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Orchestra & Large Ensemble

Tangle Eye (2017) – Concerto for Cello and Orchestra – 20:00
2222/4331/timp/2perc/str
commissioned by the California Symphony for soloist Inbal Segev

Psychedelia (2016) – Sinfonietta – 5:00
1111/1111/2perc/pno/str
commissioned by Alarm Will Sound

Living Language (2016) – Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra – 25:00
2222/4021/timp/3perc/hp/str
commissioned by tthe Koussevitzky Music Foundation at the Library of Congress and the California Symphony, with a consortium including the Reading Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and Richmond Symphony

Beatbox (2015) – String Quintet  and Orchestra – 17:00
2222/3221/3perc/str
commissioned by Concert Artists Guild and Sybarite5 with the Midland Symphony, Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, and South Carolina Philharmonic

Breakdown (2015) – Orchestra – 10:00
3222/4331/3perc/str
commissioned by the California Symphony

Roots to Branches (2014) - Hand Percussion and Orchestra - 30:00
2222/3200/2perc/hp/str
commissioned by City Music Cleveland and soloist Shane Shanahan
with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts

Junk Band (2013) - Wind Ensemble - 5:00
picc 223 bcl 2 cbsn/4 sax (AATB)/444 euph tuba/timp/5perc/pno/bass +noisemakers
commissioned by Damon Talley and a consortium including: Shenandoah Conservatory, Georgia State University, Florida State University, Louisiana State University, Temple University, Lawrence Conservatory, Ball State University, University of Memphis, Interlochen Arts Academy, and Central Missouri University

Glitchscape (2013) - Orchestra and Live Video - 10:00
1111/1111/3perc/pno/str +obsolete technology
commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra
(collaboration with experimental film artist Simon Tarr)

Drift of Rainbows (2009) - Orchestra - 6:00
2222/4001/2perc/celesta/str +6 blow-organs
(arrangement of original chamber version)

Low Country Haze (2009) - Orchestra - 7:00
3222/4021/3perc/pno/str
commissioned by the Albany Symphony

Overdrive (2008) - Orchestra - 4:00
3333/4331/timp/4perc/pno/str +30 additional percussionists
commissioned by the Minnesota Orchestra

The Breadth of Breaking Waves (2007) - Orchestra (with optional electronics) - 6:00
3222/4231/timp/2perc/cel/hp/str
commissioned by the Annapolis Symphony

Some Day the Sun Won't Shine (2006) - Chorus and Orchestra - 3:00
3333/4331/timp/2perc/str +SATB
commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony

Black Bend (2005) - Orchestra - 6:30
2222/2221/timp/2perc/str

Graffiti (2004) - Orchestra - 10:00
3333(db. cbsn)/4331/timp/3perc/pno (db. cel)/hp/str
commissioned by the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

Storm Windows (2004) - Orchestra and Narrator - 4:00
1000/0020/1perc/handbells (12 players)/str/narrator
commissioned by the Cleveland Orchestra Association/Bascom Little Fund

Instrumental Chamber

Unchained Melodies (2018) – 20:00
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano
commissioned by the National Endowment for the Arts for Fifth House Ensemble
(collection of ten solo pieces that can be combined in any ensemble configuration)

Hopper Nocturnes (2016) – 12:00
oboe, bassoon, and piano
commissioned by Quogue Chamber Music

Soundings (2015) – 18:00
flute, cello, and piano +toy instruments
commissioned by Chamber Music America for Fifth House Ensemble

Native Tongues (2015) – 11:00
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, piano, strings, and folk band
commissioned by the NEA/MacArthur Foundation for Fifth House Ensemble and Baladino

Worn Surfaces (2014) - 10:00
string quartet
commissioned for the JACK Quartet/American Academy in Rome

Young Sycamore (2013) - 5:00
clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass, and piano
commissioned by the American Academy in Rome for Scharoun Ensemble Berlin

Hitchhiker's Tales (2012) - 10:00
string quintet (2 violins, viola, cello, and bass)
commissioned by Sybarite5 (three short pieces for quintet including Black Bend)

Lonesome Roads (2012) - 17:00
piano trio
commissioned for the Gryphon, Deseret, and Triple Helix trios by the Barlow Endowment

Eternal Breath (2011) - 9:00
string septet (3 violins, viola, 3 cellos) +drone
commissioned by members of the Jasper and Jupiter String Quartets

Ramshackle Songs (2009) - 25:00
string quartet
commissioned by the Fromm Foundation for the Jupiter String Quartet

Drift of Rainbows (2009) - 6:00
2 violins, viola, cello, bass, percussion, celesta, +3 blow-organs (with tape delay unit)
commissioned by the Annenberg Foundation for Scharoun Ensemble Berlin

Low Country Haze (2009) - 7:00
flute/piccolo, clarinet, bassoon, horn, percussion, piano, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass
(arrangement of original orchestra version)

Lowcountry from Simon Tarr on Vimeo.

Lawless Airs (2008) - 6:00
string trio
commissioned by the BMI Foundation/Concert Artists Guild for the Janaki String Trio

Ballads and Broken Rhymes (2008) - 20:00
string quartet
commissioned by Chamber Music America for the Corigliano Quartet

Fractured Jams (2006) - 14:00
violin, clarinet, cello, piano
commissioned by the BMI Foundation/Boudleaux Bryant Fund for Antares

Love Bleeds Radiant (2006) - 12:00
amplified string quartet +electronics
commissioned by the Kronos Quartet

Black Bend (2003) - 5:00
string quartet (with optional bass)
commissioned by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the AKI Festival of New Music

Vocal & Choral

Sing into Being (2015) - 12:00
soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and Hammond B3 organ
commissioned by the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble

Wear Flowers in Your Hair (2013) - 7:00
SATB chorus
commissioned by Volti Chamber Choir, San Francisco

The Clear Light (2012) - 18:00
soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion +electronics
commissioned by the Naumburg Foundation for the Da Capo Chamber Players and Lucy Shelton

A Screened Porch in the Country (2011) - 17:00
mezzo-soprano, flute/piccolo, violin, cello, and piano (+wind chimes and rainstick)
commissioned by the Bakken Trio and folk singer Ruth MacKenzie

Drowning With Others (2011) - 6:00
soprano and piano

Some Day the Sun Won't Shine (2006) - Chorus and Orchestra - 3:00
3333/4331/timp/2perc/str +SATB
commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony

Nine Poems (2002) - 35:00
baritone, percussion trio, string quartet

Opera & Multimedia

Permadeath (2018) – 100:00
libretto by Cerise Jacobs
video game opera in development
commissioned by Friends of Madame White Snake

ANDY: A Popera (2015; with Heath Allen) – 120:00
libretto by John Jarboe and cast
6 cabaret singers, opera chorus, guitar, bass, drums, electric viola, and keyboard
commissioned by Opera Philadelphia and the Bearded Ladies Cabaret

Benevolent Mischief (2010) - collaboration with photographer Chase Jarvis for Nikon Cameras - 5:00
film score (six cello parts) recorded by Joshua Roman:

Instrumental Solo & Duo

Unchained Melodies (2018) – 20:00
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano
commissioned by the National Endowment for the Arts for Fifth House Ensemble
(collection of ten solo pieces that can be combined in any ensemble configuration)

Amplified Soul (2015) – 4:00
solo piano
commissioned by Gabriela Martinez

Silvertone (2014) - 10:00
violin and piano
commissioned by Chicago's Music in the Loft series

Lonesome Roads Nocturne (2013) - 5:00
solo piano
commissioned by the International Beethoven Festival / Lara Downes

Rave-Up (2012) - 3:00
violin and piano (version for amplified violin solo also available)
commissioned by Washington DC's VERGE Ensemble for violinist Lina Bahn

Americana (2010) - 32:00
cello and piano (with prerecorded tape)
commissioned by Town Hall Seattle for Joshua Roman and Helen Huang

Devil's Strum (2010) - 5:00
classical or steel-string guitar
commissioned by Jason Vieaux/Guitars International

Dixie Twang (2009) - 1:30
cello and piano

Ramble and Groove (2009) - 7:00
solo bassoon

Remembrances (2008) - 3:00
cello and piano
commissioned by Evelyne Luest/New Music Champions Series at Thalia

Lawless Airs (2008) - 6:00
violin and harp
(arrangement of original trio version)

Hard-Knock Stomp (2000) - 3:00
solo viola (or cello)

 

 

 

 

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