American Dialogues for Flute and Piano

American Dialogues for Flute and Piano evokes the quintessentially American frontier character and spirit. Flute and piano imitate, chase, and call out to the other as they explore the full range and dynamic possibilities of both instruments. Folk-like melodies,...

Four Dances for Two for Oboe and Violin

Rococo Promenade is based on the Baroque French overture style with a galloping fugal middle section before a return to the jaggedly dotted style of the beginning. Afternoon Divertimento alternates a calm, lullaby-like mood with bursts of frenzied energy typical of a...

Rhapsody Ritmico for Brass Quintet

Rhapsody Ritmico for Brass Quintet opens majestically with fanfare punctuations. The second section is a gently lilting lullaby with imitation in the upper brasses and a melodic and rhythmic ostinato in the lower brasses. The horn introduces a merry fugue subject, and...

Perambulations for Trumpet and Piano

Perambulations for Trumpet and Piano showcases the lyric possibilities and rhythmic energy of the trumpet. It opens with a blues-tinged melodic theme before moving to a bright Vivace toccata in the piano with emphatic chords and considerable interplay between the two...

A Morning Trumpet for Organ and Oboe

A Morning Trumpet is based upon five early American hymns from the Sacred Harp: “The Morning Trumpet”, “Morning Hymn”, “Come Away to the Skies”, “How Firm a Foundation” and “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”, entwined in the interplay between the organ, that “great beast that...