Works for Dance and Movement Arts

Works listed below are original compositions for various dance and movement arts related performers and troupes. Arrangements for dancers will be listed separately following the original compositions list.

 

Jon Silpayamanant and and his interactive video/music project, Camera Lucida, performing for Blue Moves Modern Dance Company in Nashville, Tennessee. May 16, 2015.

Compositions

Angel of Death – vcl, fixed media; 5′ (premiered: St. Louis, MO 2012) for Laura Zakroff (Seattle, WA)

be’ joy luqaSa – cl, mand, vlc, perc, voice(s); 4′ (premiere: Chattanooga, TN 2010) for Taletha al Badr (Denver, CO)
Before Anaesthesia – vcl, perc, electronics, interactive video; 8′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2014)
Blue Terra – yaybahar, perc, electronics, fixed media, interactive video; 35′ (premiere: Nashville, KY 2015) for Blue Moves Modern Dance Company (Nashville, TN)

CONNECT – vcl, electronics, interactive video, dancers; 30′ (premiere: Clermont, KY 2013) for Moving Collective Modern Dance Company (Louisville, KY)
CORE – vcl, electronics, fixed media, looper, interactive video; 45′ (premiere: Madison, WI 2012) for Christine Olson (Madison, WI)

Dark Taqsim – vcl; 5′ (premiere: Indianapolis, IN 2010) for Isabelle Murray (Seattle, WA)

eFlow – fixed media; 10′ (premiere: Madison, WI 2016) for Chrstine Olson (Madison, WI)

FreeForm – vcl, electronics, interactive video; 45′ (Nashville, TN 2014) for Blue Moves Modern Dance Company (Nashville, TN)
From Dusk Till Dream vcl, perc, electronics, fixed media, interactive video; 30 (premiere: Clermont, KY 2016) for Ashley Thursby Kern (Louisville, KY)

Guzzle – fixed media; 10′ (premiere: Madison, WI 2008) for Chrstine Olson (Madison, WI)

Kaliwood – vcl, fixed media; 4′ (premiere: Cincinnati, OH 2012) for Isabelle Murray (Seattle, WA)

La Mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires même – vcl, electronics, interactive video, movement artist; 15′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2012) for Jamie Lynn Smith (Louisville, KY)

maS bom mand, vcl, perc, bar; 5′ (premiere: Fortville, IN 2011) for il Troubadore (Indianapolis, IN)
Moon Song mand, vcl, perc, voice; 6′ (premiere: Indianapolis, IN 2004) for Troupe Taleeba (Fort Wayne, IN)
Muaarga mand, vcl, perc, cowhorns, voice(s); 3′ (premiere: Chicago, IL 2012) for Deserae La Roux (Raleigh, NC)
My Little Pink Camera cl, mand, vcl, perc, voice; 5′ (premiere: Indianapolis, IN 2010) for Deb Rubin (Los Angeles, CA)

parmaq ‘oH – cl, mand, vcl, perc, voice(s); 4′ (premiere: Atlanta, GA 2012) for Sisters of Seduction (Chattanooga, TN)

RUB – fixed media; 10′ (premiere: Madison, WI 2004) for Chrstine Olson (Madison, WI)

Sacred Land – mand, vcl, perc, bar; 5′ (premiere: Fort Wayne, IN 2004) for Troupe Taleeba (Fort Wayne, IN)
Sands – mand, vcl, perc; 4′ (premiere: Fort Wayne, IN 2004) for Trouple Taleeba (Fort Wayne, IN)
Sensitive – mand, vcl, perc, voice(s); 4′ (premiere: Muncie, IN 2005) for Carenza Bint Asya (Indianapolis, IN)
Studiowerks – vln, vcl, electronics, interactive video; 30′ (premiere: Indianapolis, IN) for Laura Zakroff (Seattle, WA)

Ter Jaak Pai – voice; 3′ (premiere: Dayton, OH 2007) for Kristi Wrolstad (Asheville, NC)
Tides & Core – cello, electonics, looper, voice; 35′ (premiere: Madison, WI 2012) for Chrstine Olson (Madison, WI)
The Alley – vcl, electronics; 25′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2014) for Amelia Koper Heintzelman (New York, NYC)

wa’ SaD ram wa’ ram je – fl, cl, mand, vcl, perc, mixed voices; 45′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2011) for il Troubadore (Indianapolis, IN)

Yaybahar – yaybahar, perc, electronics, fixed media; 35′ (premiere: Clermont, KY 2015) for Blue Moves Modern Dance Troupe (Nashville, TN)

Zen for Cello – vcl, electronics, interactive video, dancers; 45′ (premiere: New Albany, IN 2013) for Jamie Lynn Smith (Louisville, Ky 2013)

Jon Silpayamanant and his world music ensemble, Sulh, performing a Persian Reng for his Central Asian music/dance troupe, Raqs Maqom. January 28, 2018.

Arrangements/Transcriptions

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Dhanashree Thillana (by Svāti Tirunāḷ‍ Rāma Varma 1814-1836) – fl, vcl, saz, perc, voice; 3′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2018) for Phane Jayanthi Sen (Cincinnati, OH)

Krishna Nee Begane Baro (by Sri Vyâsa Tîrtha ca. 1460-1539) – flute, vcl, saz, perc, voice; 4′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2018) for Phane Jayanthi Sen (Cincinnati, OH)

Reng Ordoo (by Bijan Mortazavi 1957-) – solo cello, fl, vcl, oud, perc; 5′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2018) for Raqs Maqom and Crescent Moon Dance Company (Louisville, KY)
Rhythm Speaks (by Bickram Ghosh 1966-) – fl, vcl, gtr, perc, voice; 6′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2018) for Phane Jayanthi Sen (Cincinnati, OH)

Sabzina Rang – fl, vcl, saz, perc; 4′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2018) for Raqs Maqom and Crescent Moon Dance Company (Louisville, KY)

Take a Chance on Bellydance (by Emad Sayyah 1954-) – fl, vcl, oud, perc; 4′ (premiere: Louisville, KY 2018) for Shimmy Mob Louisville (Louisville, KY)