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CHAMBER MUSIC

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CHAMBER MUSIC (1987)   [9:00]                                                         Listen to Chamber Music

    for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano

        Commission: Franklin and Marshall College

        Premiere: 04/87, Concert Hall

                         Franklin and Marshall College

                         Da Capo Chamber Players

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

        Score Sample.pdf

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GATHERING TOGETHER (1985)   [14:00]                                      Listen to Gathering Together

   for chamber orchestra (1.1.2.1 / 0.0.0.0 / pf. pc / 1.1.1.1.1)

        Commission: The Music Group, Keith Williams, conductor

        Premiere: St. John’s Smith Square, London

                         The Music Group, Keith Williams, conductor

        Award: International Composer’s Forum, Honorable Mention

        Award:  Logan Seminar Fellowship, Chautaugua, NY

        Award:  National Endowment for the Arts Composer Grant

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

        Score Sample.pdf

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ORACLE (2005)   [15:00]                                                                                 Listen to Oracle

    for flute and bassoon

        Commission: Lisa McCarthy and Pat Nelson

        Premiere: Concert Hall

                         Western Washington University

                         Lisa McCarthy and Pat Nelson

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

        Score Sample.pdf

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PASSING CHIMES (1992)   [12:00]                                                       Listen to Passing Chimes                          

   for soprano and chamber ensemble (fl., cl., vln., vcl., pf., pc.)

            Father and Son (William Stafford)

            Do Not Go Gentle (Dylan Thomas)

        Commission: Washington State Arts Commission

        Premiere: Poncho Concert Hall, Cornish College for the Arts

                        Sonora Ensemble, Roger Briggs, conducting

        Award: Composer of the Year Award, Washington State

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

        Score Sample.pdf

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TRAILBLAZERS (1999)   [5:00]                                                                Listen to Trailblazers

   for solo flute

        Commission: Paul Taub

        Premiere: Benaroya Hall, Seattle

                         Paul Taub

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

        Score Sample.pdf

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TRIO (1991)   [10:00]                                                                                      Listen to a Sample

    for violin, clarinet, piano

        Commission: Gene Zoro

        Premiere: Concert Hall

                         Western Washington University

                         Gene Zoro, Peter Marsh, Roger Nelson

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

        Score under revision

        Available soon, Contact Composer

        Program Note


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