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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 dedicated to the memory of my cousin James Shiel, and his son Andy.  It was commissioned by Third Coast Percussion, […]
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Just Before the War with the Eskimos (2014)

for two violins, double bass and two custom-cast bronze bells This piece was commissioned by the Change Ringing Ensemble, and was premiered at Limewharf, Dec 2014, with Darren Bloom Conducting. The performers are: Eloisa-Fluer Thom (Violin), Ed McCullagh (Violin), Jakub Cywinski (Double Bass) and Tom Lee (Percussion).    
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The Geometry of Clouds (2015)

for Piano Quartet This piece was written for the 2014 Aspen Music Festival, at which I was the Polonsky Fellow in Composition, and was revised the next year for the Tanglewood Music Centre where I held the Elliott Carter Memorial Fellowship. The performers are: Lifan Zhu (Violin), Jacob Shack (Viola), Jesse Christenson (Cello) and […]
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the faultlines of prayer (2012)

the faultlines of prayer (2012) for Alto Flute, Bb Clarinet, Harp, Violin and Cello World premiere performance by the East Coast Contemporary Ensemble: Workshopped by the ECCE Ensemble as part of their Hanspeter Kyburz project at the Goethe-Instut. Boston, September, 2012.
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Interaction (2012)

Interaction (2012) for Violin and Bass Clarinet Written for Lorenzo Iosco and David Worswick as part of the London Symphony Orchestra Soundhub Scheme Pilot, and premiered by them at the Soundhub Showcase Concert on 22 June, 2012.
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