Recent compositions from Aaron Holloway Nahum


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Days, Distance, Days (2023)

for trombone soloist, large ensemble and electronics (1.0.2.Sax.1)/ This piece will soon be available via Composers Edition Commissioned and premiered by gag…

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I Slow Down (2020)

for two pianos and optional video (Q-lab session available from the composer) Composed during the 2020 COVID Lockdown, this piece translates the first wave of COVID deaths in Minnesota – where m…

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Vernichtung (2019)

Mov. I – Undiralda Mov. II – Stórsjor Mov. III – Brotsjór 1.1.2.TSax.1/ Bass Clarinet/2Perc/Acc/Str= This piece was commissioned by Peter Eötvös and the Pan…

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The New Hymns (2019)

for Solo Viola and live electronics This piece was commissioned by Stephen Upshaw and premiered at NonClassical in London, on 14 Nov. 2018

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Ezra’s Nursery (2018)

for Wind Quintet This piece was commissioned by the 2018/19 Peter Eötvös Mentorship Programme, and was premiered on 6th October at the Budapest Music Centre by Camilla Hotenga, Catherine Milliken, J…

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The Long March (2018)

for Clarinet in A, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Violin and Double Bass (Ensemble L’Histoire du Soldat) The full score can be downloaded here. This piece was commissioned by the 2018/1…

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Like a Memory of Birds (2017)

for Marimba and English Horn This piece was commissioned by Joshua and Kristina Graham, and premiered by them in 2017. The Riot Ensemble performed this work at Dark Music Days 2018.

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How Animals Grieve (2016)

for percussion quartet, with two marimbas (one 5 octave and one 4.3) and custom bell plate (A2, by cymbalsmith Matt Nolan, available at price of shipping from Third Coast Percussion) This piece is d…

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Remember Me? (2015)

a 40-minute set of variations on Dido’s Lament for two pianists with one piano, two toy pianos and an array of other ‘toys’ This piece was commissioned by HOCKET, and was premiered b…

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