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Self-Portrait, for me
2016

Princess Nightmare Moon, for violin, clarinet, piccolo, piano, percussion, electronics
2016

35 Degrees, for 2 assistants, electric guitar, keyboard, percussion, electronics, video
2016

Elpis, for 2 sopranos, 3 assistants, soprano saxophone, french horn, cello, percussion, keyboard, electronics, video
2016

Words to Sleep By, for voice, saxophone, basson, electronics
2016

Song for Matilda & Me, for clarinet and electronics
2014-15

Child of Chimera, for drumset, cello, piano, electronics
2015

An Economy of Means, for miniature drumset and electronics
2014-15

The Colors Don't Match, for voice, piccolo, clarinet, violin, percussion, electronics
2014

2.5 Nightmares for Jessie, for cello and two assistants
2014

Wee Robot, for 4 disklaviers and electronics
2014

A Case for Dysfunctional Persistence, for piccolo, oboe, clarinet, 2 violins, 2 basses, trumpet, trombone, tuba, accordion, percussion, piano/sampler
2014

Second Nightmare, for KIKU, for violin and two assistants
2013

Vexed, for pic, Eb clar, vln, vcl, 2 perc, pno, harp, sampler, video
2013

Twistisch II, for two performers
2013

Nightmare for JACK (a ballet), for string quartet
2013

Panik(bread), for two percussionists and 2 pianists
2012

Twistisch, for two performers
2012

Bahnhof, for voice and electronics
2012

On Silence, for two performers
2012

Strange Attractors, for piccolo, percussion, and electronics
2012

Uncanny Valley, a monodrama
2011

Nystagmus, for two performers
2010-11

Symbiosis II, for violin, cello, piano, and computer
2010

Symbiosis I, for tape and performative lasers
2009

nonlinear interface, for flute, violin, cello, percussion, computer
2007

filament, for flute, violin, cello, percussion, sine waves
2006

ether
for amplified piccolo and tape
2005

 

 

Panik(bread)

for 2 percussion, 2 pianos, and electronics
Natacha Diels 2012
Score Excerpt

This piece was written during John Cage's centennial, and offers a hats-off moment as its centerpiece. Written for Yarn/Wire and commissioned by S.E.M Ensemble, the piece is an explosion of virtuosity coupled with a lighthearted view on the mundanity of practice, ultimately resolving as many nights with musicians do- watching YouTube. This piece was premiered on the night Hurricane Sandy hit New York City.

Program Note :

panik (panic, German):
1.A fear which is so strong that one can think no more, and mostly just wants to run a way.
2. A primal emotion.

etymology: Greek, panikós
"pertaining to Pan," the god of woods and fields who was the source of mysterious sounds that caused contagious, groundless fear in herds and crowds, or in people in lonely spots.

bread:
1. sustenance, livelihood.
2. one of the oldest prepared foods- a symbol of simplicity and stability in many cultures.

panik(bread)
1. an absurd conflation of panic and stability; two simultaneous and equal thought processes.
2. a Greek bread and pastry shop.

Dedicated to Yarn/Wire

 

 

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