Works

I’m Just A Poor Wayfaring Stranger (2015) 0p. 131

Title: I’m Just A Poor Wayfaring Stranger, Psalm Tune no. 3 (2015) op. 131

Instrumentation: (SATB) a cappella choir

First Performance:

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Canons for the Young (2017) Op. 145

Polyphonic teaching pieces for the young.
Dedication: Angel Ramon Rivera
Instrumentation: solo piano
Duration: ca. 15′

1. Canon in C (at the 8ve)
2. Canon in D (at the 4th)
3. Canon in Eb (at the 6th)
4. Canon in E (at the 9th)
5. Canon in F (at the 5th)
6. Canon in G (at the 2nd)
7. Canon in A (at the 3rd)
8 Canon in Bb (at the 7th)
9. Canon in b (little fugue)

(Each canon may be performed separately.)

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Prayers (2015) op. 135

Title: Prayers Book One.

Instrumentation: solo piano in twelve movements

Dedication:

First Performance: January 25, 2016 David Friend Recital Hall, Berklee College of Music, Boston, composer-pianist

Duration: 18 minutes

titles:

for Trayon Martin
for Michael Brown
for Tamir Rice
for Keith Harrison McLeod
for Corey Jones
for Diana Showman
for Laquan McDonald
for Christian Taylor
for Zachary Hammond
for Cameron Tillman
for Samuel DuBose
for Eric Garner

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9 Variations on “We Shall Overcome” (2015) op. 132

Title: 9 Variations on “We Shall Overcome”

Instrumentation: piano solo

Dedication: to the nine who were killed in Charleston, South Carolina

First Performance: January 31, 2016, composer as pianist

Duration: 6.5 minutes

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Fifteen Three-Part Sinfonias (2015) op. 127

Title: Fifteen Three-Part Sinfonias

Instrumentation: solo harpsichord or piano

Dedication: to Paul Cienniwa and Angel Ramon Rivera

First performance: February 6, 2016, New England Conservatory, Keller Room. Students of A. Ramon Rivera

Duration: about 25 minutes

movement titles:

1. Morning Has Broken
2. DSCH
3. The Holly and the Ivy
4. Scarborough Fair
5. Africa
6. St. Anne
7. Greensleeves
8. Sumer is icumen in
9. Coventry Carol
10. L’homme Armé
11. BACH
12. At the River
13. Gathering Music
14. Gaudeamus Igitur
15. Dies Irae

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First Piano Sonatina op. 123 (2014)

Opus number: op. 123

Title: First Piano Sonatina I. Allegretto II. Andantino III. Scherzino

Instrumentation: solo piano

Written for: wrritten for Angel Ramon Rivera for his birthday in January of 2014

Date written: 2014

Length: six minutes

Premiere performance: April 6, 2014 3:00 p.m.The Rivers School Conservatory, Rivera Recital Hall, Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young, performed by Emily DeJesus

Subsequent performances:

Program notes:

Reviews:

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July 20, 2014 King’s Chapel, Boston, Ma 11:00-12:00

Psalm 23

Thomas Gregg-Tenor
Carson Cooman-organ

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July 16, 2014 7:00 p.m. Boston Hatch Shell on the Esplanade

At the River

Boston Landmarks Orchestra, Christopher Wilkins Conductor
Teresa Wakim, soprano
(world premiere commission by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra)

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July 6, 2014 NATs conference Copley Marriott hotel 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Will there really be a morning?

D’Anna Fortunato-mezzo-soprano
John MacDonald-piano

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