A brief transition piece. String trio — violin, viola, cello.
A new quick piano quartet I wrote based on melodies I hummed to entertain my new baby twins Theo and Grace. In the style of Schubert. Vienna solo strings, Tonehammer Montclarion piano, EWQL SO glockenspiel and castanets.
Short and plaintive. Quartet for violin, viola, cello, and double bass. Vienna Instruments Solo Strings.
Simultaneously baroque, romantic, vaudeville, and techno. Makes extensive use of Vienna Instruments Solo Strings’ wide range of articulations.
Acoustic version of Raspberry Stain (below) for piano quartet, pizzicato violin section, plucked double bass, celeste, bowed crotales, and percussion. Bosendorfer 290, Trilogy, EWQL SO Gold XP Pro, Vienna Instrument Solo Strings, Kontakt, assorted samples, Model 12, Stylus RMX.
Pensive. Title as usual stolen from bits of French surrealist poetry. For piano quartet and vibes. Vienna Instruments Solo Strings, EWQL SO XP Pro piano and vibes.
Kosta Potamianos describes it thus: “After an odd, frolicsome evening encountering a friendly, paranoid gecko — chasing him this way and that through brush, dale hole and bramble, the penguins wake up the next morning to find three of their members dead, felled by invisible means, their flippers missing. The penguins bury their dead, and march mournfully on against a red setting sun, their thoughts haunted and their motions numbed by the spectre that their journey has entered a sober, darker phase, with unknown perils await. “
Bouncy, jazzy, and in the mood of a troubled gecko. Vienna Instruments Solo Strings.
Zippy piece for string sextet – two violins, two violas, cello, and double bass. In four quick sections, named here for no good reason at all in Italian: Allegro, Adagio sentito, Allegro capriccioso, Allegro ritornello.Â Mostly EWQL SO Gold XP Pro, fast runs in the middle done using Synful Orchestra.
Derived from a piece written for piano in April (below). EWQL SO cello, RD700 piano.
Short humoresque piece in style of Mozart/Haydn. Samples played on E-mu E6400 Ultra sampler, celeste part on Roland RD700.