Tom Schneller  

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Orchestral            Ensemble         Chamber       Solo        Vocal Music        Film Scores

 

Orchestral

 

       Transformations (2009-10) for orchestra

        Duration: 14 minutes
        commissioned by: Holland Symphony Orchestra, Michigan
        Johannes Müller-Stosch, conductor


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Symphonic Ode (2005) for orchestra

Duration: 6.5 minutes
First Performance: New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra, New York, NY
Jonathan Schiffman, conductor

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Ensemble

 

Hour of Concern (2003) for soprano and chamber orchestra

Duration: 18 minutes
First Performance: Festival Chamber Orchestra, Cornell University, NY
Judith Kellock, soprano
Steven Stucky, conductor

LISTEN:
   Movement 1 At Hiroshima (text by Lindley Williams Hubbell)

   Movement 4 Our New National Hymn (text by William Eggleston) Excerpt

 

Automaton (2001) for chamber orchestra

Duration: 3 minutes
First Performance: Arc Ensemble, Cincinnati, OH
Demetrius Fuller, conductor

 

Dementia (2002) for string octet

Duration: 5.5 minutes
First Performance: Bowdoin Music Festival, Bowdoin, Maine
Shields Collins Bray, conductor

LISTEN:
   Dementia - excerpt from the first part

 

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Chamber

 

From the Life of a Marionette (2001) for flute and mallet percussion


Duration: 6 minutes
First Performance: CCM, Cincinnati, OH

 

Gargoyles (2000) for sextet


Duration: 4 minutes
First Performance: CCM, Cincinnati, OH
eighth blackbird

LISTEN:
   I. Gnomus
   II. Incubus
   III. Daemon

 

Valse (1996) for clarinet and string quartet


Duration: 5 minutes
First Performance: Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, NH

 

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Solo

 

Pax Americana (2004) for piano


Duration: 10 minutes
First Performance: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Xak Bjerken

LISTEN:
  Pax Americana: Movement 2 "No Child Left Behind" (1.6MB)
  Pax Americana: Movement 3 "Billionaires at the Trough"(3.0MB)
Xak Bjerken, piano

Invocation (2002) for cello


Duration: 3 minutes
First Performance: Juilliard School, New York, NY
Malina Rauschenfels

 

Take Ship O Soul (1999) for piano


Duration: 3 minutes
First Performance: Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
Heather O'Donnell

 

Echoes (1996) for piano


Duration: 4 minutes
First Performance: German Embassy, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Heather O'Donnell

 

Fughetta (1995) for piano


Duration: 2 minutes
First Performance: Sarah Lawrence College, NY
Bernard Rose

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Vocal Music

 

The Miller's Apprentice (2001) A Musical Play for Children


Duration: 45 minutes
First Performance: Theodor Schneller School, Amman, Jordan

 

Der Morgenstern (1995) for mixed choir, 'cello and clarinet


Duration: 5 minutes
First Performance: Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

 

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Film Music

 

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