth and the approaching 100th anniversary of his death. As such, it traces ...
Luigi Dallapiccola's "Il Prigioniero": A musico-dramatic analysis of Scene IV (Italy)
The purpose of this study is to illustrate several aspects of Dallapiccola's coherent expressionism in Il Prigioniero by focusing upon his approach to symmetrical formal structure in the drama; structural relationships in ...
Arc of the Sky. (Original composition);
This is a multi-sectional orchestra piece using melodic and harmonic material derived from a twelve-tone row (although serial techniques are not employed in a strict fashion). The opening oboe line contains the original ...
Concerto for marimba and orchestra no. 2
This concerto in three movements focuses on advanced marimba techniques. Scored for a chamber orchestra of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, timpani, solo marimba, and single strings. Inspired by the ...
Dance Music for Orchestra
Dance Music for Orchestra is a collection of three concise dance movements that are merged into one eight-minute overture-like work. These movements are meant to exaggerate the energy and spirit of the Op. 46 and Op.72 ...
An analytic overview of the music of Carl Ruggles
During his career, Carl Ruggles was considered to be at the forefront of American contemporary music. His techniques of non-repetition of tones in melodic lines and the saturation of the vertical and horizontal domains ...
Passage. (Original composition);
Passage consists of six main sections, a prelude and postlude. Each section is unified through the continual variation of one main motive as well as the chord progression from which the motive is derived. The head of the ...
First Light. (Original composition);
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