Matthew Charles Weiss
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Pranakasha Productions
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The Octava Chamber Orchestra
Seattle, WA USA

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Fantasy for Cello and Orchestra composed in June 2019 this work was recently performed at our Octava Chamber Orchestra Summer Extravaganza featuring cellist Chris Worswick and conducted by Ian Alvarez while I sat concertmaster.

Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra performed by clarinet monster Jeff Brooks in Seattle's beautiful Town Hall after having only 3 days to learn it!

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.

"Wake Up Waltz" with pianist Anastasia Solomatina

"Variations on Old McDonald's Farm" for two violins.

Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf Rag" arranged for advanced guitar and designed to be as close to the original piano score as possible.

Que Paso aria from 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.

Some new pieces in the hopper are a Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, "Aftermath" for solo piano, a rousing Overture to "Octava", and a Prelude and Fugue for woodwind quintet based on Raga Charukeshi...


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