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The Unstoppable Fear Machine

    SAXOPHONE TRIOsoprano saxophone, alto saxophone, and piano Composed: 2023 Duration: 12 minutes Programme Notes: The Unstoppable Fear Machine ©2023 Fear is a fundamental and deeply wired reaction that has evolved over time.  It is supposed to protect us from a threat to our existence.  The Unstoppable Fear… Read More »The Unstoppable Fear Machine

    Final Glimpse

      CHAMBER MUSIC duet 2 cellos and tape Duration: ca. 10 minutesComposed: 2019 Programme Note: Commissioned by Toronto Summer Music Garden for VC2. Premiere: First performance by VC2, Toronto, July 2019.

      Dr. Blue’s Rapidly Deployable Escape Ladder

        CHAMBER MUSIC duet 2 pianos Duration: ca. 10 minutesComposed: 2022 Programme Note: Commissioned by Duo Octavian. Premiere: First performance by Carson Becke and Suren Barry, Ottawa, July 23, 2022.

        Glacial Ablations

          CHAMBER MUSIC duet 1 Oboe, 1 Piano Duration: ca. 10 minutesComposed: 2022 Programme Note: Chip Hamann invited me to create a new piece for oboe and piano for a recital and recording project featuring a number of Canadian composers.  The theme for the project was… Read More »Glacial Ablations

          And the Sun Brought Darkness

            CHAMBER MUSIC duet1 Trombone, 1 Piano (uses E-bow) Duration: ca. 10 minutesComposed: 2022 Programme Note: I.II. On March 13, 1989 the entire province of Quebec suffered an electrical power blackout.  What made this different from other blackouts was that it was caused by a solar… Read More »And the Sun Brought Darkness

            Artifacts From the Auditory World

              CHAMBER MUSIC septet for winds and strings 1 Clarinet, 1 Bassoon, 1 Horn, 1 Violin, 1 Viola, 1 Cello, 1 Bass Duration: 10′Composed: 2020 Excerpt:

              The Swan Parapraxis

                CHAMBER MUSIC duet1 violin, 1 cello Duration: ca. 7 minutesComposed: 2018 Recording(s): Recorded by Yolanda and Carmen Bruno, 2019 release.

                Kelly-Marie Murphy, composer