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Special Projects

Music of Sweden (October 8, 2017)

Luna Year 2017 Project - recording for every day of 2017

Bach Chaconne Project (October 2016, with Calvary Episcopal Church, Memphis)

Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 (February 2015)

Joseph Vella: Trio Concertante, Op. 7

Music Analysis

***The following sites contain analysis and description of several works performed by Luna Nova.
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  1. Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire: A Study Guide
  2. Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time: A Study Guide
  3. Claude Debussy's Cello Sonata: A Study Guide
  4. Claude Debussy's Prelude Book I, No. 8 "La fille aux cheveux de lin"
  5. Igor Stravinsky's Dirge Canons from In Memoriam Dylan Thomas
  6. Steve Reich's Music for Pieces of Wood
  7. George Crumb's Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale)
  8. Elliott Carter's Enchanted Preludes for Flute and Cello
  9. James Romig's The Frame Problem
  10. James Romig's Sonnet 2 for Flute
  11. Rachmaninoff Vespers

Music Theory

Tonal Theory Supplemental Examples (content created by Prof. Timothy Cutler (Cleveland Institute of Music); web design by Patricia Gray

Instrumental Techniques

(Some of the earlier projecta here may have compatibility issues with current browers. We will be updating this material.)

Members of Luna Nova frequently work with students in masterclasses. The following links go to sites which include video, scores and texts taken from these presentations.

  1. Extended Techniques for Cello by Craig Hultgren
  2. Extended Techniques for Piano by Adam Bowles

 

 

 
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Luna Nova Music supports performances of a wide range of twentieth century classics, music of established living composers, and premieres by emerging composers. With concerts, masterclasses and private instruction, Luna Nova Music maintains a strong commitment to the education of performers and listeners, and to the cause of new music in educational institutions and beyond.
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