Photo courtesy of Verne Doucette.
orchestra
trios and larger
duos and solos
chorus
electronic music
opera and theatre
film music


 

 

ORCHESTRA

thresholds (2011) concerto for piano and wind ensemble
duration: 25 minutes
hear this on Ravello Records

beyond release (2007) duo concertante for two celli and chamber orchestra
duration: 16 minutes
University of Iowa's Center for New Music "Viva Concertante!" by Albany Records

beyond release ii (2009) transcription for viola, cello, and chamber orchestra

take time (2006) wind ensemble
duration: 12 minutes

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Boston University Wind Ensemble, directed by David Martins, 4.26.07

cirrulian ice (2006) chamber orchestra
duration: 11 minutes

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Alea III, directed by Theodore Antoniou, 10.30.06

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TRIOS AND LARGER

timed curves (2008) flute/piccolo, clarinet, violin, cello, piano
duration: 17 minutes
Ensemble Ex Novo and Ketty Nez, recorded by Albany Records

wind(ows) (2004) violin, cello, and piano
duration: 15 minutes

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Peter Zazofsky, Michael Reynolds, and Ketty Nez, Boston University, 5.2.07

. . . on my mind . . . (2004) baritone saxophone, violin, viola, and cello
duration: 13 minutes

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Jeffrey Emerich and members of the Maia Quartet, University of Iowa, 4.26.05

Sanglots (1997) soprano, flute, mandolin, guitar, and harp
duration: 11 minutes

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Het Amsterdams Kwintet, Ijsbreker Concert Series, Amsterdam, 1998

Byrd for Birds (1997) recorder quartet
duration: 7 minutes

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Blokfluitkwartet Malle Symen, Ijsbreker Concert Series, Amsterdam, 1998

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DUOS AND SOLOS

rumelian songs of love and rain (2010) voice and piano
duration: 20 minutes
Elissa Alvarez, soprano, Ketty Nez, piano, BU, 3.26.14

the moon passes over (2009) flute and piano (arrangement of the moon passes on)
duration: 9 minutes

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James Winn, flute, Ketty Nez, piano, BU, 4.17.11

the moon passes on (2009) flute and guitar
duration: 9 minutes

transit out (2009) viola and piano (arrangement of in transit)
duration: 12 minutes

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"The Two Composers," Mark Berger and Ketty Nez, BU, 11.19.09

in transit (2009) violin and piano
duration: 12 minutes

Postcards from the 1930's (2008) violin (or viola or cello) and piano
duration: 22 minutes
Katie Wolfe and Ketty Nez, recorded by Albany Records

wind down ii (2008) viola and piano (transcription of wind down)
duration: 13 minutes
Mark Berger and Ketty Nez, recorded by Albany Records

between (2008) violin and piano
duration: 13 minutes
Katie Wolfe and Ketty Nez, recorded by Albany Records

before (2007) violin and piano
duration: 13 minutes
Ari Streisfeld and Ketty Nez, recorded by Albany Records

(mini-)winding down (2007) toy piano and piano
duration: 2 minutes

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Rodney Lister and Ketty Nez, Boston University, 4.8.08

wind down (2006) cello and piano
duration: 11 minutes

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Michael Reynolds and Ketty Nez, Boston University, 5.2.07

wrestless (2005) violin and piano
duration: 11 minutes

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Wolfe/Nez duo, University of Iowa, 10.27.06

Contour(t) (2005) trumpet, marimba, vibraphone
duration: 12 minutes

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duo Contour, Stephen Altoft and Lee Ferguson, University of Iowa, 3.28.08

uns(t)able (re)verb(s) (2004) two pianos
duration: 11 minutes

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Rene Lecuona and Ketty Nez, Boston University, 9.8.06

Porous Breaths (1998) clarinet solo
duration: 12 minutes

Daphnisyrinx (1997) flute solo
duration: 11 minutes

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Helen Bledsoe, Concerten Tot en Met Series, Amsterdam, 1998

Mille au Courant (1995) guitar solo
duration: 15 minutes

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Paul Bowman, University of California San Diego, 4.29.09

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CHORUS

open your eyes (2012) choir a cappella
duration: 30 minutes

wordless meetings (2006) choir a cappella
duration: 8 minutes

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Boston University Chamber Chorus, directed by Lisa Wolff, 4.1.06

Nehan Koshiki (1993) chorus and Japanese rin
duration: 9 minutes

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Ars Subtilior Chorus, UC Berkeley, directed by Jude Navari, 1993

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ELECTRONIC MUSIC

Stepping Music (2003) live electronic improvisation, bass clarinet and baritone sax
duration: free

Melting into Green (2002) stereo tape
duration: 6 minutes

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Unseen Similarities (2001) flute and quadraphonic tape
duration: 14 minutes

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Helen Bledsoe, flute, CCRMA studios, Stanford University, 4.3.01

Sculpted Implosions (1999) 8-track tape
duration: 11.5 minutes

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version for tape alone

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OPERA AND THEATRE

The Fiddler and the Old Woman of Rumelia (2009) chamber opera
total duration: about 1 hour
Rebekah Alexander, Elissa Alvarez, Ulysses Thomas, Gregory Zavracky,
Xanthos Ensemble, conducted by Jeffrey Means, Boston University, 4.1.11.

An Opera in Devolution: Drama in 540 Seconds (2002) chamber opera
total duration: 9 minutes

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Part of a multi-composer opera collaboration The Last Days of V.I.R.U.S.
Ensemble "piano possibile," Festival A*Devantgarde, Munich, 6.8.03

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FILM MUSIC

The Maniac Chase (silent film by Thomas Edison, 1904) (2009) orchestra
duration: 9 minutes

Three film music cues to Crocodile (Pedro Lange Cherion, director) (2001) orchestra
duration: 8 minutes (total)

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