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Dominic Donato  

COMPOSITIONS

MUSIC FEATURING TAMTAMS/GONGS/RINGING METALS

* = written for Dominic Donato
 

ARTHUR KREIGER - Precious Metals* (2012)
  for metal percussion and electronic sounds

BARBARA WHITE - Ryokan's Bowl* (2009)
  for large chau gong

ERIC MOE - Gong Tormented* (2007)
  for two inverted Chau gongs, opera gong, small cymbal 

USHIO TORIKAI - Metal Songs* (2007)
  for tamtams, gongs, metals and pre-recorded sounds
  (Meet the Composer Commission)

STEVE RICKS - Haiku* (2006)
  for tamtams, temple bowls and pre-recorded sounds
  Recorded on: "Mild Violence" (Bridge 9265)

PETER JARVIS - Metallic Music* (2005)
  a serenade for six gongs
  Recorded on: "METALMORPHOSIS" (Capstone Records CPS-8796)
  Published by: Calabrese Brothers Music

ELIZABETH HOFFMAN - metalmorphosis* (2004)
  for inverted Chau and Peking Opera gongs and suspended Paiste gong
  Recorded on: "METALMORPHOSIS" (Capstone Records CPS-8796)
  Published by: Smith Publications/Sonic Arts Editions

STUART JONES - Transmogrifications IV* (2002)
  for 3 tamtams and computer-generated sounds
  Recorded on: "METALMORPHOSIS" (Capstone Records CPS-8796)
  Published by: Berwick Heights Music

JOHN LUTHER ADAMS - Roar from "The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies" (2002)
  for very large tamtam and processed sounds

HELEN LEE - whispering silence* (2001)
  for 3 prepared tamtams and thundersheet

HEINZ HOLLIGER - Voi(es)x métallique(s) (1994/2000)

JOHN CAGE - One4 (1990)
  Recorded on: "METALMORPHOSIS" (Capstone Records CPS-8796)
  Published by: Henmar Press Inc./C.F. Peters Corporation

JOHN LESSARD - Ringing Sounds and Casual Comments (1989/1992)

GLEN CORTESE - Chronaxis IV* (1984)
  for large Paiste gong

JAMES TENNEY - deus ex machina (1982)

TOMAS SVOBODA - Discernment of Time (1975)

JAMES TENNEY - Having Never Written a Note for Percussion (1971)

JAMES TENNEY - For Percussion Perhaps, Or.... (night) (1971)
  Recorded on: "METALMORPHOSIS" (Capstone Records CPS-8796)
  Published by: Smith Publications/Sonic Arts Editions

PHILLIP GLASS - 1+1 (1965)

KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN - Mikrophonie I (1964)

LA MONTE YOUNG - Studies in the Bowed Disc (1963)
  for bowed gong

LA MONTE YOUNG - arabic numeral [any integer] for H.F. (1960)
  for  piano(s) or gong(s) or ensemble of at least 45 instruments of the same timbre,
  or combinations of the above, or orchestra. A sound is to be repeated some number
  of times, the number corresponding to the title chosen for the performance.

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COMPOSITIONS by Dominic Donato

PLAN B (2016)
  for percussion ensemble of seven tamtams and seven barei bells (18 minutes)

  Premiere: November 10, 2016 at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College
  by the Purchase Percussion Ensemble

SIX (2011)
  for percussion ensemble of six large tamtams (18 minutes)
  Premiere: March 6, 2012 at St. Peter's Church, NYC
  by Talujon Percussion Group

SEVEN (2010)
  for percussion ensemble of seven large tamtams (20 minutes)

  Premiere: May 10, 2011 at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College
  by the Purchase Percussion Ensemble

RETURN (2010)
  solo for seven drums (7 minutes)

REUSE, RECYCLE, REDUCE (2009)
  for percussion quartet (9 minutes)

  Premiere: March 19, 2010 at the Tenri Cultural Institute of New York
  by Iktus Percussion Quartet

WITHOUT A DOUBT (2009)
  solo for drumset (4 minutes)
  Premiere: April 2, 2013 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, NYC
  by Peter Jarvis

POINTS AND LINES (2008)
  for flute , violin, cello and vibraphone (5 minutes)
  Premiere: October 26, 2008 at Jan Hus Church, NYC
  by the Cadillac Moon Ensemble

SPIN (2008)
  for percussion quartet and looping soloist (9 minutes)
  Preimiere: February 28, 2008 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater
  at Symphony Space by Talujon and Todd Reynolds, violin

SOLO'TUDE (2006)
  solo for four timpani (4 minutes)

EITHER/OR (2004)
  for djembe solo (7 minutes)
  Premiere: April 18, 2005 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater
  at Symphony Space by Michael Lipsey
  Recorded on: "so long, thanks..." (Capstone Records CPS-8773) by Michael Lipsey
  Published by: Calabrese Brothers Music

PARALLEL LINES (2004)
  for percussion duo (3 drums each) (5 minutes)
  Premiere: October 15, 2004 at the Frank E. Taplin Auditorium,
  Princeton University by DoublePlay

ABOUT TIME (2002)
  for two marimbas (2 minutes)
  Premiere: October 21, 2003 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater
  at Symphony Space by DoublePlay

SLIP (2002)
  for amplified tamtam and looping device (12 minutes)
  Premiere: March 19, 2003 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater
  at Symphony Space by Dominic Donato
  Recorded on: "METALMORPHOSIS" (Capstone Records CPS-8796)

STATIC THREADS (2001)
  for percussion quartet (4 minutes)
  (hi-hat/splash cymbal, timpano, large tamtam, floor tom) (5 minutes)
  Premiere: September 10, 2001 at Purchase College, NY by Talujon

RING (2000/ rev. 2003)
  for amplified tamtam solo (9 minutes)
  Premiere: May 7, 2001 at Washington Square Church, NYC by Dominic Donato

JOYA NO KANE (1999-2000)
  for one or more gongs distributed throughout performance space (approx. 80 minutes)

OUTSIDER (1999)
  5, 7 and 9 minute versions for ensemble of 2, 4, 6 or more percussionists
  Premiere: December 3, 1999 at TONIC, NYC by Talujon and ESP

HUM (1997/2003) 
  for percussion quartet - solo tamtam, large tamtam, 2 double cymbals
  (12 and 16 minute versions)
  Premiere: November 30, 1997 at the Knitting Factory, NYC
  by Talujon Percussion Quartet
  Recorded on: "METALMORPHOSIS" (Capstone Records CPS-8796)
  Published by: Calabrese Brothers Music


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