[audio:YH New Ghetto Music 2.wav]


for full orchestra, voice, and field recordings of Roman cantors from 1950-60

Commissioned by Meet The Composer, The Marlot Foundation, and Jane and Bernie Frischer

The Knights, Eric Jacobsen, Dir.

Christina Courtin, voice



between composure and seduction (2009) 12′

for baroque violin, double bass, percussion

commissioned by Annalisa Zumthor

for baroque violin, percussion, double bass

Maya Homburger, violin

Barry Guy, bass

Peter Conradin Zumthor, percussion

Recorded in Leis, Switzerland



Hvem er Det (who is it) (2009) 10′

commissioned by Peter Zumthor

for two sopranos and mezzo-soprano (3 voices)



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A Wine Dark Sea (2007)

for string orchestra

MATA Commission 2007

Knights, David Goodman, conductor


death will come and she shall have your eyes (2008) 25′

for string orchestra, mezzo-soprano, and field recordings of Roman cantors 1940-1960

Recorded at Villa Aurelia, American Academy in Rome (5/31/08)
Ensemble In Canto
Fabio Maestri, Cond.
Alda Caeillo, voice

I. Cum Nimis Absurdum [audio:06_I._CUM_NIMIS_ABSURDUM.mp3|titles=I.Cum Nimis Absurdum]

II. Verrà la morte e avrà i tuoi occhi [audio:07 II. Verra la morte e avra i tuoi occhi.mp3|titles=II.verra la morte e avra i tuoi occhi]

III. Loan [audio:08 III. Loan.mp3|titles=III. Loan]

IV. Bereshit

V. Haleluyah


Purity Guranteed

for violin and flute


Death in Venice

for solo trumpet