NEW MUSIC FOR ORCHESTRA

Symphony No. 3 “
Native to Where” (2000)

  • the soul's tale
    1. Severe Objects of Worship
    2. Our Houses of Sticks
    3. Discovery of the Loss of a Part of the Soul
    4. The Search to Recover Begins
    5. The River Cuts Away, Then Runs Backwards Up the Mountain!
    6. Severe Objects of Worship—Reprise
  • chorale of the soul reunited
    1. The Lost Part Found
    2. Healed & Reunited, the Soul's Parts Start to Sing
    3. Fear
    4. Hope
    5. Distraction
    6. All 13 Parts Join in the Old Song
    7. All Hope
  • last dance
    1. Moon's Day
    2. Thor's Day
    3. Freia's Day
    4. Tiw's Day
    5. Saturn's Day
    6. Day of Whatever God
    7. Next Moon's Day

full orchestra:

  • winds 2-2-2-2 (dbl. picc. & bass clar.)
  • brass 4-2-2-1 (tuba)
  • 2 perc. (1 timp etc., 1 kit/hand drums etc.)
  • strings: not more than 12-8-6-6-3 and not less than 4-4-3-4-1

(12, 6 & 2 min.)

Sleeping Out Of Doors (1998)

  1. THE DOOR OF DAY—Allegro
  2. THE DOOR OF GOOD AND SAD DREAMS—Adagio
  3. THE DOOR OF CONFUSION AND OBSESSION—Allegro & Adagio
  4. FIND YOUR WAY HOME—Cadenza
  5. THE DOOR OF DAY—Allegro

A semi-concerto for piano and orchestra. Commissioned and premiered by Kristjan Järvi and Absolute Ensemble with soloist FangYu Liao, Merkin Hall, New York, May 5 1998.

This commission was made possible in part through a grant from American Music Center and the Margaret Jory Copying Assistance Program.


small orchestra:

  • winds 2-2-2-2 (w/ b. cl. & cbsn.)
  • brass 2-1-1
  • 1 perc. (kit)
  • piano
  • acoustic guitar
  • voice as instrument
  • strings: 4-4-4-4-2 min. (1 bass if ampl.)

 

15 min. (mov'ts are continuous)

Woman's Works (1992-1994)

A fantasia in deconstructed sonata form for orchestra.


medium orchestra:

  • winds 2-2-2-2 (dbl. picc. & bass clar.)
  • brass 4-2-2
  • 3 perc
  • harp.
  • strs. 6-6-4-4-2
10 min.