Jay Rauch

Composer/conductor

Solo Works

Modified: ___ (2019) – for solo viola and electronics, written for Aaron Michael Smith.



Consisting of Two (2017) – for solo flute, commissioned by Hungarian flutist, Gergely Ittzés, premiered at Boston University.


Gletscher (2016) – for solo violin, commissioned by the International Foundation for Contemporary Music, premiered at the Julliard School by Isabel Ong.



Hubris (2015) – for solo male voice, premiered at the Cortona Sessions.


Naming Shadows (2015) – etude for solo bassoon, realized by Chris Watford.

 

Chamber Works


Murmuration (2018) – for 8 basses, premiered by the Boston University bass studio.



Automaton (2018) – for string quartet, premiered by the JACK Quartet at Boston University.



String Quartet (2017-18) – first read by the Arditti Quartet.
 


Koan (2016) – for alto saxophone, violin, cello, and marimba, premiered by fellows and faculty at the Cortona Sessions for New Music.

 
By the Tumtum Tree (2015) – for soprano saxophone, violin, cello, and prepared piano, premiered by fellows and faculty at New Music On the Point.

 
Portrait (2014-15) – for string quartet, read by the JACK Quartet at the Boston University Center for New Music.


Lenticular (2014) ­–for oboe, clarinet, and piano, premiered by fellows and faculty at New Music On the Point.

 
Connected to the Headbone (2013) – for baritone saxophone and bassoon, premiered by students at New England Conservatory Preparatory School.




Orchestral/Large Ensemble Works

Aitake (2017-18) – for orchestra [2(+1 picc.).2.2(+1 Bass cl.).2–4.3.3.1.–3 perc–strings], realized by Bramwell Tovey and the Boston University Symphony Orchestra.

 
Apsis (2015) – for eleven musicians, read by Sound Icon at the Boston University Center for New Music.



As if the Sand Were Stone (2013) – for orchestra [2.2(+1 E.Hn.).2.2–2.2.1.0–
3 perc–strings], premiered at Jordan Hall by New England Conservatory’s Youth Symphony Orchestra.

 
Meditation on Icarus (2012) – for orchestra [2.2.2.2–2.2.0.0–timp.–strings], premiered by New England Conservatory’s Junior Repertory Orchestra.