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These works come from the last five years, work with a variety of media, and I think demonstrate best my musical concerns and ambitions, at their highest level (both as compositions, and as performances). Click below for a full recording, score (where applicable), and program note.

Rocking Chair Serenade (2013) for String Orchestra

Symphony No. 5 (2013)

Piano Quintet, "Search" (2012) [25']

Geography of Loss (2010) for soprano, baritone, chamber chorus and 8 players [26’]

Shake the Tree (2004-05) for piano four-hands [22’]

Symphony No.4, “The Ladder” (2008) [22’]
(Click here to read Kyle Gann's review of the premiere performance from his PostClassic blog)

The Wind’s Trace Rests on Leaves and Waves for string quintet (2004-05) [17’]

Martello Mix (2009) for fixed electronic media (collaboration with artist Karen McCoy) [12’]

La Ville Engloutie (2007) for wind ensemble [15’]

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New Music Box Interview

Click here to read an interview/profile of Robert Carl by Molly Sheridan in the June 2013 NewMusicBox


Sounding Sea / Silent Sea

A series of works by Karen McCoy and Robert Carl at Sculpture Key West (January-April 2010).