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Royne des flours, Je say tout, and Nuit et jour: Three Chansons from Royal 20.A.xvi Manuscript
This paper transcribes three chansons from Royal 20.A.xvi. Most of the chansons have no composer designated, those that do appear with composers, Josquin Desprez (c.1440-1521), Alexander Agricola (c.1446-1506), and Hayne ...
Der Struwwelpeter: a song cycle for soprano and chamber ensemble
Der Struwwelpeter: A Song Cycle for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble, sets seven of the stories from the iconic, mid-19th century children's story by Heinrich Hoffmann. The text set is from a widely published, anonymous ...
Mantra: a chamber opera
Mantra: A Chamber Opera is as much an exercise in group-meditation as it is a piece of music. With a very slow, subtle unfolding of musical material and timbral shifts, the drama is distilled down to its essence. Instead ...
Lapse of time, for flute, clarine, violin, cello, percussion and piano
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2014)
The inspiration for this piece came from some initial sounds in my mind. The music is combination of these sounds, which sometimes mix well and sometimes collide. In order to realize these sounds, I created three primary ...
A Transcription of the Premiere Rhapsodie by Claude Debussy for Viola
This is a transcription of the Premiere Rhapsodie for clarinet and piano for viola. Viola solo part included only.
Choral Settings of Three Christmas Carols
This project includes choral arrangements by the author with historical background and performance notes for the carols "Hark the Harold Angels Sing," "I Wonder As I Wander," and "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day."
Coyote, Iktome and The Rock
The composition Coyote, Iktome, and The Rock was written as a collaboration with Randy Barron of City in Motion Dance Theater. Mr. Barron was approached with the idea of writing a piece for his dance troupe. Various options ...
Quaerere Sententias I
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2015-03-09)
Quaerere Sententias (“search for meaning”) is a collection of pieces composed for soloists, digital audio, and video. The first set, Quaerere Sententias I, is comprised of three pieces: Introit, for trumpet; Hiram, for ...
Composition No. 1, quintet for two violins, viola, cello, and sampler
Composition No. 1 is a work for string quartet and interactive electronics. The work is around twenty minutes long and separated into five movements, all of them elided through the use of attaccas. The work's organizational ...
Concerto VI in B♭ for Clarinet and Orchestra by Jean Xavier Lefèvre
This transcription of Jean-Xavier Lefèvre's clarinet concerto includes interpretation suggestions.
Rock Over London, Rock On Chicago!
Composed for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Discharge and dedicated most respectfully to Wesley Willis.
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This opera was written as a thesis for the completion of a Master of Music degree in Composition. The text is adapted from the one act play of the same ...