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  • Naya Jeevan, concerto for double bass and wind ensemble 

    Cole, Andrew Seager (2014-07-17)
    Naya Jeevan, meaning new life in Hindi, is a twenty-four minute, two-movement concerto for double bass and wind ensemble. While the two movements vary drastically in mood, texture, and tone, they both explore intensity ...
  • The Nightingale and the Rose: Chamber Opera in Two Acts 

    Brake, Anna Laurel (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    I chose Oscar Wilde’s short story, The Nightingale and the Rose (about a nightingale who sacrifices her life to create a red rose for love), for my opera for its fantasy, wit, and expectation-defying tropes. This ...
  • Piper in the Woods: An opera in one act 

    Stevenson, Benjamin Joel (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    “Piper in the Woods” is a one act opera for six principal singers plus SATB chorus, along with an ensemble of nine instrumentalists. The piece is based on a short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick. First published ...
  • Plantains in the rain 

    Wang, A Mao (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-12)
    "Plantains in the Rain" is an early masterpiece of Cantonese music (a type of Chinese traditional instrumental ensemble music). The piece depicts the pattering of rain drops on plantains in early summer. My composition ...
  • Qiuci fantasy for full orchestra 

    Li, Xinyan (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
    Qiuci Fantasy is a two-movement work for full orchestra. Its inspiration comes from the Quici people, who lived about 1,400 years ago in the Kuche region of northwest China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region. The Quici people ...
  • A Remedy for Death For Mixed Ensemble 

    Shum, Chi Wing Natalie (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    A Remedy for Death is a three-movement composition for mixed ensemble, which is inspired by the love of God in the bible. The first movement, “The Fall of Man”, is based on the book of Genesis chapter ...
  • Settings of the Sabbath 

    Fellman, Katie (2016)
    Settings of the Sabbath is a piece written for large ensemble and SATB choir. The Sabbath is a sacred time for Jews that starts sundown Friday night and ends at sundown Saturday night. It is a time for reflection, ...
  • The Seventh Sun For Orchestra 

    Ketjuntra, Arsid (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
    In this work I have created sounds to represent a series of events that signify the apocalypse in Buddhism, the day that seven suns appear in the sky. It is said to bring about the end of this old, present world. No ...
  • Shadow of dew drops for piano trio 

    He, Yuanyuan, 1985- (2013)
    Shadow of Dew Drops for violin, violoncello and piano was inspired by a poetry of the Song Dynasty (960-1279) "Xiao Chi - A little Pond" written by the famous poet Yang Wanli (1127-1206). This poetry depicts: the silent ...
  • Songs from behind the curtain, an opera in three acts 

    Jesperson, Ryan (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-25)
    Songs from Behind the Curtain is the story of Pascal Baur, a damaged composer in 1980's Hartford, who, as the musical director of the Hartford Opera Company, is encoding Soviet messages into his operas. Within the operas ...
  • Symphonic Poem No. 1, Poems on Stone Drums, for Full Orchestra 

    Shao, Zheng (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
    Symphonic Poem No. 1, Poems on Stone Drums is an orchestral piece with three main sections played in a single continuous movement. Its inspiration comes from a set of ancient Chinese seal scripts on ten drum-shaped ...
  • Three Portraits of Pipa – for pipa and orchestra 

    Gianakon, Hong Hong (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
    Three Portraits of Pipa is a three movement concerto for pipa, a traditional Chinese plucked-string instrument that has a history of more than 2000 years in China. The large variety of timbres of the pipa gives the ...
  • Time, Unfolding 

    Chan, Chin Ting (2014-09-30)
    time, unfolding was written for performance in the 70th Annual Composers Conference at Wellesley College. It explores the slow unfolding of musical materials and how it affects our perception of musical time. The idea ...
  • To the Forgotten : for orchestra 

    Yang, Hui-Ting (2013)
    To the forgotten is inspired by the process of observing nature and realizing the interrelationship between humanity and nature by the method of self-preservation. I discovered a similar approach toward nature in three ...
  • The waters 

    Hummer, Beth (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-12)
    'The Waters' is a piece inspired by nature and the ways water manifests itself in nature. Water can exist in such varied ways, from a flowing river to destructive hail to delicate morning dew. These multiple existences ...