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Strings Magazine: Matt Haimovitz Returns to the Solo Suites and Intimate Venues

Given his commitment to connecting with his audience, Haimovitz chose a unique way to share this passion with his listeners. He has commissioned preludes to the Six Solo Suites, created by contemporary composers from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. “It’s a way to bring these suites into the 21st century,” he says, “to have living, breathing composers grapple with the materials, Bach’s musical building blocks, and find their own take on it.”

The six composers bringing contemporary vitality to Bach are Philip Glass, Luna Pearl Woolf, Du Yun, Vijay Iyer, Roberto Sierra, and Mohammed Fairouz. Haimovitz has encouraged them to draw on folk melodies, just as Bach did in his day. As we spoke, the pieces were still being written, and Haimovitz’s excitement and anticipation is contagious. Continue reading

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We Are God’s Children / MotherSongs

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Mezzo-Soprano and String Quartet  | 9′

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Duo

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Violin and Cello | 16′ Title: Duo Composer: Luna Pearl Woolf Year Composed: 2014 Instrumentation: Violin and Cello Duration: 16′ Format: Score and Parts Catalogue Number: OM0153 Printed Edition Price: 40.00 USD PDF Price: 35.00 USD Premiered … Continue reading

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Like As the Waves

By Diana Rosenblum| For Three Female Voices and Violoncello | 5′

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Sonnet 60 of William Shakespeare

By Božo Banović | For Three Female Voices and Violoncello | 7′

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Suspense

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Eight Cellos and Four Percussion | 11′

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San Francisco Classical Voice: Lisa Delan Recital A Pure Delight

Woolf’s composition alluringly displayed diverse facets of love refracted through a variety of genres, with Haimovitz channeling a jazz bass pizzicato here, sliding into Middle Eastern modes there,something fluttering with O’Riley like attendant lovebirds. Continue reading

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Oxingale Music announces Winner of Composition Competition

Oxingale Music announces Winner of Composition Competition Continue reading

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Oxingale Music Announces New Composition Competition for Cello and Voice

Oxingale Music, publisher of a range of contemporary sheet music from award-winning composers, announces the first in a series of composition competitions aimed at building the repertoire for cello and unusual ensembles. Continue reading

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Mountain Lake, PBS: Mélange à Trois

May 17, 2014 After first hearing Krystina Marcoux’s fiery, solo performance of Jennifer Higdon’s Percussion Concerto back in 2013, it was with a lot of anticipation that I attended Luna Pearl Woolf’s original voiceless opera Mélange à Trois with the BIK ensemble last Friday, … Continue reading

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Horn Quartet

By Lewis Spratlan | For French Horn, Violin, Cello, and Piano | 15′

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Ontogeny

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Bassoon, Horn and Piano Quartet | 16′

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Sonnet CXXX

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Soprano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Violin | 10′

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Rumi: Quatrains of Love

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Soprano, Cello and Piano | 12′

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Luna Pearl Woolf: Events 2011-2012

Luna Pearl Woolf’s upcoming performances: October 26-27: recording of “AngelHeart” for narrator and five cellos, at Piccollo Studios in Montreal, Canada. November 12, 2011: “Ten Images” performed by Krista Martynes, clarinet, and Elinor Frey, cello, at Wilder and Davis Luthiers in … Continue reading

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Arpeggione Sonata

By Franz Schubert | Arranged for Solo Cello and Orchestra by Luna Pearl Woolf | 27′ Continue reading

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Scherzo Grosso

By David Sanford | For Solo Cello and Orchestra | 26′ Continue reading

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Max’s Moon

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Cello and String Orchestra | 10′ Continue reading

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Triptych – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By David Sanford| For Eight Cellos | 5′ Continue reading

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Sarabande

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Solo Cello | 7′ Continue reading

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