Music of Nolan Stolz

Electroacoustic Compositions

Untitled work (in progress) for vibraphone and fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo)

Electronic score for Virko Baley's opera Holodomor: Red Earth. Hunger(2013) (live electronics and fixed electronic media)
John Jay College, Gerald Lynch Theatre. New York, NY (February 5, 2013)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Doc Rando Recital Hall (January 26, 2013)

"Battle From Within: Internal Conflict and Self-Reflection at a Ghost Town" (2013) for fixed electronic media and dance (2-channel stereo)
VIDEO
Movement Research at A.R.T./New York, S. Oxford Space, The Great Room. Brooklyn, NY (January 23, 2013)
"Remnants of Bullfrog, Nevada" (an earlier version of the piece) performed at the Composers Voice Dance Collaboration at Jan Hus Church, New York, NY (November 18, 2012)

"Abyss" (2012) for tuba and fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) 7'47"
M4A PDF
Mary McKinnon, Bowling Green State University (February 26, 2012), Electronic Music Midwest (October 2012), Electroacoustic Barn Dance (November 2012)
Steve Kunzer, UNLV (April 16, 2012)

Abyss II (2012) for bass and fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo)

"fin du monde" for piano and fixed electronic media.
Video (begins at 1:09)
Shiau-uen Ding: Composers' Voice. New York, NY (February 12, 2012)

"Impressions of Mt. Charleston" (2011) for alto saxophone and fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) 6'
Mark McArthur, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (October 21, 2011)
Mark McArthur, Univ. Alabama-Huntsville New Music Festival (February 10, 2012)
Mark McArthur, College Music Society Pacific Southwest Conference. Univ. of Arizona (Tucson) (February 17, 2012)
Scotty Phillips, College Music Society Southern Conference. Univ. of South Florida (Tampa) (February 23, 2012)
Mark McArthur, North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference (Tempe, AZ) (March 18, 2012)
Scotty Phillips, Florida State University New Music Ensemble (April 1, 2012)

"Twelve American Stories" (2011) for solo percussionist and fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) 35'
VIDEO (selections)
(may also be played be 2-5 percussionists)
Tim Jones (selections): Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (Nov 1, 2010)
Tim Jones and Jack Steiner (selections): Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (April 12, 2010)
Jack Steiner (selections): Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (April 20, 2011)
Jack Steiner (selections): Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (May 13, 2011)
Rachel Poss (selections): College Music Society Great Plains Conference: Luther College. Decorah, IA (March 17, 2012)
Rachel Poss (selections): Univ. of South Dakota (April 15, 2012)

Murdered By The Sky for lyric coloratura soprano and fixed electronic media. (2011) Written for Dr. Michelle Latour
Rehearsal MP3 (not for performance)

"6/12/09" (2009) electromagnetic waves, 2 TV antennas, 2 DTV converter boxes, wah-wah and distortion pedals.
The Hartt School. West Hartford, CT (May 8, 2009) VIDEO
Vox Novus presents: Composers' Voice Concert Series, Jan Hus Church. New York, NY (October 26, 2009)
Trinity College Electroacoustic Festival, Hartford, CT (May 1, 2010)
Univ. of Nevada-Las Vegas (Nov 1, 2010)

"Beatitudes" (2008) for fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) 8'
Three Rivers Community College Humanities Festival (May 7, 2010)

"Etude #5" (2008) for fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) 2.5'
Three Rivers Community College Humanities Festival (May 7, 2010)

"Coast to Coast" (2008) for fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) 19'
Public Works. The Hartt School. West Hartford, CT (November 17, 2008)

"Love is a four-letter word" (2008) algorithmic composition for MAX/MSP. 3-6'

"Standing Waves" (2008) for fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) 2.5'
New Music Hartford. Hartford Art School. West Hartford, CT. (December 5, 2008)
Three Rivers Community College Humanities Festival (May 7, 2010)

"Guitar and Newspaper" (2005) for fixed electronic media. (2-channel, stereo) Duration 7'33" (and a 2'31" shortened version)
based on the painting by cubist Juan Gris of the same title.
Eugene Composers Colective, Sam Bond's Garage, Eugene, OR (June 13, 2005)
Eugene Composers Collective, Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts (DIVA), Eugene, OR (February 7, 2007)
University of Oregon. Eugene, OR (March 11, 2007)
Electroacoustic Juke Joint. Delta State University. Cleveland, MS (November 10, 2007)
Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH (February 9, 2008)
The eXtensible Electric Guitar Festival. Clark University. Worcester, MA (April 5, 2008)
Brandeis University/Hartt School. Hartford Art School. West Hartford, CT (April 25, 2008) (short version)
Three Rivers Community College Humanities Festival (May 7, 2010)
University of South Dakota (December 9, 2011)
Download an MP3 of this piece (not for performance)

"Vernacular Music (for electrified instruments)" (2003) for piano doubling synthesizers (Mini-Moog, Oberheim, Mellotron (strings), Fender Rhodes, or other analog synths), drum set and percussion. Trumpet, violin, and cello: all amplified with effects (distortion, wah-wah, flanger, phaser, and delay)
Walt Blanton, trumpet; Mike Wineski, piano and synthesizers; Nolan Stolz, percussion; James Harvey, violin; Dr. Andrew Smith, cello
Commissioned by the Las Vegas International New Music Festival
Compositions of Nolan Stolz @ University of Nevada, Las Vegas (May 3, 2004)
NEXTET (February 18, 2004)
2nd Annual CCSN International New Music Festival (September 26, 2003)

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