SOLO WORKS

THE LOST GARDENS OF HELIGAN (2019)

a suite for cello, this work is inspired by The lost gardens of Heligan, a series of open spaces and gardens that were abandoned and lost during the first world war. The were rediscovered in the 1990s, and have since been excavated and opened to the public.

Each movement within this suite represents a different area within the gardens.

I - The Pleasure Grounds

Cellist; Ernesto Cabezas

Performed at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Osher Salon.

March 14th, 2019.

VARYING DEGREES OF MADNESS; SONGS OF INFATUATION (2018)

a five movement song cycle for soprano and piano, this work focuses on the obsessive side of love and infatuation.

III -  Sonnet XVII Pablo Neruda

Soprano; Naomi Columna

Piano; Chesley Mok

Performed at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Sol Joseph Recital Hall.

November 14th, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V - I wait Rumi

Soprano; Naomi Columna

Piano; Margaret Halbig

Performed at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Sol Joseph Recital Hall.

March 27th, 2018.
 

THE BURIED MOON (2017)

Commissioned by pianist Lucy Rose Murphy, this piece is a musical interpretation of an obscure fairytale in which the moon becomes trapped in mystic bog lands, and so her light can no longer shine to protect travelers from the creatures that lie within it.

Performed at Schott Music Shop, London.

21st April, 2017.

SURGES (2016)

Commissioned by pianist Barnabas Jones for the TCM Contemporary Piano Etude Competition, 2017. This piece explores the colorful characteristic of sustained pedal and extreme registers.

Performed by Erica MacLeod at Schott Music Shop, London.

21st April, 2017.

Full listing

 

Trackings, for solo percussionist (2013)

       three movement work

Inflection, for solo piano (2014)

The Cloud, for soprano and piano (2014)

Octadic, for solo piano (2015)

       graphic score

Vogelstimmen, for soprano and piano (2016)

Surges, for solo piano (2016)

Oscillations, for solo piano (2016)

The Buried Moon, for solo piano (2017)

The Golden Bird, for solo violin (2017)

Varying Degrees of Madness, for soprano and piano (2018)

       five movement song cycle

The lost gardens of Heligan, for cello (2018)

       four movement suite for cello

Atom, for mezzo-soprano, cello and piano (2018)

©2018 by Erica MacLeod