In three movements. With a composer's note. Commissioned by Susan Fancher. This work was originally composed with orchestra in 1993. This verison was prepared in 2010.
Commissioned by the Stecher and Horowitz Foundation for the 2006 New York Piano Competition. A challenging and fluid work in one movement. With performance notes.
Contents: 1. East 33rd Street -- 2. Riverside Drive -- 3. Bank Street -- 4. West 102nd Street -- 5. West 4th Street -- 6. West Houston Street. Scored for two clarinets in A, soprano sax, alto sax, horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, synthesizer, piano, two violins, viola, cello and bass. Duration…
This arrangement was created in 2009. Gade originally composed the music for flute and piano.
The Ancia Saxophone Quartet performs music by Charles Ives, Jennifer Higdon, Fred Sturm, Michael Torke, David Bixler and Carleton Macy.
Composers: Cindy McTee, Dwayne Milburn, Eric Whitacre, Kenneth Hesketh, Michael Torke, Philip Sparke, Samuel R. Hazo, Steven Bryant, Walter Piston.
In one movement. Commissioned by the Tromp International Music Competition & Festival. Dedicated to Colin Currie. This is a chamber version of Torke's concerto for marimba and orchestra. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 15 minutes.
Hazo: Ride. Danielpour: Vox Populi. Mailman: Secular Litanies. Tull: Liturgical Symphony. Mennin: Canzona. Torke: Grand Central Station. Yurko: Intrada. Persichetti: Symphony No. 6. Conducted by Jack Stamp.
The Ying Quartet performs Dark Vigil by Kevin Puts; Corner in Manhattan by Michael Torke; Love Letters by Carter Pann; and The Village Street Quartet by Paquito d'Rivera.
Arciuli performs music by Monk, as well as contemporary composers such as Barbero, Hersch, Kernis, Rzewski, Babbitt, Torke, Harbison, Crumb, and many others.
Also: Bright Blue Music / Michael Torke -- Appalachian Spring Suite / Aaron Copland. David Alan Miller conducts the National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic.
Commissioned by the California Band Director's Association for their 50th anniversary. Premiered in January 2007 by the 2007 CBDA Wind Symphony. With performance notes. Duration ca. 8 minutes.
Commissioned for Ensemble 10/10 by Liverpool European Capital of Culture 2008. Premiered in Liverpool, January 2008. This work calls for two each of oboes, clarinets and bassoons; five percussionists; and two each of violins, violas and cellos. With performance notes. Please note that the former…
Commissioned by the Grant Park Music Festival. This work sets a prose text by Daniel Burnham (1864-1912), an important Chicago architect. In five movements. Duration ca. 40 minutes.