This song sets a poem by John Haines, to whom the music is dedicated. A brief, flowing song for baritone voice. With a biographical note. Custom print edition.
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A contemplative movement comprised of long-held tones and chords. The contrabass instrument may be a contrabassoon, double bass or contrabass clarinet. With performance notes. Duration ca. 27 minutes. Parts available separately.
In one movement. With biographical notes. Dedicated to Emanuele Arciuli. This work is comprised of long, thick chord structures which span the registers of the piano. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 6 minutes.
With a biographical note. Dedicated to Fred and Alexandra Peters for their 30th wedding anniversary. This song sets a poem by John Haines. Of advanced difficulty. Custom print edition.
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Dedicated to Peter Garland. The music consists of sets of block chords that move through several simultaneous tempi. With a program and performance note. Duration ca. 11 minutes. Custom print edition.
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For this work, the piano, percussion [vibraphone and crotales] and CD of sounds should seem like one instrument throughout. A long series of chords are provided for the performers, which are to be played as slow rolls and arpeggios. With performance and biographical notes. Duration ca. 12 minutes.…
Moore performs new music by John Luther Adams, Martin Bresnick, Missy Mazzoli, Kate Moore, and Julia Wolfe.
…Stephen Drury. The electronic tracks consist of layers of auras -- textural waves of chords. The title comes from A Day in the Life / by the Beatles -- Adams appropriates rock chords for this work. Duration ca. 33 minutes. A DVD-ROM with the electronic tracks and a set of parts are sold separately.
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Commissioned by New Songs. Adams sets texts about life and death adapted from the Ammassalik and Thule Eskimo. With a program note. Custom print edition.
Commissioned by Music Northwest. Stark chords and arpeggios reflect the nature of nunataks, mountains which rise out of ice fields and glaciers. With program and biographical notes. Of advanced difficulty.
Dedicated to Marty Walker. A contemplative work made up of long held tones, chords and tremolos. The chords should be played by the ensemble in a way which creates a sense of line throughout. With performance and biographical notes. Custom print edition.
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A floating and atmospheric piece made up of long-held tones and chords. Electronic mallet instruments may substitute for the vibraphone and/or marimba. With performance notes. Duration ca. 11 minutes. Custom print edition.
This is a single work for piano and mallet percussion, performed by Stephen Drury and Scott Deal. The music is based on basic major and minor triads, but is complex in many ways.
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. The original version of this work was scored for orchestra with electronic sounds. This version for two pianos and electronics is different in many ways. Custom print edition.