Robert A. Baker

composer | theorist
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DRAMATIC WORKS

CHRONOLOGICAL

 

ORCHESTRAL / CHAMBER CONCERTI

VOCAL / CHORAL

CHAMBER MUSIC

BY CATEGORY:

 

SOLO


WORKS with ELECTRONICS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF WORKS

2016

all the lights are gathered in your eyes
for flute, clarinet, trombone, piano, violin, and contrabass
2016 | ca. 8 min
First performance (f.p.): June 2016, New York City; ensemble mise-en

The Restless Spheres
for solo cello
2016 | ca. 8 min
[] Commissioned by Daniel Shomper
f.p.: 12 Mar./16, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD, USA.
Daniel Shomper, cello

 

2015

Stellam - Lunam - Rorate caeli desuper
for soprano, chorus & orchestra
2015 | ca. 5 min
[] Commissioned by the B. T. Rome School of Music, The Catholic University of America, for the 26th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity
First performance (f.p.): Dec./15, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC, USA.
The Catholic University of America Orchestra and Choirs; Molly Allen, soprano; Leo Nestor, conductor.

New Work
for cello & chamber orchestra
in progress | ca. 15 min
f.p.: tba (J. W. Turner, cello)

2014

... and wondrous strange snow
for solo violin, strings, piano and percussion
2014 | ca. 25 min
[] Commissioned by Colin Sorgi and SONAR New Music Ensemble
f.p.: 30 Jan & 1 Feb. / 15, Baltimore Theatre Project, Baltimore, MD, USA (C. Sorgi, violin)

A Contemplation on the Second Station of the Cross
for string quartet
2014 | ca. 2 min
[] Commissioned by the B. T. Rome School of Music, The Catholic University of America, for Stations: A Group Commission Project
in Honor of the B. T. Rome School of Music's 50th Anniversary

f.p.: 20 Feb./15, Church of the Little Flower, Bethesda, MD, USA. Enrique Reynosa & Shinya Blattmann, violins; Dan Zhang, viola; Dorotea Rácz, cello

Apsis
for solo cello
2014 | ca. 9 min
[] Selected for inclusion in the Contemporary Cello Workshop at the 2014 Darmstadt Summer New Music Courses
f.p.: 20 Mar./15, High Point University, NC, USA. Composers Concert of the 45th Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the College Music Society.
J. W. Turner, cello

Three Faustus Songs
soprano, mezzo, baritone, oboe, trombone, cello and harpsichord
Text by C. Marlowe
2014 | ca. 15 min
f.p.: tba

2012

... gravity - stillness ...
for piano & live electronics
2012 | ca. 10 min
f.p. 8 Mar./13, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD, USA. R. A. Baker (pno.)

Five Cycles
a fixed media five-day sound installation
2012 | ca. 30 min
f.p. 4 - 8 Mar./13, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD, USA. R. A. Baker (pno.)

Blue Surface
for classical guitar ensemble in four parts
2012 | ca. 7 min 30 sec
[] Commissioned by the Salisbury University Classical Guitar Festival
f.p. 21 Apr./12, Salisbury University, MD,
USA

2011

Valence IV
for clarinet, trumpet, percussion, piano, violin & cello
2011 | ca. 8 min
f.p. tba

Angle - Horizon - Resonance
for piano & live electronics
2011 | ca. 13 min
f.p. 9 May/11, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, USA. R. A. Baker (pno.)

2010

Valence III
for oboe, cello & percussion
2010 | ca. 7 min
[] Selected for inclusion in the College Music Society 2011 Great Lakes Conference Composer’s Concert
f.p. 1 Apr./11, Lawrence University, WI, USA

Valence II
for clarinet, violin, cello & piano
2010 | ca. 13 min
[] Commissioned by James Stephenson and the Chiasmus Ensemble for a premiere at the 2010 York Spring New Music Festival, England
[] Selected for inclusion in FSU 15th Biennial Festival of New Music, Tallahasee, Florida
f.p. 15 May/10, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, England. Chiasmus Ensemble, James Stephenson (cond.)
subsequent perf.s: 27 Sept./10, Didsbury Arts Festival, Manchester, England, Chaismus Ensemble; Jan./11, FSU 15th Biennial Festival of New Music, Tallahasee, FL, USA

Nor gates of steel so strong, but Time decays?
for solo piano
2010 | ca. 7 min
f.p. 2 May/10, AnDie Musik Live!, Baltimore, MD, USA. Robert Baker (pno.)

2009

Respice exaudi me Domine Deus meus
for SSSSAAAATTTTBBBB
2009 | ca. 8 min
f.p. tba

Sharp Edges
for violin, viola, cello, bass & percussion
2009 | ca. 7 min
[] Selected for inclusion in New Music Miami 2011 ISCM Festival
[]
Composed for the St. Magnus Composers' Course 2009, Scotland

f.p. 24 Jun./09, St. Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Scotland. Psappha ensemble, Christian Baldini (cond.)
subsequent perf.: 15 Jan./11, Miami New Music ISCM Festival Series, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA, NODUS ensemble

Shift
for piano & orchestra
Solo piano – 1 1 1 1 – 1 1 1 1 – Perc. – Strings
2009 | ca. 10 min
f.p.: tba

2008

String Quartet #2
2008 | ca. 16 min
[] Selected for Canadian Contemporary Music Workshop, 2009
f.p. 27 Sep./09, Toronto. The Madawaska Quartet

Valence I
for solo piano
2008 | ca. 9 min
[] Selected for inclusion in the 2010 Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference
[] Selected for inclusion in the College Music Society 2009 Mid-Atlantic Conference Composer’s Concert

f.p. 6 Jun./08; Subsequent: 5 Sep./08, Salisbury University, MD, USA; 20 Mar./09, CMS Mid-Atlantic Conference, George Mason University, VA, USA. Robert Baker (pno.)

2007

The Three Last Minutes in the Life of X
a monodrama for tenor, three actors and six instruments
Libretto by W. Shakespeare and the composer
fl. cl. pno. tenor. vn. va. vc
2007 | ca. 20 min
First performance (f.p.): tba

2005

Wings and Engines
for violin & orchestra
Solo violin – 1 1 1 1 – 1 1 1 1 – Perc. – Strings
2005 | ca. 19 min
[] Selected for premiere by the Ontario region of the Canadian Music Centre for the 2007 Professional Readings Series
f.p. 7 May/07, Toronto, Canada; Esprit Orchestra, Alex Pauk (cond.); Marie Berard (violin)

Mirror, mirror ...
for two violins
(Vanishing Points, version for two violins and electronics)
2005 | ca. 9 min

Vanishing Points
for two violins & live electronics
(Mirror, mirror ... version for two violins)

2005 | ca. 9 min
f.p. 19 Mar./05,Montréal. N. Yamach & E. Miller (vn.s)

2004

String Quartet #1
"Releasing Anamnesis"
2004 | ca. 14 min
[] Recommended for performance at ISCM World Music Days 2010, Sydney, Australia, by ISCM Canadian Section
[] Finalist in the 6th International Composition Competition, “Città di Udine” 2006, Italy
[] Selected for Canadian Contemporary Music Workshop, 2004

f.p. 30 Nov./04, Toronto. The Composer’s Quartet; 29 Mar./05, Montreal. McGill Chamber Ensemble

In Thee, O Lord, do I put my trust
for SATB a cappella
2004 | ca. 3 min
f.p. 19 May/04, Montréal. St. John’s United Church Choir, Robert Baker (cond.)

Chamber Concerto #3: Time Fields
1 1 2 1 – 1 1 1 0 – Perc. – Piano – String Quartet & D.B.
2004 | ca. 17 min
[] Honourable Mention in Free Style Competition 2010, London, England
f.p. 8 Apr./04, Montréal, Canada. Contemporary Music Ensemble, McGill University, J. Lavoie (cond.)

2003

Point of Incidence
for violin, guitar & piano
2003 | ca. 12 min
f.p. 8 Nov./03, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Robert Baker (cond.)

2002

Aspects of the Hawk
for guitar, violin, viola & cello
2002 | ca. 13 min
[] Composed with assistance from the Toronto Arts Council
f.p. 4 May/02, Toronto. toneART ensemble

Chamber Concerto #2: Implications of Time
1 1 1 0 – 1 1 1 0 – Perc. – String Trio & D.B.
2002 | ca. 12 min
f.p. 20 Feb./03, Montréal. Contemporary Music Ensemble, McGill University, J. Lavoie (cond.)

Apertures
for piano trio
2002 | ca. 15 min
[] Composed with assistance from the Toronto Arts Council
f.p. 23 Feb./02, Toronto. toneART ensemble

2001

Chronometrics
for violin & piano
2001 | ca. 13 min
[] Composed with assistance from the Toronto Arts Council
f.p. 20 Oct./01; Subsequent: 8 Nov./03, Toronto. toneART ensemble, C. Gemmell (vn.), K. Tremills (pno.);
22 Jun/02, Thunder Bay, Canada. New Music North, J. Racaru (vn.), D. Oger (pno.)

2000

Chamber Concerto (#1)
for seven instruments
cl. bn. hn. pno. vn. va. vc.
2000 | ca. 13 min
f.p. 5 May/01, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Robert Baker (cond.)

Two Songs on poems by Priscilla Uppal
for soprano, violin & piano
2000 | ca. 7 min
f.p. 24 Feb./00, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Elizabeth Pomes (sop.), Robert Baker (pno.)

Excursus
for cello & piano
2000 | ca. 18 min
f.p. 6 May/00, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Tom Mueller (vc.), Lois Simmons (pno.)

1999

Two Anthems
Give ear to my words, O Lord; Lord, O Lord, how excellent is Thy name
for SATB a cappella
1999 | ca. 7 min
[] 3rd Prize in 43rd International Festival of Choral Art “Jihlava 2000”, Czech Republic
f.p. 23 Jun./01, Jihlava, Czech Republic. Pardubice University Choir, Jiři Koznar (cond.)

Night Thinking
Three songs for mezzo & guitar on poems by E. Bishop
1999 | ca. 9 min
f.p. 6 Jun./99, Toronto. S. Churchill (sop.), D. Cumming (gtr.)

1998

Symmetries
for violin & piano
1998 | ca. 17 min
f.p. 13 Dec./98; Subsequent: 26 Feb./00; 9 Jul./01; 9 Feb./02, Toronto; 5 Feb./02, McMaster University,Hamilton, Canada. C. Gemmell (vn.), Robert Baker (pno.)

Two Anthems
How dear are Thy counsels; In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge
for SATB a cappella
1998 | ca. 7 min
f.p. tba

Two Bagatelles
for solo piano
1998 | ca. 8 min
f.p. 6 Feb./01, Vancouver, Canada, The Standing Wave, L. Dala (pno.); 8 Nov./03, Toronto. toneART ensemble, K. Tremills (pno.);
6 Jun./08, Salisbury University, MD, USA, Robert Baker (pno.)

A Forge, and a Scythe
for solo guitar

1998 | ca. 8 min
[] Published by Chanterelle-Verlag, Germany
f.p. 23 Jan./99; Subsequent: 6 Jun./99, 9 Feb./01, 13 Oct./01, Toronto. D. Cumming (gtr.)

1997

Apostrophe
for solo viola
1997 | ca. 7 min

f.p. 13 Dec./96, Toronto, Canada. Corey Gemmell (vla.)

Three Anthems
Teach me, O Lord ; I sleep but my heart waketh; Set me as a seal
for S solo & SATB a cappella
1997 | ca. 8 min
f.p. 9 & 10 May/97, Toronto. St. Cyprian’s Anglican Church Choir, Robert Baker (cond.)

1996

But I Can't
for solo guitar
1996 | ca. 5 min

f.p. 6 Dec./96, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York;
Subsequent: 15 Dec./96 & 8 Feb./97, Guitar Society of Toronto; 15 Apr./ 97, Cardigan Chamber Series, Cardiff, Wales. S. Thachuk (gtr.); 2 Apr./98, Les Jeunes Artistes, University of Toronto; 25 Apr./98, Festival “Giuseppe Rosetta”, Vercelli, Italy; 26 Aug./98, Festival Internazionale della Chitarra, Lagonegro, Italy; 23 Jan./99, Guitar Society of Toronto. D. Cumming (gtr.)

Prelude and Fugue
for solo piano
1996 | ca. 8 min
f.p. 15 Dec./01, Vancouver, Canada. L. Dala (pno.)

String Trio
1996 | ca. 15 min
f.p. 15 Dec./96; Subsequent: 4 Oct./97, Toronto. Cygnus Trio; 4 Nov./00 & 8 Apr./01, Toronto. Elgin String Trio

Socks, Love & Anodynes
Five songs for soprano & piano
1996 | ca. 9 min
f.p. 15 Dec./96, Toronto. R. Dala-Beale (sop.), L. Dala (pno.)

1994

Three Songs
for soprano & piano
1994 | ca. 5 min
f.p. 12 & 13 May/95, Toronto. Christine Howett (sop.), Robert Baker (pno.);
Subsequent: 24 Feb./00, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Elizabeth Pomes (sop.), Robert Baker (pno.)

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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BY CATEGORY:

 

DRAMATIC WORKS

The Three Last Minutes in the Life of X
a monodrama for tenor, three actors and six instruments
Libretto by W. Shakespeare and the composer
fl. cl. pno. tenor. vn. va. vc
2007 | ca. 20 min
First performance (f.p.): tba

 

 

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ORCHESTRAL / CHAMBER CONCERTI

New Work
for cello & chamber orchestra
in progress | ca. 15 min
f.p.: tba (J. W. Turner, cello)

... and wondrous strange snow
for solo violin, strings, piano and percussion
2014 | ca. 25 min
[] Commissioned by Colin Sorgi and SONAR New Music Ensemble
f.p.: 30 Jan & 1 Feb. / 15, Baltimore Theatre Project, Baltimore, MD, USA (C. Sorgi, violin)

Shift
for piano & orchestra
Solo piano – 1 1 1 1 – 1 1 1 1 – Perc. – Strings
2009 | ca. 10 min
f.p.: tba

Wings and Engines
for violin & orchestra
Solo violin – 1 1 1 1 – 1 1 1 1 – Perc. – Strings
2005 | ca. 19 min
[] Selected for premiere by the Ontario region of the Canadian Music Centre for the 2007 Professional Readings Series
f.p. 7 May/07, Toronto, Canada; Esprit Orchestra, Alex Pauk (cond.); Marie Berard (violin)

Chamber Concerto #3: Time Fields
1 1 2 1 – 1 1 1 0 – Perc. Piano – String Quartet & D.B.
2004 | ca. 17 min
[] Honourable Mention in Free Style Competition 2010, London, England
f.p. 8 Apr./04, Montréal, Canada. Contemporary Music Ensemble, McGill University, J. Lavoie (cond.)

Chamber Concerto #2: Implications of Time
1 1 1 0 – 1 1 1 0 – Perc. – String Trio & D.B.
2002 | ca. 12 min
f.p. 20 Feb./03, Montréal. Contemporary Music Ensemble, McGill University, J. Lavoie (cond.)

Chamber Concerto (#1)
for seven instruments
cl. bn. hn. pno. vn. va. vc.
2000 | ca. 13 min
f.p. 5 May/01, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Robert Baker (cond.)

 

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WORKS for/with ELECTRONICS

... gravity - stillness ...
for piano & live electronics
2012 | ca. 10 min
f.p. 8 Mar./13, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD, USA. R. A. Baker (pno.)

Five Cycles
a fixed media five-day sound installation
2012 | ca. 30 min
f.p. 4 - 8 Mar./13, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD, USA. R. A. Baker (pno.)

Angle - Horizon - Resonance
for piano & live electronics
2011 | ca. 13 min
f.p. 9 May/11, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, USA. R. A. Baker (pno.)


Vanishing Points
for two violins & live electronics
(Mirror, mirror ... version for two violins)

2005 | ca. 9 min
f.p. 19 Mar./05,Montréal. N. Yamach & E. Miller (vn.s)

 

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CHAMBER MUSIC

all the lights are gathered in your eyes
for flute, clarinet, trombone, piano, violin, and contrabass
2016 | ca. 8 min
First performance (f.p.): June 2016, New York City; ensemble mise-en


A Contemplation on the Second Station of the Cross
for string quartet
2014 | ca. 2 min
[] Commissioned by the B. T. Rome School of Music, The Catholic University of America, for Stations: A Group Commission Project
in Honor of the B. T. Rome School of Music's 50th Anniversary

f.p.: 20 Feb./15, Church of the Little Flower, Bethesda, MD, USA. Enrique Reynosa & Shinya Blattmann, violins; Dan Zhang, viola; Dorotea Rácz, cello

Blue Surface
for classical guitar ensemble in four parts
2012 | ca. 7 min 30 sec
[] Commissioned by the Salisbury University Classical Guitar Festival
f.p. 21 Apr./12, Salisbury University, MD,
USA


Valence IV
for clarinet, trumpet, percussion, piano, violin & cello
2011 | ca. 8 min
f.p. tba


Valence III
for oboe, cello & percussion
2010 | ca. 7 min
[] Selected for inclusion in the College Music Society 2011 Great Lakes Conference Composer’s Concert
f.p. 1 Apr./11, Lawrence University, WI, USA


Valence II
for clarinet, violin, cello & piano
2010 | ca. 13 min
[] Commissioned by James Stephenson and the Chiasmus Ensemble for a premiere at the 2010 York Spring New Music Festival, England
[] Selected for inclusion in FSU 15th Biennial Festival of New Music, Tallahasee, Florida
f.p. 15 May/10, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, England. Chiasmus Ensemble, James Stephenson (cond.)
subsequent perf.s: 27 Sept./10, Didsbury Arts Festival, Manchester, England, Chaismus Ensemble; Jan./11, FSU 15th Biennial Festival of New Music, Tallahasee, FL, USA


Sharp Edges
for violin, viola, cello, bass & percussion
2009 | ca. 7 min
[] Selected for inclusion in New Music Miami 2011 ISCM Festival
[]
Composed for the St. Magnus Composers' Course 2009, Scotland

f.p. 24 Jun./09, St. Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Scotland. Psappha ensemble, Christian Baldini (cond.)
subsequent perf.: 15 Jan./11, Miami New Music ISCM Festival Series, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA, NODUS ensemble


String Quartet #2

2008 | ca. 16 min
[] Selected for Canadian Contemporary Music Workshop, 2009
f.p. 27 Sep./09, Toronto. The Madawaska Quartet

Mirror, mirror ...
for two violins
(Vanishing Points, version for two violins and electronics)

2005 | ca. 9 min

String Quartet #1
"Releasing Anamnesis"
2004 | ca. 14 min
[] Recommended for performance at ISCM World Music Days 2010, Sydney, Australia, by ISCM Canadian Section
[] Finalist in the 6th International Composition Competition, “Città di Udine” 2006, Italy
[] Selected for Canadian Contemporary Music Workshop, 2004

f.p. 30 Nov./04, Toronto. The Composer’s Quartet; 29 Mar./05, Montreal. McGill Chamber Ensemble

Point of Incidence
for violin, guitar & piano
2003 | ca. 12 min
f.p. 8 Nov./03, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Robert Baker (cond.)

Aspects of the Hawk
for guitar, violin, viola & cello
2002 | ca. 13 min
[] Composed with assistance from the Toronto Arts Council
f.p. 4 May/02, Toronto. toneART ensemble

Apertures
for piano trio
2002 | ca. 15 min
[] Composed with assistance from the Toronto Arts Council
f.p. 23 Feb./02, Toronto. toneART ensemble

Chronometrics
for violin & piano
2001 | ca. 13 min
[] Composed with assistance from the Toronto Arts Council
f.p. 20 Oct./01; Subsequent: 8 Nov./03, Toronto. toneART ensemble, C. Gemmell (vn.), K. Tremills (pno.);
22 Jun/02, Thunder Bay, Canada. New Music North, J. Racaru (vn.), D. Oger (pno.)

Excursus
for cello & piano
2000 | ca. 18 min
f.p. 6 May/00, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Tom Mueller (vc.), Lois Simmons (pno.)

Symmetries
for violin & piano
1998 | ca. 17 min
f.p. 13 Dec./98; Subsequent: 26 Feb./00; 9 Jul./01; 9 Feb./02, Toronto; 5 Feb./02, McMaster University,Hamilton, Canada. C. Gemmell (vn.), Robert Baker (pno.)

String Trio
1996 | ca. 15 min
f.p. 15 Dec./96; Subsequent: 4 Oct./97, Toronto. Cygnus Trio; 4 Nov./00 & 8 Apr./01, Toronto. Elgin String Trio

 

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SOLO


The Restless Spheres
for solo cello
2016 | ca. 8 min
[] Commissioned by Daniel Shomper
f.p.: 12 Mar./16, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD, USA.
Daniel Shomper, cello


Apsis
for solo cello
2014 | ca. 9 min
[] Selected for inclusion in the Contemporary Cello Workshop at the 2014 Darmstadt Summer New Music Courses
f.p.: tba

Nor gates of steel so strong, but Time decays?
for solo piano
2010 | ca. 7 min
f.p. 2 May/10, AnDie Musik Live!, Baltimore, MD, USA. Robert Baker (pno.)


Valence I

for solo piano
2008 | ca. 9 min
[] Selected for inclusion in the 2010 Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference
[] Selected for inclusion in the College Music Society 2009 Mid-Atlantic Conference Composer’s Concert

f.p. 6 Jun./08; Subsequent: 5 Sep./08, Salisbury University, MD, USA; 20 Mar./09, CMS Mid-Atlantic Conference, George Mason University, VA, USA. Robert Baker (pno.)

Two Bagatelles
for solo piano
1998 | ca. 8 min
f.p. 6 Feb./01, Vancouver, Canada, The Standing Wave, L. Dala (pno.); 8 Nov./03, Toronto. toneART ensemble, K. Tremills (pno.);
6 Jun./08, Salisbury University, MD, USA, Robert Baker (pno.)

A Forge, and a Scythe
for solo guitar
1998 | ca. 8 min
[] Published by Chanterelle-Verlag, Germany
f.p. 23 Jan./99; Subsequent: 6 Jun./99, 9 Feb./01, 13 Oct./01, Toronto. D. Cumming (gtr.)

Apostrophe
for solo viola
1997 | ca. 7 min

f.p. 13 Dec./96, Toronto, Canada. Corey Gemmell (vla.)

But I Can't
for solo guitar
1996 | ca. 5 min

f.p. 6 Dec./96, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York;
Subsequent: 15 Dec./96 & 8 Feb./97, Guitar Society of Toronto; 15 Apr./ 97, Cardigan Chamber Series, Cardiff, Wales. S. Thachuk (gtr.);
2 Apr./98, Les Jeunes Artistes, University of Toronto; 25 Apr./98, Festival “Giuseppe Rosetta”, Vercelli, Italy; 26 Aug./98, Festival Internazionale della Chitarra, Lagonegro, Italy; 23 Jan./99, Guitar Society of Toronto. D. Cumming (gtr.)

Prelude and Fugue
for solo piano
1996 | ca. 8 min
f.p. 15 Dec./01, Vancouver, Canada. L. Dala (pno.)

 

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 VOCAL/CHORAL

Stellam - Lunam - Rorate caeli desuper
for soprano, chorus & orchestra
2015 | ca. 7 min
[] Commissioned by the B. T. Rome School of Music, The Catholic University of America, for the 26th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity
First performance (f.p.): Dec./15, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC, USA.
The Catholic University of America Orchestra and Choirs; Molly Allen, soprano; Leo Nestor, conductor.
 

Three Faustus Songs
soprano, mezzo, baritone, oboe, trombone, cello and harpsichord
Text by C. Marlowe
2014 | ca. 15 min
f.p.: tba

Respice exaudi me Domine Deus meus
for SSSSAAAATTTTBBBB
2009 | ca. 8 min
f.p. tba

In Thee, O Lord, do I put my trust
for SATB a cappella
2004 | ca. 3 min
f.p. 19 May/04, Montréal. St. John’s United Church Choir, Robert Baker (cond.)

Two Songs on poems by Priscilla Uppal
for soprano, violin & piano
2000 | ca. 7 min
f.p. 24 Feb./00, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Elizabeth Pomes (sop.), Robert Baker (pno.)

Two Anthems
Give ear to my words, O Lord; Lord, O Lord, how excellent is Thy name
for SATB a cappella
1999 | ca. 7 min
[] 3rd Prize in 43rd International Festival of Choral Art “Jihlava 2000”, Czech Republic
f.p. 23 Jun./01, Jihlava, Czech Republic. Pardubice University Choir, Jiři Koznar (cond.)

Night Thinking
Three songs for mezzo & guitar on poems by E. Bishop
1999 | ca. 9 min
f.p. 6 Jun./99, Toronto. S. Churchill (sop.), D. Cumming (gtr.)

Two Anthems
How dear are Thy counsels; In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge
for SATB a cappella
1998 | ca. 7 min
f.p. tba

Three Anthems
Teach me, O Lord ; I sleep but my heart waketh; Set me as a seal
for S solo & SATB a cappella
1997 | ca. 8 min
f.p. 9 & 10 May/97, Toronto. St. Cyprian’s Anglican Church Choir, Robert Baker (cond.)

Socks, Love & Anodynes
Five songs for soprano & piano
1996 | ca. 9 min
f.p. 15 Dec./96, Toronto. R. Dala-Beale (sop.), L. Dala (pno.)

Three Songs
for soprano & piano
1994 | ca. 5 min
f.p. 12 & 13 May/95, Toronto. Christine Howett (sop.), Robert Baker (pno.);
Subsequent: 24 Feb./00, Toronto. toneART ensemble, Elizabeth Pomes (sop.), Robert Baker (pno.)

 

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