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Donald Reid Womack
composer
December 19, 2014Breaking Heaven 破天 named one of top ten releases of 2014 by New Music BoxBreaking Heaven 破天 was included on the list of the year's best recordings by Frank J. Oteri, composer advocate and senior editor for the prominent new music site, who writes "For the past decade, Donald Reid Womack has been creating a fascinating body of chamber music utilizing both Western and Asian instruments. Breaking Heaven, Womack’s trio for cello, shakuhachi, and 21-string koto, is a great starting point for listeners eager to hear the exciting sonic result of this synthesis."

Hear the title track streamed at New Music Box.
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December 1, 2014WelcomeWelcome to the website of Donald Reid Womack. Please have a look around and explore the works pages, where you can see sample scores and listen to excerpts. You can also listen to extended excerpts or complete pieces on the audio section of the multimedia page.


ドナルド・ウォマックのウェブサイトへようこそ。Worksのページで録音を聞くことが出来ますが、スコアの例もあります。Multimediaのaudioセクションで全体作曲も聞くことが出来ます。よろしくお願いいたします。
November 1, 2014Donald Reid Womack in KoreaDonald Reid Womack was a featured guest composer at Seoul National University and at the National Busan Gugak Center in Korea. Womack was recently in residence with the students and faculty of the Korean composition program at SNU for a week of workshops and masterclasses that culminated in a lecture concert with performances of three of his works for Korean instruments. Visits to Busan in September and again in October centered around the world premieres of two works for Korean traditional orchestra — "The Sound of Drums Echoes Beyond the Heavens" and his haegeum concerto "Dancing With Spirits". His works were also presented at the Seoul National Gugak Center in September and October. A December 6 concert at Seoul's Bukchon Changwoo Theater will feature several more of his works. In all, his works were given 14 performances in Korea this fall, with two works recorded for release on CDs.
October 1, 2014New CD of works for Japanese instruments released 邦楽器のための作品の新しいCDOn October 1 Albany Records released Breaking Heaven 破天, featuring five works for Japanese instruments by Donald Reid Womack. Check it out on iTunes, Amazon, and other major online retailers.https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/donald-womack-breaking-heaven/id924746274
April 1, 2014‘Aina recorded by Palisades VirtuosiThe Palisades Virtousi Trio releases its CD "New American Masters, Volume 5" on the Albany label, including Donald Reid Womack's ‘Aina, which the trio commissioned. ‘Aina, for flute, clarinet and piano, is a set of character pieces, ranging from broad landscape to intimate vignette, evoking the beauty and mystery of the composer's home of Hawai‘i.http://www.albanyrecords.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=AR&Product_Code=TROY1481&Category_Code=a-NR
December 1, 2013New CD Released!On December 1 Albany Records released Elements 五行: New Music for Pipa by American Composers, featuring exciting and soulful performances by reknowned pipa virtuoso Yang Jing. The CD was produced by Donald Reid Womack, and includes two of his works: Elements 五行 (pipa solo) and An Enveloping Rain (pipa, viola, guzheng). It also includes a song cycle for soprano and piano by Thomas Osborne, as well as solo pipa works by Takeo Kudo and Jeff Myers. Check out the first recording ever dedicated to works by American composers for this iconic Chinese instrument.http://www.albanyrecords.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=AR&Product_Code=TROY1455&Category_Code=a-NR
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FULL BIO

Donald Reid Womack is the composer of more than 80 works for orchestra, chamber ensembles, solo instruments, and voice. His music has been performed and broadcast throughout the United States, Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Italy, Germany, France, Poland, Argentina, New Zealand, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico, and is published by Akamai Music, and C.F. Peters. Dr. Womack holds Doctoral and Masters degrees in composition from Northwestern University, Bachelors degrees in philosophy and music theory from Furman University, and has participated in such festivals as the Conservatoire Americain in Fontainebleau, France, the June in Buffalo Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival. The many organizations that have honored his work include ASCAP, Meet the Composer, the American Music Center, Sigma Alpha Iota, the Japan Foundation, the National Center for the Korean Traditional Performing Arts (National Gugak Center) in Seoul, the Argosy Foundation, the Viola da Gamba Society of America, Arts Midwest, the Society of Composers, the National Association of Composers, the National Association for Advancement in the Arts, the Oahu Choral Society, the Tampa Bay Composers' Forum, Northwestern University, the Music Teachers' National Association, and the American String Teachers Association. He was also the recipient of a Fulbright Research Fellowship to Japan in 2007-08, where he served as guest composer-in-residence with the Tokyo-based Japanese instrumental ensemble AURA-J.

His work with Japanese, Korean and Chinese instruments has placed him at the vanguard of intercultural composition, and has enabled him to make a significant contribution to the body of new literature for East Asian instruments. Dr. Womack's interests lie in developing a compositional approach that merges elements of East and West in a uniquely personal way that neither entirely derives from nor ignores their respective traditions. Inspired by the fertile possibilities of cultural interchange found in his long-time home of Hawai‘i, his music employs both Western and East Asian instruments, combining a rich and linear tonal language, an intricate use of color and texture, and an exploration of multiple perceptions of rhythm, with the goal of reaching audiences on an intuitive and emotional level. A prime example is his After, a concerto for shakuhachi, koto, and orchestra. Commissioned and premiered by the Honolulu Symphony in 2006, the piece received its Japan premiere in 2010 by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra to critical praise.

The recipient of nearly 100 grants, awards and commissions, Dr. Womack received First Prizes in the Sigma Alpha Iota Inter-American Music Awards, the Leo M. Traynor Competition, and the Oahu Choral Society Composition Competition. He has also been honored with an Excellence in Scholarship Award from the University of Hawai‘i College of Arts and Humanities, and was awarded Individual Artist Fellowships from the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts in 1997 and again in 2002, becoming the only artist in any field to receive the award twice.

His major works include a symphony, a violin concerto, the aforementioned double concerto for shakuhachi, koto, and orchestra, an oratorio for chorus and chamber orchestra, and a triple concerto for shakuhachi, biwa and koto with ensemble of Japanese instruments. Performers of his music include the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, the Honolulu Symphony, the Honolulu Symphony Chorus, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Kyo-Shin-An Arts, the Cassatt Quartet, Contemporary Music Ensemble Korea, AURA-J, Asia Ensemble, the Salzburg Mozarteum String Quartet, conductors Naoto Otomo, Kazuhiro Koizumi and David Stock, and renowned virtuosi Yang Jing (pipa), Ji-young Yi (gayageum), Seizan Sakata (shakuhachi), Reiko Kimura (koto), Parry Karp (cello), I-Bei Lin (cello), Ignace Jang (violin), Thomas Rosenkranz (piano), and soprano Tony Arnold. A longtime collaboration with the Honolulu Symphony (now Hawai‘i Symphony) has produced five commissions, including three large-scale works.

Dr. Womack’s music can be heard on the Albany, Equilibrium, AkdangEban, and Tokyo CMC labels. The Albany Records release Walk Across the Surface of the Sun (2008) features eight of his works for Japanese and Western instruments. Elements 五行 (2013) and Breaking Heaven 破天 (2014) feature seven more of his works for Chinese and Japanese instruments respectively.

The subject of critical acclaim, his work has been described as “moments of raw energy alternating with a brooding potentiality” by the Honolulu Advertiser, and his work has been hailed as “original, creative, and ingenious” by the Akihata Shimbun (Tokyo), “wonderfully mellow” by the Buffalo (NY) Daily News, and “distinctive, stirring, and exciting” by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, which also described his Violin Concerto as “a powerful work, impressively crafted, that impacts listeners on a visceral level.”

The German periodical Neue Musikzeitung placed Dr. Womack among a group of American composers who "justify hopes that America should be capable of providing stimulus for a new century". As an active supporter of contemporary music and chamber music nationally and in the Hawai‘i community, he has directed numerous festivals and concerts of contemporary music. A faculty member at the University of Hawai‘i since 1994, Dr. Womack has chaired the music department and presently serves as professor of composition and theory and head of the composition program, as well as a faculty member of the Center for Japanese Studies. (www.donaldwomack.com)

—updated May 2014



ABBREVIATED BIO

Donald Reid Womack is the composer of more than 80 works for orchestra, chamber ensembles, solo instruments, and voice. His music has been performed and broadcast extensively throughout the United States, Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Italy, Germany, France, Poland, Argentina, New Zealand, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico, and is published by Akamai Music, and C.F. Peters. Dr. Womack holds Doctoral and Masters degrees in composition from Northwestern University, Bachelors degrees in philosophy and music theory from Furman University, and has participated in such festivals as the Conservatoire Americain in Fontainebleau, France, the June in Buffalo Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival. The many organizations that have honored his work include ASCAP, Meet the Composer, the American Music Center, the Japan Foundation, and the National Center for the Korean Traditional Performing Arts (National Gugak Center) in Seoul, among many others. He was also the recipient of a Fulbright Research Fellowship to Japan in 2007-08, where he served as guest composer-in-residence with the Tokyo-based Japanese instrumental ensemble AURA-J.

His work with Japanese and other Asian instruments has placed him at the vanguard of intercultural composition, and has enabled him to make a significant contribution to the body of new literature for East Asian instruments. A prime example is his After, a double concerto for shakuhachi, koto, and orchestra. Commissioned and premiered by the Honolulu Symphony in 2006, the piece received its Japan premiere in 2010 by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra to critical praise.

The recipient of nearly 100 grants, awards and commissions, Dr. Womack received First Prizes in the Sigma Alpha Iota Inter-American Music Awards, the Leo M. Traynor Competition, and the Oahu Choral Society Composition Competition. He has also been honored with an Excellence in Scholarship Award from the University of Hawai‘i College of Arts and Humanities, and was awarded Individual Artist Fellowships from the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts in 1997 and again in 2002, becoming the only artist in any field to receive the award twice.

His major works include a symphony, a violin concerto, the aforementioned double concerto for shakuhachi, koto, and orchestra, an oratorio for chorus and chamber orchestra, and a triple concerto for shakuhachi, biwa and koto with ensemble of Japanese instruments. Performers of his music include the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, the Honolulu Symphony, the Honolulu Symphony Chorus, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Kyo-Shin-An Arts, the Cassatt Quartet, Contemporary Music Ensemble Korea, AURA-J, Asia Ensemble, the Salzburg Mozarteum String Quartet, conductors Naoto Otomo, Kazuhiro Koizumi and David Stock, and renowned virtuosi Yang Jing (pipa), Ji-young Yi (gayageum), Seizan Sakata (shakuhachi), Reiko Kimura (koto), Parry Karp (cello), I-Bei Lin (cello), Ignace Jang (violin), Thomas Rosenkranz (piano), and soprano Tony Arnold. A longtime collaboration with the Honolulu Symphony (now Hawai‘i Symphony) has produced five commissions, including three large-scale works.

The subject of critical acclaim, Dr. Womack’s work has been described as “moments of raw energy alternating with a brooding potentiality” by the Honolulu Advertiser, and his work has been hailed as “original, creative, and ingenious” by the Akihata Shimbun (Tokyo), “wonderfully mellow” by the Buffalo (NY) Daily News, and “distinctive, stirring, and exciting” by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, which also described his Violin Concerto as “a powerful work, impressively crafted, that impacts listeners on a visceral level.”

A faculty member at the University of Hawai‘i since 1994, Dr. Womack has chaired the music department and presently serves as professor of composition and theory and head of the composition program, as well as a faculty member of the Center for Japanese Studies. (www.donaldwomack.com)

—updated May 2014



SHORT BIO

The music of Donald Reid Womack has been performed and broadcast on five continents, and honored by nearly 100 awards, grants and commissions, including a Fulbright Research Fellowship to Japan, two Artist Fellowships from the State of Hawai‘i, and first prize in the Sigma Alpha Iota Inter-American Music Awards. His compositional output consists of more than 80 works for orchestra, chamber ensembles, solo instruments, chorus and voice, as well as for Japanese, Korean and Chinese instruments.  Major works include a symphony, a violin concerto, a double concerto for shakuhachi, koto, and orchestra, an oratorio for chorus and chamber orchestra, and a triple concerto for shakuhachi, biwa and koto with ensemble of Japanese instruments. Performers of his music include the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, the Honolulu Symphony, the Honolulu Symphony Chorus, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Kyo-Shin-An Arts, the Cassatt Quartet, Contemporary Music Ensemble Korea, AURA-J, Asia Ensemble, the Salzburg Mozarteum String Quartet, conductors Naoto Otomo, Kazuhiro Koizumi and David Stock, and renowned virtuosi Yang Jing (pipa), Ji-young Yi (gayageum), Seizan Sakata (shakuhachi), Reiko Kimura (koto), Parry Karp (cello), I-Bei Lin (cello), Ignace Jang (violin), Thomas Rosenkranz (piano), and soprano Tony Arnold. A faculty member at the University of Hawai‘i since 1994, Dr. Womack has chaired the music department and presently serves as professor of composition and theory and head of the composition program, as well as a faculty member of the Center for Japanese Studies. (www.donaldwomack.com)

—updated May 2014










Womack's Line Drive, for shakuhachi, Chinese pipa, and 21-string koto was an original, creative, and ingenious workAkahata (Tokyo) Shimbun
Even at nearly ten minutes, A Glinting Edge of Sky sings intensely. Koto and shakuhachi play their own material at what seems like an illusion of each player’s independent pace. Yet the two strains fit each other. The score has the concentration of a haiku.classicalCDreview.comReview of the CD Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
In this well-structured work, with rhythmic and motivic motion and a Japanese emotional character, the continuing tension and moving sound and the gentle and quiet sections given to shakuhachi and koto are musically executed for 35 minutes, with the relation between motion and stillness skillfully handled. (On a concert featuring several of Japan’s most venerated composers) it was the most rewarding piece.Ongaku no TomoReview of the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony’s Japan premiere of After.
The score has no development in the classical sense, but it keeps listener interest for nearly 12 minutes with just two instruments. Pretty impressive.classicalCDreview.comReview of strung out, on the CD Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
Womack's Concerto is a powerful work, impressively crafted, that impacts listeners on a visceral level. It was striking even among familiar masterworks; among other contemporary premieres, it might have seemed extraordinary.Honolulu Star-BulletinReview of the Honolulu Symphony's premiere of Violin Concerto – In questi tempi di Conflitto
Percussive cross-rhythms and syncopations drive the music along… with manic energy. It may well count as my favorite piece on the CD. It won’t let my fingers or toes keep from tapping.classicalCDreview.comReview of Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
The highlight of the evening was the world premiere of Donald Reid Womack's Na Iwi o Pele (The Bones of Pele). Womack's expressive language, drawing on techniques as diverse as Stravinsky's syncopated percussive rhythms and Reich's minimalist cells, is eclectic but also distinctive... a stirring, exciting work.Honolulu Star-Bulletin
An Infinite Moment reminds me a bit of Copland pastoral — slow, telling progressions of widely-spaced chords and terse melody, all trying to burrow inside you. Womack sets up interesting contrasts between consonance and dissonance. It seems shorter than it actually is, one clue to its quality.classicalCDreview.comReview of the CD Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
Perhaps it was the multi-metric, volcanic, seething passion of the fast section. Or perhaps the lush beauty of the slow, melancholy tutti theme near the end. Whatever the cause, by the end of the piece, the audience was listening intently and the pianissimo close capped by a bell rang undisturbed - at least until the audience erupted into enthusiastic applause.Honolulu Star-BulletinReview of the Honolulu Symphony's premiere of On Fields of Frozen Fire
On Fields of Frozen Fire has moments of raw energy alternating with a brooding potentiality. There were several interesting passages that seemed to embody its title, and the work was met with genuine appreciation.Honolulu Advertiser
This morceau’s a bit of le jazz hot, à la the Copland piano concerto. It’s a quick delight.classicalCDreview.comReview of A Little Something Extra, on the CD Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
Wonderfully mellow, and spritely (sic) in its metrical incisiveness.Buffalo Daily NewsReview of Visceral
A country that could produce a Charles Ives should... be capable of providing stimulus for a new century. Among the developing composers present here who justified such hopes and whose names deserve notice, one should include Donald Womack.Neue MusikzeitungReview of the 1996 June in Buffalo Festival

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
New York Intercultural Music Society Concert
Honolulu Museum of Art
Honolulu, Hawaii
Sean Yung-Hsiang Wang, violin
Lai Yi-Chieh, guzheng

Honolulu premiere of "Splashed Ink" for violin and guzheng

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Past Events

Saturday, December 13, 2014
New York Intercultural Music Society Concert
Christ the King Lutheran Church
Houston, Texas
Sean Yung-Hsiang Wang, violin
Lai Yi-Chieh, guzheng

World premiere of "Splashed Ink" for violin and guzheng
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Music for Korean instruments by Donald Reid Womack
Bukchon Changwoo Theater 북촌창우극장
Seoul, South Korea
Spiral Toward the Center of the Sky (piri, gayageum, janggu)
소리 Sori (haegeum, cello, janggu)
巫 무 Mu (gayageum and janggu)
줄타기 Highwire Act (gayageum)
太刀花 Sword Flower (version for 2 daegeum)

Sunday, November 23, 2014
天の浮き橋 (The Floating Bridge of Heaven)
Tenri Cultural Institute
New York, NY
Kyo-Shin-An Arts and Cassatt String Quartet perform give the New York premiere of 天の浮き橋 The Floating Bridge of Heaven, for shakuhachi, shamisen and string quartet.
click here for more info
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Reiko Kimura Koto Recital 木村玲子箏リサイタル
Karuizawa Ohga Hall 軽井沢大賀ホール
Nagano, Japan
Koto Coloring Book
click here for more info
Friday, October 24, 2014
Dancing with Spirits - concerto for haegeum and Korean traditional orchestra (premiere)
Busan National Gugak Center 부산 국악원
Busan, Korea
http://busan.gugak.go.kr/eng/main/
Sunday, October 19, 2014
졸타기 Highwire Act
National Gugak Center, Umyeondang Hall 국립국악원, 우면당
Seoul, Korea
Annual concert of the Asian Zither Society (아시아 琴 고교류회)
졸타기 Highwire Act - premiere of the version for gayageum ensemble
http://www.gugak.go.kr:9001/eng/index.jsp
October 12-17, 2014
Composer Residency at Seoul National University
College of Music, Departments of Composition and Korean Music
Seoul, Korea
Performances and lectures on music by Donald Reid Womack
Concert Friday October 17, 2014 featuring "소리 (Sori)", "fff" and "The Sound of Drums Echoes Beyond the Heavens".

http://music.snu.ac.kr/eng/index.jsp
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
고리 (Sori)
National Gugak Center, Yeakdang Hall 국립국악원, 예악당
Seoul, Korea
http://www.gugak.go.kr:9001/eng/index.jsp
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Busan Maru International Music Festival
Busan National Gugak Center 부산 국악원
Busan, Korea
Premiere of "The Sound of Drums Echoes Beyond the Heavens" for Korean traditional orchestra
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Friday, September 12, 2014
고리 (Sori)
National Gugak Center, Yeakdang Hall 국립국악원, 예악당
Seoul, Korea
http://www.gugak.go.kr:9001/eng/index.jsp
Saturday, May 24, 2014
太刀花 (Sword Flower)
Calvary Episcopal Church
Kaneohe, Hawaii
Wu Hung and Nancy Shoop-Wu, violins
Sunday, May 4, 2014
H2O water in all its forms
West Side Presbyterian Church
Ridgewood, NJ
Palisades Virtuosi performs ‘Aina
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
University of Hawai‘i Contemporary Music Ensemble
Orvis Auditorium
Honolulu, HI
Worky by Hawai‘i composers, including Donald Reid Womack's fff (falling, floating, flying) for cello and piano.
click here for more info
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Japan Perspective
Jan Hus Church
New York, NY
Thomas Piercy, clarinet
Vilian Ivantchev, guitar

Premiere of 箏曲 Sōkyoku
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Saturday, April 5, 2014
天の浮き橋 (The Floating Bridge of Heaven) (premiere)
Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art
Honolulu, HI
Kyo-Shin-An Arts and Cassatt String Quartet perform on the Honolulu Chamber Music Series, including 天の浮き橋 The Floating Bridge of Heaven, for shakuhachi, shamisen and string quartet.
http://honoluluchambermusicseries.org/
Friday, April 4, 2014
Breaking Heaven 破天
University of Hawaii Orvis Auditorium
Honolulu Hawaii
Kyo-Shin-An Arts performs new music for Japanese instruments by UH composers, including Breaking Heaven 破天 for shakuhachi, koto and cello.
click here for more info
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Ebb & Flow Arts
Studio 909
Honolulu, HI
Pre-concert discussion at 6:30
An infinite Moment
http://ebbandflowarts.org
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
巫 무 Mu for gayageum and janggu (premiere)
National Gugak Center 국립국악원
Seoul, Korea
Gilseon Jung, gayageum recital 정길선, 가야금
http://www.gugak.go.kr:9001/eng/index.jsp
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Ji Eun Lee, gayageum recital 이지은, 가야금
Namwon National Gugak Center 국립민속국악원
Namwon, Korea
Highwire Act
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Saturday, August 10, 2013
竹つれづれコンサート
Mihama Hall 美浜文化音楽ホール
Chiba City, Japan
太刀花 (Sword Flower) performed
http://www.chibana.org/zhutsuredzure
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Hawaii Performing Arts Festival
Palace Theatre
Hilo, Hawaii
Quack Moore, piano
a suspended liquid veil
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Viola da Gamba Society of America, 2013 Conclave
Pacific University
Forest Grove, Oregon
O magnum mysterium
Friday, May 24, 2013
Only a Name (premiere)
Kaneohe, Hawaii
Bai He, soprano; Renson Madarong, tenor; Wu Hung, violin; Nancy Shoop-Wu, violin; Anna Womack, viola; Joanna Morrison, violoncello; Louise Emery, piano
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Spiral Toward the Center of the Sky
National Gugak Center, Umyeondang Hall 국립국악원, 우면당
Seoul, Korea
Park Chi-wan, piri; Yi Ji-young, gayageum; Kim Woong-sik, janggu
Friday, March 15, 2013
Wooden Dragon木龍 (premiere)
Orvis Auditorium
Honolulu, HI
Lai Yi-Chieh, guzheng
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Three Trees 三木 (premiere)
Shibuya Cultural Center Owada
Tokyo, Japan
AURA-J; Seizan Sakata, shakuhachi; Akiko Sakurai, biwa; Reiko Kimura, 21-string koto; Donald Reid Womack, conductor
University of Hawaii Music Departmenthttp://www.hawaii.edu/uhmmusic/
Hawaii Symphony Orchestrahttp://hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org
Pacific String Quartethttp://pacificstringquartet.com/
AURA-J オーラJJapanese instrument new music ensemble (in Japanese)http://www.ora-j.com
Pro Musica Nipponia 日本音楽集団Japanese instrument new music ensemblehttp://www.promusica.or.jp/english/
Kyo-Shin-An ArtsIntegrating Japanese and Western instrumentshttp://www.nyoraku.bizland.com/kyoshinan/
Contemporary Music Ensemble KoreaKorean and Western instrument new music ensembleclick here for more info
Yang Jing 楊靜pipa playerhttp://www.yangjingmusic.com
Ji-young Yi 이지영gayageum playerhttp://yijiyoung.org/default/00/01.php
Seizan Sakata 坂田誠山shakuhachi playerclick here for more info
Reiko Kimura 木村玲子koto playerclick here for more info
Erina Matsumura 松村エリナkoto player ( in Japanese)http://www.erinamatsumura.com
Tetsuya Nozawa 野澤徹也shamisen player (in Japanese)http://www.k5.dion.ne.jp/~nozawa/
Lai Yi-Chieh 賴宜絜guzheng playerhttp://yichiehlai.wordpress.com
Todd Yukumotosaxophone playerhttp://toddyukumoto.com
Bridging the Gapviolin & bass duohttp://www.bridgingthegaponline.com
Thomas Osbornecomposer, University of Hawaii faculty and director of UH Contemporary Music Ensemblehttp://thomas-osborne.com
Takuma Itohcomposer, University of Hawaii facultyhttp://www.takumaitoh.com
Marty Regancomposer and shakuhachi player, University of Hawaii graduate, Texas A&M University facultyhttp://www.martyregan.com
Jeff Myerscomposer, former University of Hawaii facultyhttp://www.jeffmyersmusic.com
Minoru Miki 三木稔composer, founder of Pro Musica Nipponia and AURA-Jhttp://www.m-miki.com
Aestheticize MediaWebsite Design/Developmenthttp://www.aestheticize.com
University of Hawaii Music Department
2411 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
USA
www.hawaii.edu/uhmmusic/
Three Trees 三木
(excerpt from 2nd and 3rd mvts)
AURA-J オーラJ
Donald Reid Womack, conductor ドナルド∙ウォマック、指揮者
Seizan Sakata, shakuhachi 坂田誠山、尺八
Akiko Sakurai, biwa 櫻井亜木子、琵琶
Reiko Kimura, 21-string koto 木村玲子、二十絃箏
LISTEN
Bend
from dragoneyes
Kenji Yamaguchi, shakuhachi 山口検事、尺八
Tetsuya Nozawa, shamisen 野澤徹也、三味線
Erina Matsumura, koto 松村エリナ、箏
BUY CDLISTEN
strung out
(extended excerpt)
from Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
Ignace Jang, violin イーニャス・ジャン、バイオリン
Reiko Kimura, koto 木村玲子、箏
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN
After
(extended excerpt)
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra 東京都交響楽団
Kazuhiro Koizumi, conductor 小泉和裕、指揮者
Seizan Sakata, shakuhachi 坂田誠山、尺八
Reiko Kimura, 21-string koto 木村玲子、二十絃箏
January 26, 2010 2010年1月26日
Suntory Hall, Tokyo サントリーホール、東京
LISTEN
fff (falling, floating, flying)
2. Floating
I-Bei Lin, violoncello
Jonathan Korth, piano
April 17, 2011
Orvis Auditorium, Honolulu
LISTEN
소리 (Sori)
Sooyeon Lyuh, haegeum
I-Bei Lin, violoncello
Donald Reid Womack, janggu
2012
LISTEN
Wooden Dragon 木龍
Yi-Chieh Lai, guzheng 賴宜絜、古箏
LISTEN
Spiral Toward the Center of the Sky
(excerpt)
Contemporary Music Ensemble Korea
Chiwan Park, piri 팍치완, 피리
Jiyoung Yi, gayageum 이지영, 가야금
Woongsik Kim, janggu 김웅식, 장구
LISTEN
An Infinite Moment
from Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
Ignace Jang, violin
Thomas Rosenkranz, piano
2008
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN
太刀花 Sword Flower
Shigeo Tachibana, shakuhachi 立花茂生、尺八(D-管)
Tomoko Tachibana, shakuhachi 立花友子、尺八(A-管)
LISTEN
Out of the Blues
2. Scherzo
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble
David Stock, conductor
George Willis, marimba
February 16, 1998
Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom, Pittsburgh
LISTEN
Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
from Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
AURA-J オーラJ
Toru Sakakibara, conductor 榊原徹、指揮者
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN
An Enveloping Rain
from Elements 五行
Yang Jing, pipa 楊靜、琵琶
Anna Womack, viola
Yi-Chieh Lai, guzheng 賴宜絜、古箏
LISTEN
A Glinting Edge of Sky
from Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
Seizan Sakata, shakuhachi 坂田誠山、尺八
Reiko Kimura, 21-string koto 木村玲子、二十絃箏
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN
water (falls)
3. rain down
from Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
Thomas Rosenkranz, piano
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN


소리 (Sori)
World premiere, Honolulu, October 28, 2011
Sooyeon Lyuh, haegeum I-Bei Lin, cello Donald Reid Womack, janggu
The Floating Bridge of Heaven 天の浮き橋
Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, November 23, 2014
Yoko Reikano Kimura, shamisen
James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi
Cassatt String Quartet
Kyo-Shin-An Arts post-concert composer discussion
Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, November 23, 2014 - Frank J. Oteri moderates a discussion on new music and intercultural composition with composers Donald Reid Womack, Samuel Adler, Thomas Osborne, Takuma Itoh, and performer/composer James Schlefer.
Splashed Ink 潑墨 world premiere, Houston, December 11, 2014
王雍翔 Sean Wang, violin and 賴宜絜 Yi-Chieh Lai 古箏. Guzheng
Interview with ThinkTech Hawaii
"The Life of a Composer in Hawaii"
Double Sided
Hokuto International Music Festival, Japan, August 2008
‘Aina
Talking about ‘Aina, for flute, clarinet and piano, commissioned by the Palisades Virtuosi
Seoul National Gugak Center Contemporary Orchestra
이면을 빚다 (Made in Reverse)

Includes the version of 소리 (Sori) arranged by the performers for haegeum, bass haegeum, ajaeng and janggu

(Contact the composer for information on how to purchase)


Yang Jing
Elements 五行 New Music for Pipa by American Composers

Includes Elements 五行 for pipa and
An Enveloping Rain for pipa, viola and guzheng

iTUNESAMAZONBUY CD
AURA-J
Breaking Heaven 破天

Five works for Japanese instruments by Donald Reid Womack
邦楽器のための作品

iTUNESAMAZONBUY CD
Ignace Jang, Reiko Kimura, Seizan Sakata, Thomas Rosekranz, I-Bei Lin, AURA-J
Walk Across the Surface of the Sun

Eight works for Japanese and Western instruments by Donald Reid Womack
邦楽器と洋楽器のための作品

iTUNESAMAZON
University of Hawaii Chamber Singer, Karen Kennedy, conductor
Music for Wind Ensembles, Choirs, Orchestra

2002
Includes O magnum mysterium

(Out of print — contact the composer)


Todd Yukumoto & HyeKyung Lee
Blue: New Music From Hawaii

2004
Includes 3D and Blue Two
iTUNESAMAZON
Judith Kellock
East Meets West

2006
Includes 23 Chinese Proverbs
iTUNESAMAZON
Erina Matsumura 松村エリナ
dragoneyes

2007
Includes Bend for shakuhachi, shamisen, 21-string koto 尺八、三味線, 二十絃箏
BUY CD
Se-yeon Park 박세연
琴을품다 Embracing the Zither

2012
Includes Highwire Act 줄타기 for gayageum 가야금
BUY CD
Palisades Virtuosi
New American Masters, Volume 5

2014
Includes ‘Aina, for flute, clarinet and piano
AMAZON
After
shakuachi, 21-string koto & orchestra (3233 4221 Timp 3 Prc strings)
more info
Violin Concerto – In questi tempi di Conflitto
violin and orchestra (2222 2221 timp 3 prc hp strings)
more info
Blue Ridge
orchestra (3233 4221 timp 3 prc pno strings)
more info
Bruner's Grove
orchestra (3233 4221 timp 3 prc strings)
more info
Tennessee Crossroads
orchestra (3233 4221 timp 5 prc pno strings)
more info
Voices of Kalaupapa
SATB choir (divided into full group and chamber choir) & chamber orchestra (fl, ob, cl, hn, 1 prc, strings)
more info
Out of the Blues
solo marimba with chamber orchestra or large chamber ensemble with single strings (fl, ob, cl, bn, hn, tp, tb, strings)
more info
On Fields of Frozen Fire
orchestra (3333 4331 timp 3 prc strings)
more info
Emerald Sparks
orchestra (3333 4331 timp 3 prc hp strings)
more info
Three Trees 三木
triple concerto for shakuhachi, biwa, 21-string koto尺八、琵琶、箏による協奏曲
more info
Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
shinobue, sho, 2 shakuhachi, shamisen, biwa, prc, 2 21-string koto, 17-string koto篠笛、笙、尺八(二人)、三味線、琵琶、打楽器、二十絃箏(二人)、十七絃箏
more info
Dancing With Spirits 혼무
concerto for haegeum and Korean traditional orchestra 해금, 국악관현악
more info
The Sound of Drums Echoes Beyond the Heavens
Korean traditional orchestra 국악관현악
more info
Winter Solstice
orchestra (3233 4321 timp 3 prc hp strings)
more info
Pearl City
wind ensemble or concert band
more info
Goulash
string orchestra or string sextet (4 vln, vla, vlc)
more info


fff (falling, floating, flying)
violoncello & piano
more info
天の浮き橋 The Floating Bridge of Heaven
shakuhachi, shamisen, string quartet 尺八、三味線、弦楽四重奏
more info
An Infinite Moment
violin and piano
more info
A Little Something Extra
violin and piano
more info
Blue Ridge Dreams
violin and contrabass or violin and violoncello
more info
Three Blues
violin, violoncello, piano
more info
3D
alto saxophone & piano
more info
Blue Two
saxophone (alto and soprano) & piano
more info
A Quiet Blue
any melodic instrument and piano (violin, viola, cello, clarinet, soprano saxophone, etc.)
more info
Na Iwi o Pele (The Bones of Pele)
violin, viola, violoncello, clarinet, piano (four hands)
more info
‘Aina
flute/bass or alto flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, piano
more info
Double Talk
violin and marimba
buy nowmore info
Slingshot
flute, bass clarinet, piano
more info
O magnum mysterium (viola da gamba version)
viola da gamba quartet
more info
Water
viola da gamba quartet
more info
Once the Sky Unfolds
viola & piano
more info
Visceral
viola, contrabass, bass clarinet, percussion
more info
Visceral
saxophone quartet and percussion
more info
소리 (Sori)
haegeum, cello, janggu 해금, 첼로, 장구
more info
Spiral Toward the Center of the Sky
piri, gayageum, janggu 피리, 가야금, 장구
more info
strung out
violin and koto ヴァイオリンと箏
more info
Splashed Ink 泼墨
violin and guzheng 小提琴, 古箏
more info
Breaking Heaven 破天
shakuhachi, violoncello, koto (13-string ) 尺八、チェロ、十三絃箏
more info
Bend
shakuhachi, shamisen, 21-string koto 尺八、三味線, 二十絃箏
more info
A Glinting Edge of Sky
shakuachi and 21-string koto 尺八と二十絃箏
more info
太刀花 (Sword Flower)
shakuachi duo 尺八のD-管と尺八のA-管
more info
slink
shakuhachi quartet 尺八クオーテット
more info
An Enveloping Rain
pipa, viola, guzheng 琵琶、中提琴、古箏
more info
Goulash
string orchestra or string sextet (4 vln, vla, vlc)
more info
23 Chinese Proverbs
soprano, viola, piano
more info
Line Drive
shakuhachi, pipa, 21-string koto 尺八、琵琶(中)、二十絃箏
more info


Voices of Kalaupapa
SATB choir (divided into full group and chamber choir) & chamber orchestra (fl, ob, cl, hn, 1 prc, strings)
more info
O magnum mysterium
SATB choir
more info
23 Chinese Proverbs
soprano, viola, piano
more info
Three Psalms
soprano and piano (also exists in version for SATB choir and piano)
more info
If You Love Beauty
mezzo-soprano and piano
more info
Ode to My Socks
soprano and viola
more info
I Corinthians 13
soprano/mezzo-soprano and piano (also exists in version for SATB choir and piano)
more info
Only a Name
soprano, tenor, string quartet, piano
more info


After
shakuachi, 21-string koto & orchestra (3233 4221 Timp 3 Prc strings)
more info
Three Trees 三木
triple concerto for shakuhachi, biwa, 21-string koto尺八、琵琶、箏による協奏曲
more info
Walk Across the Surface of the Sun
shinobue, sho, 2 shakuhachi, shamisen, biwa, prc, 2 21-string koto, 17-string koto篠笛、笙、尺八(二人)、三味線、琵琶、打楽器、二十絃箏(二人)、十七絃箏
more info
Koto Coloring Book
21-string koto 二十絃箏
more info
Glass Sparks ガラスの火花
21-string koto 二十絃箏
more info
Off Balance
shamisen 三味線
more info
天の浮き橋 The Floating Bridge of Heaven
shakuhachi, shamisen, string quartet 尺八、三味線、弦楽四重奏
more info
strung out
violin and koto ヴァイオリンと箏
more info
Breaking Heaven 破天
shakuhachi, violoncello, koto (13-string ) 尺八、チェロ、十三絃箏
more info
Bend
shakuhachi, shamisen, 21-string koto 尺八、三味線, 二十絃箏
more info
A Glinting Edge of Sky
shakuachi and 21-string koto 尺八と二十絃箏
more info
太刀花 (Sword Flower)
shakuachi duo 尺八のD-管と尺八のA-管
more info
slink
shakuhachi quartet 尺八クオーテット
more info
Line Drive
shakuhachi, pipa, 21-string koto 尺八、琵琶(中)、二十絃箏
more info


Dancing With Spirits 혼무
concerto for haegeum and Korean traditional orchestra 해금, 국악관현악
more info
The Sound of Drums Echoes Beyond the Heavens
Korean traditional orchestra 국악관현악
more info
소리 (Sori)
haegeum, cello, janggu 해금, 첼로, 장구
more info
Spiral Toward the Center of the Sky
piri, gayageum, janggu 피리, 가야금, 장구
more info
巫 무 Mu
gayageum and janggu 산조가야금, 장구
more info
Highwire Act 줄타기
Gayageum 가야금
more info


Splashed Ink 泼墨
violin and guzheng 小提琴, 古箏
more info
An Enveloping Rain
pipa, viola, guzheng 琵琶、中提琴、古箏
more info
Wooden Dragon 木龍
guzheng 古箏
more info
Elements 五行
pipa 琵琶
more info
Line Drive
shakuhachi, pipa, 21-string koto 尺八、琵琶(中)、二十絃箏
more info


Violin Concerto – In questi tempi di Conflitto
violin and orchestra (2222 2221 timp 3 prc hp strings)
more info
Scherzophrenic
violoncello
more info
fff (falling, floating, flying)
violoncello & piano
more info
天の浮き橋 The Floating Bridge of Heaven
shakuhachi, shamisen, string quartet 尺八、三味線、弦楽四重奏
more info
An Infinite Moment
violin and piano
more info
A Little Something Extra
violin and piano
more info
Blue Ridge Dreams
violin and contrabass or violin and violoncello
more info
Three Blues
violin, violoncello, piano
more info
A Quiet Blue
any melodic instrument and piano (violin, viola, cello, clarinet, soprano saxophone, etc.)
more info
Na Iwi o Pele (The Bones of Pele)
violin, viola, violoncello, clarinet, piano (four hands)
more info
Appalachian Serenade
viola
more info
Sonata
viola (also versions for violin or violoncello)
more info
Double Talk
violin and marimba
buy nowmore info
O magnum mysterium (viola da gamba version)
viola da gamba quartet
more info
Water
viola da gamba quartet
more info
Once the Sky Unfolds
viola & piano
more info
Visceral
viola, contrabass, bass clarinet, percussion
more info
소리 (Sori)
haegeum, cello, janggu 해금, 첼로, 장구
more info
strung out
violin and koto ヴァイオリンと箏
more info
Splashed Ink 泼墨
violin and guzheng 小提琴, 古箏
more info
Breaking Heaven 破天
shakuhachi, violoncello, koto (13-string ) 尺八、チェロ、十三絃箏
more info
An Enveloping Rain
pipa, viola, guzheng 琵琶、中提琴、古箏
more info
23 Chinese Proverbs
soprano, viola, piano
more info
Ode to My Socks
soprano and viola
more info
Only a Name
soprano, tenor, string quartet, piano
more info


3D
alto saxophone & piano
more info
Blue Two
saxophone (alto and soprano) & piano
more info
A Quiet Blue
any melodic instrument and piano (violin, viola, cello, clarinet, soprano saxophone, etc.)
more info
Na Iwi o Pele (The Bones of Pele)
violin, viola, violoncello, clarinet, piano (four hands)
more info
‘Aina
flute/bass or alto flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, piano
more info
Slingshot
flute, bass clarinet, piano
more info
Visceral
viola, contrabass, bass clarinet, percussion
more info
Visceral
saxophone quartet and percussion
more info


water (falls)
piano
more info
Lunacy
piano
more info
fff (falling, floating, flying)
violoncello & piano
more info
An Infinite Moment
violin and piano
more info
A Little Something Extra
violin and piano
more info
Three Blues
violin, violoncello, piano
more info
3D
alto saxophone & piano
more info
Blue Two
saxophone (alto and soprano) & piano
more info
A Quiet Blue
any melodic instrument and piano (violin, viola, cello, clarinet, soprano saxophone, etc.)
more info
Na Iwi o Pele (The Bones of Pele)
violin, viola, violoncello, clarinet, piano (four hands)
more info
‘Aina
flute/bass or alto flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, piano
more info
Slingshot
flute, bass clarinet, piano
more info
Once the Sky Unfolds
viola & piano
more info
23 Chinese Proverbs
soprano, viola, piano
more info


Out of the Blues
solo marimba with chamber orchestra or large chamber ensemble with single strings (fl, ob, cl, bn, hn, tp, tb, strings)
more info
Double Talk
violin and marimba
buy nowmore info
Visceral
viola, contrabass, bass clarinet, percussion
more info
Visceral
saxophone quartet and percussion
more info


プロフィール

ドナルド・ウォマックは、作曲家として、オーケストラ、室内楽、独奏曲、そして声楽曲など80以上の作品を作曲して きた。作品は、アメリカ国内をはじめ、日本、中国、香港、台湾、タイ、イタリア、ドイツ、フランス、ポーランド、アルゼンチン、ニュージーランド、そしてヴァージン諸島、グアム、プエルトリコ等、世界中で演奏、そして放送されてい る。また、Akamai出版、 C.F.Petersコーポレーションによって、楽譜の出版も行われている。哲学と音楽の学士号をFurman大学にて取得後、Northwestern大学で作曲の修士課程を修め、博士号を取 得した。また、フランス・フォンテェンヌブローでのConservatoire Americain、バッファロー・フェスティバル、アス ペン音楽祭などの音楽祭にも参加した経験をもつ。今までに、ASCAP、 Meet the Composer、アメリカ音楽センター、 国際交流基金、 Argosy財団、アメリカヴィオラダガンバ協会、作曲家ソサエティ、 Sigma Alpha Iota, 全国作曲家協会、 芸術助成協会、オアフ合唱団、Tampa Bay作曲家フォーラム、ノースウエスタン大学、全国音楽教師協会、アメリカ弦 楽教師協会 などをはじめ、多くの団体から表彰を受けている。

最近においては、フルブライトの助成を受け、特別研究員として2007年より2008年まで日本に滞在し、日本伝統 楽器のグループであるオーラJの招聘によりコンポーザー・イン・レジデンスとして作曲活動を行った。 日本楽器および アジア楽器による作品は、アジア楽器のみの作品及び西洋楽器との作品、両方において東西文化交流の先駆的位置を占め る。ウォマック氏の興味は、作品への伝統的なアプローチを豊かにすることである。それは、彼の住まいがあるハワイに よって感化されたものであり、多文化交流の可能性を深める可能性を秘めた作品である。豊かな音楽言語、凝った音色、 書法を組み合わせること、そしてリズムによる複合的知覚を探ることにより、彼の音楽は、伝統的な、そして非西洋的な 要素、両方を持ち合わせる。そして、聴衆の直感的、感情的レベルに訴える事を目的としている。

もっとも顕著な例は、尺八、箏、とオーケストラによる協奏曲、「After」である。この曲は、えひめ丸事件の追悼曲と して、ホノルル交響楽団によって委嘱され、2006年に同楽団によって初演された。この作品は、2010年に、東京 都交響楽団により日本初演された。

今まで、50を超える助成、賞、委嘱を受ける中で、ウォマック氏は、 Sigma Alpha Iota Inter-American Music Awards、 the Leo M. Traynor Competition、 the Oahu Choral Society Composition Competitionにて1位を受賞し ている。加えて、1997年と2002年には、ハワイ州芸術文化財団により、個人に贈られる芸術フェローシップ Individual Artist Fellowshipsを受賞している。2度にわたって受賞した事は、あらゆる分野の芸術家の中で、初めての 快挙である。

過去に演奏された作品は以下のものを含む。
Tennessee Crossroads by the Louisville Orchestra
Violin Concerto – In questi tempi di Conflitto, by violinist Ignace Jang and the Honolulu Symphony
Emerald Sparks by the Honolulu Symphony
On Fields of Frozen Fire by the HonoluluSymphony
Out of the Blues by the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble
Voices of Kalaupapa by the Honolulu Symphony Choru
Double Sided by Asia Ensemble with the Salzburg Mozarteum String Quartet
Walk Across the Surface of the Sun by AURA-J
O magnum mysterium by the Hawai‘i Vocal Arts Ensemble

録音作品は、Albany, Equilibrium, AkdangIban, Tokyo CMC 各レーベルをはじめ、ハワイ大学からもリリースされている。最近の録音である Walk Across the Surface of the Sun (Albany Records, 2010)は、日本楽器及び西洋楽器による8つの作品を収録している。

批評家による賞賛は以下の通りである。「ウォマック氏の作品はオリジナリティがあり、創造的で、独創性に富むと喝采を受けている」(東京・赤旗新聞)、「素晴らしく円熟して豊かである」(the Buffalo [NY] Daily News)、「特徴的で感動的、そしてエキサイティング」 (The Honolulu Star-Bulletin)、ヴァイオリン協奏曲については「力強い作品、印象的に練り上げられた作品で、聴衆の心の奥底に深く響く 。」 (The Honolulu Star-Bulletin) また、1998年5月発行 のアイランド誌には、ハワイ島の溶岩フィールドから着想を得たオーケストラ作品 On Fields of Frozen Fire の作曲について、また初演についての記事が掲載された。

アメリカ国内、またハワイのコミュニティにおいて、現代音楽を積極的に推奨しつつ、今まで多くの現代音楽の音楽祭やコンサートを監督してきた。1994年より、ハワイ大学教員として、音楽学部長を務めた経験もある。現在は作曲と音楽理論の教授として指導にあたっている。 (ウエブサイトwww.donaldwomack.com)

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小さいプロフィール

ドナルド⋅リード⋅ウォマックの音楽は、五大陸で演奏または放送された他、
フルブライト⋅シニアリサーチフェローシップ、ハワイ州アーティストフェローシップ(二回受賞)、Sigma Alpha Iota Inter-American Music Awards 第1位などを含め、今までに約100を超える助成、賞、委嘱を受けている。
作品は80を越えるオーケストラ作品のほか、室内楽、独奏曲、合唱や声楽作品に加え、日本、韓国、中国の楽器の為にも作曲している。主な作品は、交響曲、ヴァイオリン協奏曲、尺八⋅箏とオーケストラの為の二重協奏曲などである。
作品は、東京都交響楽団、 the Louisville Orchestra, the Honolulu Symphony, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Contemporary Music Ensemble Korea, アジアアンサンブル、 大友直人氏(指揮)、小泉和裕氏(指揮)、 David Stock氏(指揮)、カヤグム奏者として名高いJi-young Yi 氏、Yang Jing氏 (中国琵琶)、坂田誠山氏(尺八)、木村玲子氏(箏)、 Parry Karp氏 (チェロ) そしてソプラノ歌手Tony Arnold氏を含む音楽家によって演奏されている。 1994年よりハワイ大学の教員であり、作曲理論プログラムの主任教授である。(ウエブサイトwww.donaldwomack.com)

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