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  • Handbell music
  • 02.07.2012 Новости
  • I directed a handbell choir at my church for a number of years, and I wrote many pieces for these groups.  In many cases I could write a piece tailored to the skills of my ringers faster than I could find a published score that worked. The first handbell score I am offering on MusicaNeo is 'A Serious Call', for seven ringers. We performed this piece during Lent, and its character is reverent and solemn.  It is easy to play - simple rhythms and a slow tempo. I think it works well in ...
  • Toy piano festival at Mobius, Boston, May 11-13, 2012
  • 16.05.2012 Новости
  • We had a really lovely mini-festival of toy piano works last weekend, and I am grateful to all of the performers who played my pieces: Katelyn Clark, Matt Samolis, Junko Fujiwara, Jacob Mashak and Yuka Hamano Hunt. Jane Wang produced the event at Mobius in Cambridge, MA, and she contributed a lively and amusing piece for Junko and Steve Norton. Jacob, Matt and Steve also composed excellent works for the festival.  It was great to work with the performers and to meet some of the other composers - ...
  • Performance with the Beasts of Improvisation
  • 21.04.2012 Новости
  • I performed last Thursday at the Aviary Gallery in Jamaica Plain. gallery link here After a nice set of solo bassoon music by Janet Underhill (including Louis Andriessen's 'Lacrymosa', a duet with another bassonist whose name I have forgotten), a quartet (Matt Samolis, flute, Janet on bassoon, Jeffry Young, violin and voice, and me on doublebass) improvised a set of three pieces. It's a nice little space, and it felt intimate and nice. The performances were recorded and may show up here some ...
  • Toy piano festival at Mobius, Boston, May 11-13, 2012
  • 21.04.2012 Новости
  • Two of my toy piano works will be premiered at the Mobius performance space as part of a festival of toy piano music.  'His Onnooor, John Cage" is for four toy pianos, and "Puppet Theater Music III" is a suite of four pieces for flute and toy piano. I also will be performing in John Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos" on the Sunday concert. Here is a link:  details