List of Works


Quartet for two violins, viola, and cello 1992

Winter Moon for cello and piano 1994

Symbiosis for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon 1994

Thread of Breath for two trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba, two percussionists, and piano 1995

Eclipse for orchestra 1995

March for violin and piano 1996

My Necklace for mezzo-soprano and piano 1996

Bird for soprano and piano 1996

March for soprano and piano 1997

Peace, in Eternity for mezzo-soprano and piano 1997

Concertina for two percussionists 1997

Fantasy for two violins, viola, and cello 1997

Back to Heaven for soprano and piano 1998

Stars in the Day for soprano and orchestra 1998

Elasticity for three percussionists 1999 (TCMS 0011, 2000)

Longing for violin, viola, and cello 2000

Midsummer for solo violin 2000 (TCMS 0037, 2002)

Lightness for percussion and piano 2000 (Seoul: Soo Moon Dang, 2001)

Reed for soprano and piano 2001

Waves for two clarinets and piano 2001

Prism for flute, clarinet, and percussion 2001

Reflection for orchestra 2001

The Prayer for solo piano 2003 (CD TCMS, 2006)

Journey for flute, double bass, and piano 2004

Facing the Wind for clarinet and piano 2004

Turning Point for orchestra 2004

The Flight for flute and piano 2005

Monologue for solo violin 2006

Bird, Bird 2 for soprano and piano 2006

The Flight for orchestra 2006

Self-Portrait for solo piano 2007 (KSWC 2007-01, CD KSWC, volume 14)

The Road for violin, cello, and piano 2007

Waiting for violin, viola, cello, and piano 2007

Prism II for flute, clarinet, cello, and percussion 2007

Spring Breeze for four saxophones 2008

Searching for the Blue Bird for string orchestra 2008

Sweet Dream for clarinet, violin, cello, and percussion 2009

Searching for the Blue Bird II for cello and piano 2009

Reminiscence for oboe, percussion, and piano 2009

The New Path for solo violin 2009

Vanilla Sky for two violins, viola, cello, and percussion 2009

Spring Breeze for flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon 2009

Nostalgia for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon 2010

Lost in Conception for clarinet and piano 2011

Stars in the Day for baritone and piano 2011

The Day for baritone and piano 2011

Bird for baritone and piano 2011

Encounter for piano and percussion 2011

Splinter of Memory for flute and piano 2011

 

Music Examples

Self-Portrait

Example 1: movement 1, mm. 1-9, with changing meters, abrupt dynamic changes, and varied intervals spanning a large range.

Example 2: movement 3, mm. 1-20, theme and first variation based on the American children’s tune “All the pretty horses.”

Example 3: movement 4, mm. 1-9, with alternating hands on closely-spaced intervals and interval expansion.

 

Waiting

Example 1: mm. 15-28, with piano septuplets and string harmonics followed by a new section with descending piano sextuplets and stepwise string motion.

Example 2: mm. 81-103, with competing perfect fifths in the three string parts.

Example 3: mm. 146-156, with further exploration of the motive of the perfect fifth.

 

Reflection

Example 1: movement 1, mm. 1-10, showing exploration of tone colors and various motives centering around the pitch E.

Example 2: movement 2, mm. 8-13, showing the introduction of multiple rhythmic layers.

Example 3: movement 2, mm. 39-53, introducing seven-note motive with rhythmic displacement.

Example 4: movement 3, mm. 22-30, introducing a sixteenth-note motive with shifting accents and a syncopated sextuplet motive.