K. Rohde - Six Character Pieces for viola and piano, MM I (Portrait) by Kurt Rohde published on 2012-02-04T16:54:16Z Here are performances of some works I have completed over the past few years: -Concertino for violin and small ensemble (2009/10), MM I (Moto), MM II (Sotto), and MM III (Rotto), with Axel Strauss (vln.), Matilda Hofman (cond.) and the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble -from Four Remixes for piano trio (2010/11), MM III & IV (Looped Trip & Maxed Out), with the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble -still distant, still here (2010) for large ensemble with Southwest Chamber Music -from Double Trouble for two violas and small ensemble (2003), MM I (Obsessive Compulsive) & MM III (Spazoid), with the Empyrean Ensemble/plus Double-Franken-Trouble-Stein (2011), a version for two amplified violas and large orchestra, with the UCDSO, Christian Baldini (cond.), Ellen Rose (viola) and myself (viola) -from Four for solo violin (2010/11), MM I & II (Obsession Toccata & Night Vase), with the University of Wisconsin at Madison Contemporary Music Ensemble -All Thumbs (2008/09), an etude for mixed ensemble, with the Scharoun Ensemble -from Six Character Pieces for viola and piano (2000/01), MM I (Portrait) and MM II (Microlude), with Kurt Rohde (vla.) and Eric Zivian (pn.) -Seeing Things for violin and piano (2006), with Iris Stone (vln.) and Eva Maria Zimmermann (pn.) -Plain & Simple (2004) – six variations on an original theme for string quintet (an older piece from that is sort of a big failure, but has some cool sounds), with the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble Genre oh, must i enter a "genre"....?