Monthly Archives: June 2009

Impulse

Impulse, for woodwind quintet, was commissioned by the Indiana State University Faculty Wind Quintet with support from the Indiana State University Arts Endowment. It was composed between July 23 and August 30, 2000. im·pulse n … 1 a : the act of … Continue reading

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Crystal Anniversary

My lovely wife, Martha, and I celebrated our 15th anniversary on October 17, 2007. According to whoever decides these things, the 15th anniversary is associated with crystal, so of course I was looking around for something of a crystalline nature … Continue reading

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Overture to the Season

2.2.2.2. / 4.2.3.1. / T +2 / strings duration approx. 5 minutes composed Summer 2005 Overture to the Season was commissioned by the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra as a season opener for the 2005/6 season, marking their 80th year of … Continue reading

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Concerto Piccolo

For solo piccolo and orchestra. 0.2.2.2. / 2.2.0.0. / T 2P / harp / strings Duration approx 8 minutes. Composed late 2007. Concerto Piccolo was written for Kate Prouty, piccoloist with the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, and was premiered in March … Continue reading

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June 2009 update

Let’s see… Trio for clarinet, bassoon, and piano is still my main project. It’s turning out well, I think, but I don’t know why it’s going so slowly. Right now I’m maybe halfway through the first movement. Somewhere I have … Continue reading

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