© 2019. Ryan Carraher. All rights reserved.

Chamber/Solo works

...the shifting jelly of heads looming over your little face (2019)

for two sopranos and iPads

ca. 15'

...the string grids of excavators searching for weathered bone (2019)

Commission for the VIPA Festival

Violin & Cello

7'

Premiere: July 17th, 2019. VIPA Festival. La Mutant-Espai d'arts vives. Valencia, Spain. Giorgos Panagiotidis (violin) and

Mariel Roberts (cello)

"Something understands," breathes the screen (2019)

Commission for New Music on the Point Festival

Alto Sax, Violin, Piano 

ca. 7'

Premiere: June 16th, 2019. New Music on the Point. Vermont. Erin Rogers (alto sax), Christopher Herz (violin) and Everett Hopfner (piano)

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...empty spun-sugar shibboleth... (2019)

for bass flute, tenor saxophone, soprano voice, viola, cello

ca. 27'

Premiere: April 3rd, 2019. Distler Hall. Tufts University

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...most of Us... (2018)

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for solo voice (any type)

ca. 4'

Premiere: Rose Hegele (Sop.). November 5th, 2018. Distler Hall. Tufts University

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"Colors," he says to the screen's black lattice (2018)

for solo bass flute

ca. 8'

Premiere: Orlando Cela. November 5th, 2018. Distler Hall. Tufts University

National finalist in the 2019 Flute New Music Consortium (FNMC) Composition Competition

Recorded by Iwona Glinka on the album "WAW" [Phasma Records] recipient of the 2019 Akademia

Music Award for Best Classical Album

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Mal de Coucou (2018)

for percussion, piano, violin, cello

ca. 8'

Commissioned by ECCE ensemble for Etchings festival 2018

Premiere: July 4, 2018. Chapelle Sainte Catherine. Auvillar, France. ECCE ensemble.

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Micro.Morii (2018)

for soprano and double bass

ca. 1'

Commissioned by Ensemble x.y

Premiere: Ensemble x.y. October 30, 2018. City University of London

Hiybbprqag (2018)

for bass flute, Bb piccolo trumpet, viola

ca. 5'

Composed for/workshopped by soloists of Ensemble Intercontemporain at IRCAM Manifeste 2018

Keta (2018)

for solo alto saxophone

ca. 9'

Performances:

Philipp Staudlin. March 12, 2018. Distler Hall. Tufts University (Premiere)

Philipp Staudlin. April 3, 2019. Distler Hall. Tufts University

Philipp Staudlin. April 21, 2019. Seully Hall. Boston Conservatory at Berklee

 

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Swallowtail (2018)

for three double basses

Variable duration

Rubatosis II (2018)

for 3-6 voices of any type

Variable duration

Rubatosis (2017)

for two violas and pipe organ

ca. 8'

Premiere: October 28th. Goddard Chapel. Tufts University

Performance notes/Score excerpts/Press

Ritual Clowning (2017)

for bass clarinet and marimba

ca. 6.5'

Premiere: Transient Canvas. April 4, 2018. Distler Hall. Tufts University

Awarded a merit award in the 2018 Tribeca New Music Composition Competition

Klexos (2017)

for flute, soprano, electric guitar, percussion, piano, viola

ca. 14.5'

National finalist in the 2017-2018 MTNA Composition Competition 

2xtwo (2017)

for vibraphone, marimba, two pianos

ca. 5'

Voyager Is (2017)

for piano and ring modulator

ca. 10'

Premiere: John McDonald. November 17, 2017. Distler Hall. Tufts University

Alazia (2017)

for solo trombone

ca. 5'

Analysis 

Lachesism Sonata (2016)

for solo piano

ca. 6'

Premiere: Thomas Strumpf. October 4, 2017. Distler Hall. Tufts University

National finalist in the 2016-2017 MTNA Composition Competition 

...and try to become the Light? (2019)

for alto saxophone and percussion

ca. 17'