Violin

Works

''anatomy theater'' is about the human body—its inside, to be specific. In fact, ''anatomy theater'' questions the history of a kind of human meaning: what is the historic...
In 'Youth' Paolo Sorrentino had the great idea to make a movie about a composer, who is played in the film by Michael Caine...
death speaks was commissioned by Carnegie Hall and Stanford Lively Arts, specifically to go on a program with the little match girl passion. The opportunity came without many...
When the young Philip Glass and the young Steve Reich were living near each other in New York in the late 60's they started a furniture moving company, called 'Chelsea...
I wrote a melody that I really liked. It seemed to go on forever, never repeating exactly, never locating in a particular place, never giving away too much about its shape, or...
The three movements of these broken wings concentrate on three different physical and musical challenges. The first movement consists of music that requires incredible stamina and...
child is my attempt to examine certain experiences as I remember (and misremember) them from my childhood. Each of the individual moments is in some way a memory of how I learned...
I wanted to write a piece in which a large amount of effort was expended to go a very small distance. ''short fall'' is that piece. Underneath all the activity in ''short fall''...
The phrase ''my very empty mouth'' is part of a sentence I was taught to help remember the order of the planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, etc. Now I no longer remember the...
During a trip to the dentist my oldest son Isaac was given laughing gas. The dentist called it sweet air, a gentle name to take the fear out of having a cavity filled. It worked....
''I fought the law'' was commissioned as a companion piece to the chamber version of ''The Unanswered Question'' of Charles Ives. I know this piece has many revolutionary features...
 Everyone tried to act surprised when it was revealed that the Reagan administration had illegally traded arms for hostages in Iran and had shipped weapons to the Contras in...
''dance/drop'' is an arrangement of the two instrumental movements from my piece ''are you experienced?'' for narrator, electric tuba and large ensemble. In ''are you experienced...
[The potato] begins its life at its most coherent, losing its shape and substance with the growth of its sprouts. The sprouts will, of course, become other potato plants, but,...

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