Clear, cold light and quiet introspection infuse two moods of existential contemplation on a winter’s day. – RW
Just Beyond Reach
Program Note: Composed near the end of my mother’s long descent into dementia, as witness, I sought a release of wordless expression and reflection through music. –RW
An Air of Romance
Originally composed for Javier Perez Garrido’s call for Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame: Romances for solo clarinet (Canciones de Esperanza), Alicante, Spain
A Moment’s Impression
A miniature originally composed as a submission for Suzanne Mueller, cello & Thomas Piercy, clarinet, 15 Minutes of Fame.
(Video features Géraldine Fastré, clarinette & Bruno Ispiola, violoncelle at Osmose Intermezzo concert, Centre Culturel d’Evere – l’Entrela’ Bruxelles, Belgium)
Jilted Tango – duet
Jilted Tango is included on Moonkyung Lee’s Navona Records album, PARTS TO PLAY.
Program Note: The give and take in a dance of love. -RW
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Video features a performance of a double bass/piano version of “Jilted Tango” performed by bassist Joel Braun with pianist Alexandre Maynegre-Torra, October 25, 2021 at the Butler School of Music, University of Texas/Austin.