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Arrangements & Compositions


Arrangements & Compositions

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Arrangements & Compositions


Arrangements & Compositions

Arrangements

Eve Beglarian: The Continuous Life (2000, arr. 2019) (15’) — Plucked string orchestra (guitars, ukuleles, mandolins, and banjos); fl, c, tpt, tbn, vib, pno, kbd, 2 vln (2: also vla), vla, vlc, cb

Vincenzo Bellini: from Norma: Casta diva (1831, arr. 2015) (7’) — Soprano solo; fl, cl, hn, drums, e-gtr, 2 vln, vla, vlc, cb (also e-bass)

Harry Burleigh: Deep River (1917, arr. 2019) — Baritone solo, choir, singing audience; 1.1.1.1 | 1.1.1.0 | pno | strings

Julius Eastman: Stay On It (1973)

  • Version 1 (arr. 2017) — Singing audience; fl, cl, vib, e-gtr, vln, vla, vlc, cb

  • Version 2 (arr. 2018) — 2.2.2.2 | 2.2.0.0 | timp | strings

Rhiannon Giddens: At the Purchaser’s Option (2017, arr. 2019) (4’) — mixed choir, a cappella

Kimbra: Everybody Knows (4’) and Version of Me (4’) (2017, arr. 2017) — Voice + band; 4 vln, vla, vlc

Konono No. 1: Kule Kule (2004) (5’)

  • Version 1 (arr. 2016) — 1.1.1+bcl.1 | 1.1.1.0 | 2perc | 1.1.1.1.1

  • Version 2 (arr. 2019) — 2.1.1.a-sax.1 | 1.1.1.0 | 3perc | e-gtr.e-bass | strings

Alhaji Bai Konte: Alla L’aa Ke (1973) (6’)

  • Version 1 (arr. 2018) — fl, cl, tbn, mba, gtr, pno, vln, vlc, cb

  • Version 2 (arr. 2019) — 1.1.1+bcl.1 | 1.1.1.0 | 2perc | 2.2.2.2.1

Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil: Make Your Own Kind of Music (1968, arr. 2019) (3’) — Singing audience; fl, c, tpt, tbn, 2 perc, pno, 2 vln, vla, vlc, cb

David Moore: Portrait of a Dead Bird Falling (2007, arr. 2013) (6’) — string quartet

Jeremy Schonfeld: Iron & Coal (2011) (90’)

  • Version 1 (arr. 2018) — 3 Tenor Soloists (3: also pno), Adult Choir, Youth Choir; Soloist Ensemble: fl (picc), sax (cl), hn, tpt, tbn, perc, drums, e-gtr (a-gtr), e-bass, acdn, 2 vln (1: also mand, e-gtr), vla, vlc; Youth Orchestra: 2.2.1+bcl.2 | 3.2.1+btbn.1 | timp.1perc | strings

  • Version 2 (arr. 2019) — 3 Tenor Soloists (3: also pno), Adult Choir, Youth Choir; fl (picc), sax (cl), hn, tpt, tbn, perc, drums, e-gtr (a-gtr), e-bass, acdn, kbd, 4 vln (1: also mand, e-gtr), 2 vla, 2 vlc

Sarah Siskind: Lovin’s for Fools (2006, arr. 2018) (4’) — Solo voice / violin; fl, cl, vib, a-gtr, pno, 2 vln, vla, vlc, cb

Henry Threadgill: from Old Locks and Irregular Verbs: Part Four (2016) (7’) — 1.1.1.1 | 1.1.1.0 | 2 perc.pno | 2.2.2.2.1

Shelley Washington: A Kind of Lung (2017) (7’)

  • Version 1 (arr. 2019) — 2.2.1.1 | 1.1.1.1 | 3 perc.pno | strings

  • Version 2 (arr. 2019) — World music soloists; fl, c, tpt, tbn, 2 perc, pno, 2 vln, vla, vlc, cb


I’m very open to creating new versions of these arrangements and working on new arranging projects as well. For more information on performing these arrangements, new versions of them, or new arrangements of other works, please drop me a line.

Compositions

Work in progress (2014-present) — Solo mezzo-soprano; ensemble TBD (text by Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia)

Beacon (2013) — Solo violin; 1.1.1.1 | 1.1.1.0 | 2perc.pno | strings

La petite vie (2011) — Mixed choir & viola (text by Allen Edwin Butt)