Matthew Charles Weiss
21st century composer, violinist, starship captain,
cowboy, gidder, and penguin enthusiast

The Octava Chamber Orchestra
Seattle, WA USA

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The Adventures of Don Carlos a comic opera that combines both Spanish and English text. The hero Don Carlos Mateo Blanco III and the heroine Anna-Maria Rodriguez battle Jackfreid Albert Shaunnessy and his followers who are threatening the well-rounded education of America's youth.

Variations on "La Folia" for 2 violins published in 2012 by Editions Musica Ferrum, mp3 album available on CDBaby.

Prelude in C minor a virtuoso showpiece for solo piano composed in March 2008 and premiered by my friend and fellow composer Keith Eisenbrey on November 6th, 2009.

"Sentimental Waltz" for strings originally composed in 1992 and revised in January 2009 and performed by the Octava Chamber Orchestra on May 3rd, 2009.

Some new pieces in the hopper are a Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, "Wake Up Waltz" for solo piano, "Aftermath" for solo piano, a sonata for violin and piano, and a prelude and fugue for woodwind quartet based on Raga Charukeshi...


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