Percussion

Two Edward Lear Songs (Baritone, Percussion, Horn)

Two Edward Lear Songs (Baritone, Percussion, Horn)

Two Edward Lear Songs (Baritone, Percussion, French Horn) “Two Edward Lear Songs” was written for the TEMPO 72-Hour Composition Challenge at the University of Maryland NEXT/NOW Fest. Composers were given random assignments of performers, then had 36 hours to write a piece before the performers spent the next 36 hours rehearsing. My performers William Kenlon, […]

A Child of the Snows (Two Voices + Percussion)

A Child of the Snows (Two Voices + Percussion)

A Child of the Snows Music by Eric Pazdziora, 2016 Text by G. K. Chesterton, from Poems, 1916. Premiered September 9, 2016 at the University of Maryland, College Park, NextNOW Fest / TEMPO New Music Vivian Wang, soprano Sarah Best, mezzo-soprano Jonathan Clancy, percussion   Program Notes “A Child of the Snows” was written by […]

The Juniper Tree

The Juniper Tree

The Juniper Tree (for solo multiple percussion) Composed by Eric Pazdziora From the story by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Performed by Nomi Marcus Program Notes: “The Juniper Tree” (Von dem Machandelboom) is a German folktale, most memorably retold by the Brothers Grimm. The story weaves its enchantment from a strange blend of Christian and pre-Christian […]