Instrumental

Recordings and and some scores are linked below. You can write me – walkingmango at gmail dot com – for anything else. Please let me know about performances – thanks!

Ensemble

The Sleeper and the Drinker (2018) for flute and chamber orchestra, 17′ – commissioned by LA Phil New Music Group – score

Animalcules (2018) for flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 percussion, piano, 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass, 25′ – commissioned by Symphony No.1

We were dead and we could breathe (2017) for 2 flutes, clarinet, saxophone, trombone, accordion, piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass, 15’ – commissioned for Klangforum Wien

The Mussels (2017) for soprano, flute, clarinet, trombone, electric guitar, piano, percussion, violin, cello, contrabass, 20’ – commissioned by Wild Rumpus – arr. for soprano, clarinet, piano 4-hands for NOISE-BRIDGE and Bugallo Williams Duo, 10′ – arr. for soprano and percussion for Aurora Borealis, 10′

Sky doesn’t talk (2015) for clarinet, violin, cello, harp, percussion, audio interviews on a Chinese origin myth and the Big Bang, and a presentation of the skies, 60′ – commissioned by Emory Planetarium for Chamber Cartel – score

Oceans in oceans (2014) for flute, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trombone, 2 percussion, piano, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, 12′ – score

Relationships with Gravity (2014) for violin (or flute), guqin, piano, percussion, video, 18′ – score

Made in China, Made in California (2013) for clarinet, soprano saxophone, percussion, viola, contrabass, video, 9′ – score

Monsters, cold and warm (2013) for 2 soprano, 2 clarinets, French horn, sousaphone, percussion, violin, cello, contrabass, 26′ – score

ache bind blind break (2012) for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, viola, cello, 15′ – for Talea Ensemble – score

We are small and wee and we eat the house down (2011) for trombone and string quartet, 9′ – for Gliss Ensemble – score

Wilder Shores of Love (2011) for chamber orchestra, 20′ – for The Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble – score

cut up sleep red stars round me (2010) for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, viola, cello, 15′ – for Red Light Ensemble – score

Hamlet (2009), for percussion sextet, starring steel drum, tabla, and timpani, 30′ – for red fish blue fish – score

The Patronage of St. Anthony (2008), for voice, clarinet, trumpet, violin, cello, percussion, piano, 12’

Weather Underwater (2008) for 3 sopranos and wind orchestra, 5’ – for orkest de ereprijs – score

Muse, mute (2005, 2007) for soprano, flute, violin, vibraphone, percussion, piano, 24’


Choral and Operatic

A Cylinder (2019) for 3 voices, for Infinite Curvilinear Surface, a collaboration with Laura Steenberge, 15′

Hoods (2014) chamber opera mashup of Euripides’ Hekabe and Red Riding Hood, for 3 sopranos, flute, clarinet, French horn, percussion, cello, contrabass, tape, and projection, 90′ – program

How to assemble (2012) for 6 voices moving, 8′ – score

Persimmons (2012) round in 6 parts, 5′

Momentum (2012) round in 8 parts to a poem by Heather Gordon – for the wulf. – score

the little mermaid (2010) for 3 singers, bass flute, wood block, follow-spot, and predatory tunicate chorus, 30′ – video excerptscore

Dry goods (2004) for mixed voices in 4 parts, 5’ – score


Chamber (for 2-3)

My Loves Are in America (2019) for violin and viola, 15′ – for Aperture and andPlay

Whether the Fish are Friendly (2019) for flute and guitar – arr. for clarinet and percussion – 12′

Speaking of Water (2019) for soprano, countertenor, violin, cello, piano, 7′ – for SWELL by Melisa Tien

Non-stick Properties (2019) for steel pan quartet and objects, 12′

Cold mountains, one belt, heart-break green (2018) for bass flute, percussion harp, violin, cello, 12′ – commissioned by San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

Cut white (2018) for soprano and percussion, 15′ – commissioned by Melange

Fine-feathered Friends (2016) for video, flute, guqin, 7′

Our Glass Bodies (2016) for violin, cello, piano, percussion, objects, 15′ – for Curious Chamber Players – arr. for electric guitar, harp, 2 percussion, contrabass (2017) for The Syndicate for the New Arts – arr. for electric guitar, harp, percussion, piano, violin, cello (2018) for Ghent Advanced Masters Ensemble

Sentence (2016) for clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 12’

Other Forests (2016) for string quartet and Rainforest object orchestra, 45′ – commissioned by Southland Ensemble and People Inside Electronics

From Ditan to Chaoyangmen (2015) for field recording, guqin, flute, and fiddle, 12’

fly blue between light (2015) for two sopranos, 6’

Throw me light (2012) for 3 percussionists with lights, 12′ – for NorthArc Percussion Group – score

Blow Up Bird (2010) for 2 clarinets, 2′ – for James Sullivan and Brian Walsh/Hammer Museum

The Saga Continues (2010) for 2 violins, 2′ – for Andrew Tholl and Andrew McIntosh/Hammer Museum

soft eyes (2010) for 2 accordions, 2’ – for Daniel Corral and Isaac Schankler/Hammer Museum

The Thrush Nightingale (2010) for 2 tubas, 1:30 – for Doug Tournquist and Luke Storm/Hammer Museum – score

The Shapes of Faces (2009), for electric guitar, large tam, piano, and light, 8’

Fall (2008) for 2 voices, 2’ – for Anne Marie Dicce

cups of gravel (2008) for violin and piano, 25’ – for Orin Hildestad

Cabbages and Kings (2007) for clarinet, cello, piano, 29’ – excerptscore

Rendition (2007) for cello, contrabass, piano, 20’ – score

Lullabies (2005) for mezzo-soprano and clarinet, 10’


Solo

Introducing (object) (2019) for object, open duration – commissioned by Caitlyn Cawley

Hand Catching Flour (2018) for clarinet to film by Lyndsay Bloom, 5′ or 15′

Mom and Dad Are Not at Home (2018) for guitar, 6′ – commissioned by Neil Beckmann

Some Dragons (2018) for singing violinist, 20′ – commissioned by Batya Macadam-Somer

The Throat Is a Passage (in progress), for voice – for Christie Finn

tearing (2018) for piano, 35′ – commissioned by Jared Redmond

Stomachs of Ravens (2018) for flute, 6′ – for Berglind Tomasdottir

Southern vs. Northern Lion (2018) for carillon, 10′ – commissioned by Tiffany Ng

Study on Westhoff Suite No. 5 in d minor (2017), for violin – commissioned by Keir GoGwilt

rara avis (2015) for cello, 35’ – for Charles Curtis

And with what body do they come? (2015) for voice and 8 tape recorders, 10’ – for Leslie Leytham

glass umbrella (2015) for toy piano or carillon, 9’ – for Amy O’Dell

breathe out clouds (2015) for bass flute, singing – for Christine Tavolacci

Great Birnam Wood (2015) for marbles/drumset – for Eric Derr

Threads (2013) for ASL interpreter strung to windchimes at a distance, 15′ – for Chris Clarino – score

Britney Whitney Clark Kent Is Not A Disguise (2012)  dance dance concerto for flute and orchestra on tape, 13′ – for Berglind Tomasdottir

The Sport of Cooking (2010-12) for marimba – for Luis Tabuenca – score

What We Swallow Turns Around (2011) for timpano – for Brian Archinal and Dustin Donahue – score

My young life has an end (2009-11) for piano, variations on variations by Sweelinck, ~80′

The Sedge Warbler, or The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha (2011), for tuba, tape, and powerpoint, 15′ – for Jonathan Piper


VIN DIESEL = I END LIVES (2011) for solo percussion, tape, and video, 15′ – for Bonnie Whiting Smith, with PD by Jaime Oliver and video/set design by Monica Duncan – score

line (2011) for bassoon, 7′ – for Rebekah Heller

pipe (2004/08/10) for flute, 8′ – for Grace Leslie – score

For Voice (2005/09) for vocalist and real or imaginary objects passing through the throat, open – for Adrian Coburn/for Zeynep Bulut – score

Overtures (2008) for horn or piano, ~15’ – for Amanda Tabor – score

Regarding chickens, death (2007) for violin and imaginary chickens, 5’ – for Mark Menzies – score

Ground (2007) for contrabass and rock, 6’ – for Han Han Cho – score