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.
Also: Bright Blue Music / Michael Torke -- Appalachian Spring Suite / Aaron Copland. David Alan Miller conducts the National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic.
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.
Contents: Scene I. Iphigenia's solo (the charming beacon of life) -- Scene 2. Iphigenia/Clytemnestra duet -- Scene 3. Agamemnon and his warriors (political power and justification of atrocities) -- Scene 4. Iphigenia and Achilles (the lovers' duet) -- Scene 5. Iphigenia and the Father (she doesn't…
Commissioned by RIOULT Dance, New York. Premiered in New York, June 2013. Libretto and choreography by Pascal Rioult. This is the complete ballet, not the concert suite. The instrumental ensemble is scored for two clarinets in A, two bassoons, two horns, cello, and contrabass. Of advanced…
In one movement. Premiered by the Quad City Symphony Orchestra in Iowa, October 2013. A brief and lively overture for full orchestra. Duration ca. 4 minutes.
Commissioned by the MacDowell Club of Milwaukee for their Centennial Celebration. Premiered by baritone Kurt Ollman and the composer at the piano in May 2009. The four songs set texts from Ecclesiastes. This is a new version for tenor voice. Duration ca. 15 minutes.
Originally commissioned by the College Band Directors National Association. Revision dedicated to Paul Popiel and the KU Wind Ensemble.
Contents: 1. Key Biscayne, dawn -- 2. Coral Gables, early morning -- 3. Little Haiti, mid morning -- 4. Opa-Locka, late morning -- 5. Freedom Tower, noon -- 6. Star Island, early afternoon -- 7. Stiltsville, mid afternoon -- 8. Little Havana, late afternoon -- 9. Coconut Grove, early evening -- 10.…
Contents: I. Allegro -- II. Andante -- III. Largo -- IV. Andante -- V. Allegro. Commissioned by the Albany Symphony. A concerto for cello with a chamber-sized orchestra. Duration ca. 24 minutes.
Contents: 1. Panels of Melancholy -- 2. Icicles -- 3. Skating. Commissioned by and dedicated to Anne Akiko Meyers. Premiered by the Eroica Trio in Pasadena, April 2015. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 16 minutes.
Contents: I. Tempo Giusto -- II. Moderato con forza -- III. L'istesso tempo -- IV. Lento -- V. Allegrezza -- VI. Doloroso -- VII. Presto. Commissioned by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic for their 175th anniversary. Duration ca. 25 minutes.
In one movement. Originally composed for orchestra, this version is dedicated to Ji Hye Jung and the University of Kansas Wind Ensemble. Premiered in Lawrence, November 2011. Duration ca. 15 minutes.