ORCHESTRATIONS/TRANSCRIPTIONS

Ahi, disperata Vita (2014) by Carlo Gesualdo
Three Versions: 
For String Quartet; for String Quintet; or for Oboe and String Quartet
Composed for the JACK Quartet and Peggy Pearson
Duration: 2:00
Transcription of Carlo Gesualdo’s madrigal “Ahi, disperata vita” 
from Madrigali a cinque voci Libro terzo (1594)
Performances: JACK Quartet and Peggy Pearson (Rome, Italy): May 27, 2014

Dancing with J.S. Bach (2012)
For String Orchestra (with Solo Violin, Violoncello and Double Bass)
Commissioned by Michael Sporn in memory of his wife, Kitte Sporn
Duration: 27:00
Orchestrations of J.S. Bach keyboard works for string orchestra:
I. Capriccio (from Partita No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 826)
II.  Gavottes I and II (from English Suite No. 3 in G Minor, BWV 808)
III. Andante (from Keyboard Sonata in D Minor, BWV 964)
IV. Gavottes I and II (from French Overture in B Minor, BWV 831)
V. Gavottes I and II (from English Suite No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 811)
VI. Courante II (with two Doubles) (from English Suite No. 1 in A, BWV 806)
Performances: A Far Cry in Boston, MA: January 11, 2014

In der Fremde (2010)
For Soprano and String Orchestra
Composed for the Cornell Chamber Orchestra
Duration: 2:30
Orchestrations of Robert Schumann’s “In der Fremde” from Liederkreis
Performances: Cornell Chamber Orchestra: November, 2010