Mezzo Soprano and Piano. This 5-movement cycle explores sardonic songs highlighting moments in a woman’s life: birth, falling in love, the purchase of a home, having a first child, and the final moments before death.
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Sop. Solo, SI, SII, AI, AII, TB. This piece is meant to move through different effects of weather. The overall notion is one of taking comfort from the idea that weather will eventually erase all record of one’s existence on earth.
A lead-sheet jazz tune, reminiscent of the good times had on Summer Street!
Piano. This tune can be used as a lead-sheet for jazz arrangements, or played using the sparse arrangement here. It’s a sad lullaby.
Cello, Piano, Bassoon. Based off transcriptions of a loon call, this piece uses improvisation as well as strict rhythmic notation to give the impression of the natural rhythms of bird calls.