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COMPOSITIONS by NEBOJSA SLOBODAN MACURA B.Mus., The University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005 A THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF MUSIC in THE FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES (Composition) THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA April 2007 © Nebojsa Slobodan Macura, 2007 11 ABSTRACT The thesis for the Master of Music degree in Composition consists of live performances of original works composed during graduate study. The student is expected to have written and have performed approximately an hour of music for various media. My compositions were performed on March 3, 2006; March 18, 2006; April 13, 2006; November 9, 2006; January 7, 2007; January 26, 2007; March 12, 2007; March 17, 2007; March 31, 2007; and April 19, 2007. iii TABLE OF CONTENTS Abstract » Table of Contents iii Acknowledgements iv Reflections on Solitude 1 Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion (3 rd movement) 14 Dirge 39 ' Improvisation No. 2 49 Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion (1st movement) 64 Chamber Music No. 4 - Living on the Edge 89 I. Cog in the Machine 90 II. Nostalgic Horizons 95 III. Policies and Deadlines / The Machine 99 Carnal Dances 112 Sinister Daydreams 157 Forbidden Fantasies 181 I. Your friend is kind of cute 182 II. But what about tomorrow? 183 III. You are still beautiful to me 185 Fierce Desire for Love's Delight 188 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Many thanks to Professors Stephen Chatman, Dorothy Chang, Keith Hamel, and Alexander Fisher; and to all the performers who gave life to these compositions. Reflections on Solitude for Chamber Ensemble by Nebojsa S. Macura 2005 Instrumentation Flute (doubling Alto Flute) Oboe (doubling English Horn) Clarinet in B-flat Trumpet in C Tenor Trombone Percussion (1 player)* Piano Violoncello Contrabass "Marimba, Vibraphone, Glockenspiel, Suspended Cymbal, Sizzle Cymbal duration: 7'00" Reflections on Solitude 4 6 7 acceL cresc. poco a poco 8 9 E . H . CI. cresc. sempre Tbn. cresc. sempre Perc. Sizzle Cymbal hard mallets ffmarcato 12 13 Chamber Concerto for String and Percussion (3rd movement) Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 4'00" Instrumentation Percussion 1 Marimba, 2 Tom-toms, 2 Bongos, Susp. Cymbal Percussion 2 Finger Cymbals, Tambourine, Machine Castanets Piano Harp Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion 3rd movement 16 Nebqjsa S. Macura J = 138 Marimba Percussion 1 |j Percussion 2 Piano Harp Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello ord. \Jf) = sul tasto r ^ r r r T r r * — _ j 17 18 ™p-=f sul pont. Marimba \24\ Perc. 1 { Perc. 2 Hp Vin. II Vc. Tamb 7 ) 7 }y J " J 1 7 — J L _ ? — — J ~ * | 7 iL_3 \22\ (dead stroke) Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp Vin. II Vc. p sub. 20 senza ped. 22 Perc. 1 ( Perc. 2 ( Pno < e ^ --» cresc / : bJ-1 N i r ^ V — — — ^ — — ii r * r r r 1 r * 7 r r1 7 ^ 7 v7 r_J1 J • t = ± $ (Tamb.) k * k k to Castanets II 1 J* J 1 1 7 J 7 J 1 J" 1 Castanets Hp Vln ] Vln. II Via Vc. 23 Perc. 1 f Perc. 2 Pno Vin I Vin. II Perc. 1 4 Vin Vin. II 25 2 6 30 m Tom-Toms T6-acceL 32 J I I Perc. 1 { Pno Hp { •S 1 >- >- >" > - > - : = -j j j . w — J — ^ — 1 ~ i » > > >• > >• », |>a" m m m m m~mr >- >- >-Vlnl Vin. II Via Vc. Perc. 2 Pno Maracas" Vin I Vin. II Via 33 Susp. Cymbal mallet handle Perc. 1 [I Perc. 2 Pno Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. to Castanets J i Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. / h J = 1 0 0 [7171 (k r k " J Jtt ~ • —— r = J ,: ^ # J J «• 'ft' mfleggiero t = IP -—14 7 . jpM -45 y» >, q f - m j U —^-1 1 1 1 ' mp leggiero 34 35 Pno Hp Vln 1 Vln. II Via Vc. Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno 17 ^ )• 5 - — Hp Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. acceL Perc. Perc. 2 Pno Vin I Vin. II cresc. poco a poco Tambourine 4 7 J> 7 ^ 7 /"J I 7 — 7 7 #T] | J J J Perc Perc. 2 Vin. II 37 Dirge for String Quartet Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 4'30" f - raise by one quarter-tone j$ - raise by three quarter-tones (all accidentals carry through the measure) J = 76 Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello mi Dirge non vib. WW non vib. sul tasto-l 3 m iJ J *-non vib. sul tasto-40 Nebojsa S. Macura •ord. •ord. S T " 42 43 sul pont. • • mp mp sul pont. sul pont. -6>-si H 2 Z mp 1 mp pizz. (very resonant) ; | | ' _mp -pp mp ^4 J $J t«i 1 mf su lG 1 ff legato e marcato accel. sul A mfsub. non vib. m n i l m ~m nh m mf cresc. \ffi> sul A non vib. sul D mfsub. te 1 non vib. erase. • ff 45 m 7-0-non vib. ->ord. r f r _mf non vib. -•ord. r r T : m / P -f J = 108 46 fmarcato 4fc fmarcato -mf-IIH r^j-^Tjj)^ fmarcato mp fmarcato SB ip Hp cantabile -f mf cantabile f f yip mf cantabile -f O ' — = cantabile ~ f Improvisation No.2 for piano and compact disc Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 6'15" 51 52 29 loco J J J"3 J 1 1 . h f r ^ ^ r - i — 1 §1 m Jj \ i i * i / Jf^ = U): ftS M > -g 1 r * ^ P J . 56 60 m i1 I I I mf i l l l l agitated 3 m 3 i mp cresc. I t i l l _ A 5= 59 mp L - j i l 90 j UA 7 7 \j ^ 7 7 ' " i r r =r r r Chamber Concerto for String and Percussion (1 st movement) Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Instrumentation Percussion 1 Marimba, 2 Tom-toms, 2 Bongos, Susp. Cymbal Percussion 2 Finger Cymbals, Tambourine, Machine Castanets Piano Harp Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello Duration: 5'00" Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion 1 st movement 66 Nebojsa S. Macura Percussion 1 Percussion 2 Piano Harp Violin 1 Violin II Viola Violoncello solo (freely, like an improvisation) J = 48 Marimba 5 s poco 68 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 II 'I -» 7—W—l-J d 0 » » / 0- y JJ J J «-Hp { Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. m Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp ] Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. 3 u. 3 j i J i 1 ' I | | ' - ' - - - - < - | ' - - - - - - | -j» sub. mp 'il>8 mpsub. 69 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 ™p—===== / : P j — x — j — x — 1 7 i 11 m~} i j \ -mp N 7 Pno Hp { Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. mf P V J' ^ solo / or™. / dim. ML f dim. -»-f dim. mp Perc. 2 Hp £ H - 4 7 J3 J t 1 T l to Finger Cymbals + m mf f -« sul tasto Vln 1 Via Vc. p sul tasto f _ p B P 70 Perc. 2 Hp Vln 1 Vln. II Via Vc. Finger Cymbals l.v. sempre ^ llii to Tambourine 4UJ • r r " 1 > i< m (sul tasto) •4-Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Hp / Tambourine — / y J '7 suir> Vln] Vln. II Via Vc. fsub. 71 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno V l n l Vin. 11 3 Perc Perc. 2 Vin Vin. II 74 75 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp Via Vc. Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno IIII f — » * m ' m—f-f-7 f u Castanets / » M *> <i - = 1 1 n — — r f> ** j ±-t— —• -j--m-i-7 : » J L < r * 0 i 1 * mf ft arco Ft=f * " * 0 , — . r-rrrL m A arco "ft* w# ^ = — — — L A44"W I * - * — * r * f * f m % T % / pizz. = it L 4 I ^ J J — t 1 Hp Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. fmarcato 76 1541 to Marimba Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Vln I Vln. II Via Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno ± -H : 1 - P W-* 1 *) p cresc. 0 P r *r = J Marimba (hardest possible mallets) -ft Hp Vln I Vln. II Via ppsub. ppsub. ppsub. cresc. —o cresc. Tom-toms mallets > J J 78 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno i?P Finger Cymbals 4 J -*—m— pp cresc. poco a poco J J y J J> -0 0 7—* 0— Hp \ / 7 — ti'f IfP 7 ^ ^ 5 Vc. Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. mp cresc. 79 81 to Susp. Cymbal Perc. 1 Pno Vin I Vin Perc. 1 Pno it " J Vin I Vin. II 82 >vib. ord. Vln I cresc. poco a poco •vib. ord. Vln. II cresc. poco a poco "^ •ib. ord. Via cresc. poco a poco Vc. 6 6 s 6 6 6 6 6 0 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Vin I Vin. II Via litis it Y*J 6 6 6 6 3z: via sord. 4 i!f'Li via sord. 83 "g|wooden sticks - en p=a II Castanets 7 J 3 J ~ J 7 ^ f clap hands J J J J mf clap hands J J J 6 6 6 6 via sord. clap hands J J J 6 6 6 Vc. m mf clap hands J J J Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno strike lowest strings with palm of hand Hp { knock on soundboard with knuckles ^ 7 J> f J> 7 J> J v-1 J> 7 > S i -Vin 1 Vin. II Via Vc. II -J • -Li J J -J J J-J 1 J I J J J J . J J J J-J J J I 84 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 p sub. mp IhH-« i p cresc. poco a poco J i i I T Hp i{ Vin I Vin. II p mp 7 J> 7 J3| J mf J I II * 1 Via Vc. J t HH-J 1 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 i to Tambourine J i -[./^Tambourine 7 J"*3-Pno Hp Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. 85 8 6 87 Chamber Music No. 4 Living on the Edge for Piccolo and Flute Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 8'00" 90 for Suzanne Chamber Music No. 4 - Living on the Edge I. Cog in the Machine Nebojsa S. Macura A J = 152 (Mechanically, with no accents and no sense of meter) Piccolo Flute Note: Accidentals always carry through the measure dynamics ad lib. until measure 16 1%.—• I* 9 \ X n i i ' f>hmU- : —1— ! — s 1 *-^v—** I m 1—'—*} J 91 93 31 J4 ^JJMJJ'trj rr / Jp cresc. poco a poco f 37 poco rail.. S •-a infsub. s % J) y y[}*> 7\>y =£ p J*. = 184 40 ( J = 138) poco accel. mp fsub. psub. mfsub. 94 45 i I ff cresc. J = 168 or as fast as possible i f j „ n r r > r r r ¥ r r r r f r n 1 ;—1 1 1 1 M i l l fmarcato cresc. / 7.—7_|«Lf —^< / j%?con t u t t a f°rza 8 / ' ' fmarcato cresc. ff fffcon t u t t a forza ca. VI5" Vancouver, BC October 15,2006 = 50 II. Nostalgic Horizons accel._ . _rit. 95 tempo I Piccolo Flute * — P o -3 * * * + fp 3 molto accel. _ (liberamente) t e m p 0 j TT v H> P mf -He«-fP 5 accel. rit. tempo I 22 t^tJ ^ J J a i E J J.. J o 50 o 96 p cresc. poco a poco 23 a t e m p o poco acce l . mp — Z(f) mp cresc. 27 poco accel.. . . . . . . . a tempo Vancouver, BC October 24, 2006 dim. p(non cresc.) nip 106 jfsub. 107 67 dim. m. if^ f nrr mp cresc. poco a poco mm m dim. mf mp cresc. poco a poco pp murmuring 71 p i l l imp # 4 cresc. cresc. accel.. (flutter) angry 108 109 85 »-<—m Jr) k , ^ K C i — — / • — humP 7 p y y fas /owe/ as possible) fm . / — "y > > s p p p- ' «5P f aggressive 97 $ ft F T P S T g i g mp 9 16 >7 «P ?g ?rr P 9 16 9 16 110 99 • ft cresc. tempo I A s fast as humanly possible > = 176 i = 276+ I 104 H ? p ? p bfrT?> JB r r r y *j y *j y ~ B J — = = ?p 1 p i p 770 jfsub. 116 mm ffmarcato 16 ffmarcato nip sub. ff I l l 122 16 } = } P " sub. _9 16 J bJ / marcatissimo marcatissimo ffp-== ffp-= fffffffffshrill> Piercing sfz grunt-like ffffffJTfsnrill> Pacing 7 ca. 4'00" sfz grunt-like Vancouver, BC November 15, 2006 1/2. Carnal Dances For Chamber Ensemble Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 duration: ca. 9 minutes Instrumentation Alto Flute (doubling Piccolo) Clarinet in B-flat Bassoon Horn in F Trumpet in C Trombone Percussion (Drum Set) Pedal Low Suspended T r j Bass Drum Tom-Tom Cowbell Cymbal x » m >-Pedal Hi-hat Snare High Hi-hat Tambourine (Pedal) Drum Tom-Tom (.Stick) Piano Violin Violoncello Contrabass Carnal Dances 114 Score in C A l t o Flute Clarinet Bassoon Nebojsa S. Macura J= 112 Horn Trumpet Trombone Percussion (Drum Set) Piano < V i o l i n V io lonce l lo Contrabass J= 112 sul G / v — ^ fro L = = rj 1 K L J V J H j — J ' d — ^ JP— O A . FI. CI . Bsn 117 118 120 121 125 127 128 130 131 J= 120 Bsn Tbn . Perc. i" * r * r •* r r r dim. Pno<; mpsub. V l n V c . C b . J= 120 m -wm i fmarcato f pizz. r r g mpsub. Tbn. (mp) Pno< V l n C b . 132 133 Pice. Hn Tpt Tbn. fP S. Cym. 134 136 CI. Bsn 1 Jf 5 l]f / bouche Tbn. Perc. Pno< T^-fZ —* | / 7 j | col legno battuto Vln 137 138 139 140 141 Bsn Perc A . F l . Tbn . Perc. S. D . + + J 1 L i—i = „ X + X 4-x •I > J J f / ff jp cresc. poco a poco B . D . dim. 142 144 145 146 149 151 153 155 156 excerpt from Sinister Daydreams for Orchestra Nebojsa S. Macura 2007 Instrumentation 1 Piccolo 1 Flute 1 Oboe 1 English Horn 2 Clarinets in A 2 Bassoons 4 Horns in F 2 Trumpets in C 2 Tenor Trombones 1 Bass Trombone 1 Tuba 2 Percussion 1 - Vibes, Crotales, Tenor Drum 2 - Triangle, Tam-tam, Sizzle Cymbal both - Suspended Cymbal, Bass Drum Strings duration: 5'00" Sinister Daydreams 159 Nebojsa S. Macura J = 60 Flute Oboe English Horn 2 Clarinets 4 Horns 2 Trumpets 2 Trombones Bass Trombone Violin 1 Viola 160 161 162 m j 163 Ob. Eng. Hn 2 Bsns 2 Tpts 2 Tbns B. Tbn. Tba mfsub. fJPP Tenor Drum L i .j i J l Perc. 2 Bass Drum ) 1 7 I p ben marcato f 164 165 FI. 2 Bsns 2 Tpts Vln II f?r fy ^ f ffi f$ ff mf = = = = = i> 3'f) r t t ^ Q _ r _ f ^ r f t r r = V senza sord. lip . V. r ^ f H mf = — ^ . te^ i» r \ \ \ p arco , . •j- t s ^ = i 1 1 ' 1 ' T f , „ t ,• 2 Bsns 2 Tpts 2 Tbns Vln II 166 J = 4 2 r Eng.,Hn 4 Hns 2 Tpts 2 Tbns Perc Perc. 2 167 168 3^j = 46 y Ob. Eng. Hn 2 Cls 2 Bsns 2 Tpts B. Tbn. Tba Perc. 1 cresc. poco a poco 171 Eng. Hn 1. freely , 0 f dim. sul pont. Via 172 J = 135 Eng. Hn 173 mf sub. cresc. poco a poco mp cresc. poco a poco mfsub. cresc. poco a poco mfsub. cresc. poco a poco mf cresc. poco a poco 174 175 Ob. Eng. Hn 2 Bsns 2 Tpts (Tenor Drum) Vln I Vln II Cb. 176 177 179 senza sord. senza sord. m mp cresc. senza sord. ™p cresc. 180 Forbidden Fantasies for Piano Nebojsa S. Macura 2007 Duration: 4'30" F o r b i d d e n F a n t a s i e s I. Your friend is kind of cute. 182 B r o a d l y , innocent ly J = 60-69 poco r a i l . a tempo 15 r i t . a l fine J J J J . A — P — - 1 — r J * -mf — t — - — « » — f — " L J ^ J - fJ b'4 mp i y J fe,H—J-pp • t. > J 1 1 p p irj? ^ t > II. But what about tomorrow? 183 Freely, nostalgically J = 60 Nebojsa S. Macura . J . poco accel. cresc. Q 4* pp w mi m at * rJ con ped. 1 20 J I tp 1 2.- r r r J j y i — ? * i » — » — » — 8 > - © - • n fY^T ^ fc> '1 * » . - g - J J ~ J ^ : i J / " J o : » T — ^ " — " - S*. 1 a - p H — ca. 7 '45" III. You're still beautiful to me. 185 Nervously, insecurely J = 60-69 p rustling 11 i n » J i J * Nebojsa S. Macura con ped. Faster and more free; hot and heavy! 13 J = ca. 88 Vp- TT T 188 Fierce Desire for Love's Delight for English Horn and compact disc Nebojsa S. Macura 2007 Duration: 7'00" Fierce Desire for Love's Delight 189 Transposed Score (CD staves are notated a perfect fifth higher than sounding pitch) A J=40 (CD begins) very smooth, chant-like (P) (low, bell-like sound) 4 V *> • h O / o n lloll 70 mp (like a snare drum) (mid-range bell) l l l i ~nor tMk (low drone continues) 190 16 p cresc. = 48 plloll J J » J J ^ 3 J i -P"^  ^IKSF-(drones continue) 19 1^ J J- 1 cresc. J J 1 P / = B E (bells) 21 i =—mf r rr 25 -mjL-7 p r 7 r p 191 4 27 ft*- >rrn wip c resc. II ^ o 1 15 I f 4 4 , 5 J>7 * * - t II o 1 (paper rip) c^. f. lioT : ) • Jf 50 top line - lip smacks bottom line - snare-like riffs 3 * J J , J J l i — r — * — * -5- * 33 , p rjr 3 — * J J J I *-I S 4 J-W f — * o^r 192 36 -4 \jm J l J "t~" • 1 i I f = ' "ft T ^ J J — et J I j ~ 3 . n r~y r 5 ± 1—*-1 accel. i i r q5i W - T f 3 I 5 193 194 198 199 J = 120 " a r r r r , , r r r r T f f r | -e-^ L 1 T M [ \2 * i j 1 — 5 » 4 m — i t p. J» 3 ^ #1 f* r M 9 f ft; r P * i : ., t.—t- -^ — i * * * 1- r • 8j nit i p-, „ = J 7 7 T * - .—|» v 1 §^~? ' p L » i p 4 i * V -^-fl-90 0 • • «• -j 9 « , 5—TT • r-» *-r ft. 0-r • p 0_ V » 0 r # , $ f r 1 *}^s~ P F P *#. ] * » r ^—it «- g_ r 1 p P 0 t> <> <-> v — ^ j 9 • _ » » — P P o 2 0 0 2 0 2 accel. 117 = 84 mf T J i I 3 ^ s i 775 3 fife wip erase. r 720 J = 100 (lip smacks) - J ^ J ^ J - * 1 6 J I J I J * J * J * J * a: 3 r #r -3-203 Saturday, March 18, 2006 Turning Point Ensemble Owen Underhill, Director Trays in the Upright Position Daniel Pruger Of Life and Love "Adam and Eve Now" Farshid Samandari Echoes Tudor Feraru so little time Katherine Graff Mientras en Espafia Kimla Attiana Voices Rising Marcus Goddard I N T E R M I S S I O N In the Fury of a Passing Moment Jeffrey Mettlewsky Blowhole Joanna Chapman-Smith Fantasy No. 3 (Premiere) John Baker 1. Prelude (Seno, tempo moderato); 2. Invention 1 (Animate); 3. /r7t^ e/7/7ip/7 2(Interlude<Lento); 4. Passacaglia (Andante) Reflections on Solitude Nebojsa Macura Rocketfish Alfredo Santa Ana ...in a sort of runic rhyme John Burke Turning Point Ensemble: Brenda Fedoruk, flute/alto flute; Beth Orson, oboe/English horn; Francois Houle, clarinet; Marcus Goddard, trumpet; Jeremy Berkman, trombone; Marc Destrube\ violin; Peggy Lee, cello; Colin Corner, double bass; Jane Hayes, piano; Daniel Tones, percussion Biographical notes begin on page 24 14 T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F B R I T I S H C O L U M B I A S C H O O L O F M U S I C R e c i t a l H a l l F r i d a y , M a r c h 3 , 2 0 0 6 i 1 2 : 0 0 p . m . U.B.C. CONTEMPORARY PLAYERS STEPHEN C H A T M A N , GIORGIO MAGNANENSI - DIRECTORS Tudor Feraru, John van Deursen - Assistant Directors 3 M o m e n t s f o r C l a r i n e t Q u a r t e t I. M o v i n g II. S e r e n e III. L a y e r e d M i c h a e l D o w l e r , clarinet I I a n M u n r o , clarinet II K a t a r z y n a M a r c z a k , clarinet III K a r e n D a v i d s o n , bass clarinet M a r t i n R i t t e r ( b . 1 9 8 2 ) C h a m b e r C o n c e r t o f o r S t r i n g s a n d P e r c u s s i o n III. S c h e r z o a g i t a t o A l a n a C h a n g , violin I B o r a L e e , violin II L a n a E l i a s , viola C r y s t a l D e r k s e n , cello B r i a n N e s s e l r o a d , percussion M a r t i n R i t t e r , percussion J o y Y e h , harp A n d r e a L o d g e , piano N e b o j s a S . M a c u r a ( b . 1 9 8 2 ) D a n z a C u b i s t a G r a c e T s a n g , violin L a n a E l i a s , viola S a b r i n a T s o u , cello S a r a K a l k e , flute M i c h a e l D o w l e r , clarinet A n d r e a L o d g e , piano M a r i a G r a n i l l o ( b . 1 9 6 2 ) THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRTSH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUISC Recital Hall Thursday, November 9, 2006 12:00 p.m. UBC STUDENT COMPOSERS' CONCERT my pessimism contains overtones of optimism; my optimism contains undertones of pessimism Erika Crino, Brett Kingsbury, Kasia Marczak & Ryan Trew piano Hand in Hand Chris Sivak, piano Nicola Ki l l , voice Five Preludes (2003) Brad Stark, piano Improvisation No. 2 Nebojsa Macura (b. 1982) Nebojsa Macura piano & digital performer ensemble In the Locrian Mode Joy Yeh, harp Ryan Trew (b. 1979) Chris Sivak (b. 1982) Brad Stark (b. 1980) Matthew Mactavish (b. 1960) Echoes I: of Time and Tone Richard Covey (b. 1979) Aleksander Szram, piano In a Station of the Metro Eva Tidlund (b. 1986) Adrienne Paulson, soprano K Jane Corrall, soprano Nadia Chana, mezzo soprano Carl a Hartenberger, alto THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Sunday, January 7, 2007 7:00 p.m. DOCTORAL RECITAL* SUZANNE SNIZEK, Flute Mountain Songs (1984) I. Barbara Allen II. The House Carpenter HI. He's Gone Away TV. Hush You Bye V. Cindy Peter Zaenker, guitar Chamber Music No. 4 Living on the Edge (2006) I. Cog in the Machine II. Nostalgic Horizons III. Policies and Deadlines/ The Machine Robert Beaser (b. 1954) Nebojsa Macura (b. 1982) Jessica Raposo, piccolo INTERMISSION Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano (1950) I. Poco Allegretto II. Adagio Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) CONCERT 2: 1:3Q P.M. - UBC Recital Hall Students from University Of British Columbia Fragments of R Martin Ritter flute - Laura McCallum percussion - Dan Cardqna piano - Brad Stark ' bass - Sandy Chen conductor - Tudor Feraru Le Portail d'Asni Benton Roark flute - Laura McCallum clarinet - Mike Dowler french horn - Nick Anderson piano - Devon Joiner violin - Yun Jung viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey bass - Sandy Chen percussion - Nicholas Jacquesi Dan Cardona conductor - Eric Wilson Burst clarinet - Mike Dowler violin - Grace Tsang harp - Joy Yeh conductor - Tudor Feraru Aaron Young Hand in Hand voice -piano Nadia Chana - Chris Sivak Chris Sivak Ryan Trew My pessimism contains overtones of optimism, My optimism contains undertones of pessimism piano - Ryan Trew, Jared Miller, Sunny Qu, Nebojsa Macura Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion Nebojsa Macura violin - Erin van Kooten violin - Sufan Yiu viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey piano - Brad Stark harp - Janelle Nadeau percussion - Dan Cardona percussion - Hsueh-Jen Huang conductor - Tudor Feraru West Coast Student Composers Symposium UBC School of Music January 26, 2007 Technology Demonstrations Software, Sensors, Controllers, Machine-learning UBC School of Music - Rm. 3D4 11:30 a.m. - UBC Jennifer Butler 1 : • • p.m - U.Vic Ajay Kapur, Adam Tindale, Jeff Morton, Randy Jones 2:30 p.m.- S.F.U. Max Alexander, Adam Basanta, Peter Bowles, •avid Mesiha, Yota Kobayoshi SATURDAY, M A R C H 17, 2 0 0 7 , 7 : 3 0 P M TURNING POINT ENSEMBLE Accelerating Line Foliage Alda Interruptions Three Bagatelles INTERMISSION Aaron Young Elizabeth Knudson Darren Miller Carl Winter Nicholas Fairbank 1. Vivo 2. Adagio 3. Alia Marcia Therassia Craig Day The Tower of Hanoi Sylvia Detar Progress of Accumulation Jeffrey Mettlewsky Carnal Dances Nebojsa S. Macura Turning Point Ensemble: Co-Artistic Directors: Jeremy Berkman and Owen Underhill Brenda Fedoruk, flute | Frangois Houle, clarinet | Ingrid Chiang, bassoon \ Marcus Goddard, trumpet \ Benjamin Kinsman, horn Jeremy Berkman, trombone \ Mark Ferris, violin Peggy Lee, cello | David Brown, bass \ Jane Hayes, piano Daniel Tones, percussion \ Owen Underhill, conductor - 2 0 -THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMB IA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hal l Saturday, March 31, 2007 5:00 p.m. "A Touch of Perception NON-REQUIRED STUDENT RECITAL Morgan Zentner, English Horn The American Dream Jennifer Butler Beyond Farshid Samandari -INTERMISSION-Journey Martin Ritter Fierce Desire for Love's Delight Nebojsa Macura Saturday, March 18, 2006 Turning Point Ensemble Owen Underhill, Director Trays in the Upright Position Daniel Pruger Of Life and Love "Adam and Eve Now" Farshid Samandari Echoes Tudor Feraru so little time Katherine Graff Mientras en Espafta Kimla Attiana Voices Rising Marcus Goddard I N T E R M I S S I O N In the Fury of a Passing Moment Jeffrey Mettlewsky Blowhole Joanna Chapman-Smith Fantasy No. 3 (Premiere) John Baker 1. Prelude (Serio, tempo moderate); 2. Invention 1 (Animate); 3. 7/7ke/7Ab/7 2(Interlude<Lento); 4. Passacaglia (Andante) Reflections on Solitude Nebojsa Macura Rocketfish Alfredo Santa Ana ...in a sort of runic rhyme John Burke Turning Point Ensemble: Brenda Fedoruk, flute/alto flute; Beth Orson, oboe/English horn; Francois Houle, clarinet; Marcus Goddard, trumpet; Jeremy Berkman, trombone; Marc Destrube, violin; Peggy Lee, cello; Colin Corner, double bass; Jane Hayes, piano; Daniel Tones, percussion Biographical notes begin on page 24 14 I THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Friday, March 3, 2006 12:00 p.m. U.B.C. C O N T E M P O R A R Y P L A Y E R S S T E P H E N C H A T M A N , G I O R G I O M A G N A N E N S I - D I R E C T O R S Tudor Feraru, John van Deursen - Assistant Directors 3 Moments for Clarinet Quartet Martin Ritter I. Moving (b. 1982) II. Serene III. Layered Michael Dowler, clarinet I Ian Munro, clarinet II Katarzyna Marczak, clarinet III Karen Davidson, bass clarinet Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion Nebojsa S. Macura III. Scherzo agitato (b. 1982) ( Alana Chang, violin I Bora Lee, violin II Lana Elias, viola Crystal Derksen, cello Brian Nesselroad, percussion Martin Ritter, percussion Joy Yeh, harp Andrea Lodge, piano DanzaCubista Maria Granillo (b. 1962) Grace Tsang, violin Lana Elias, viola Sabrina Tsou, cello Sara Kalke, flute Michael Dowler, clarinet Andrea Lodge, piano T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F B I R T S H C O L U M B I A S C H O O L O F M U I S C Recital Hall Thursday, November 9, 2006 12:00 p.m. U B C S T U D E N T C O M P O S E R S ' C O N C E R T my pessimism contains overtones of .opt imism; my opt imism contains undertones o f pessimism E r i ka Cr ino , Brett Kingsbury, Kas i a Marczak & Ryan Trew piano Hand in Hand F ive Preludes (2003) Chr is Sivak, piano N i c o l a K i l l , voice Brad Stark, piano Ryan Trew (b. 1979) Chr is S ivak (b. 1982) Brad Stark (b. 1980) Improvisation N o . 2 Nebojsa Macu ra piano & digital performer ensemble Nebojsa Macu ra (b. 1982) In the Locr ian M o d e Echoes I: o f T ime and Tone Joy Yeh, harp Aleksander Szram, piano Matthew Mactav ish (b. 1960) R ichard Covey (b. 1979) In a Station o f the Metro Adr ienne Paulson, soprano Jane Corra l 1, soprano Nad i a Chana, mezzo soprano Car la Hartenberger, alto E v a T id lund (b. 1986) THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Sunday, January 7, 2007 7:00 p.m. DOCTORAL RECITAL* SUZANNE SNIZEK, Flute Mountain Songs (1984) Robert Beaser (b. 1954) I. Barbara Allen II. The House Carpenter HI. He's Gone Away IV. Hush You Bye V. Cindy Peter Zaenker, guitar Chamber Music No. 4 Living on the Edge (2006) I. Cog in the Machine II. Nostalgic Horizons III. Policies and Deadlines/ The Machine Nebojsa Macura (b. 1982) Jessica Raposo, piccolo - INTERMISSION-Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano (1950) I. Poco Allegretto II. Adagio Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) CONCERT 2: 1:30 P.M. - UBC Recital Hall Students from University Of British Columbia Fragments of R Martin Ritter flute - Laura McCallum percussion - Dan Cardqna piano - Brad Stark '' bass - Sandy Chen conductor - Tudor Feraru Le Portail d'Asni Benton Roark flute - Laura McCallum clarinet - Mike Dowler french horn - Nick Anderson piano - Devon Joiner violin - Yun Jung viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey bass - Sandy Chen percussion - Nicholas'Jacques, Dan Cardona conductor - Eric Wilson Burst ' Aaron Young clarinet - Mike Dowler violin - Grace Tsang harp - Joy Yeh conductor - Tudor Feram Hand in Hand Chris Sivak voice - Nadia Chana piano - Chris Sivak My pessimism contains overtones of optimism, Ryan Trew My optimism contains undertones of pessimism piano - Ryan Trew, Jared Miller, Sunny Qu, Nebojsa Macura Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion Nebojsa Macura violin - Erin van Kooten violin - Sufan Yiu viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey piano - Brad Stark harp - Janelle Nadeau percussion - Dan Cardona percussion - Hsueh-Jen Huang conductor - Tudor Feraru W e s t Coast Student Composers Symposium UBC School of Music January 26, 2007 Technology Demonstrations Software, Sensors, Controllers, Machine-learning UBC School of Music - Rm. 304 11:30 a.m.-UBC Jennifer Butler 1:00 p.m - U.Vic Ajay Kapur, Adam Tindale, Jeff Morton, Randy Jones 2:30 p.m.-S.F.U. Max Alexander, Adam Basanta, Peter Bowles, David Mesiha, Yota Kobayoshi S A T U R D A Y , M A R C H 17 , 2 0 0 7 , 7 : 3 0 P M TURNING POINT ENSEMBLE Accelerating Line Foliage Alda Interruptions Three Bagatelles INTERMISSION Aaron Young Elizabeth Knudson Darren Miller Carl Winter Nicholas Fairbank 1. Vivo 2. Adagio 3. Alia Marcia Therassia Craig Day The Tower of Hanoi Sylvia Detar Progress of Accumulation Jeffrey Mettlewsky Carnal Dances Nebojsa S. Macura Turning Point Ensemble: Co-Artistic Directors: Jeremy Berkman and Owen Underhill Brenda Fedoruk, flute \ Frangois Houle, clarinet | Ingrid Chiang, bassoon \ Marcus Goddard, trumpet \ Benjamin Kinsman, horn Jeremy Berkman, trombone \ Mark Ferris, violin Peggy Lee, cello | David Brown, bass | Jane Hayes, piano Daniel Tones, percussion \ Owen Underhill, conductor -zo-THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Saturday, March 31,2007 5:00 p.m. "A Touch of Perception NON-REQUIRED STUDENT RECITAL Morgan Zentner, English Horn The American Dream Jennifer Butler Beyond Farshid Samandari -INTERMISSION-Journey Martin Ritter Fierce Desire for Love's Delighe Nebojsa Macura  COMPOSITIONS by NEBOJSA SLOBODAN MACURA B.Mus., The University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005 A THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF MUSIC in THE FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES (Composition) THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA April 2007 © Nebojsa Slobodan Macura, 2007 11 ABSTRACT The thesis for the Master of Music degree in Composition consists of live performances of original works composed during graduate study. The student is expected to have written and have performed approximately an hour of music for various media. My compositions were performed on March 3, 2006; March 18, 2006; April 13, 2006; November 9, 2006; January 7, 2007; January 26, 2007; March 12, 2007; March 17, 2007; March 31, 2007; and April 19, 2007. iii TABLE OF CONTENTS Abstract » Table of Contents iii Acknowledgements iv Reflections on Solitude 1 Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion (3 rd movement) 14 Dirge 39 ' Improvisation No. 2 49 Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion (1st movement) 64 Chamber Music No. 4 - Living on the Edge 89 I. Cog in the Machine 90 II. Nostalgic Horizons 95 III. Policies and Deadlines / The Machine 99 Carnal Dances 112 Sinister Daydreams 157 Forbidden Fantasies 181 I. Your friend is kind of cute 182 II. But what about tomorrow? 183 III. You are still beautiful to me 185 Fierce Desire for Love's Delight 188 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Many thanks to Professors Stephen Chatman, Dorothy Chang, Keith Hamel, and Alexander Fisher; and to all the performers who gave life to these compositions. Reflections on Solitude for Chamber Ensemble by Nebojsa S. Macura 2005 Instrumentation Flute (doubling Alto Flute) Oboe (doubling English Horn) Clarinet in B-flat Trumpet in C Tenor Trombone Percussion (1 player)* Piano Violoncello Contrabass "Marimba, Vibraphone, Glockenspiel, Suspended Cymbal, Sizzle Cymbal duration: 7'00" Reflections on Solitude 4 6 7 acceL cresc. poco a poco 8 9 E . H . CI. cresc. sempre Tbn. cresc. sempre Perc. Sizzle Cymbal hard mallets ffmarcato 12 13 Chamber Concerto for String and Percussion (3rd movement) Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 4'00" Instrumentation Percussion 1 Marimba, 2 Tom-toms, 2 Bongos, Susp. Cymbal Percussion 2 Finger Cymbals, Tambourine, Machine Castanets Piano Harp Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion 3rd movement 16 Nebqjsa S. Macura J = 138 Marimba Percussion 1 |j Percussion 2 Piano Harp Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello ord. \Jf) = sul tasto r ^ r r r T r r * — _ j 17 18 ™p-=f sul pont. Marimba \24\ Perc. 1 { Perc. 2 Hp Vin. II Vc. Tamb 7 ) 7 }y J " J 1 7 — J L _ ? — — J ~ * | 7 iL_3 \22\ (dead stroke) Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp Vin. II Vc. p sub. 20 senza ped. 22 Perc. 1 ( Perc. 2 ( Pno < e ^ --» cresc / : bJ-1 N i r ^ V — — — ^ — — ii r * r r r 1 r * 7 r r1 7 ^ 7 v7 r_J1 J • t = ± $ (Tamb.) k * k k to Castanets II 1 J* J 1 1 7 J 7 J 1 J" 1 Castanets Hp Vln ] Vln. II Via Vc. 23 Perc. 1 f Perc. 2 Pno Vin I Vin. II Perc. 1 4 Vin Vin. II 25 2 6 30 m Tom-Toms T6-acceL 32 J I I Perc. 1 { Pno Hp { •S 1 >- >- >" > - > - : = -j j j . w — J — ^ — 1 ~ i » > > >• > >• », |>a" m m m m m~mr >- >- >-Vlnl Vin. II Via Vc. Perc. 2 Pno Maracas" Vin I Vin. II Via 33 Susp. Cymbal mallet handle Perc. 1 [I Perc. 2 Pno Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. to Castanets J i Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. / h J = 1 0 0 [7171 (k r k " J Jtt ~ • —— r = J ,: ^ # J J «• 'ft' mfleggiero t = IP -—14 7 . jpM -45 y» >, q f - m j U —^-1 1 1 1 ' mp leggiero 34 35 Pno Hp Vln 1 Vln. II Via Vc. Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno 17 ^ )• 5 - — Hp Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. acceL Perc. Perc. 2 Pno Vin I Vin. II cresc. poco a poco Tambourine 4 7 J> 7 ^ 7 /"J I 7 — 7 7 #T] | J J J Perc Perc. 2 Vin. II 37 Dirge for String Quartet Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 4'30" f - raise by one quarter-tone j$ - raise by three quarter-tones (all accidentals carry through the measure) J = 76 Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello mi Dirge non vib. WW non vib. sul tasto-l 3 m iJ J *-non vib. sul tasto-40 Nebojsa S. Macura •ord. •ord. S T " 42 43 sul pont. • • mp mp sul pont. sul pont. -6>-si H 2 Z mp 1 mp pizz. (very resonant) ; | | ' _mp -pp mp ^4 J $J t«i 1 mf su lG 1 ff legato e marcato accel. sul A mfsub. non vib. m n i l m ~m nh m mf cresc. \ffi> sul A non vib. sul D mfsub. te 1 non vib. erase. • ff 45 m 7-0-non vib. ->ord. r f r _mf non vib. -•ord. r r T : m / P -f J = 108 46 fmarcato 4fc fmarcato -mf-IIH r^j-^Tjj)^ fmarcato mp fmarcato SB ip Hp cantabile -f mf cantabile f f yip mf cantabile -f O ' — = cantabile ~ f Improvisation No.2 for piano and compact disc Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 6'15" 51 52 29 loco J J J"3 J 1 1 . h f r ^ ^ r - i — 1 §1 m Jj \ i i * i / Jf^ = U): ftS M > -g 1 r * ^ P J . 56 60 m i1 I I I mf i l l l l agitated 3 m 3 i mp cresc. I t i l l _ A 5= 59 mp L - j i l 90 j UA 7 7 \j ^ 7 7 ' " i r r =r r r Chamber Concerto for String and Percussion (1 st movement) Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Instrumentation Percussion 1 Marimba, 2 Tom-toms, 2 Bongos, Susp. Cymbal Percussion 2 Finger Cymbals, Tambourine, Machine Castanets Piano Harp Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello Duration: 5'00" Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion 1 st movement 66 Nebojsa S. Macura Percussion 1 Percussion 2 Piano Harp Violin 1 Violin II Viola Violoncello solo (freely, like an improvisation) J = 48 Marimba 5 s poco 68 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 II 'I -» 7—W—l-J d 0 » » / 0- y JJ J J «-Hp { Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. m Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp ] Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. 3 u. 3 j i J i 1 ' I | | ' - ' - - - - < - | ' - - - - - - | -j» sub. mp 'il>8 mpsub. 69 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 ™p—===== / : P j — x — j — x — 1 7 i 11 m~} i j \ -mp N 7 Pno Hp { Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. mf P V J' ^ solo / or™. / dim. ML f dim. -»-f dim. mp Perc. 2 Hp £ H - 4 7 J3 J t 1 T l to Finger Cymbals + m mf f -« sul tasto Vln 1 Via Vc. p sul tasto f _ p B P 70 Perc. 2 Hp Vln 1 Vln. II Via Vc. Finger Cymbals l.v. sempre ^ llii to Tambourine 4UJ • r r " 1 > i< m (sul tasto) •4-Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Hp / Tambourine — / y J '7 suir> Vln] Vln. II Via Vc. fsub. 71 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno V l n l Vin. 11 3 Perc Perc. 2 Vin Vin. II 74 75 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp Via Vc. Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno IIII f — » * m ' m—f-f-7 f u Castanets / » M *> <i - = 1 1 n — — r f> ** j ±-t— —• -j--m-i-7 : » J L < r * 0 i 1 * mf ft arco Ft=f * " * 0 , — . r-rrrL m A arco "ft* w# ^ = — — — L A44"W I * - * — * r * f * f m % T % / pizz. = it L 4 I ^ J J — t 1 Hp Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. fmarcato 76 1541 to Marimba Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Vln I Vln. II Via Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno ± -H : 1 - P W-* 1 *) p cresc. 0 P r *r = J Marimba (hardest possible mallets) -ft Hp Vln I Vln. II Via ppsub. ppsub. ppsub. cresc. —o cresc. Tom-toms mallets > J J 78 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno i?P Finger Cymbals 4 J -*—m— pp cresc. poco a poco J J y J J> -0 0 7—* 0— Hp \ / 7 — ti'f IfP 7 ^ ^ 5 Vc. Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. mp cresc. 79 81 to Susp. Cymbal Perc. 1 Pno Vin I Vin Perc. 1 Pno it " J Vin I Vin. II 82 >vib. ord. Vln I cresc. poco a poco •vib. ord. Vln. II cresc. poco a poco "^ •ib. ord. Via cresc. poco a poco Vc. 6 6 s 6 6 6 6 6 0 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Vin I Vin. II Via litis it Y*J 6 6 6 6 3z: via sord. 4 i!f'Li via sord. 83 "g|wooden sticks - en p=a II Castanets 7 J 3 J ~ J 7 ^ f clap hands J J J J mf clap hands J J J 6 6 6 6 via sord. clap hands J J J 6 6 6 Vc. m mf clap hands J J J Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno strike lowest strings with palm of hand Hp { knock on soundboard with knuckles ^ 7 J> f J> 7 J> J v-1 J> 7 > S i -Vin 1 Vin. II Via Vc. II -J • -Li J J -J J J-J 1 J I J J J J . J J J J-J J J I 84 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 p sub. mp IhH-« i p cresc. poco a poco J i i I T Hp i{ Vin I Vin. II p mp 7 J> 7 J3| J mf J I II * 1 Via Vc. J t HH-J 1 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 i to Tambourine J i -[./^Tambourine 7 J"*3-Pno Hp Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. 85 8 6 87 Chamber Music No. 4 Living on the Edge for Piccolo and Flute Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 8'00" 90 for Suzanne Chamber Music No. 4 - Living on the Edge I. Cog in the Machine Nebojsa S. Macura A J = 152 (Mechanically, with no accents and no sense of meter) Piccolo Flute Note: Accidentals always carry through the measure dynamics ad lib. until measure 16 1%.—• I* 9 \ X n i i ' f>hmU- : —1— ! — s 1 *-^v—** I m 1—'—*} J 91 93 31 J4 ^JJMJJ'trj rr / Jp cresc. poco a poco f 37 poco rail.. S •-a infsub. s % J) y y[}*> 7\>y =£ p J*. = 184 40 ( J = 138) poco accel. mp fsub. psub. mfsub. 94 45 i I ff cresc. J = 168 or as fast as possible i f j „ n r r > r r r ¥ r r r r f r n 1 ;—1 1 1 1 M i l l fmarcato cresc. / 7.—7_|«Lf —^< / j%?con t u t t a f°rza 8 / ' ' fmarcato cresc. ff fffcon t u t t a forza ca. VI5" Vancouver, BC October 15,2006 = 50 II. Nostalgic Horizons accel._ . _rit. 95 tempo I Piccolo Flute * — P o -3 * * * + fp 3 molto accel. _ (liberamente) t e m p 0 j TT v H> P mf -He«-fP 5 accel. rit. tempo I 22 t^tJ ^ J J a i E J J.. J o 50 o 96 p cresc. poco a poco 23 a t e m p o poco acce l . mp — Z(f) mp cresc. 27 poco accel.. . . . . . . . a tempo Vancouver, BC October 24, 2006 dim. p(non cresc.) nip 106 jfsub. 107 67 dim. m. if^ f nrr mp cresc. poco a poco mm m dim. mf mp cresc. poco a poco pp murmuring 71 p i l l imp # 4 cresc. cresc. accel.. (flutter) angry 108 109 85 »-<—m Jr) k , ^ K C i — — / • — humP 7 p y y fas /owe/ as possible) fm . / — "y > > s p p p- ' «5P f aggressive 97 $ ft F T P S T g i g mp 9 16 >7 «P ?g ?rr P 9 16 9 16 110 99 • ft cresc. tempo I A s fast as humanly possible > = 176 i = 276+ I 104 H ? p ? p bfrT?> JB r r r y *j y *j y ~ B J — = = ?p 1 p i p 770 jfsub. 116 mm ffmarcato 16 ffmarcato nip sub. ff I l l 122 16 } = } P " sub. _9 16 J bJ / marcatissimo marcatissimo ffp-== ffp-= fffffffffshrill> Piercing sfz grunt-like ffffffJTfsnrill> Pacing 7 ca. 4'00" sfz grunt-like Vancouver, BC November 15, 2006 1/2. Carnal Dances For Chamber Ensemble Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 duration: ca. 9 minutes Instrumentation Alto Flute (doubling Piccolo) Clarinet in B-flat Bassoon Horn in F Trumpet in C Trombone Percussion (Drum Set) Pedal Low Suspended T r j Bass Drum Tom-Tom Cowbell Cymbal x » m >-Pedal Hi-hat Snare High Hi-hat Tambourine (Pedal) Drum Tom-Tom (.Stick) Piano Violin Violoncello Contrabass Carnal Dances 114 Score in C A l t o Flute Clarinet Bassoon Nebojsa S. Macura J= 112 Horn Trumpet Trombone Percussion (Drum Set) Piano < V i o l i n V io lonce l lo Contrabass J= 112 sul G / v — ^ fro L = = rj 1 K L J V J H j — J ' d — ^ JP— O A . FI. CI . Bsn 117 118 120 121 125 127 128 130 131 J= 120 Bsn Tbn . Perc. i" * r * r •* r r r dim. Pno<; mpsub. V l n V c . C b . J= 120 m -wm i fmarcato f pizz. r r g mpsub. Tbn. (mp) Pno< V l n C b . 132 133 Pice. Hn Tpt Tbn. fP S. Cym. 134 136 CI. Bsn 1 Jf 5 l]f / bouche Tbn. Perc. Pno< T^-fZ —* | / 7 j | col legno battuto Vln 137 138 139 140 141 Bsn Perc A . F l . Tbn . Perc. S. D . + + J 1 L i—i = „ X + X 4-x •I > J J f / ff jp cresc. poco a poco B . D . dim. 142 144 145 146 149 151 153 155 156 excerpt from Sinister Daydreams for Orchestra Nebojsa S. Macura 2007 Instrumentation 1 Piccolo 1 Flute 1 Oboe 1 English Horn 2 Clarinets in A 2 Bassoons 4 Horns in F 2 Trumpets in C 2 Tenor Trombones 1 Bass Trombone 1 Tuba 2 Percussion 1 - Vibes, Crotales, Tenor Drum 2 - Triangle, Tam-tam, Sizzle Cymbal both - Suspended Cymbal, Bass Drum Strings duration: 5'00" Sinister Daydreams 159 Nebojsa S. Macura J = 60 Flute Oboe English Horn 2 Clarinets 4 Horns 2 Trumpets 2 Trombones Bass Trombone Violin 1 Viola 160 161 162 m j 163 Ob. Eng. Hn 2 Bsns 2 Tpts 2 Tbns B. Tbn. Tba mfsub. fJPP Tenor Drum L i .j i J l Perc. 2 Bass Drum ) 1 7 I p ben marcato f 164 165 FI. 2 Bsns 2 Tpts Vln II f?r fy ^ f ffi f$ ff mf = = = = = i> 3'f) r t t ^ Q _ r _ f ^ r f t r r = V senza sord. lip . V. r ^ f H mf = — ^ . te^ i» r \ \ \ p arco , . •j- t s ^ = i 1 1 ' 1 ' T f , „ t ,• 2 Bsns 2 Tpts 2 Tbns Vln II 166 J = 4 2 r Eng.,Hn 4 Hns 2 Tpts 2 Tbns Perc Perc. 2 167 168 3^j = 46 y Ob. Eng. Hn 2 Cls 2 Bsns 2 Tpts B. Tbn. Tba Perc. 1 cresc. poco a poco 171 Eng. Hn 1. freely , 0 f dim. sul pont. Via 172 J = 135 Eng. Hn 173 mf sub. cresc. poco a poco mp cresc. poco a poco mfsub. cresc. poco a poco mfsub. cresc. poco a poco mf cresc. poco a poco 174 175 Ob. Eng. Hn 2 Bsns 2 Tpts (Tenor Drum) Vln I Vln II Cb. 176 177 179 senza sord. senza sord. m mp cresc. senza sord. ™p cresc. 180 Forbidden Fantasies for Piano Nebojsa S. Macura 2007 Duration: 4'30" F o r b i d d e n F a n t a s i e s I. Your friend is kind of cute. 182 B r o a d l y , innocent ly J = 60-69 poco r a i l . a tempo 15 r i t . a l fine J J J J . A — P — - 1 — r J * -mf — t — - — « » — f — " L J ^ J - fJ b'4 mp i y J fe,H—J-pp • t. > J 1 1 p p irj? ^ t > II. But what about tomorrow? 183 Freely, nostalgically J = 60 Nebojsa S. Macura . J . poco accel. cresc. Q 4* pp w mi m at * rJ con ped. 1 20 J I tp 1 2.- r r r J j y i — ? * i » — » — » — 8 > - © - • n fY^T ^ fc> '1 * » . - g - J J ~ J ^ : i J / " J o : » T — ^ " — " - S*. 1 a - p H — ca. 7 '45" III. You're still beautiful to me. 185 Nervously, insecurely J = 60-69 p rustling 11 i n » J i J * Nebojsa S. Macura con ped. Faster and more free; hot and heavy! 13 J = ca. 88 Vp- TT T 188 Fierce Desire for Love's Delight for English Horn and compact disc Nebojsa S. Macura 2007 Duration: 7'00" Fierce Desire for Love's Delight 189 Transposed Score (CD staves are notated a perfect fifth higher than sounding pitch) A J=40 (CD begins) very smooth, chant-like (P) (low, bell-like sound) 4 V *> • h O / o n lloll 70 mp (like a snare drum) (mid-range bell) l l l i ~nor tMk (low drone continues) 190 16 p cresc. = 48 plloll J J » J J ^ 3 J i -P"^  ^IKSF-(drones continue) 19 1^ J J- 1 cresc. J J 1 P / = B E (bells) 21 i =—mf r rr 25 -mjL-7 p r 7 r p 191 4 27 ft*- >rrn wip c resc. II ^ o 1 15 I f 4 4 , 5 J>7 * * - t II o 1 (paper rip) c^. f. lioT : ) • Jf 50 top line - lip smacks bottom line - snare-like riffs 3 * J J , J J l i — r — * — * -5- * 33 , p rjr 3 — * J J J I *-I S 4 J-W f — * o^r 192 36 -4 \jm J l J "t~" • 1 i I f = ' "ft T ^ J J — et J I j ~ 3 . n r~y r 5 ± 1—*-1 accel. i i r q5i W - T f 3 I 5 193 194 198 199 J = 120 " a r r r r , , r r r r T f f r | -e-^ L 1 T M [ \2 * i j 1 — 5 » 4 m — i t p. J» 3 ^ #1 f* r M 9 f ft; r P * i : ., t.—t- -^ — i * * * 1- r • 8j nit i p-, „ = J 7 7 T * - .—|» v 1 §^~? ' p L » i p 4 i * V -^-fl-90 0 • • «• -j 9 « , 5—TT • r-» *-r ft. 0-r • p 0_ V » 0 r # , $ f r 1 *}^s~ P F P *#. ] * » r ^—it «- g_ r 1 p P 0 t> <> <-> v — ^ j 9 • _ » » — P P o 2 0 0 2 0 2 accel. 117 = 84 mf T J i I 3 ^ s i 775 3 fife wip erase. r 720 J = 100 (lip smacks) - J ^ J ^ J - * 1 6 J I J I J * J * J * J * a: 3 r #r -3-203 Saturday, March 18, 2006 Turning Point Ensemble Owen Underhill, Director Trays in the Upright Position Daniel Pruger Of Life and Love "Adam and Eve Now" Farshid Samandari Echoes Tudor Feraru so little time Katherine Graff Mientras en Espafia Kimla Attiana Voices Rising Marcus Goddard I N T E R M I S S I O N In the Fury of a Passing Moment Jeffrey Mettlewsky Blowhole Joanna Chapman-Smith Fantasy No. 3 (Premiere) John Baker 1. Prelude (Seno, tempo moderato); 2. Invention 1 (Animate); 3. /r7t^ e/7/7ip/7 2(Interlude<Lento); 4. Passacaglia (Andante) Reflections on Solitude Nebojsa Macura Rocketfish Alfredo Santa Ana ...in a sort of runic rhyme John Burke Turning Point Ensemble: Brenda Fedoruk, flute/alto flute; Beth Orson, oboe/English horn; Francois Houle, clarinet; Marcus Goddard, trumpet; Jeremy Berkman, trombone; Marc Destrube\ violin; Peggy Lee, cello; Colin Corner, double bass; Jane Hayes, piano; Daniel Tones, percussion Biographical notes begin on page 24 14 T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F B R I T I S H C O L U M B I A S C H O O L O F M U S I C R e c i t a l H a l l F r i d a y , M a r c h 3 , 2 0 0 6 i 1 2 : 0 0 p . m . U.B.C. CONTEMPORARY PLAYERS STEPHEN C H A T M A N , GIORGIO MAGNANENSI - DIRECTORS Tudor Feraru, John van Deursen - Assistant Directors 3 M o m e n t s f o r C l a r i n e t Q u a r t e t I. M o v i n g II. S e r e n e III. L a y e r e d M i c h a e l D o w l e r , clarinet I I a n M u n r o , clarinet II K a t a r z y n a M a r c z a k , clarinet III K a r e n D a v i d s o n , bass clarinet M a r t i n R i t t e r ( b . 1 9 8 2 ) C h a m b e r C o n c e r t o f o r S t r i n g s a n d P e r c u s s i o n III. S c h e r z o a g i t a t o A l a n a C h a n g , violin I B o r a L e e , violin II L a n a E l i a s , viola C r y s t a l D e r k s e n , cello B r i a n N e s s e l r o a d , percussion M a r t i n R i t t e r , percussion J o y Y e h , harp A n d r e a L o d g e , piano N e b o j s a S . M a c u r a ( b . 1 9 8 2 ) D a n z a C u b i s t a G r a c e T s a n g , violin L a n a E l i a s , viola S a b r i n a T s o u , cello S a r a K a l k e , flute M i c h a e l D o w l e r , clarinet A n d r e a L o d g e , piano M a r i a G r a n i l l o ( b . 1 9 6 2 ) THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRTSH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUISC Recital Hall Thursday, November 9, 2006 12:00 p.m. UBC STUDENT COMPOSERS' CONCERT my pessimism contains overtones of optimism; my optimism contains undertones of pessimism Erika Crino, Brett Kingsbury, Kasia Marczak & Ryan Trew piano Hand in Hand Chris Sivak, piano Nicola Ki l l , voice Five Preludes (2003) Brad Stark, piano Improvisation No. 2 Nebojsa Macura (b. 1982) Nebojsa Macura piano & digital performer ensemble In the Locrian Mode Joy Yeh, harp Ryan Trew (b. 1979) Chris Sivak (b. 1982) Brad Stark (b. 1980) Matthew Mactavish (b. 1960) Echoes I: of Time and Tone Richard Covey (b. 1979) Aleksander Szram, piano In a Station of the Metro Eva Tidlund (b. 1986) Adrienne Paulson, soprano K Jane Corrall, soprano Nadia Chana, mezzo soprano Carl a Hartenberger, alto THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Sunday, January 7, 2007 7:00 p.m. DOCTORAL RECITAL* SUZANNE SNIZEK, Flute Mountain Songs (1984) I. Barbara Allen II. The House Carpenter HI. He's Gone Away TV. Hush You Bye V. Cindy Peter Zaenker, guitar Chamber Music No. 4 Living on the Edge (2006) I. Cog in the Machine II. Nostalgic Horizons III. Policies and Deadlines/ The Machine Robert Beaser (b. 1954) Nebojsa Macura (b. 1982) Jessica Raposo, piccolo INTERMISSION Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano (1950) I. Poco Allegretto II. Adagio Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) CONCERT 2: 1:3Q P.M. - UBC Recital Hall Students from University Of British Columbia Fragments of R Martin Ritter flute - Laura McCallum percussion - Dan Cardqna piano - Brad Stark ' bass - Sandy Chen conductor - Tudor Feraru Le Portail d'Asni Benton Roark flute - Laura McCallum clarinet - Mike Dowler french horn - Nick Anderson piano - Devon Joiner violin - Yun Jung viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey bass - Sandy Chen percussion - Nicholas Jacquesi Dan Cardona conductor - Eric Wilson Burst clarinet - Mike Dowler violin - Grace Tsang harp - Joy Yeh conductor - Tudor Feraru Aaron Young Hand in Hand voice -piano Nadia Chana - Chris Sivak Chris Sivak Ryan Trew My pessimism contains overtones of optimism, My optimism contains undertones of pessimism piano - Ryan Trew, Jared Miller, Sunny Qu, Nebojsa Macura Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion Nebojsa Macura violin - Erin van Kooten violin - Sufan Yiu viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey piano - Brad Stark harp - Janelle Nadeau percussion - Dan Cardona percussion - Hsueh-Jen Huang conductor - Tudor Feraru West Coast Student Composers Symposium UBC School of Music January 26, 2007 Technology Demonstrations Software, Sensors, Controllers, Machine-learning UBC School of Music - Rm. 3D4 11:30 a.m. - UBC Jennifer Butler 1 : • • p.m - U.Vic Ajay Kapur, Adam Tindale, Jeff Morton, Randy Jones 2:30 p.m.- S.F.U. Max Alexander, Adam Basanta, Peter Bowles, •avid Mesiha, Yota Kobayoshi SATURDAY, M A R C H 17, 2 0 0 7 , 7 : 3 0 P M TURNING POINT ENSEMBLE Accelerating Line Foliage Alda Interruptions Three Bagatelles INTERMISSION Aaron Young Elizabeth Knudson Darren Miller Carl Winter Nicholas Fairbank 1. Vivo 2. Adagio 3. Alia Marcia Therassia Craig Day The Tower of Hanoi Sylvia Detar Progress of Accumulation Jeffrey Mettlewsky Carnal Dances Nebojsa S. Macura Turning Point Ensemble: Co-Artistic Directors: Jeremy Berkman and Owen Underhill Brenda Fedoruk, flute | Frangois Houle, clarinet | Ingrid Chiang, bassoon \ Marcus Goddard, trumpet \ Benjamin Kinsman, horn Jeremy Berkman, trombone \ Mark Ferris, violin Peggy Lee, cello | David Brown, bass \ Jane Hayes, piano Daniel Tones, percussion \ Owen Underhill, conductor - 2 0 -THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMB IA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hal l Saturday, March 31, 2007 5:00 p.m. "A Touch of Perception NON-REQUIRED STUDENT RECITAL Morgan Zentner, English Horn The American Dream Jennifer Butler Beyond Farshid Samandari -INTERMISSION-Journey Martin Ritter Fierce Desire for Love's Delight Nebojsa Macura Saturday, March 18, 2006 Turning Point Ensemble Owen Underhill, Director Trays in the Upright Position Daniel Pruger Of Life and Love "Adam and Eve Now" Farshid Samandari Echoes Tudor Feraru so little time Katherine Graff Mientras en Espafta Kimla Attiana Voices Rising Marcus Goddard I N T E R M I S S I O N In the Fury of a Passing Moment Jeffrey Mettlewsky Blowhole Joanna Chapman-Smith Fantasy No. 3 (Premiere) John Baker 1. Prelude (Serio, tempo moderate); 2. Invention 1 (Animate); 3. 7/7ke/7Ab/7 2(Interlude<Lento); 4. Passacaglia (Andante) Reflections on Solitude Nebojsa Macura Rocketfish Alfredo Santa Ana ...in a sort of runic rhyme John Burke Turning Point Ensemble: Brenda Fedoruk, flute/alto flute; Beth Orson, oboe/English horn; Francois Houle, clarinet; Marcus Goddard, trumpet; Jeremy Berkman, trombone; Marc Destrube, violin; Peggy Lee, cello; Colin Corner, double bass; Jane Hayes, piano; Daniel Tones, percussion Biographical notes begin on page 24 14 I THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Friday, March 3, 2006 12:00 p.m. U.B.C. C O N T E M P O R A R Y P L A Y E R S S T E P H E N C H A T M A N , G I O R G I O M A G N A N E N S I - D I R E C T O R S Tudor Feraru, John van Deursen - Assistant Directors 3 Moments for Clarinet Quartet Martin Ritter I. Moving (b. 1982) II. Serene III. Layered Michael Dowler, clarinet I Ian Munro, clarinet II Katarzyna Marczak, clarinet III Karen Davidson, bass clarinet Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion Nebojsa S. Macura III. Scherzo agitato (b. 1982) ( Alana Chang, violin I Bora Lee, violin II Lana Elias, viola Crystal Derksen, cello Brian Nesselroad, percussion Martin Ritter, percussion Joy Yeh, harp Andrea Lodge, piano DanzaCubista Maria Granillo (b. 1962) Grace Tsang, violin Lana Elias, viola Sabrina Tsou, cello Sara Kalke, flute Michael Dowler, clarinet Andrea Lodge, piano T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F B I R T S H C O L U M B I A S C H O O L O F M U I S C Recital Hall Thursday, November 9, 2006 12:00 p.m. U B C S T U D E N T C O M P O S E R S ' C O N C E R T my pessimism contains overtones of .opt imism; my opt imism contains undertones o f pessimism E r i ka Cr ino , Brett Kingsbury, Kas i a Marczak & Ryan Trew piano Hand in Hand F ive Preludes (2003) Chr is Sivak, piano N i c o l a K i l l , voice Brad Stark, piano Ryan Trew (b. 1979) Chr is S ivak (b. 1982) Brad Stark (b. 1980) Improvisation N o . 2 Nebojsa Macu ra piano & digital performer ensemble Nebojsa Macu ra (b. 1982) In the Locr ian M o d e Echoes I: o f T ime and Tone Joy Yeh, harp Aleksander Szram, piano Matthew Mactav ish (b. 1960) R ichard Covey (b. 1979) In a Station o f the Metro Adr ienne Paulson, soprano Jane Corra l 1, soprano Nad i a Chana, mezzo soprano Car la Hartenberger, alto E v a T id lund (b. 1986) THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Sunday, January 7, 2007 7:00 p.m. DOCTORAL RECITAL* SUZANNE SNIZEK, Flute Mountain Songs (1984) Robert Beaser (b. 1954) I. Barbara Allen II. The House Carpenter HI. He's Gone Away IV. Hush You Bye V. Cindy Peter Zaenker, guitar Chamber Music No. 4 Living on the Edge (2006) I. Cog in the Machine II. Nostalgic Horizons III. Policies and Deadlines/ The Machine Nebojsa Macura (b. 1982) Jessica Raposo, piccolo - INTERMISSION-Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano (1950) I. Poco Allegretto II. Adagio Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) CONCERT 2: 1:30 P.M. - UBC Recital Hall Students from University Of British Columbia Fragments of R Martin Ritter flute - Laura McCallum percussion - Dan Cardqna piano - Brad Stark '' bass - Sandy Chen conductor - Tudor Feraru Le Portail d'Asni Benton Roark flute - Laura McCallum clarinet - Mike Dowler french horn - Nick Anderson piano - Devon Joiner violin - Yun Jung viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey bass - Sandy Chen percussion - Nicholas'Jacques, Dan Cardona conductor - Eric Wilson Burst ' Aaron Young clarinet - Mike Dowler violin - Grace Tsang harp - Joy Yeh conductor - Tudor Feram Hand in Hand Chris Sivak voice - Nadia Chana piano - Chris Sivak My pessimism contains overtones of optimism, Ryan Trew My optimism contains undertones of pessimism piano - Ryan Trew, Jared Miller, Sunny Qu, Nebojsa Macura Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion Nebojsa Macura violin - Erin van Kooten violin - Sufan Yiu viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey piano - Brad Stark harp - Janelle Nadeau percussion - Dan Cardona percussion - Hsueh-Jen Huang conductor - Tudor Feraru W e s t Coast Student Composers Symposium UBC School of Music January 26, 2007 Technology Demonstrations Software, Sensors, Controllers, Machine-learning UBC School of Music - Rm. 304 11:30 a.m.-UBC Jennifer Butler 1:00 p.m - U.Vic Ajay Kapur, Adam Tindale, Jeff Morton, Randy Jones 2:30 p.m.-S.F.U. Max Alexander, Adam Basanta, Peter Bowles, David Mesiha, Yota Kobayoshi S A T U R D A Y , M A R C H 17 , 2 0 0 7 , 7 : 3 0 P M TURNING POINT ENSEMBLE Accelerating Line Foliage Alda Interruptions Three Bagatelles INTERMISSION Aaron Young Elizabeth Knudson Darren Miller Carl Winter Nicholas Fairbank 1. Vivo 2. Adagio 3. Alia Marcia Therassia Craig Day The Tower of Hanoi Sylvia Detar Progress of Accumulation Jeffrey Mettlewsky Carnal Dances Nebojsa S. Macura Turning Point Ensemble: Co-Artistic Directors: Jeremy Berkman and Owen Underhill Brenda Fedoruk, flute \ Frangois Houle, clarinet | Ingrid Chiang, bassoon \ Marcus Goddard, trumpet \ Benjamin Kinsman, horn Jeremy Berkman, trombone \ Mark Ferris, violin Peggy Lee, cello | David Brown, bass | Jane Hayes, piano Daniel Tones, percussion \ Owen Underhill, conductor -zo-THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Saturday, March 31,2007 5:00 p.m. "A Touch of Perception NON-REQUIRED STUDENT RECITAL Morgan Zentner, English Horn The American Dream Jennifer Butler Beyond Farshid Samandari -INTERMISSION-Journey Martin Ritter Fierce Desire for Love's Delighe Nebojsa Macura  COMPOSITIONS by NEBOJSA SLOBODAN MACURA B.Mus., The University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005 A THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF MUSIC in THE FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES (Composition) THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA April 2007 © Nebojsa Slobodan Macura, 2007 11 ABSTRACT The thesis for the Master of Music degree in Composition consists of live performances of original works composed during graduate study. The student is expected to have written and have performed approximately an hour of music for various media. My compositions were performed on March 3, 2006; March 18, 2006; April 13, 2006; November 9, 2006; January 7, 2007; January 26, 2007; March 12, 2007; March 17, 2007; March 31, 2007; and April 19, 2007. iii TABLE OF CONTENTS Abstract » Table of Contents iii Acknowledgements iv Reflections on Solitude 1 Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion (3 rd movement) 14 Dirge 39 ' Improvisation No. 2 49 Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion (1st movement) 64 Chamber Music No. 4 - Living on the Edge 89 I. Cog in the Machine 90 II. Nostalgic Horizons 95 III. Policies and Deadlines / The Machine 99 Carnal Dances 112 Sinister Daydreams 157 Forbidden Fantasies 181 I. Your friend is kind of cute 182 II. But what about tomorrow? 183 III. You are still beautiful to me 185 Fierce Desire for Love's Delight 188 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Many thanks to Professors Stephen Chatman, Dorothy Chang, Keith Hamel, and Alexander Fisher; and to all the performers who gave life to these compositions. Reflections on Solitude for Chamber Ensemble by Nebojsa S. Macura 2005 Instrumentation Flute (doubling Alto Flute) Oboe (doubling English Horn) Clarinet in B-flat Trumpet in C Tenor Trombone Percussion (1 player)* Piano Violoncello Contrabass "Marimba, Vibraphone, Glockenspiel, Suspended Cymbal, Sizzle Cymbal duration: 7'00" Reflections on Solitude 4 6 7 acceL cresc. poco a poco 8 9 E . H . CI. cresc. sempre Tbn. cresc. sempre Perc. Sizzle Cymbal hard mallets ffmarcato 12 13 Chamber Concerto for String and Percussion (3rd movement) Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 4'00" Instrumentation Percussion 1 Marimba, 2 Tom-toms, 2 Bongos, Susp. Cymbal Percussion 2 Finger Cymbals, Tambourine, Machine Castanets Piano Harp Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion 3rd movement 16 Nebqjsa S. Macura J = 138 Marimba Percussion 1 |j Percussion 2 Piano Harp Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello ord. \Jf) = sul tasto r ^ r r r T r r * — _ j 17 18 ™p-=f sul pont. Marimba \24\ Perc. 1 { Perc. 2 Hp Vin. II Vc. Tamb 7 ) 7 }y J " J 1 7 — J L _ ? — — J ~ * | 7 iL_3 \22\ (dead stroke) Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp Vin. II Vc. p sub. 20 senza ped. 22 Perc. 1 ( Perc. 2 ( Pno < e ^ --» cresc / : bJ-1 N i r ^ V — — — ^ — — ii r * r r r 1 r * 7 r r1 7 ^ 7 v7 r_J1 J • t = ± $ (Tamb.) k * k k to Castanets II 1 J* J 1 1 7 J 7 J 1 J" 1 Castanets Hp Vln ] Vln. II Via Vc. 23 Perc. 1 f Perc. 2 Pno Vin I Vin. II Perc. 1 4 Vin Vin. II 25 2 6 30 m Tom-Toms T6-acceL 32 J I I Perc. 1 { Pno Hp { •S 1 >- >- >" > - > - : = -j j j . w — J — ^ — 1 ~ i » > > >• > >• », |>a" m m m m m~mr >- >- >-Vlnl Vin. II Via Vc. Perc. 2 Pno Maracas" Vin I Vin. II Via 33 Susp. Cymbal mallet handle Perc. 1 [I Perc. 2 Pno Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. to Castanets J i Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. / h J = 1 0 0 [7171 (k r k " J Jtt ~ • —— r = J ,: ^ # J J «• 'ft' mfleggiero t = IP -—14 7 . jpM -45 y» >, q f - m j U —^-1 1 1 1 ' mp leggiero 34 35 Pno Hp Vln 1 Vln. II Via Vc. Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno 17 ^ )• 5 - — Hp Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. acceL Perc. Perc. 2 Pno Vin I Vin. II cresc. poco a poco Tambourine 4 7 J> 7 ^ 7 /"J I 7 — 7 7 #T] | J J J Perc Perc. 2 Vin. II 37 Dirge for String Quartet Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 4'30" f - raise by one quarter-tone j$ - raise by three quarter-tones (all accidentals carry through the measure) J = 76 Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello mi Dirge non vib. WW non vib. sul tasto-l 3 m iJ J *-non vib. sul tasto-40 Nebojsa S. Macura •ord. •ord. S T " 42 43 sul pont. • • mp mp sul pont. sul pont. -6>-si H 2 Z mp 1 mp pizz. (very resonant) ; | | ' _mp -pp mp ^4 J $J t«i 1 mf su lG 1 ff legato e marcato accel. sul A mfsub. non vib. m n i l m ~m nh m mf cresc. \ffi> sul A non vib. sul D mfsub. te 1 non vib. erase. • ff 45 m 7-0-non vib. ->ord. r f r _mf non vib. -•ord. r r T : m / P -f J = 108 46 fmarcato 4fc fmarcato -mf-IIH r^j-^Tjj)^ fmarcato mp fmarcato SB ip Hp cantabile -f mf cantabile f f yip mf cantabile -f O ' — = cantabile ~ f Improvisation No.2 for piano and compact disc Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 6'15" 51 52 29 loco J J J"3 J 1 1 . h f r ^ ^ r - i — 1 §1 m Jj \ i i * i / Jf^ = U): ftS M > -g 1 r * ^ P J . 56 60 m i1 I I I mf i l l l l agitated 3 m 3 i mp cresc. I t i l l _ A 5= 59 mp L - j i l 90 j UA 7 7 \j ^ 7 7 ' " i r r =r r r Chamber Concerto for String and Percussion (1 st movement) Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Instrumentation Percussion 1 Marimba, 2 Tom-toms, 2 Bongos, Susp. Cymbal Percussion 2 Finger Cymbals, Tambourine, Machine Castanets Piano Harp Violin I Violin II Viola Violoncello Duration: 5'00" Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion 1 st movement 66 Nebojsa S. Macura Percussion 1 Percussion 2 Piano Harp Violin 1 Violin II Viola Violoncello solo (freely, like an improvisation) J = 48 Marimba 5 s poco 68 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 II 'I -» 7—W—l-J d 0 » » / 0- y JJ J J «-Hp { Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. m Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp ] Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. 3 u. 3 j i J i 1 ' I | | ' - ' - - - - < - | ' - - - - - - | -j» sub. mp 'il>8 mpsub. 69 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 ™p—===== / : P j — x — j — x — 1 7 i 11 m~} i j \ -mp N 7 Pno Hp { Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. mf P V J' ^ solo / or™. / dim. ML f dim. -»-f dim. mp Perc. 2 Hp £ H - 4 7 J3 J t 1 T l to Finger Cymbals + m mf f -« sul tasto Vln 1 Via Vc. p sul tasto f _ p B P 70 Perc. 2 Hp Vln 1 Vln. II Via Vc. Finger Cymbals l.v. sempre ^ llii to Tambourine 4UJ • r r " 1 > i< m (sul tasto) •4-Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Hp / Tambourine — / y J '7 suir> Vln] Vln. II Via Vc. fsub. 71 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno V l n l Vin. 11 3 Perc Perc. 2 Vin Vin. II 74 75 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp Via Vc. Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno IIII f — » * m ' m—f-f-7 f u Castanets / » M *> <i - = 1 1 n — — r f> ** j ±-t— —• -j--m-i-7 : » J L < r * 0 i 1 * mf ft arco Ft=f * " * 0 , — . r-rrrL m A arco "ft* w# ^ = — — — L A44"W I * - * — * r * f * f m % T % / pizz. = it L 4 I ^ J J — t 1 Hp Vln I Vln. II Via Vc. fmarcato 76 1541 to Marimba Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Vln I Vln. II Via Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno ± -H : 1 - P W-* 1 *) p cresc. 0 P r *r = J Marimba (hardest possible mallets) -ft Hp Vln I Vln. II Via ppsub. ppsub. ppsub. cresc. —o cresc. Tom-toms mallets > J J 78 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno i?P Finger Cymbals 4 J -*—m— pp cresc. poco a poco J J y J J> -0 0 7—* 0— Hp \ / 7 — ti'f IfP 7 ^ ^ 5 Vc. Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno Hp Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. mp cresc. 79 81 to Susp. Cymbal Perc. 1 Pno Vin I Vin Perc. 1 Pno it " J Vin I Vin. II 82 >vib. ord. Vln I cresc. poco a poco •vib. ord. Vln. II cresc. poco a poco "^ •ib. ord. Via cresc. poco a poco Vc. 6 6 s 6 6 6 6 6 0 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Vin I Vin. II Via litis it Y*J 6 6 6 6 3z: via sord. 4 i!f'Li via sord. 83 "g|wooden sticks - en p=a II Castanets 7 J 3 J ~ J 7 ^ f clap hands J J J J mf clap hands J J J 6 6 6 6 via sord. clap hands J J J 6 6 6 Vc. m mf clap hands J J J Perc. 1 Perc. 2 Pno strike lowest strings with palm of hand Hp { knock on soundboard with knuckles ^ 7 J> f J> 7 J> J v-1 J> 7 > S i -Vin 1 Vin. II Via Vc. II -J • -Li J J -J J J-J 1 J I J J J J . J J J J-J J J I 84 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 p sub. mp IhH-« i p cresc. poco a poco J i i I T Hp i{ Vin I Vin. II p mp 7 J> 7 J3| J mf J I II * 1 Via Vc. J t HH-J 1 Perc. 1 Perc. 2 i to Tambourine J i -[./^Tambourine 7 J"*3-Pno Hp Vin I Vin. II Via Vc. 85 8 6 87 Chamber Music No. 4 Living on the Edge for Piccolo and Flute Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 Duration: 8'00" 90 for Suzanne Chamber Music No. 4 - Living on the Edge I. Cog in the Machine Nebojsa S. Macura A J = 152 (Mechanically, with no accents and no sense of meter) Piccolo Flute Note: Accidentals always carry through the measure dynamics ad lib. until measure 16 1%.—• I* 9 \ X n i i ' f>hmU- : —1— ! — s 1 *-^v—** I m 1—'—*} J 91 93 31 J4 ^JJMJJ'trj rr / Jp cresc. poco a poco f 37 poco rail.. S •-a infsub. s % J) y y[}*> 7\>y =£ p J*. = 184 40 ( J = 138) poco accel. mp fsub. psub. mfsub. 94 45 i I ff cresc. J = 168 or as fast as possible i f j „ n r r > r r r ¥ r r r r f r n 1 ;—1 1 1 1 M i l l fmarcato cresc. / 7.—7_|«Lf —^< / j%?con t u t t a f°rza 8 / ' ' fmarcato cresc. ff fffcon t u t t a forza ca. VI5" Vancouver, BC October 15,2006 = 50 II. Nostalgic Horizons accel._ . _rit. 95 tempo I Piccolo Flute * — P o -3 * * * + fp 3 molto accel. _ (liberamente) t e m p 0 j TT v H> P mf -He«-fP 5 accel. rit. tempo I 22 t^tJ ^ J J a i E J J.. J o 50 o 96 p cresc. poco a poco 23 a t e m p o poco acce l . mp — Z(f) mp cresc. 27 poco accel.. . . . . . . . a tempo Vancouver, BC October 24, 2006 dim. p(non cresc.) nip 106 jfsub. 107 67 dim. m. if^ f nrr mp cresc. poco a poco mm m dim. mf mp cresc. poco a poco pp murmuring 71 p i l l imp # 4 cresc. cresc. accel.. (flutter) angry 108 109 85 »-<—m Jr) k , ^ K C i — — / • — humP 7 p y y fas /owe/ as possible) fm . / — "y > > s p p p- ' «5P f aggressive 97 $ ft F T P S T g i g mp 9 16 >7 «P ?g ?rr P 9 16 9 16 110 99 • ft cresc. tempo I A s fast as humanly possible > = 176 i = 276+ I 104 H ? p ? p bfrT?> JB r r r y *j y *j y ~ B J — = = ?p 1 p i p 770 jfsub. 116 mm ffmarcato 16 ffmarcato nip sub. ff I l l 122 16 } = } P " sub. _9 16 J bJ / marcatissimo marcatissimo ffp-== ffp-= fffffffffshrill> Piercing sfz grunt-like ffffffJTfsnrill> Pacing 7 ca. 4'00" sfz grunt-like Vancouver, BC November 15, 2006 1/2. Carnal Dances For Chamber Ensemble Nebojsa S. Macura 2006 duration: ca. 9 minutes Instrumentation Alto Flute (doubling Piccolo) Clarinet in B-flat Bassoon Horn in F Trumpet in C Trombone Percussion (Drum Set) Pedal Low Suspended T r j Bass Drum Tom-Tom Cowbell Cymbal x » m >-Pedal Hi-hat Snare High Hi-hat Tambourine (Pedal) Drum Tom-Tom (.Stick) Piano Violin Violoncello Contrabass Carnal Dances 114 Score in C A l t o Flute Clarinet Bassoon Nebojsa S. Macura J= 112 Horn Trumpet Trombone Percussion (Drum Set) Piano < V i o l i n V io lonce l lo Contrabass J= 112 sul G / v — ^ fro L = = rj 1 K L J V J H j — J ' d — ^ JP— O A . FI. CI . Bsn 117 118 120 121 125 127 128 130 131 J= 120 Bsn Tbn . Perc. i" * r * r •* r r r dim. Pno<; mpsub. V l n V c . C b . J= 120 m -wm i fmarcato f pizz. r r g mpsub. Tbn. (mp) Pno< V l n C b . 132 133 Pice. Hn Tpt Tbn. fP S. Cym. 134 136 CI. Bsn 1 Jf 5 l]f / bouche Tbn. Perc. Pno< T^-fZ —* | / 7 j | col legno battuto Vln 137 138 139 140 141 Bsn Perc A . F l . Tbn . Perc. S. D . + + J 1 L i—i = „ X + X 4-x •I > J J f / ff jp cresc. poco a poco B . D . dim. 142 144 145 146 149 151 153 155 156 excerpt from Sinister Daydreams for Orchestra Nebojsa S. Macura 2007 Instrumentation 1 Piccolo 1 Flute 1 Oboe 1 English Horn 2 Clarinets in A 2 Bassoons 4 Horns in F 2 Trumpets in C 2 Tenor Trombones 1 Bass Trombone 1 Tuba 2 Percussion 1 - Vibes, Crotales, Tenor Drum 2 - Triangle, Tam-tam, Sizzle Cymbal both - Suspended Cymbal, Bass Drum Strings duration: 5'00" Sinister Daydreams 159 Nebojsa S. Macura J = 60 Flute Oboe English Horn 2 Clarinets 4 Horns 2 Trumpets 2 Trombones Bass Trombone Violin 1 Viola 160 161 162 m j 163 Ob. Eng. Hn 2 Bsns 2 Tpts 2 Tbns B. Tbn. Tba mfsub. fJPP Tenor Drum L i .j i J l Perc. 2 Bass Drum ) 1 7 I p ben marcato f 164 165 FI. 2 Bsns 2 Tpts Vln II f?r fy ^ f ffi f$ ff mf = = = = = i> 3'f) r t t ^ Q _ r _ f ^ r f t r r = V senza sord. lip . V. r ^ f H mf = — ^ . te^ i» r \ \ \ p arco , . •j- t s ^ = i 1 1 ' 1 ' T f , „ t ,• 2 Bsns 2 Tpts 2 Tbns Vln II 166 J = 4 2 r Eng.,Hn 4 Hns 2 Tpts 2 Tbns Perc Perc. 2 167 168 3^j = 46 y Ob. Eng. Hn 2 Cls 2 Bsns 2 Tpts B. Tbn. Tba Perc. 1 cresc. poco a poco 171 Eng. Hn 1. freely , 0 f dim. sul pont. Via 172 J = 135 Eng. Hn 173 mf sub. cresc. poco a poco mp cresc. poco a poco mfsub. cresc. poco a poco mfsub. cresc. poco a poco mf cresc. poco a poco 174 175 Ob. Eng. Hn 2 Bsns 2 Tpts (Tenor Drum) Vln I Vln II Cb. 176 177 179 senza sord. senza sord. m mp cresc. senza sord. ™p cresc. 180 Forbidden Fantasies for Piano Nebojsa S. Macura 2007 Duration: 4'30" F o r b i d d e n F a n t a s i e s I. Your friend is kind of cute. 182 B r o a d l y , innocent ly J = 60-69 poco r a i l . a tempo 15 r i t . a l fine J J J J . A — P — - 1 — r J * -mf — t — - — « » — f — " L J ^ J - fJ b'4 mp i y J fe,H—J-pp • t. > J 1 1 p p irj? ^ t > II. But what about tomorrow? 183 Freely, nostalgically J = 60 Nebojsa S. Macura . J . poco accel. cresc. Q 4* pp w mi m at * rJ con ped. 1 20 J I tp 1 2.- r r r J j y i — ? * i » — » — » — 8 > - © - • n fY^T ^ fc> '1 * » . - g - J J ~ J ^ : i J / " J o : » T — ^ " — " - S*. 1 a - p H — ca. 7 '45" III. You're still beautiful to me. 185 Nervously, insecurely J = 60-69 p rustling 11 i n » J i J * Nebojsa S. Macura con ped. Faster and more free; hot and heavy! 13 J = ca. 88 Vp- TT T 188 Fierce Desire for Love's Delight for English Horn and compact disc Nebojsa S. Macura 2007 Duration: 7'00" Fierce Desire for Love's Delight 189 Transposed Score (CD staves are notated a perfect fifth higher than sounding pitch) A J=40 (CD begins) very smooth, chant-like (P) (low, bell-like sound) 4 V *> • h O / o n lloll 70 mp (like a snare drum) (mid-range bell) l l l i ~nor tMk (low drone continues) 190 16 p cresc. = 48 plloll J J » J J ^ 3 J i -P"^  ^IKSF-(drones continue) 19 1^ J J- 1 cresc. J J 1 P / = B E (bells) 21 i =—mf r rr 25 -mjL-7 p r 7 r p 191 4 27 ft*- >rrn wip c resc. II ^ o 1 15 I f 4 4 , 5 J>7 * * - t II o 1 (paper rip) c^. f. lioT : ) • Jf 50 top line - lip smacks bottom line - snare-like riffs 3 * J J , J J l i — r — * — * -5- * 33 , p rjr 3 — * J J J I *-I S 4 J-W f — * o^r 192 36 -4 \jm J l J "t~" • 1 i I f = ' "ft T ^ J J — et J I j ~ 3 . n r~y r 5 ± 1—*-1 accel. i i r q5i W - T f 3 I 5 193 194 198 199 J = 120 " a r r r r , , r r r r T f f r | -e-^ L 1 T M [ \2 * i j 1 — 5 » 4 m — i t p. J» 3 ^ #1 f* r M 9 f ft; r P * i : ., t.—t- -^ — i * * * 1- r • 8j nit i p-, „ = J 7 7 T * - .—|» v 1 §^~? ' p L » i p 4 i * V -^-fl-90 0 • • «• -j 9 « , 5—TT • r-» *-r ft. 0-r • p 0_ V » 0 r # , $ f r 1 *}^s~ P F P *#. ] * » r ^—it «- g_ r 1 p P 0 t> <> <-> v — ^ j 9 • _ » » — P P o 2 0 0 2 0 2 accel. 117 = 84 mf T J i I 3 ^ s i 775 3 fife wip erase. r 720 J = 100 (lip smacks) - J ^ J ^ J - * 1 6 J I J I J * J * J * J * a: 3 r #r -3-203 Saturday, March 18, 2006 Turning Point Ensemble Owen Underhill, Director Trays in the Upright Position Daniel Pruger Of Life and Love "Adam and Eve Now" Farshid Samandari Echoes Tudor Feraru so little time Katherine Graff Mientras en Espafia Kimla Attiana Voices Rising Marcus Goddard I N T E R M I S S I O N In the Fury of a Passing Moment Jeffrey Mettlewsky Blowhole Joanna Chapman-Smith Fantasy No. 3 (Premiere) John Baker 1. Prelude (Seno, tempo moderato); 2. Invention 1 (Animate); 3. /r7t^ e/7/7ip/7 2(Interlude<Lento); 4. Passacaglia (Andante) Reflections on Solitude Nebojsa Macura Rocketfish Alfredo Santa Ana ...in a sort of runic rhyme John Burke Turning Point Ensemble: Brenda Fedoruk, flute/alto flute; Beth Orson, oboe/English horn; Francois Houle, clarinet; Marcus Goddard, trumpet; Jeremy Berkman, trombone; Marc Destrube\ violin; Peggy Lee, cello; Colin Corner, double bass; Jane Hayes, piano; Daniel Tones, percussion Biographical notes begin on page 24 14 T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F B R I T I S H C O L U M B I A S C H O O L O F M U S I C R e c i t a l H a l l F r i d a y , M a r c h 3 , 2 0 0 6 i 1 2 : 0 0 p . m . U.B.C. CONTEMPORARY PLAYERS STEPHEN C H A T M A N , GIORGIO MAGNANENSI - DIRECTORS Tudor Feraru, John van Deursen - Assistant Directors 3 M o m e n t s f o r C l a r i n e t Q u a r t e t I. M o v i n g II. S e r e n e III. L a y e r e d M i c h a e l D o w l e r , clarinet I I a n M u n r o , clarinet II K a t a r z y n a M a r c z a k , clarinet III K a r e n D a v i d s o n , bass clarinet M a r t i n R i t t e r ( b . 1 9 8 2 ) C h a m b e r C o n c e r t o f o r S t r i n g s a n d P e r c u s s i o n III. S c h e r z o a g i t a t o A l a n a C h a n g , violin I B o r a L e e , violin II L a n a E l i a s , viola C r y s t a l D e r k s e n , cello B r i a n N e s s e l r o a d , percussion M a r t i n R i t t e r , percussion J o y Y e h , harp A n d r e a L o d g e , piano N e b o j s a S . M a c u r a ( b . 1 9 8 2 ) D a n z a C u b i s t a G r a c e T s a n g , violin L a n a E l i a s , viola S a b r i n a T s o u , cello S a r a K a l k e , flute M i c h a e l D o w l e r , clarinet A n d r e a L o d g e , piano M a r i a G r a n i l l o ( b . 1 9 6 2 ) THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRTSH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUISC Recital Hall Thursday, November 9, 2006 12:00 p.m. UBC STUDENT COMPOSERS' CONCERT my pessimism contains overtones of optimism; my optimism contains undertones of pessimism Erika Crino, Brett Kingsbury, Kasia Marczak & Ryan Trew piano Hand in Hand Chris Sivak, piano Nicola Ki l l , voice Five Preludes (2003) Brad Stark, piano Improvisation No. 2 Nebojsa Macura (b. 1982) Nebojsa Macura piano & digital performer ensemble In the Locrian Mode Joy Yeh, harp Ryan Trew (b. 1979) Chris Sivak (b. 1982) Brad Stark (b. 1980) Matthew Mactavish (b. 1960) Echoes I: of Time and Tone Richard Covey (b. 1979) Aleksander Szram, piano In a Station of the Metro Eva Tidlund (b. 1986) Adrienne Paulson, soprano K Jane Corrall, soprano Nadia Chana, mezzo soprano Carl a Hartenberger, alto THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Sunday, January 7, 2007 7:00 p.m. DOCTORAL RECITAL* SUZANNE SNIZEK, Flute Mountain Songs (1984) I. Barbara Allen II. The House Carpenter HI. He's Gone Away TV. Hush You Bye V. Cindy Peter Zaenker, guitar Chamber Music No. 4 Living on the Edge (2006) I. Cog in the Machine II. Nostalgic Horizons III. Policies and Deadlines/ The Machine Robert Beaser (b. 1954) Nebojsa Macura (b. 1982) Jessica Raposo, piccolo INTERMISSION Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano (1950) I. Poco Allegretto II. Adagio Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) CONCERT 2: 1:3Q P.M. - UBC Recital Hall Students from University Of British Columbia Fragments of R Martin Ritter flute - Laura McCallum percussion - Dan Cardqna piano - Brad Stark ' bass - Sandy Chen conductor - Tudor Feraru Le Portail d'Asni Benton Roark flute - Laura McCallum clarinet - Mike Dowler french horn - Nick Anderson piano - Devon Joiner violin - Yun Jung viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey bass - Sandy Chen percussion - Nicholas Jacquesi Dan Cardona conductor - Eric Wilson Burst clarinet - Mike Dowler violin - Grace Tsang harp - Joy Yeh conductor - Tudor Feraru Aaron Young Hand in Hand voice -piano Nadia Chana - Chris Sivak Chris Sivak Ryan Trew My pessimism contains overtones of optimism, My optimism contains undertones of pessimism piano - Ryan Trew, Jared Miller, Sunny Qu, Nebojsa Macura Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion Nebojsa Macura violin - Erin van Kooten violin - Sufan Yiu viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey piano - Brad Stark harp - Janelle Nadeau percussion - Dan Cardona percussion - Hsueh-Jen Huang conductor - Tudor Feraru West Coast Student Composers Symposium UBC School of Music January 26, 2007 Technology Demonstrations Software, Sensors, Controllers, Machine-learning UBC School of Music - Rm. 3D4 11:30 a.m. - UBC Jennifer Butler 1 : • • p.m - U.Vic Ajay Kapur, Adam Tindale, Jeff Morton, Randy Jones 2:30 p.m.- S.F.U. Max Alexander, Adam Basanta, Peter Bowles, •avid Mesiha, Yota Kobayoshi SATURDAY, M A R C H 17, 2 0 0 7 , 7 : 3 0 P M TURNING POINT ENSEMBLE Accelerating Line Foliage Alda Interruptions Three Bagatelles INTERMISSION Aaron Young Elizabeth Knudson Darren Miller Carl Winter Nicholas Fairbank 1. Vivo 2. Adagio 3. Alia Marcia Therassia Craig Day The Tower of Hanoi Sylvia Detar Progress of Accumulation Jeffrey Mettlewsky Carnal Dances Nebojsa S. Macura Turning Point Ensemble: Co-Artistic Directors: Jeremy Berkman and Owen Underhill Brenda Fedoruk, flute | Frangois Houle, clarinet | Ingrid Chiang, bassoon \ Marcus Goddard, trumpet \ Benjamin Kinsman, horn Jeremy Berkman, trombone \ Mark Ferris, violin Peggy Lee, cello | David Brown, bass \ Jane Hayes, piano Daniel Tones, percussion \ Owen Underhill, conductor - 2 0 -THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMB IA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hal l Saturday, March 31, 2007 5:00 p.m. "A Touch of Perception NON-REQUIRED STUDENT RECITAL Morgan Zentner, English Horn The American Dream Jennifer Butler Beyond Farshid Samandari -INTERMISSION-Journey Martin Ritter Fierce Desire for Love's Delight Nebojsa Macura Saturday, March 18, 2006 Turning Point Ensemble Owen Underhill, Director Trays in the Upright Position Daniel Pruger Of Life and Love "Adam and Eve Now" Farshid Samandari Echoes Tudor Feraru so little time Katherine Graff Mientras en Espafta Kimla Attiana Voices Rising Marcus Goddard I N T E R M I S S I O N In the Fury of a Passing Moment Jeffrey Mettlewsky Blowhole Joanna Chapman-Smith Fantasy No. 3 (Premiere) John Baker 1. Prelude (Serio, tempo moderate); 2. Invention 1 (Animate); 3. 7/7ke/7Ab/7 2(Interlude<Lento); 4. Passacaglia (Andante) Reflections on Solitude Nebojsa Macura Rocketfish Alfredo Santa Ana ...in a sort of runic rhyme John Burke Turning Point Ensemble: Brenda Fedoruk, flute/alto flute; Beth Orson, oboe/English horn; Francois Houle, clarinet; Marcus Goddard, trumpet; Jeremy Berkman, trombone; Marc Destrube, violin; Peggy Lee, cello; Colin Corner, double bass; Jane Hayes, piano; Daniel Tones, percussion Biographical notes begin on page 24 14 I THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Friday, March 3, 2006 12:00 p.m. U.B.C. C O N T E M P O R A R Y P L A Y E R S S T E P H E N C H A T M A N , G I O R G I O M A G N A N E N S I - D I R E C T O R S Tudor Feraru, John van Deursen - Assistant Directors 3 Moments for Clarinet Quartet Martin Ritter I. Moving (b. 1982) II. Serene III. Layered Michael Dowler, clarinet I Ian Munro, clarinet II Katarzyna Marczak, clarinet III Karen Davidson, bass clarinet Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion Nebojsa S. Macura III. Scherzo agitato (b. 1982) ( Alana Chang, violin I Bora Lee, violin II Lana Elias, viola Crystal Derksen, cello Brian Nesselroad, percussion Martin Ritter, percussion Joy Yeh, harp Andrea Lodge, piano DanzaCubista Maria Granillo (b. 1962) Grace Tsang, violin Lana Elias, viola Sabrina Tsou, cello Sara Kalke, flute Michael Dowler, clarinet Andrea Lodge, piano T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F B I R T S H C O L U M B I A S C H O O L O F M U I S C Recital Hall Thursday, November 9, 2006 12:00 p.m. U B C S T U D E N T C O M P O S E R S ' C O N C E R T my pessimism contains overtones of .opt imism; my opt imism contains undertones o f pessimism E r i ka Cr ino , Brett Kingsbury, Kas i a Marczak & Ryan Trew piano Hand in Hand F ive Preludes (2003) Chr is Sivak, piano N i c o l a K i l l , voice Brad Stark, piano Ryan Trew (b. 1979) Chr is S ivak (b. 1982) Brad Stark (b. 1980) Improvisation N o . 2 Nebojsa Macu ra piano & digital performer ensemble Nebojsa Macu ra (b. 1982) In the Locr ian M o d e Echoes I: o f T ime and Tone Joy Yeh, harp Aleksander Szram, piano Matthew Mactav ish (b. 1960) R ichard Covey (b. 1979) In a Station o f the Metro Adr ienne Paulson, soprano Jane Corra l 1, soprano Nad i a Chana, mezzo soprano Car la Hartenberger, alto E v a T id lund (b. 1986) THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Sunday, January 7, 2007 7:00 p.m. DOCTORAL RECITAL* SUZANNE SNIZEK, Flute Mountain Songs (1984) Robert Beaser (b. 1954) I. Barbara Allen II. The House Carpenter HI. He's Gone Away IV. Hush You Bye V. Cindy Peter Zaenker, guitar Chamber Music No. 4 Living on the Edge (2006) I. Cog in the Machine II. Nostalgic Horizons III. Policies and Deadlines/ The Machine Nebojsa Macura (b. 1982) Jessica Raposo, piccolo - INTERMISSION-Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano (1950) I. Poco Allegretto II. Adagio Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) CONCERT 2: 1:30 P.M. - UBC Recital Hall Students from University Of British Columbia Fragments of R Martin Ritter flute - Laura McCallum percussion - Dan Cardqna piano - Brad Stark '' bass - Sandy Chen conductor - Tudor Feraru Le Portail d'Asni Benton Roark flute - Laura McCallum clarinet - Mike Dowler french horn - Nick Anderson piano - Devon Joiner violin - Yun Jung viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey bass - Sandy Chen percussion - Nicholas'Jacques, Dan Cardona conductor - Eric Wilson Burst ' Aaron Young clarinet - Mike Dowler violin - Grace Tsang harp - Joy Yeh conductor - Tudor Feram Hand in Hand Chris Sivak voice - Nadia Chana piano - Chris Sivak My pessimism contains overtones of optimism, Ryan Trew My optimism contains undertones of pessimism piano - Ryan Trew, Jared Miller, Sunny Qu, Nebojsa Macura Chamber Concerto for Strings and Percussion Nebojsa Macura violin - Erin van Kooten violin - Sufan Yiu viola - Jeffrey Chow cello - Grace Harvey piano - Brad Stark harp - Janelle Nadeau percussion - Dan Cardona percussion - Hsueh-Jen Huang conductor - Tudor Feraru W e s t Coast Student Composers Symposium UBC School of Music January 26, 2007 Technology Demonstrations Software, Sensors, Controllers, Machine-learning UBC School of Music - Rm. 304 11:30 a.m.-UBC Jennifer Butler 1:00 p.m - U.Vic Ajay Kapur, Adam Tindale, Jeff Morton, Randy Jones 2:30 p.m.-S.F.U. Max Alexander, Adam Basanta, Peter Bowles, David Mesiha, Yota Kobayoshi S A T U R D A Y , M A R C H 17 , 2 0 0 7 , 7 : 3 0 P M TURNING POINT ENSEMBLE Accelerating Line Foliage Alda Interruptions Three Bagatelles INTERMISSION Aaron Young Elizabeth Knudson Darren Miller Carl Winter Nicholas Fairbank 1. Vivo 2. Adagio 3. Alia Marcia Therassia Craig Day The Tower of Hanoi Sylvia Detar Progress of Accumulation Jeffrey Mettlewsky Carnal Dances Nebojsa S. Macura Turning Point Ensemble: Co-Artistic Directors: Jeremy Berkman and Owen Underhill Brenda Fedoruk, flute \ Frangois Houle, clarinet | Ingrid Chiang, bassoon \ Marcus Goddard, trumpet \ Benjamin Kinsman, horn Jeremy Berkman, trombone \ Mark Ferris, violin Peggy Lee, cello | David Brown, bass | Jane Hayes, piano Daniel Tones, percussion \ Owen Underhill, conductor -zo-THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC Recital Hall Saturday, March 31,2007 5:00 p.m. "A Touch of Perception NON-REQUIRED STUDENT RECITAL Morgan Zentner, English Horn The American Dream Jennifer Butler Beyond Farshid Samandari -INTERMISSION-Journey Martin Ritter Fierce Desire for Love's Delighe Nebojsa Macura 

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