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Anagram Fragments for flute and soprano sax (2011)

These three short pieces were composed for the Duo Fujin One-Day Composition Challenge in 2011. The “secret ingredient,” made public only 12 hours before the deadline, was the word “REMIX.” Not being much of a remixer, I struggled to ?nd a foothold in composing the piece. I started by making anagrams of the phrase “Duo …

No. for violin and cello (2011)

This short duet was composed for the “Fifteen Minutes of Fame” opportunity that Zentripetal offered in February of 2011. When I began writing this piece, it was something different. As I was putting the finishing touches on that earlier version of the score, a “what if I…” hit me out of the blue. I cut …

Throb for marimba duo (2006)

Throb is an improvisational piece inspired by the complex rhythmic figures which can emerge from simple steady pulses. The players are given a basic framework of how to perform the piece, sometimes coordinating with each other but, for the most part, they are off in their own rhythmic worlds. While the players are often uncoordinated …