music


**this page is still under construction**

Below is a list of my composed music. Most of my musical output is contained here, although this list does not include some collaborations, improvised music, and other things that don’t fit into what I consider my “compositions.” Some of these other creative outlets can be found in the projects section of my about page.

Click on a title to view more information about that work.
Click on an instrumentation to view more pieces for those instruments.
 
Year Title Instrumentation Duration Audio
2019 a painting in various frames (revised) String quartet 8'
Try Open instrumentation 9'
2018 in greeting its own earth Vocal ensemble; text by Sabrina Sadique 5'
Geography Fixed media installation 15'
2017 Ritual/Breath of a Poem Percussion quartet and live electronics 8'
Two Songs Without Singing String Orchestra 9'35"
Only A Little Taller Flute and Violin 7'
Ghost in the Square Tilted Arc 5'20"
It's a True Story Tilted Arc 5'
2016 Infinitude of Stars SATB Choir; text by Rabindranath Tagore 3'
Flarista Solo piano 1' Watch on YouTube
The Saw Tilted Arc 5'
July 8 Tilted Arc 9'30"
TYLKO Tilted Arc 9'40"
Canticle (new simplified electronics) Solo wind instrument and live electronics (one performer) 10'-90'
who has the upper hand Violin and live electronics (one or two performers) 7'15"
Hudson Little Wing (11-piece mixed chamber ensemble) and film 30'
Spinning Lantern Chamber Orchestra 4'
Tabula Rasa Solo piano 5'
Grey 8-piece mixed chamber ensemble 1'30"
Li Ge Ti Orchestra 1'45"
in media res Solo piano 1'15"
a painting in various frames String quartet 4'
2015 Canticle Solo wind instrument and live electronics (one performer) 10'-90'
The Searcher of All Hearts SATB choir; text by Mary Eastick 10'
Stepping Orchestral winds, brass, and percussion 2'
Tekiah Solo piano 11'30"
Confound Atlas Solo violin 1'45"
hands Piano and live electronics (two performers) 6'
The Highlands Chamber jazz ensemble (alto saxophone, flugel horn, trombone, electric guitar, piano, double bass, drum set) 4'
manhattan Jazz Big Band (2 alto, 2 tenor, baritone saxes, 3 trombones and one bass trombone, 4 trumpets, electric guitar, piano, double bass, drum set) 5'45"
Water in Two Parts Chamber orchestra 4'45"
The Tyger Voice, ukulele, violin, viola, cello; text by William Blake 3'30"
2014 A Farewell Voice, acoustic guitar, violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano; text by George Gascoigne 4'30"
Soft Voices Soprano voice and piano; text by Percy Bysshe Shelley 3'
Solid State Chamber jazz ensemble (alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, trumpet, trombone, electric guitar, piano, double bass, drum set) 6'
The Impulse Pre-recorded electronics diffused live in 4-channel audio 4'
Ivory I and II Stretto (alto/soprano saxophone, electric guitar, double bass, drum set) 19'
Tiles Stretto 7'
Mountains Stretto 7'
Planing Stretto 9'30"
2013 Home Solo piano 5'45"
Mutes Alto saxophone and piano 4'30"
Rowboat Tenor saxophone and piano 6'45"
© Sam Torres Music 2019