SOLOS and DUOS (instrumental)

Click here for a list of miniatures, several of which are for solos and duets

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

"Eefer Madness" (2008-13, rev. 2014) for E-flat clarinet (the "eefer")

"Abyss II" (2012) for bass and fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) Commissioned by Tom Peters 8'12"
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music: Cal State-Long Beach (2012)

"Abyss" (2012) for tuba and fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) 7'47"
Mary McKinnon: Bowling Green State University (February 26, 2012), Electronic Music Midwest (October 13, 2012), ElectroAcoustic Barn Dance (November 9, 2012)
Steve Kunzer: UNLV (April 16, 2012)

"Bullfrog" (2012) for percussion and fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) 4'49" Commissioned by Darin Wadley
University of South Dakota (2013)

"Piano Sonata" (2012) Commissioned by Robert Karrass 22'
Robert Karrass, McMaster University, CANADA (Fall 2013)
Preview of Movt. I played by Nicole DeLaittre, Jack Straw in Seattle, WA (April 10, 2013)

"Impressions of Mt. Charleston" (2011) for alto saxophone and fixed electronic media (2-channel stereo) Commissioned by Mark McArthur 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)

"In C7" (violin sonata no. 3) (2010) Commissioned by Vox Novus: Composers Voice VIDEO
Laraine Kaizer, violin and Anna Kijanowska, piano: Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (Nov. 1, 2010)
Nolan Roberston, violin and Chris Wilson, piano: Vox Novus: Composers Voice in New York, NY (July 25, 2010)

"Princess Ka'iulani" (2010) for flute.
Melanie Chirignan: Lily Pad (Boston, MA) (Aug 7, 2010)
Melanie Chirignan: Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (Nov. 1, 2010)
Jennifer Grim: CMS Pacific Southwest Conference: Pepperdine University. Malibu, CA (Feb 12, 2011)
Jennifer Grim: National Flute Association Annual Convention: Las Vegas, NV (August 9, 2012)
Jennifer Grim: UNLV (September 27, 2012)
Jennifer Grim: 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities (Jan 13, 2013)
Sophia Tegart: Jack Straw in Seattle, WA (April 10, 2013)
VIDEO and PROGRAM NOTES

"Burnin' Desire" (2010) for viola and guitar. Commissioned by the Alturas Duo

"And The Wind Cries Jimi" (2010) for viola and guitar. Commissioned by the Alturas Duo. VIDEO (rehearsal)
Alturas Duo: Tour in Bolivia (Dec 1-9, 2010)
Alturas Duo: Hartford, CT (Sep 18, 2010)
Alturas Duo: Towson University (April 30, 2011)

"Fox-ey" (2009) guitar (classical or electric in sixth-tone tuning) 4.5' VIDEO
Yovianna Garcia: New Music Hartford (CT) (Sep 18, 2010), 4 Seasons Concert Series in Hartford, CT (Dec 13, 2009), Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, CT (Nov 6, 2009)

"The Jessica Variations" (2008) Piano 11'
Lisa Maresch (theme and variations 1,2,3,4,6,8 only), Recital Series. Henderson, NV (March 14, 2008) Composed in Kingston, ON and Hartford, CT

"Lullaby For Sam" (2008) Guitar 3' VIDEO
Aaron Larget-Caplan: College Music Society Northeast Conference. Eastern Nazarene College. Quincy, MA (March 20, 2008)
Boston University (February 24, 2009)
Tufts University. Medford, MA (February 23, 2009)
New School of Music, Cambridge, MA (January 30, 2009)
Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (March 1, 2011)
Littleton Opera House: Littleton, NH (March 29, 2011)
Wheaton College: Norton, MA (February 1, 2013)
Commissioned by Aaron Larget-Caplan. Composed in Hartford, CT

"Three Haiku for Clarinet and Bassoon" (2004, rev. 2008) VIDEO, I. The Little Duck II. Head or Tail III. The Poor Man's Son
Luna Nova New Music Ensemble. Memphis, TN (October 6 and 27, 2008; March 1, 2009; June 25, 2009) and Hernando, MS (August 23, 2009) Composed in Las Vegas, NV

"Three Haiku for Clarinet and Violin" (2004, revised 2008) 3'
Luna Nova New Music Ensemble: Rhodes College. Memphis, TN (January 28, 2013)
Luna Nova New Music Ensemble: University of Mississippi (January 29, 2013)
Luna Nova New Music Ensemble: Buckman Performing Arts Center. Memphis, TN (May 20, 2013)

"Three Haiku for Flute and Cello" (2004, revised 2008) 3'
Alisa Willis, flute; Katie Kennedy, cello. Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH (February 9, 2008)
Ashley Addington, flute and Rachel Arnold, cello: Lily Pad (Boston, MA) (Jan 28, 2010)
Ashley Addington, flute and Rachel Arnold, cello: ArtSpace (Hartford, CT) (Aug 30, 2009)VIDEO

"What The Waves Tell Me" (2008) Cello 14.5'-21.5' VIDEO Part 1 and VIDEO Part 2
Rachel Arnold, College Music Society Northeast Conference. Eastern Nazarene College. Quincy, MA (March 20, 2008)
Rachel Arnold, New Music Hartford. ArtSpace. Hartford, CT (August 30, 2009)
Bradley Taylor, Univ. of Nevada-Las Vegas (Nov 1, 2010)
Composed in Kingston, ON

"Duet for Xylophone and Drum Set"(2007) MP3 PDF of Score
Studio recording: Nolan Stolz, xylophone and drum set (overdubbed)
Shane Jones, xylophone; Nolan Stolz, drum set. Public Works. The Hartt School. West Hartford, CT (November 28, 2007)

"Legend of Waianapanapa Caves" (Viola Sonata #2) (2007) Viola, Piano VIDEO pt. 1 VIDEO pt. 2
David Hamano, Viola. Alex Le, Piano. Stony Brook Premieres! Stony Brook, NY (March 12, 2008) composed in Makaha, HI and in Maui, HI
Commissioned by the SUNY-Stony Brook, Stony Brook Premieres! project, made possible by funding from the State of New York. Many thanks to Alex and David.

"The Legend of Waianapanapa Caves" (Violin Sonata #2) (2007) Violin, Piano 18' VIDEO with Dance
James Harvey (vln), Lisa Maresch (pno) and the UNLV Dance Department. (April 6, 2011)
Composed in Makaha, HI and in Maui, HI

"The Little Duck" (2004, rev. 2007) for clarinet <1'
New York Miniaturist Ensemble. Joshua Rubin, clarinet.
September 18, 2007: Brooklyn Center for Contemporary Music. Brooklyn, NY *Stolz's New York debut as composer*
October 12, 2007: The Stone. Manhattan, NY.

"Theme with Nine Short Variations for Solo Bass" (2005, revised 2007) 6.5' MP3
Ben Wheeler, bass
University of Oregon, Erb Memorial Union, Buzz Coffee Shop (February 18, 2005)
Music Today Festival, Eugene Composers Collective, Cozmic Pizza (Feburary 20, 2005)
Oregon Composers Forum, University of Oregon, Beall Concert Hall (March 30, 2005)
Nolan Stolz, Master's Degree Recital, Beall Concert Hall, Eugene, OR (March 11, 2007)
Jonathan Crane, bass
New Music Hartford. Capital Community College. (December 11, 2007) VIDEO
Thomas Peters, bass
CMS Pacific Southwest Conference: Pepperdine University. Malibu, CA (Feb 12, 2011)

"The Touch: A Fantasy for Solo Piano (Themes from The Touch: A Black Box Opera)" (2007) 3-3.5'
Robert Karrass. 52nd Academie Internationale d'Ete de Nice. Nice, France Suolahti International Summer Music Festival. Suolahti, Finland (July 25/26, 2009)
Lisa Maresch, Recital Series. Henderson, NV (March 14, 2008)

"The Touch: A Miniature for Solo Piano (Theme from The Touch: A Black Box Opera)" (2007) 1.5'
VIDEO
Danilo Jatobá: Composers Voice Concert Series (Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL) (Aug 17, 2010)

"Ascension to a Memory" (2006) for organ. 5'
**2nd Prize in the 2007 NZAO International Composition Competition**
Dr. John Jantzi, organ
Oregon Composers Forum, University of Oregon, Beall Hall. (February 28, 2006)
Bonnie Vize, organ
165th anniversary celebration. St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Milwaukee, WI (September 24, 2006)
MP3

"Farewell to Twilight" (2005) for harp. 7'
Bethany Evans, harp
Music Today Festival, Eugene Composers Collective, Cozmic Pizza (Feburary 20, 2005)
Oregon Composers Forum, University of Oregon, Beall Concert Hall (March 30, 2005)
Lakeview Arts Council Concert Series. 1st Presybetrian Church, Lakeview, OR (March 12, 2006)
Paisley School in Paisley, OR (March 13, 2006)
Nolan Stolz, Master's Degree Recital, Beall Concert Hall, Eugene, OR (March 11, 2007)
MP3

"Farewell to Twilight" (2005) for two guitars, arr.

"Table For Two" (2004) for violin and piano. 8'
Laura Martin (violin) and Virko Baley (piano)
March 13, 2004: Laura Martin violin recital
James Harvey (violin) and Virko Baley (piano)
May 3, 2004: Compositions of Nolan R. Stolz @ University of Nevada, Las Vegas 1PM
Agah Davenport (violin) and unknown (piano)
November 9 and 20, 2004: Munich and Austria
MP3

"Table For One" (2003) for piano. 8'

"Pictures of an Exhibitionist" (2003) for guitar. 6.5'
Adam Foster, guitar
April 22, 2003: University of Nevada, Las Vegas Doc Rando Recital Hall 7:30PM
May 3, 2004: Compositions of Nolan Stolz @ University of Nevada, Las Vegas 1PM

"Cry of the 'bird" (Viola Sonata #1) (2002) (also for cello). 8.5'
Denitza Larsen, viola
November 21, 2002: Nolan Stolz Composition Recital @ University of Nevada, Las Vegas Doc Rando Recital Hall 5:30PM MP3

"Haiku Settings (Spring)"(2002) MP3
for violin and cello
James Harvey, violin and Milena Mateeva, cello
Nolan Stolz Composition Recital @ University of Nevada, Las Vegas Doc Rando Recital Hall (November 21, 2002)
Matrix Music Collaborators. Tenri Cultural Institute. New York, NY (March 1, 2008)

Email: nolan@nolanstolz.com