Opera/Ballet

Orpheus Alive (2019) 60'

Music for a ballet made in collaboration with choreographer Robert Binet and playwright Rosamund Small

for Orchestra: 2,2,2,2 - 4,2,3,1 - perc (2) - harp - piano - strings 222242312perchppfstr; electronics

choreography by Robert Binet and play by Rosamund Small

Commissioned by the National Ballet of Canada

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SALT (2012) 23'

A mini-opera for alto voice, amplified cello and electronics

alto voice, amplified cello and electronics

libretto by Erin Cressida-Wilson

Commissioned by UNC Chapel Hill and Linda and Stuart Nelson for cellist Maya Beiser and vocalist Helga Davis

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Orchestra

Chamber Ensemble

A Thousand Tongues (2011) 7'

violin, piano, and pre-recorded electronics OR violin, cello, piano and pre-recorded electronics OR solo cello and electronics, OR solo viola and electronics, all with optional vocal part

text by Stephen Crane

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Chamber Ensemble with Voice

Epilogue (2016) 5.8'

an aria from the opera Breaking the Waves

baritone and piano OR baritone, string quartet and piano

libretto by Royce Vavrek after the film by Lars von Trier

commissioned by Opera Philadelphia and Beth Morrison Projects

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A Thousand Tongues (2011) 7'

violin, piano, and pre-recorded electronics OR violin, cello, piano and pre-recorded electronics OR solo cello and electronics, OR solo viola and electronics, all with optional vocal part

text by Stephen Crane

Program Note View Score (cello version) View Score (viola version) Purchase Score Purchase Recording (solo cello version) Purchase Recording (violin + piano version) Purchase Recording (Lorna Dune Remix) More Info

Solo

A Thousand Tongues (2011) 7'

violin, piano, and pre-recorded electronics OR violin, cello, piano and pre-recorded electronics OR solo cello and electronics, OR solo viola and electronics, all with optional vocal part

text by Stephen Crane

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Vocal

Map of Jan’s Body (2016) 3.7'

an aria from the opera Breaking the Waves

soprano and piano

libretto by Royce Vavrek after the film by Lars von Trier

commissioned by Opera Philadelphia and Beth Morrison Projects

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Golden Heart (2016) 3'

an aria from the opera Breaking the Waves

mezzo-soprano and piano

libretto by Royce Vavrek after the film by Lars von Trier

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Epilogue (2016) 5.8'

an aria from the opera Breaking the Waves

baritone and piano OR baritone, string quartet and piano

libretto by Royce Vavrek after the film by Lars von Trier

commissioned by Opera Philadelphia and Beth Morrison Projects

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I Am Not Mine (2012) 3.5'

an aria from the opera Song from the Uproar: The Lives and Deaths of Isabelle Eberhardt

mezzo-soprano, piano and pre-recorded electronics

libretto by Royce Vavrek after the journals of Isabelle Eberhardt

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A Thousand Tongues (2011) 7'

violin, piano, and pre-recorded electronics OR violin, cello, piano and pre-recorded electronics OR solo cello and electronics, OR solo viola and electronics, all with optional vocal part

text by Stephen Crane

Program Note View Score (cello version) View Score (viola version) Purchase Score Purchase Recording (solo cello version) Purchase Recording (violin + piano version) Purchase Recording (Lorna Dune Remix) More Info

Film Scores

A Fool and His Money (2009) 10'

Soundtrack to the silent film by Alice Guy Blaché

for violin, clarinet, two keyboards, double bass

commissioned by the Whitney Museum

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When Marion Was Little (2009) 15'

Soundtrack to the silent film by Alice Guy Blaché

for violin, clarinet, two keyboards, double bass

commissioned by the Whitney Museum

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