Year composed: 2011 (arr. 2019) Instrumentation: viola solo Duration (approx.): 7′ NOTES: An arrangement of the composition for solo cello. Perusal Score PROGRAM NOTES: Violet Fantasy is essentially about change. The piece is a series of ever evolving variations of a single theme. As the piece progresses its melody is torn apart and re-contextualized in a number […]
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5Q – Julia Adolphe
Just published a new installment for ICareIfYouListen’s 5 Questions Series. Check it out!
New Composition – Begin, Again
Just finished my latest string quartet – Begin, again – which was commissioned by the Polish Festival of Portland in celebration of the 100th year of Poland’s independence. The piece was hard to start, I should confess. I wasn’t expecting this to be so much work since I tend to love writing for string quartet. BUT! […]
Year composed: 2018 Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello, and projected images Duration (approx.): 8′ NOTES: Commissioned by Polish Festival of Portland, Oregon for its celebration of the Centenary of modern Poland’s Independence. Images must be projected via a projector and screen with the use of Power Point, or possibly other means (contact the composer if you have questions […]
The People They Think We Are
Year composed: 2018 Instrumentation: piano, fixed media (pre-recorded sound on .mp3 player or CD), and video Duration (approx.): 20′ NOTES: Commissioned by and dedicated to Kathy Supove. Video segments may be omitted if it’s logistically unfeasible to incorporate them. AUDIO PERUSAL SCORE PROGRAM NOTES My great-grandmother arrived in the United States in 1913 escaping the atrocities of the […]