I don’t yet have pages created for all of my pieces, so, this list is somewhat incomplete. For a nearly complete list of compositions, visit Catalog Index (also found in the Catalog menu).
“Chris imbues every page with structure and craftsmanship and careful planning…”
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Guest on “Moveable Do” Podcast!
“This week, Hawaii-based composer Chris Fraley discusses how his background as a math and science wiz influences his love for counterpoint. Featured in this episode: Eire’s Call, The Plains, Hine Ma Tov, and the premiere of the recording of A Light Exists In Spring. Plus, experimentations with Just Intonation.”
For more information about any of the featured pieces, click below:
- Eire’s Call (Tone Poem No. 3)
- The Plains (SATB)
- Hine ma tov (SATB, SATB & Piano, SAA & Piano)
- A Light exists in Spring (SATB)
Learn how music works, focusing on an experiential approach to how sounds combine. Visit PitchMatters.com and learn why pitch matters!
A Random Sampler
Wistful Wind’s quick, rhythmic pattering of unaccompanied voices paints the scene for the listener: a chilly errant breeze in the hush before dawn. Just like the poet uses language to evoke imagery, the composer can use rhythm, melody, and harmony to support specific aspects of the text.a cappella, Adela Florence Nicolson, English, India's Love Lyrics, PROJECT:ENCORE, SATB