Selected Works

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Orchestra

  • Seascape, for Orchestra, 1981 (ca. 5')
  • Mycenae, for Orchestra and Narrators, 1983 (ca. 12')
  • Dependency, for Orchestra and Tape, 1986 (ca. 12')
  • Symphony No.1 (Third World), for Orchestra, 1986-87 (ca. 35')
  • Solstice I (Winter), for Orchestra, 1995 (ca. 12')
  • Solstice II (Summer), for Orchestra, 1996 (ca. 15')
  • Recollections, for Orchestra, 1998 (ca. 17')
  • Textures, for Orchestra, 2000 (ca. 14')
  • Partly True, Mostly Fiction, for Orchestra, 2002 (ca. 13')
  • Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra, 2008 (ca. 20')
  • Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra, 2014 (ca. 20')
  • Chamber Orchestra

  • Anniversary, for Strings, 1985 (ca. 8')
  • Suite North, for String Orchestra, 2000 (ca. 16')
  • Three Moods of Summer, for Flute and Strings, 2000 (ca. 10')
  • Spiral, for Flute and String Orchestra, 2000 (ca. 11')
  • Remembering Lisa for Strings, 2007 (ca. 4')
  • Light and Shadow for Chamber Orchestra, 2014 (ca. 11')
  • Chamber Ensemble

  • Diffusion, for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Piano and Percussion, 1980 (ca. 6')
  • Woodwind Quintet, 1981 (ca. 6')
  • Lamentations, for String Quartet, 1983 (ca. 12')
  • Surfaces, for 10 instruments, 1984 (ca. 12')
  • Chronomorphosis, for Flute, Clarinet, Piano and  Percussion, 1984 (ca. 8')
  • Entropy, for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass, 1988 (ca. 7')
  • Intimations I & II, for Oboe and Piano, 1992 (ca. 9')
  • Morphes, for Violin and Piano, 1992 (ca. 6')
  • For Us, fanfare for two Trumpets, 1992 (ca. 2')
  • Strata, for Violin and Piano, 1993 (ca. 8')
  • Elements of Chance, for Clarinet, Piano, Marimba and Vibraphone, 1993 (ca. 6')
  • Vertexes, for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, 1994 (ca. 10')
  • Crosswind, for Clarinet and Bassoon, 1994 (ca. 7')
  • Flexure, for Oboe, Guitar and Vibraphone, 1995 (ca. 5')
  • Pentacle, for Flute, Violin, French Horn, and two Percussionists, 1999 (ca. 8')
  • Three Moods of Summer, for Flute and Piano, 1999 (ca. 9')
  • Halcyons, for Oboe, Cello and Piano, 2000 (ca. 9')
  • Pirouette, for Flute/Oboe, Clarinet/Alto Sax, Marimba/Xylophone, and Percussion, 2000 (ca. 4')
  • Gesture: Fanfare for ATAC, for Trumpet, Women's choir, Tuba and Timpani, 2004 (ca 2').
  • Cantus for Oboe, Piano, Vibraphone, and Violoncello, 2005 (ca 5')
  • Holiday Traffic, for Flute, Marimba and Violoncello, 2005 (ca 6')
  • In the Light of an Invisible Moon, for Flute and Harp, 2007 (ca. 9')
  • Encounters for viola and guitar (or piano), 2008 (ca. 8')
  • Changing Winds for Wind Ensemble, 2009 (ca. 7')
  • Interchange for Vibraphone and Piano, 2010 (ca. 8')
  • Presidential Fanfare for two Trumpets, 2010 (ca. 1')
  • A Strong Urge to Fly for Alto Saxophone and Church Organ, 2012 (ca. 8')
  • Bitter Land for Violin and Piano, 2012 (ca. 10')
  • Digression for Percussion Quartet and Double Bass, 2013 (ca. 7')
  • Lullaby for Violin, Violoncello and Double Bass, 2013 (ca. 4')
  • String Quartet, 2016 (ca. 9')
  • Impact for two Percussionists (snare drum, tenor drum, marimba, vibraphone, suspended cymbal and triangle), 2017 (ca. 6')
  • Solo Instruments

  • Variables, for Clarinet, 1984 (rev. 1992) (ca. 9')
  • Anaplasi I and II, for Violin, 1984 (ca. 7')
  • Delusion, for Cello, 1985 (ca. 7')
  • Arrays, for Viola, 1988 (ca. 5')
  • Euphemism, for Euphonium, 1990 (ca. 4')
  • Traces, for Piano, 1991 (ca. 7')
  • Four Vignettes, for Guitar, 1994 (ca. 4')
  • Five Diversions, for Piano, 1996 (ca. 14')
  • Contortions, for Flute solo, 1999 (ca. 5')
  • Sojourn, for Guitar, 2001 (ca. 10')
  • Aberration, for Pipe Organ, 2003 (ca. 7')
  • Monologue, for Oboe, 2003 (ca. 5')
  • Flux, for Bass Clarinet, 2005 (ca. 5')
  • Red Moon, for Viola, 2006 (ca. 6')
  • Cantilena, for Alto Saxophone, 2007 (ca. 7')
  • Fanrare for PACI for Trumpet, 2008 (ca.1')
  • Night Musing for Bassoon, 2009 (ca. 7')
  • Tweet for Flute, 2012 (ca. 6')
  • Refractions for Alto Saxophone, 2014 (ca. 6')
  • Moments for Violoncello, 2014 (ca. 8')
  • Cadenza for Violin, 2015 (ca. 5')
  • Stargaze for Alto Flute, 2016 (ca. 1')
  • Miniatures for Piano (Prelude, I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, Postlude), 2009-2016 (ca. 9')
  • Chorus

  • Flowers of the Rock, for Chorus, 1980 (ca. 4').
  • A Giant's Dream (Northern Landscape), for Chorus and Orchestra, 1990 (ca. 20').
  • Blackbird, for Mixed Chorus, 1992 (ca. 7')
  • In Peace and Paradise, for Mixed Chorus, 2008 (ca. 5')
  • Voice

  • Four Songs, for Soprano and Piano, 1979 (ca. 5')
  • Thunderbolt Steers, for Mezzo-Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Viola, Cello and Percussion, 1985 (ca. 9')
  • Shooting Stars, for Mezzo-Soprano, Violin, Clarinet, Harp and Percussion, 1986 (ca. 7')
  • River, for Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Cello and Piano, 2010 (ca. 7')
  • Last Journey, for Baritone, Violoncello and two Pianos, 2017 (ca. 11')
  • Electroacoustic

  • Atlantis, for Tape, 1985 (8':02")
  • Elusive Summer, for Tape, 1986 (6':42")
  • Alternative Duality, for Tape, 1986 (6':51").
  • Convergence, for Saxophone and Tape, 1986 (9':10")
  • Litany, for Tape, 1986 (7':35")
  • Journeying, for Tape, 1987 (6':48")
  • Differentia, for Euphonium and Tape, 1987 (7':03")
  • Silver Pieces, for Flute and Tape, 1991 (8':30")
  • Reconstruction, for Trumpet and CD, 2001 (8':40")
  • Discovery 1, electroacoustic/computer animation, 2003 (1':26")
  • Full of Stars, electroacoustic, 2003 (3':24")
  • Sufridas Tierras, electroacoustic, 2007 (5':25")
  • Water Colour, electroacoustic with video by Mark Nisenholt, 2009 (4':45")
  • Spirals, electroacoustic with video by Mark Nisenholt, 2009 (5':10") See it here!
  • Cubismos electroacoustic with video by Mark Nisenholt, 2010 (4:09")
  • Lost at Sea electroacoustic with video by Mark Nisenholt, 2015 (4:40")
  • Valuri electronic score for video by Ioana Sisea, 2015 (2:45")



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