In Search Of Beauty…(2016)


Grožio beieškant…


for violin, cello, piano, electronics and video


Duration 1 hour 10 min.


Premiered on October 6th, 2016 at the Piano.Lt in Vilnius, Lithuania by the ensemble “FortVio” - Indrė Baikštytė (piano), Ingrida Rupaitė-Petrikienė (violin) and Povilas Jacunskas (cello)

 

 

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PROGRAM NOTES, VIEW EXCERPTS OF THE SCORE 1,2,3, 4 , REVIEWS

 

 

Part I Prelude (subliminal)-Excerpt



Part II Blue-Excerpt



Part III Ephemeral-Excerpt



Part IV Longings In Perpetual Motion-Excerpt



Part VI Serenity Diptychs-Excerpt



Part VII Shadows Of Memories-Excerpt



Part IX Inhabited Silences-Excerpt


 

 

Sort Sol (2016)


for 2 string quartets


Duration 11 minutes

 

Commissioned by the GAIDA festival, Lithuania.


Premiered on October 27th, 2016 at the festival GAIDA in Vilnius, Lithuania by the Čiurlionis and ArtVio Quartets.

 

PROGRAM NOTES, VIEW EXCERPT OF THE SCORE

 

 

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When The Blue Hour…(2016)

 

Kai mėlynoji valanda…


for violin, cello and piano


Duration 10’10”


Commissioned by the ensemble “Armonų Trio”

 

Premiered on May 8th, 2016 at the Museum of Applied Art in Vilnius, Lithuania

 

PROGRAM NOTES, VIEW EXCERPT OF THE SCORE 1,2

 

OSMOSIS (2015)


For brass sextet


Duration 12’30”

 

Commissioned by TILT Brass, New York

 

Premiered on June 12th, 2015 at the University Settlement, Lower East Side, New York

 

PROGRAM NOTES, VIEW EXCERPT OF THE SCORE 1,2

 

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INCESSANT CONFLUENCES (2014)


For flute and piano

 

Duration 9’30”

 

Commissioned by James Sullivan

 

Premiered on October 4th, 2014 at SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas,Texas by

Corinna Nash-Wnuk (flute) and Gabriel Sanchez (piano)

 

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LOUDER-QUIETER (2014)

 

For 2 trombones and tuba


Duration 8’

 

Commissioned by the Brass Trio (Lithuania)

 

Premiered on May 9th, 2014 at the festival “Druskomanija” in Vilnius, Lithuania by the Brass Trio: Tomas Karka (alto trombone), Valentas Marozas (tenor trombone), Sergijus Kirsenka (tuba)

 

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GRIDLOCK (2012-2013)


For clarinet, violoncello and piano


Duration 23’

 

Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University

 

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1+1=∞ (2011)

For 2 cellos, piano, pre-recorded sounds, live electronics and audio cubes

Duration 35'

Commissioned by Jauna Muzika festival, Lithuania

Premiered on April 29th, 2011 at Jauna Muzika festival in Vilnius, Lithuania by “Duo Violoncellissimo” (Vadim Larchikov and Olga Veselina), pianist Neringa Butkutė, True Rosaschi (audio cubes) and Žibuoklė Martinaitytė (live electronics)

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AMERICAN HODGEPODGE (2011)

For flute, bass clarinet, violin, cello and electronics

Duration 17'

Created as a part of the Other Minds Composer Fellowship (16th Other Minds Music Festival)

Premiered on March 2nd, 2011 at Meridian Gallery San Francisco, CA by Jill Heinke, Jeffrey Anderle, Elizabeth Choi and Hannah Addario-Berry

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INHABITED SILENCES (2010)

For violin, violoncello and piano

Duration 11'30"

Commissioned by Composers Inc.

Premiered on February 16th, 2010 at Old First Church, San Francisco, CA by Trio 180 (New Pacific Trio) (Sonia Leong, Nina Flyer, Ann Miller)

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Entire piece!

 


 

 

Continuity-Discontinuity (11:11-11:22) (2008)


Tęstinumas-Pertraukimas (11:11-11:22)

For 4 bassoons and tape

Duration 11'11"

Commissioned by Jauna Muzika Festival

Premiered on April 27th, 2008 at Jauna Muzika Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania by the bassoon quartet Vilniaus Fagotynas

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MOSAIC (a tribute to Charlie Chaplin) (2007)


Mozaika (Čarlio Čaplino atminimui)

For voice (tenor), flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano (4 hands)

Duration 11'40"

GAIDA festival commission.

Premiered on October 24th, 2008 at Gaida Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania by the Disobedient Ensemble (LT) and Rafailas Karpis (tenor)

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ILLUSIONS OF TIME AND SPACE (2006)


Laiko ir erdvės iliuzijos


For string quartet and tape

Duration 13'20"

Commissioned by Jauna Muzika Festival

Premiered on April 20th, 2006 at Jauna Muzika Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania, by the Smith Quartet (UK)


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THE UNKNOWN (2005)

Nežinomybė

For flute, soprano, tape and live electronics

Duration 11'59"

Commissioned by Jauna Muzika Festival

Premiered on April 18th, 2005 at Jauna Muzika Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania by Edita Bagdonaitė and Žibutė Valkaitytė





 

 

THE ODE TO JOY (2004)

Odė džiaugsmui


For flute, viola and harpsichord (or piano)

Duration 6'15"

Commissioned by the ensemble "Vilniaus Arsenalas"

Premiered on April 18th, 2004 at the Lithuanian Applied Art Museum by "Vilniaus Arsenalas" (Rolandas Romoslauskas, Laima Šulskutė and Sergejus Okruško)


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DRIVING FORCE (2004)

Varomoji jėga


For trombone, tenor saxophone and accordion

Duration 7'40"

Commissioned by GAIDA festival.

Premiered on October 25th, 2004 during Gaida festival in Vilnius, Lithuania by Mike Svoboda, Liudas Mockūnas and Raimondas Sviackevičius


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BASSOON ON THE MOON (2004)

Fagotas mėnulyje


For bassoon quartet

Duration 7'40"

Commissioned by bassoonist Šarūnas Kačionas

Premiered in April, 2004 in Alytus, Lithuania by the bassoon quartet "Vilniaus Fagotynas"


 

ATTENTION! HIGH TENSION! (2001)

"Atsargiai! Aukšta įtampa!"


For tuba and piano

Duration 8'40"

Commissioned by Duo Nuovo

Premiered on May 31, 2001 in Vilnius, Lithuania by Sergijus Kirsenka (tuba) and Neringa Butkutė (piano)

 

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BETWEEN (2000)

For trombone, trumpet and percussion

Duration 7'

Premiered in September 2000 in Royaumont (France) by members of Nouvel Ensemble Modern de Montreal (Canada)



 

 

BEING WITHOUT (1998)

 

For violoncello, percussion and electronics

Duration 11'30"

Premiered in Schwaz, Tyrol (Austria) and Krakow (Poland) by Christoph Engel (violoncello), Jan Pilch (percussion) and Marek Choloniewski (electronics)



 

 

DESERT (1996)

Dykuma


For 3 trombones, tuba, piano and hand bell

Duration 12'30"


 

 

TOWARDS THE LIGHT (1996)

Šviesos link


For flute, clarinet and harp

Duration 14'

 

 

HOMMAGE A VIVALDI (1995)

For flute, horn, piano, glockenspiel and 2 violins

Duration 8'

 

 

VERY BRIEFLY ABOUT ALL AND ONE (1995)

Labai trumpai apie visa ir viena

For trombone, violin, contrabass and percussion

Duration 8'

 

 

REALLY? (1995)

Argi?


For trombone, organ and bells

Duration 16'

 

 

Composition for 6 Instruments (1995)

For clarinet, bassoon, violin, violoncello and percussion

Duration 9'40"

 

 

"What is this which is timeless, has no beginning…" (Plato. Timaeus, 27 D) (1995)

Kas yra tai, kas esti amžinai ir neturi pradžios? Ir kas yra tai, kas atsiranda ir praeina, bet iš tikrųjų niekada neturi būties? (Platon. Timaeus, 27D)

For trumpet, trombone, violoncello, contrabass and percussion

Duration 16'30"

 

 

DEDICATED TO THE MINOR SECOND (1995)

Paskyriau tave, o kūriny, mažajai sekundai


For flute, trumpet, trombone, piano, violin, violoncello and contrabass

Duration 11'40"

 

 

AS CLEAR AS BLACK ON WHITE (1994)

Aišku kaip juoda ant balto


For flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano

Duration 12'

 

 

STRING QUARTET (1993)

For 2 violins, viola and violoncello

Duration 17'

 

 

SALTO MORTALE (1993)

For 2 contrabasses and organ

Duration 16'

 

 

TRIO (1992)

For flute, trombone and viola

Duration 6'

 

 

THE MOON WAY (1992)

Mėnulio takas


For flute, horn, 3 violins, violoncello and piano

Duration 5'

 

 

5 Pieces for string quartet (1991)

For string quartet

Duration 10'

 

 

Piece for violoncello and piano (1990)

Duration 4'

 

 

LAKES, LAKES (1990)

For 2 flutes

Duration 4'30"

Premiered in May, 1990 at J. Naujalis Art Gymnasium in Kaunas, Lithuania

 

 

ANDANTE CANTABILE (1990)

For 2 clarinets

Duration 3'

Premiered in May, 1990 at J. Naujalis Art Gymnasium in Kaunas, Lithuania