David Felder

SUNY Distinguished Professor

Birge-Cary Chair in Music Composition

Ph.D. University of California at San Diego

116 Slee Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260

tel: (716) 645-0658
fax: (716) 645-3824
Daivd Felder

Compositions

Below is a list of works, most with audio or video excerpts. Other audio excerpts can be found on SoundCloud and video excerpts on YouTube.

All works, unless indicated otherwise, are published by:

Theodore Presser, Inc.

One Presser Place
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Phone: (610) 525-3636
Fax: (610) 527-7841

or

Project Schott New York

254 West 31st Street, Floor 15
New York, NY 10001

Phone: (212) 461-6940
Fax: (212) 810-4565


Three Songs from Three Watches

(2014)
for Flute, Clarinet, Percussion, Piano, Bass Voice, Violin, Viola, 'Cello, and electronics
Commissioned by Norrbotten NEO
~ 20'

Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux

(2013; revised 2014)
for large chamber orchestra with electronics, and soprano Laura Aikin, bass Ethan Hirschenfeld
for the Slee Sinfonietta, Signal, and BMOP
with texts by Neruda, Creeley, Daumal, Gioia
Commissioned for the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress and dedicated to the memory of Serge and Natalie Koussevitzky. The work is dedicated to Brad Lubman and Ensemble Signal, and Gil Rose and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.
~ 51'
Performed by SIGNAL ensemble with members of the Slee Sinfonietta
Laura Aikin, soprano
Ethan Herschenfeld, bass
Brad Lubman, conductor
Performed at Lippes Concert Hall
Buffalo, NY
April 23, 2013
Movements I, II, IV and VII
Performed by SIGNAL ensemble with members of the Slee Sinfonietta
Laura Aikin, soprano
Ethan Herschenfeld, bass
Brad Lubman, conductor
Performed at Lippes Concert Hall
Buffalo, NY
April 23, 2013

Nomina Sunt Consequentia Rerum

(2012-13)
for choir
Commissioned by The New York Virtuoso Singers
~ 3.5'
will be published after premiere performances

Funfares

(Fall 2012)
written for the inauguration of the 15th President at University at Buffalo
~ 6'
manuscript in preparation

A Garland (for Bruce)

(September 2012)
for solo cello, 4, 6, or 8 channels of electronic sound
photo images by Bruce Jackson
Commissioned by Office of the Vice Provost for Research, University at Buffalo
~ 4'
manuscript in preparation

Green Flash

(September 2012)
for 6 channels of electronic sound
Commissioned by John Cage Festival, Washington, D.C.
~ 4'
unpublished, available from the composer as MaxMSP patch

Requiescat

(2010)
for bass flute, contrabass clarinet, percussion, guitar, piano/celeste, 2 violins, viola, bass, 8-channel electronics
Commissioned by CIKADA Ensemble
~ 9.5'
Recorded on Albany 1418

Tweener

(2010)
for solo percussion (with KAT mallet controller), large chamber ensemble, electronics
Commissioned by New York State Council on the Arts
~ 19'
Recorded on Albany 1418

Rare Air

(2008)
for solo bass clarinet, piano, electronics
Commissioned for Jean Kopperud's "Rated X" project
Recorded on Albany 1418
score available from Project Schott New York.
Jean Kopperud, hose
Performed at Timucua White House
Orlando, Florida
March, 2010

Black Fire/White Fire

(2008)
Shamayim part 3
for solo bass voice, video, 8-channel electronics
image by Elliot Caplan
Commissioned by Capricorn Project, Four European Festivals
~ 8'
Recorded on Albany 1137
The work can be presented as a 5.1 video and image presentation in concert, or, preferably as a 7.1 or 8 channel concert presentation with image. Contact the composer for rental/presentation options, requirements and materials.
Nicholas Isherwood, bass voice
stereo mix presentation

Insomnia

(2008)
for solo bass voice, percussion
on text by Dana Gioia
Commissioned by "Works and Process Series" at Guggenheim Museum
~ 5'

Sa'arah

(2007)
Shamayim part 2
for solo bass voice, video, 8-channel electronics
image by Elliot Caplan
Commissioned by Argosy Foundation
~ 17'
Recorded on Albany 1137
The work can be presented as a 5.1 video and image presentation in concert, or, preferably as a 7.1 or 8 channel concert presentation with image. Contact the composer for rental/presentation options, requirements and materials.
Nicholas Isherwood, bass voice
stereo mix presentation

Stuck-stücke

(2007)
for string quartet
Commissioned by Siemens Foundation for Arditti String Quartet
~ 20'
Recorded on Albany 1153
Arditti Quartet, studio recording
Performed by JACK Quartet
Performed at June in Buffalo
Lippes Concert Hall
June 3, 2013

So Quiet Here

(2006)
for 4-channel electronics
Commissioned by Capen Chair, University at Buffalo for 80th birthday of Robert Creeley
~ 7'

Chashmal

(2006)
Shamayim part 1
for solo bass voice, video, 8-channel electronics
image by Elliot Caplan
Commissioned for Project Isherwood
~ 12'
Recorded on Albany 1137
The work can be presented as a 5.1 video and image presentation in concert, or, preferably as a 7.1 or 8 channel concert presentation with image. Contact the composer for rental/presentation options, requirements and materials.
Nicholas Isherwood, bass voice
stereo mix presentation

Dionysiacs

(2005)
for flute ensemble (6 players), "gli altri" (minimum 14)
Commissioned by "whoosh" fund and Brannen-Cooper Fund
~ 10'
Recorded on Albany 1418

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