spatial works

SPATIAL WORKS (music with physical spatialization)In Stars We Lose Our Way…
2018. for soprano, mezzo-soprano and mixed quartet. composed for the music drama “Coming Home.”Pangkur
2017. for alto flute (doubling piccolo), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), percussion, piano, violin, cello. this work can be performed as a piano+percussion duo, as a mixed quartet, or as a full sextet. with a sextet, the two groups are spatialized within the performance space. texts from traditional Javanese poetry used in Ladrang Pangkur. for the Continuum Contemporary Music.

Studies on Exile
No. 1: 2017. for oboe, viola, harp and percussion. performers are spatialized within the performance space. text from a haiku written by Riley Palanca.

No. 2: 2017. theatre piece. for alto flute (doubling piccolo), guitar, animator/dancer/soprano. performers are spatialized within the performance space. text from a sestina written by Riley Palanca.

No. 3: Home is not a place on a map. 2018-present. interdisciplinary work: aerial dance, spatialized musicians and fixed media. collaboration with Amy Hull (dancer, choreographer), Rebecca Devi Leonard (aerial artist, choreographer), and the Thin Edge New Music Collective.

No. 4: Paagos. Drift. 2019. sound art/audio documentary for 6.1 surround. collaboration with Sarah Maria Samaniego (dancer, choreographer) for the dance work “Paagos.” haiku poetry by the composer. documentary features the voices of composer Sandeep Bhagwati, poet Bänoo Zan, and Juro Kim Feliz.

C’est tellement mystérieux, le pays des larmes…
It is such a secret place, the land of tears. 2016. for 2 oboes, tuba and piano. performers are spatialized within the performance space.

Gandingan sa Kagiliran
Gongs by the Horizon. 2014. for two percussionists spatialized within the performance space. texts from Pagniig ng Paghihiwalay ng Liwanag at Dilim by Anna Patricia Rodriguez.