Musical
Compositions

New album Strange Bedfellows out now

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For more information any pieces, including sample PDFs of scores or MIDI realizations of unperformed works, or for performance requests, or for commission requests, please contact me at

klfortson [at] gmail [dot] com.

Chamber Works

Untitled for Guitar & String Quartet
5’20”
(vln,vla,vc, db, gtr)

Youku link 优酷

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Snake Eats Pig
4’16”
(vc, bass gtr)

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Gravity Wins
7’16”
(bsn, 2 tba, vln, vla, db)

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Golah
7’00”
(fl, cl, bsn, vln, vla, vc, db, pf)

Treading Water
2’30”
(mar, vib, xly, cel)

*Arranged and performed for Melbourne, Australia’s Federation Bells for their 2015 centenary festival in Birrarung Marr park

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White Envelope for Wu Wren
3’44”
(dizi/xiao, cl, guzhen, harp, erhu, vl, db,)

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 Solo Instruments

Arecibo Calling Kafka
3’10”
(4-hand piano)

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Sisyphus Stone
5’30”
(Carillon)

*WINNER – Iowa State University Carillon Composition Competition 2015

Hora of the Hanged Man
2’10”
(Lindsay System Scottish Smallpipes Chanter in A)

*RUNNER UP – Lindsay System Scottish Smallpipes Chanter Composition Contest 2015

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Crack the Needle
2’40”
(bassoon and electronics)

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Large Ensembles

The Bosch Triptych
17’00”
(2d1,2,2,2 – 4,2,3,1 – timp+2, str)

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Arba
3’30”
(2+1, 2, 2, 2 – 4, 2, 3, 1 – +6 perc)

Fixed Media/Acousmatic

Whales Floating Belly Up
10’00”
*Premiered at University of Northern Colorado Open Spaces New Music Festival 2016
*Portions included in Anna Ialeggio’s Lazer Tag Soundtrack participatory multimedia concert

Youku Link

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Drone Breakdown
3’30”

8-bit/ChipTunes/Etc

Cartridge Blower
3’35”
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