David S. Carter on SoundCloud (selected recordings)

2015

Over Juneau (2015), for clarinet, cello, and electronics (premiered by Christie Miller and Alyson Berger at Milwaukee’s City Hall as part of the 2015 Doors Open Milwaukee event, September 19, 2015) | audio

2014

Settling In (2014), for violin and piano (premiered by Juan Carlos Ortega and David Carter at the 2015 Southern Regional Conference of the College Music Society at the Mississippi University for Women in February 2015) | audio | score

Kaddisch (2014), arrangement for solo cello and ensemble of eight cellos of the Maurice Ravel song (recorded by the Northwestern University Cello Ensemble in May 2014; published by Ovation Press)

After Morning (2014), for trumpet in C and organ

Descant (2014), for organ (to be premiered by Mary Ruth Laverty Solem in Dunwoody, Georgia) | score

2013

Never Past (2013), for chamber orchestra | score

The Slightest Motion (2013), for alto flute, bass clarinet, tenor/alto saxophone, percussion, piano, violin, viola, and cello (premiered in Evanston, Illinois, April 25, 2013, by Ensemble Dal Niente) | audio | score

2011-12

Eight Degrees of Separation (2012), for B-flat clarinet, tuba, and prepared piano (premiered September 7, 2012, at the 2012 Iron Composer competition at Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio; the performance was broadcast live on Cleveland’s WCLV and wclv.com)

Surface Tension (2011-12), for violin, cello, bass clarinet/clarinet, and piano (dissertation composition; first movement recorded by the International Contemporary Ensemble, February 23, 2011; first movement performed by Ensemble Signal June 6, 2011; second movement premiered as Angle of Refraction by the Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble, March 7, 2012; complete work premiered May 8, 2012, in Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University)  | audio: mvt. 1 | mvt. 2 | score

2010

The Labor of Thought (2010), for mixed sextet (recorded by the Callithumpian Consort, March 30, 2010) | audio | score

2009

Canticle (2009), for mixed choir (to be premiered by Musica Gloria, Dunwoody, Georgia) | score

The Brink of Continuity (2009), for chamber ensemble (premiered June 6, 2009, by the Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University)

Settling a Custom (2009), for three cellos (premiered November 8, 2009, at Northwestern University)

Almost Past (2009), for bass clarinet and chamber orchestra (premiered by the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra with David Halperin as soloist, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, March 6, 2009) | audio excerpt (m.172-end) | score

2008

Antiphonal (2008), for solo marimba (premiered December 5, 2008, at the Northwestern University Fall Student Composer Concert)  | audio

Plateau (2008), electroacoustic | audio      

Shanty (2008), electroacoustic

A Static Lament  (2008), electroacoustic| audio

A Map of a Line (2008), for string quartet (premiered in Atlanta, Georgia, June 28, 2008)

Once Removed (2008), for trombone (premiered at Northwestern University by Mike Svoboda, May 27, 2008; later performed on two occasions by David Binder at Northwestern)

2007

In Scattered Rings (2007/2012), for carillon (premiered May 24, 2008, by Roy Kroezen on the Van Bergen Carillon in the St. Cunera Tower, Rhenen, the Netherlands; 2012 version for two vibraphones and glockenspiel premiered May 8, 2012, in Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University) | audio: version for carillon | version for two vibraphones and glockenspiel | link to published score (for carillon)

Setting Out (2007), for violin and piano (premiered December 2, 2007, at the Northwestern University Fall Student Composer Concert, Evanston, Illinois) | audio | score

Emergence (2007), for piano (performed at the Bowdoin International Music Festival, July 8, 2007, and at the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice at New England Conservatory, June 20, 2008) | audio

Suspension (2006-2007), for string quartet (recorded by JACK quartet, May 1, 2007; premiered June 13, 2007, at Music07 at the University of Cincinnati (Ohio))

2006

Trellis (2005; revised 2006), for soprano or mezzo-soprano and piano (premiered at Trinity United Methodist Church Concert Series, Wilmette, Illinois, November 1, 2006)

2005

Signs of Life (2005), for flute, marimba, guitar, and viola (conducted the premiere at the UCLA Graduate Composers Concert, Los Angeles, California, March 7, 2006)

 

The 48-bell Butz Memorial Carillon at the Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois.

The 48-bell Butz Memorial Carillon at the Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois.