MUSIC FOR ORCHESTRA

PAX UNIVERSALIS (2015)
Approximate Duration: 8 minutes
Orchestra (3322.4331.timp+3 perc,hp,pno+celesta, strings)
Commissioned by the Santa Rosa Symphony Orchestra
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CELLO CONCERTO, “DESERT SORROWS” (2015)
Approximate Duration: 30 minutes
Amplified Cello Solo and Orchestra (3333.4430.timp+3 perc,hp,pno (celesta), strings)
Commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for Maya Beiser
Commission made possible through the generous support of Peter D. Cummings
I. Yowm Ad-Dīn (The day of Reckoning)
II. Al- Maccaber (The Graves)
III. Jannat: Saud Al-Faisal In Memoriam (Heavens)
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ZABUR (2015)
Approximate Duration: 55 minutes
Tenor, Baritone, Mixed Chorus, Children’s Choir and Orchestra (2222.4230.timp+1 perc,hp,pno,celesta, strings)
Commissioned by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir for The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
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VIOLIN CONCERTO, “AL-ANDALUS” (2013)
Approximate Duration: 30 minutes
Solo Violin, Orchestra (2.2.2.2 – 4.2.3 – timp+2 – hp– pno (cel) – strings)
Commissioned by ROKI INC for Rachel Barton Pine and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra
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AKHNATEN, DWELLER IN TRUTH (2011)
A dance scene
Approximate Duration: 15 minutes
Cello, Piano, Orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.3/timp, perc, strings)
Commissioned by The Foundation for Modern Music
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TAHRIR (2011)
Approximate Duration: 12 minutes
Bb Clarinet, Orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.0/timp,perc,hrp,strings)
For David Krakauer
Commissioned by Cynthia Chan; Pamela Esser; Kaitilin Nicholas; John Griffin; Rueben K. Jenkins and Wayne Leonard; Rina Langer; Duane Lyons; Larry Melniker; John Otis; Martin Reichel; Brian Sands; Ken Tannenbaum; Will Weinstein; Any Chen-Hew Wing to the memory of Herb Greenhut
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SYMPHONY NO. 3, “POEMS AND PRAYERS” (2010)
Approximate Duration: 60 minutes
Mezzo Soprano, Baritone, Mixed Choir, Childrens’ Choir, Orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.3./timp./perc/ hrp/strings)
Commissioned by the The Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development at Northeastern University for The Zamir Chorale of Boston
I. Kaddish
II. Lullaby
Minyan
III. Night Fantasy
Oseh Shalom
IV. Memorial Day for the War Dead
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DOUBLE CONCERTO, “STATES OF FANTASY” (2010)
Approximate Duration: 25 minutes
Solo Violin, Solo Cello, Orchestra (2.2.2.2/2.2.0./timp. /strings)
Commissioned by Ensemble 212 for Nicholas Kitchen and Yeesun Kim as part of the 2010-11 Composer in Residence Program
I. Fantasy
First Elegy
II. Funeral March: A State of Mourning
Second Elegy
III. Variations on an Imaginary Hymn of State
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SYMPHONY NO. 2 (2009)
Approximate Duration: 17 minutes
Chamber Orchestra (1.1.1.1/1.1.1./timp./1perc./pno./hrp./strings)
Commissioned by Alea III
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SYMPHONY NO. 1, “SYMPHONIC APHORISMS” (2007)
I. Funeral March: The Order of the Burial of the Dead
II. Scherzo
III. Intermezzo: Remembrances of Things Played
IV. Homage to a Belly-Dancer
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