• Wayfaring Stranger, Takes 1.5

    Wayfaring Stranger : I’ve been working through some traditional and old time music for tunes that can bear up under a jazz treatment. Here’s a first stab at “Wayfaring Stranger”, in one and a half takes, voice and organ laid in first, then the trumpet part. A couple clams and a few bars where I’m really wayfaring …

  • Sonatina and Hymn

    Sonatina and Hymn, For Viola and Piano. 1998. This performance by Aram Frangulyan (viola) and Daniel Partridge (piano) is the first version (1998). A score for the revised version (1999) is available. Sonatina and Hymn developed out of the training I received in Viennese twelve-tone serialism from Lawrence Ebert, but was also informed by the work of American ultra-modernists, …