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Piano Sonata No. 3, “Proust Among the Nations” (2014)

26 minutes
Piano
Commissioned by ROK Inc for Steven Spooner

Kol Nidrei (2013)

6 minutes
Solo ‘cello,  Prerecorded sounds
Commissioned by  Maya Beiser

Piano Miniature No. 13, “America Never Was America To Me” (2013)

4 minutes
Piano
Commissioned by Myrna Cook for Nicholas Phillips

Piano Miniature No. 12

3 minutes
Piano

Sadat (2013)

Ballet in 5 Scenes
26 minutes
Percussion (xlyophone, marimba, tenor drum, tamborine, chimes) and Chamber Orchestra (fl.cl.bsn/2 hrn/strings)
Commissioned by ROKI  for Ji Hye Jung

Piano Miniature No. 11, “For Syria” (2012)

3 minutes
Piano
Commissioned by the International Beethoven Project, 2012
To the men, women and children who were brutally massacred in Syria

A Source of Light (2012)

15 minutes
Male Vocal Ensemble
Commissioned by Cantus

Piano Miniature No. 10, “Liberace” (2012)

2 minutes
Piano
To Steven Blier on his wedding

Posh (2011)

12 minutes
Baritenor, Piano
Song cycle on texts by Wayne Koestenbaum
Commissioned by Roki

Jebel Lebnan (2011)

20 minutes
Flute, Oboe, Carinet, French horn, Bassoon
Commissioned by Imani Winds

Piano Sonata No. 2, “The Last Resistance” (2011)

25 minutes
Piano
Commissioned by ROK Inc for Steven Spooner

Piano Miniature No. 8, “Bargemusic” (2011)

2 minutes
Piano
Commissioned by Beth Levin

Piano Miniature No. 7 (2011)

2 minutes
Piano
For Justin Snyder

AdZel (2011)

12 minutes
Two Bb Clarinets
Commissioned by Adzel for Mariam Adam and Stephanie Zelnick

Native Informant -Sonata for Solo Violin (2011)

25 minutes
Violin
Commissioned by RBP Music LLC for Rachel Barton Pine

Tahrir (2011)

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

Meditation (2011)

5 Minutes
Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Amplified Double Bass
Commissioned by the Two Rivers Ensemble

Jeder Mensch (2011)

10 minutes
Mezzo Soprano, Piano
Song cycle on Alma Mahler
Commissioned by and written for Kate Lindsey

Double Concerto, “States of Fantasy” (2010)

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

Ughnia’t Mariam (2010)

5 minutes
2 Bb Clarinets
Commissioned by the Ach-Zed Duo

Rubiyaat (2010)

7 minutes
Tenor, Flute, Cello, Piano
Commissioned by Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble, Inc as part of the 2009-10 Composer in Residence Program

Furia (2010)

30 minutes
Baritone, Wind Quintet, String Quartet
Commissioned by Musicians For Harmony for Randall Scarlata, the Borromeo String Quartet and the Imani Winds

Three Fragments of Ibn Khafajah (2010)

10 minutes
Soprano, Flute, Guitar, Violin, Cello
Commissioned by the Cygnus Ensemble

No Orpheus (2009)

14 minutes
Mezzo Soprano, Cello
Commissioned by Christina Ascher

Piano Miniature No. 6, “Addio” (2009)

2 minutes
Piano

Symphony No. 2 (2009)

17 minutes
Chamber Orchestra (1.1.1.1/1.1.1./timp./1perc./pno./hrp./strings)
Commissioned by Alea III

Two Venetian Frescoes (2009)

7 minutes
Flute, Piano
Commissioned by Laura Falzon

We Are Seven (2009)

7 minutes
Baritone, Piano

Sumeida’s Song (2009)

60 minutes
2.2.2.2/4.2.3./timp./1 perc./pno./strings

OK, Hit, Hit But Don’t Run (2009)

6 minutes
Prerecorded electronic sounds
Music to accompany animation by Shadi Habib.
For the 53rd Venice Biennale

After the Revels (2009)

4 minutes
Baritone, Piano
For Kyle Alexander Cronin

Airs (2008)

11 minutes
Guitar
Commissioned by David Gutkin

Three Novelettes (2008)

14 minutes
Alto Saxophone, Piano
Commissioned by the and written for Michael Couper

Lamentation and Satire (2008)

10 minutes
String Quartet
Commissioned by the Béla String Quartet

Bonsai Journal (2007)

20 minutes
High Soprano, Piano
Commissioned by Emily Spear

Symphony No. 1, “Symphonic Aphorisms” (2007)

24 minutes
Orchestra (2.2.2.2/2.2.2./timp./1 perc./strings)
Commissioned by the New England Conservatory Composers’ Series Orchestra

Collisions (2007)

7 minutes
Percussion Ensemble

Litany (2007)

6 minutes
Flute Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Double Bass
Commissioned by and written for Nathaniel Chase

Lan Abkee (2007)

5 minutes
Mezzo Soprano, Piano

Piano Sonata, “Reflections on Exile” (2007)

15 minutes
Piano
Commissioned by and written for Katie Reimer

Two Short Diversions (2006)

4 minutes
Saxophone, Harp

Three Shakespeare Songs (2006)

12 minutes
Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Harp, Mezzo Soprano, Violin, Double Bass

Elegy for Naguib Mahfouz (2006)

3 minutes
Violin, Cello

Piano Miniature No. 5 (2006)

Indeterminate time
Piano

Requiem Mass (2006)

20 minutes
Mixed Chorus

Panopticon (2006)

7 minutes
Tenor, Piano

Chamber Symphony No. 1, “Sabra” (2005)

30 minutes
Chamber Orchestra (1.1.1.1/0.1.1./timp./1perc/pno/strings), Actors

Canto (2005)

6 minutes
Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Piano

The Stolen Child (2005)

3 minutes
Baritone, Piano

Piano Miniature No. 4 (2005)

1 minute
Piano

Elegy for David Diamond (2005)

5 minutes
Violin, Cello

Piano Miniature No. 3 (2005)

1 minute
Piano

Piano Miniature No. 2 (2005)

1 minute
Piano

Piano Prelude No. 4 (2005)

3 minutes
Piano

Piano Miniature No. 1, “Nocturnal Snapshot” (2005)

1 minute
Piano

Two Sonnets and a Closing Couplet (2005)

10 minutes
Harp

Cello Sonata, “Elegiac Verses” (2005)

15 minutes
Cello, Piano
Also in a version for Piano, Cello, Actor, Singer and Dancer
Dedicated to Michael Katz

The 89th Street Rag (2004)

3 minutes
Clarinet, Piano

Memoriam (2004)

15 minutes
String Orchestra

Four Haiku Poems (2004)

4 minutes
Tenor, Piano

Naaman’s Song (2004)

15 minutes
Soprano, Tenor, Chamber Orchestra (1.1.1.1/0.1.1./timp./1 perc/strings)

Piano Prelude No. 3 (2004)

4 minutes
Piano

Piano Prelude No. 2 (2003)

3 minutes
Piano

Piano Prelude No. 1 (2003)

5 minutes
Piano

Elegy for Edward Said (2003)

4 minutes
Violin, Cello

The True Knowledge (2002)

5 minutes
Soprano, Piano

Duo for Piano and Violin (2002)

16 minutes
Piano, Violin