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    Celebrating after Voxare Concert

Up Next! 4/11/15, 8:00 p.m. Khamsa Premiere, UVA Percussion Ensemble Concert, Old Cabell Auditorium

Featured Projects

  • Love Song Featured on Double Take: American Reed, Release Date 9/1/14

    Recent Work, Temp

    Love Song, for Oboe and English Horn, is an instrumental version of my Wedding Song. It was commissioned by Sarah Davol for Double Entendre’s new CDDouble Take, American Reed on the Albany label for release on 9/1/14.

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  • Time to Burn Release

    Recent Work

    Time to Burn, a solo disk of featuring Shatin’s acoustic, electroacoustic and robotic music has just been released on the Innova...

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  • Tape Music∞

    Online Videos, Recent Work

    This documentary includes a discussion of Tape Music∞, clips from my work with the students at the Sabot Point School in Richmond.

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  • Rotunda

    Online Videos, Recent Work

    Rotunda, now available as a DVD, is the result of a multi-year collaboration with noted filmmaker Robert Arnold. The 15' film unfolds from dawn to dusk, as the seasons move as well.

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Khamsa

Khamsa

Instrumentation: Percussion Quintet Duration: 7:00 Commission UVA Percussion Ensemble Premiere 4/11/15, UVA Percussion Ensemble Old Cabell Auditorium Charlottesville, VA Program Note The title, Khamsa, which means ‘five’ in Arabic, refers to an ancient palm-shaped amulet that has been used as a sign of protection against the…

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Lyrics Quartet Plays Elijah’s Chariot

Lyrics Quartet Plays Elijah’s Chariot

Lyris Quartet plays Shatin’s Elijah’s Chariot on a concert presented by People Inside Electronics at Monk Space in LA. You can hear an excerpt here. Originally commissioned by the Kronos Quartet, and toured by them from Asia To Europe to America, including BAM’s Next Wave…

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When the Moon of Wildflowers is Full

When the Moon of Wildflowers is Full

When the Moon of Wildflowers is Full, for Flute and Cello, was composed many years ago for the wedding of dear friends that took place in a beautiful meadow in high summer in Aspen, CO, where I was a composition student at the Aspen Music…

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Multiple Histories Video Interview

Multiple Histories Video Interview

Many ingredients go into Judith Shatin’s music. While it is informed by a deep sense of musical history, it is just as much a by-product of her profound desire to search for new sounds. It is also deeply inspired by history itself, but not as an artifact. Rather it is something that is malleable and very much alive, something that we in the present can continue to engage with to better understand ourselves.

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Fanfare – Time to Burn

Fanfare – Time to Burn

Judith Shatin, Kenan Professor of Music at the University of Virginia, writes music that is satisfyingly challenging, music that forces listeners to face up to their own perceptions of music, what it is and how it relates to other artistic disciplines.

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Love Song

Love Song

Love Song, for Oboe and English Horn, is an instrumental version of my Wedding Song. This new version was commissioned by Sarah Davol for Double Entendre’s new CD Double Take, American Reed on the Albany label. The release date is September 1, 2014. This lyrical…

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Trace Elements

Trace Elements

Instrumentation: Perc 1: 2 toms (lo/hi), snare drum, 2 timbales (lo/hi), large gong, ride cymbal (18″) and bow, triangle Perc 2: bass drum, 2 congas (lo, med), 2 bongos (lo/hi), ride cymbal (20″) and bow, 4 claves (lo to hi) Duration: 11:00 Commission Ensemble Berlin PianoPercussion…

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Chai Variations on Eliahu HaNavi

Chai Variations on Eliahu HaNavi

“…Pieces by Brooklyn native Jennifer Higdon, flutist Katherine Hoover, and China’s Jing Jing Luo serve as appetizers to the disc’s centerpiece — University of Virginia professor Judith Shatin’s 20-movement tour-de-force “Chai Variations”….” –The Palm Beach Post “…The most substantial work featured on the disc is…

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Penelope’s Song (Amp. Clarinet + Electronics)

Penelope’s Song (Amp. Clarinet + Electronics)

Instrumentation: Amplified clarinet + electronics Duration:  9:04 Premiere 10/29/2008 Marianne Gythfeldt University of Delaware Wilmington, DE Program Note Penelope’s Song is a tribute to Penelope, Queen of Ithaca and wife of Odysseus. It was inspired by Homer’s epic, the Odyssey, which tells of the travails of Odysseus, but comments…

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Time to Burn Fanfare Review 2

Time to Burn Fanfare Review 2

Judith Shatin is a true sound artist. She applies sound to the airwaves in the same way a painter applies colors to canvas. She is not trying for melodies that the listener will walk away singing, but she uses melodic material for dramatic effect. The…

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