Chamber

 

Featured work: Puirt-á-Beul

A work for clarinet and trumpet, inspired by traditional Gaelic folk music, premiered by Suzanne and Richard Tirk in 2017.


 


Puirt-á-Beul


Premiered by Suzanne and Richard Tirk (2013)
5 minutes
clarinet and trumpet
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“like rain upon the moon”


Premiered by Zeitgeist (1999, rev. 2012)
10 minutes
bass clarinet and two percussion
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Sorrow Songs


Commissioned and premiered by Susan Tomkiewicz (2006, rev. 2012)
10 minutes
oboe, bassoon and CD
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Four Luther Chorales


Commissioned and premiered by Spencer Martin (2011)
14 minutes
viola and organ
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FireRED


Premiered at Luther College (2011)
3 minutes
trumpet choir
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Laudate eum in cordis


Commissioned and premiered by the Luther College String Trio (2010)
10 minutes
violin, viola and cello
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sticks and stones


Commissioned and premiered by the Talus Trio (2009)
9 minutes
flute, oboe and clarinet
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Waves of Stone


Commissioned and premiered by the Unison Duo (2008)
16 minutes
piano 4-hands
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IOWA


Commissioned by the Iowa Music Teachers Association (2008)
15 minutes
alto saxophone, marimba and piano
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dark waters


Commissioned and premiered by the Murasaki Duo (2007)
15 minutes
cello and piano
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sacred trees


Commissioned and premiered by the Strike Duo (2007)
12 minutes
piano and percussion
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Evensong


Premiered at Luther College (2007)
10 minutes
English horn, bassoon, marimba and handbells
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Mr. Poly’s Bamboula


Commissioned and premiered by Maho Nabeshima (2005)
7 minutes
piano 4-hands
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toydogmusic


Commissioned and premiered by the Calliope Duo (2004)
5 minutes
piccolo and toy piano
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October Skies


Premiered by Flute Force (2003)
12 minutes
flute quartet
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these sounds are voices

Unperformed (2003)
6 minutes
flute quartet
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short and zippy


Commissioned and premiered by Non Sequitur (2003)
2 minutes
chamber ensemble
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Magic 8 Ball


Commissioned and premiered by Yesaroun’ Duo (2001)
6 minutes
soprano sax and percussion
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Winter Constellations


Commissioned and premiered by the Verdehr Trio (2001)
14 minutes
violin, clarinet and piano
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. . . un sueño . . .


Commissioned and premiered by Tom Moore and Laura Ronai (2000)
8 minutes
two baroque flutes and CD
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Artefacto


Premiered by Cal Wiersma and Peggy Kampmeier (2000)
9 minutes
violin and piano
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Six Degrees of Separation


Commissioned and premiered by Non Sequitur (2000)
8 minutes
chamber ensemble
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Three Munch Paintings


Premiered by the Brentano Quartet (2000)
13 minutes
string quartet
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Four Sketches


Premiered at the Cleveland Institute of Music (1996)
14 minutes
flute, clarinet and piano
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4 ways of looking at the moon


New version premiered by NewPrairie2 (1996, rev. 2006)
8 minutes
flute and harp
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Journey


Premiered at the Sandpoint Festival (1995)
17 minutes
violin, viola and cello
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