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©2019 by Dante Luna

CONCERT WORKS

Black Wall
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AMERICAN VARIATIONS

for Sextet (2018)

Commissioned and premiered on January 26th, 2019 by the Burbank Chamber Music Society, American Variations is a four movement work that takes the listener on a journey through traditional and modern American melodies, twisted yet appreciated. Instrumentation is for Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Vibraphone, Violin, Viola, and Cello.

DURATION: ~18 minutes

MIDI MOCKUP: available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

SCORE & PARTS are available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

ARCHITECTURES

for Multiple Percussion (2017)

A virtuosic solo for multiple percussion. Premiered by the composer.

DURATION: ~10 minutes

VIDEOhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsaZt0Xntnc

SHEET MUSIC is available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

Brass
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CANON: "FIRE AND FURY"

for Brass Quintet (2018)

A playful and reflective tightly-knit canon, written for the UCLA Brass Quintet.

DURATION: ~4.5 minutes

MIDI MOCKUP: available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

SCORE & PARTS are available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

CONCERTINO

for Timpani and Brass (2017)

A concerto style work in five movements for a solo timpanist with a double septet brass ensemble. Premiered by Dante Luna with the UCLA Brass Ensemble conducted on May 26th, 2018.

DURATION: ~15 minutes

WORLD PREMIEREhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZHgIjdLot0

SCORE & PARTS are available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

Night Sky
Grey Material

ÉTUDE NO. 1: "TRAPPED" & ÉTUDE NO. 2: "SOLUS"

for Piano (2014)

Performed and Recorded by Dante Luna.

DURATION: ~3.5 minutes

SHEET MUSIC available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

ÉTUDE NO. 4: "IDLE"

for Piano or Vibraphone (2015)

DURATION: ~7.5 minutes

AUDIOhttps://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/e-tude-no-4-idle

SHEET MUSIC: available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

Splash
Window

ÉTUDE NO. 6: "RUSH"

for Piano (2016)

DURATION: ~2.5 minutes

AUDIOhttps://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/etude-no-6-rush

SHEET MUSIC is available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

FOUR ELEMENTS

for Piano (2009)

Dante's first composition, which he premiered on Earth Day in 2009 when he was thirteen years old. The piece was then set to dance by Dante's father, Armando Luna.

DURATION: ~13 minutes

AUDIOhttps://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/the-four-elements-air

SHEET MUSIC is available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

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Gradient Ocean

FOUR TEMPERAMENTS

for Vibraphone (2016)

Virtuosic concert piece for vibraphone, exhibiting the variety of character and timbre that is possible on the vibraphone.

DURATION: ~13 minutes


WORLD PREMIEREhttps://youtu.be/_FowQJJ48DI

SHEET MUSIC is available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

FOUR TABLEAUX 

for Harp and Alto/Mezzo Soprano (2018)

An intimate work that sets four short but impactful Ezra Pound poems.

Premiered by Christina Perez and Marina Gomez on February 4, 2018.

DURATION: ~9.5 minutes

PREMIEREhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOvL8f95KyE

SHEET MUSIC available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

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3D Modern Sculpture

LISTEN TO ME

for String Orchestra (2018)

A heartfelt composition that features the playful handling of a unique scale and beat pattern. Premiered by the Russian String Orchestra with Misha Rachlevsky in Moscow, October 17, 2018.

DURATION: ~5.5 mins

US PREMIEREhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFPJQMs523Q

SCORE & PARTS (and sting quartet version) are available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

PITTER PATTER

for Woodwind Quintet

IINSTRUMENTATION: Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Oboe, Horn, Bassoon

DURATION: ~5 minutes

DEMO AUDIO: available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

SCORE & PARTS: available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

Green Gradient Texture
Abstract Glass

REMEMBER

for String Trio (2017)

Instrumentation: Violin, Viola, Cello

DURATION:  2.5 minutes

AUDIOhttps://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/remember

SCORE & PARTS are available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

STAMPING GROUNDS

for Orchestra (2018)

A short piece for orchestra.

DURATION: ~4.5 minutes

MIDI MOCKUPhttps://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/stamping-grounds/s-uPLT9

SCORE & PARTS are available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

Brick House
Pink Gradient

STRING QUARTET NO. 1

(2019)

DURATION: ~15 minutes

MIDI MOCKUP OF FIRST 3 MOVEMENTS: available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com 

SCORE & PARTS: available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

TWO SHORT PIECES

for String Quartet (2018)

Shattered
Abstract in BW

[UNTITLED]

for Sextet (2018)

INSTRUMENTATION: Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Percussion, Piano, Violin, Cello

DURATION~4 minutes

SCORE & PARTS: available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

VEXATION

for 14 Musicians (2015)

Instrumentation: Piccolo/Flute, Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Trombone, 2 Percussion, Piano, Electric Viola, Electric Bass, String Quartet, and String Bass

DURATION: ~7 minutes.

AUDIOhttps://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/2014-live-march-13-2015

SCORE & PARTS available by emailing dantelunamusic@gmail.com

 

DIGITAL WORKS

 

BALLET GÉOMÉTRIQUE

Digital Instruments

DURATION: ~6 minutes

VIDEOhttps://youtu.be/tlBBb5zPblM

ÉNOUEMENT

Processed Music

DURATION: ~14 minutes

AUDIO: https://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/enouement

KNOCK KNOCK

Processed Piano

DURATION: ~24.5 minutes

AUDIO: https://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/knock-on-wood

MISS YOU

Processed Music

"Miss You" Album Artwork

ON THE HORIZON

Live-Processed Guitar

Performed and Recorded by Dante Luna

DURATION: ~8 Minutes

AUDIOhttps://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/sunshine

VIDEOhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vngC5yXjZmg&feature=youtu.be

POSTCARD NO. 4: "MIDWAY ALONG THE JOURNEY OF OUR LIFE"

Processed Piano

REBIRTH

Processed Piano

SUMMER

Sonic Collage

DURATION: ~2 minutes

AUDIO: https://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/summa

URBAN ABSTRACT

Digital Instruments

DURATION: ~2.5 minutes

VIDEOhttps://vimeo.com/273430879

WASTING TIME

Collage / Processed Metronome and Piano

DURATION: ~2.5 minutes

AUDIOhttps://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/whine

WHAT IS IT NOW

Processed Strings

DURATION: ~3.5 minutes

VIDEOhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvOUoqXpCiA

WILD WEST

Collage / Processed Digital Music

DURATION: ~2.5 minutes

AUDIO: https://soundcloud.com/dante-luna/wild-west

COLLABORATIONS

 

DON'T WAKE IT

Short Score for Animation

FOUR ELEMENTS

Ballet

Choreography by Armando Luna.

EXCERPT OF BALLET: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCK1NQ-uX_A

LA FIGLIA CHE PIANGE

Electro-Acoustic Composition

Co-composed with Cassandra Venaglia.

SPOTIFY LINKhttps://open.spotify.com/track/5G0Fvinpz0ooURVNFIbZRp?si=KLYVD9GJSaSFAnnHtoEnjQ

QSQSQSQSQQQQQQQQQ

Performance Art / Composition

A performance of Tristan Perich's "qsqsqsqsqqqqqqqqq" with Thomas Feng and Alexa Constantine set to video animation created by Patterson + Reckinger.

VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/222152569

THIS MOMENT / VEXATION

Ballet

Choreography by Armando Luna

DRESS REHEARSALhttps://vimeo.com/user78803602/review/322393528/c7238fbf4b

VISUAL MUSIC / SONIC ART

Performance at the Fowler Museum

A collaboration with choreographer Sadie Wilking and other UCLA artists, dancers, and musicians.

EXCERPTS: https://vimeo.com/258843909 

WHAT IS IT NOW

Processed Sound and Movement

Choreographed by Sadie Wilking, for Dante's Visual Music / Sonic Art.

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZMBSAD1fCM&t=7s

WHERE THERE'S SMOKE

Short Film

ZWÖLFBEI12

Dance Piece

Choreographed by Sadie Wilking and co-composed by Ram Eshwar Kaundinya and Dante Luna.

FULL CONCERThttps://vimeo.com/316182683