AinoAnother chapter in the Kalevala song cycle. This chapter tells the story of a young girl named Aino, who is forced to marry Vainamoinen, an old man. In desperation she drowns herself in the sea and haunts Vainamoinen as a trout.
Leaves and BloodA short piece for mixed ensemble dedicated to late family friend, Timoteus Racz. An ostinato runs through the whole piece in the piano, connecting everything.
LemminkainenA chapter out of a longer song cycle in the works based on Finland’s national epic: The Kalevala. This chapter tells the story of Lemminkainen who was killed and brought back to life.
Tonight my Sleep Will be LonelyAn arrangement of a traditional Scottish tune for a concert pitch solo instrument (or English horn), guitar, and piano. If wanted, the soloist can play with guitar or piano accompaniments alone, though both together form the preferred sound.