Concert, Classical, and Ensemble works

  • 2021: Impromptu for Celloexpand_more

    ca. 3″

    For solo cello

    Premiered March 3rd, 2021 By Cellist D Scot Williams
    Commissioned by Mary Ann Haubenreich for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.

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  • 2021: Munajat (soliloquy) - For SATB Choir and optional Cello & Guitarexpand_more

    Munajat (soliloquy)
    Poetry by Ibn Arabi (1165-1240)
    Duration ca 5′

    Commissioned by the Illinois Wesleyan University Collegiate Choir
    J. Scott Ferguson, Conductor
    Made possible by the Sylvia Monti Anderson Commissioned Choral Work Fund
    honoring Delta Omicron at Illinois Wesleyan University

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  • 2020: Fiction for Orchestra and a Poetexpand_more

    Based on a Chamber work with the same title.

    Read more about fiction here

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  • 2019: Exodus (Expanded version) - For Brass Sextetexpand_more

    Exodus (Expanded version) – For Brass Sextet: Originally composed for Curtis’ The Brass Project. 2 Trumpets, French Horn, 2 Trombones, and Tuba.
    Commercially recorded (one movement only): Cityscaping CD

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  • 2018: Sand, Land, and Falling Metal - For Guitar and String Quartetexpand_more

    For Guitar and String Quartet.

    The is a revised and expanded version based on a commission by LiveConnections. Supported in part through a grant from the American Composers Forum, Philadelphia Chapter. Originally for Guitar, Violin, Qanun, Oud, Cello and Percussion.
    Premiered in 2015, by Jason Vieaux and Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble.

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  • 2017: Speak - For Orchestraexpand_more

    Originally written for a smaller ensemble. Speak was revised-edited for the full orchestra.

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  • 2016: Fiction for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Double Bass, and Tapeexpand_more

    Premiered in 2016 by Ensemble39.

    Commissioned by LiveConnections and based on 2 short poems by Nazih Abou-afach.

    Written for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Double Bass, and Tape (Prokofiev’s same instrumentation as Prokofiev’s Op. 39)

    Read more about fiction here

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  • 2016: Message In a Bottle - Guitar and Harpexpand_more

    For Guitar and Harp. A suite-like work in 4 movements.

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  • 2016: Exodus - For Brass Sextetexpand_more

    Exodus – For Brass Sextet: Originally composed for Curtis’ The Brass Project. 2 Trumpets, French Horn, 2 Trombones, and Tuba.
    Commercially recorded: Cityscaping CD

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  • 2015: Of Nights and Solace - Fantasia on Andalusian Muwash'shah Poetryexpand_more

    For Mixed Choir, Ūd, Qanūn, Violin, Cello, Arab Percussion and Solo Female Voice.

    Premiered in 2015 by Dalal Abu Amneh, The Crossing Choir, and Al-Bustan Ensemble.
    Commissioned by Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture with the support of the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

    Movements:

    I. Moonrise – Prelude
    II. hayyi al-wujuh (Greet These Faces)
    III. Forsaken
    IV. Interlude “A la Dulap”
    V. Ya man ‘Ada (You who Left and Passed)
    VI. Sunrise

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  • 2005: Chronicles I (à la samā'ī) - String Quartet (Revised 2019)expand_more

    A string quartet, based loosely on the Sama’i traditional music form.

    To be premiered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, by the New Europian Ensemble NEuE, December 11, 2019.

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