Tag «15 minutes of fame»

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 …

.000001% for harp (2011)

I composed this piece for the Fifteen Minutes of Fame written for harpist Alyssa Reit. I became obsessed with the musical content years ago but have yet to find a satisfactory home for it. I could listen to it forever and decided to carve off a chunk for this opportunity. Download the score: .000001%

Twitch for violin (2011)

I composed this piece for Conway Kuo’s “Fifteen Minutes of Fame.” The idea was simple, just a high-pitched jittery idea that doesn’t go away. A rich melody wants to emerge but doesn’t get far. Download the score: Twitch

Number Station for guitar (2011)

Number stations are mysterious transmissions over short-wave radio frequencies. A typical transmission emerges from static, may include a recording of a folk tune, and then someone speaks a string of numbers. I’ve been listening to recordings of these a lot recently… composed for Kenji Haba’s “Fifteen Minutes of Fame” Download the score: Number Station